8 days in Bloomington, Pittsburgh & Its Countryside & Gettysburg Itinerary

8 days in Bloomington, Pittsburgh & Its Countryside & Gettysburg Itinerary

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Bloomington
— 1 night
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Pittsburgh
— 3 nights
Drive
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Gettysburg
— 2 nights
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Bloomington

— 1 night
Bloomington is a city in and the county seat of Monroe County in the southern region of the U.S. On the 10th (Sun), trek along Pate Hollow Trail, then stroll through Salt Creek Trail, then do a tasting at Oliver Winery, and finally gain insight at Indiana University.

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Newark to Bloomington is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May in Bloomington, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Bloomington

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trip

Pittsburgh

— 3 nights

City of Bridges

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Pittsburgh is known for museums, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Aviary, admire the masterpieces at The Andy Warhol Museum, and get curious at Carnegie Science Center.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Pittsburgh online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Bloomington to Pittsburgh by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. May in Pittsburgh sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Gettysburg

— 2 nights
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
On the 15th (Fri), explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery, then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, and finally contemplate the long history of Jennie Wade House. Here are some ideas for day two: get your game on at Victorian Photography Studio, examine the collection at Gettysburg Museum of History, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, then contemplate the long history of Dobbin House Tavern, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Pittsburgh to Gettysburg by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in May, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors