8 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

8 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Pennsylvania trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
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Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Easton
— 1 night
Drive
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Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pittsburgh
— 1 night
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Philadelphia

— 3 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Step out of Philadelphia to go to Kennett Square and see Longwood Gardens, which is approximately 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Independence Hall, try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia, explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum, and walk around Timber Creek Park.

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Houston to Philadelphia is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Houston to Philadelphia due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Houston in March, expect Philadelphia to be much colder, temps between 50°F and 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Easton.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Fun & Games · Parks · Casinos

Side Trips

Easton

— 1 night
Easton is a city in and the county seat of Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Sigal Museum, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Weyerbacher Brewing Company, and then get to know the fascinating history of Karl Stirner Arts Trail.

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You can drive from Philadelphia to Easton in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Philadelphia in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 28°F in Easton. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Easton

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your 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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Little Round Top, then take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Den, then get answers to all your questions at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, and finally get your game on at Victorian Photography Studio. On your second day here, trot along with a tour on horseback, pause for some photo ops at Equestrian Monument to Major General John Sedgwick, witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery, and finally go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

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You can drive from Easton to Gettysburg in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March in Gettysburg, expect temperatures between 49°F during the day and 31°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums

Pittsburgh

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, then see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven, and then get your game on at LumberjAxes.

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Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Pittsburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Pittsburgh are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Pennsylvania travel guide

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Casinos · Specialty Museums · History Museums
The Keystone State
One of the country's 13 original founding states, Pennsylvania contains a balance of modern cities and fertile fields. A rich and varied state with a colorful history dating back to colonial times, it remains a worthy holiday destination with its well-preserved 19th-century battle sites and memorial parks. This diverse land is home to pristine forests and rugged mountain regions. For an urban experience, visit the state's university cities, offering numerous tourist attractions as well as thriving music, performance, art, and culinary scenes. The region's Amish country provides a weekend getaway in a picturesque setting of quaint towns surrounded by rolling hills and fertile farmland.