8 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

8 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Philadelphia
— 1 night
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Ephrata
— 1 night
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Gettysburg
— 2 nights
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Ohiopyle
— 2 nights
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Wellsboro
— 1 night

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 30th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at National Museum of American Jewish History, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, contemplate the long history of Elfreth's Alley, then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, and finally take a stroll through Rittenhouse Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of National Constitution Center, then witness the site of a historic battle at Valley Forge National Historical Park, then admire the masterpieces at Rodin Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia sightseeing planner.

New York City to Philadelphia is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can go by car to Ephrata.

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Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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Ephrata

Ephrata ©
Ephrata is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States, south east of Harrisburg and about west by north of Philadelphia. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): look for gifts at Olio Olive Oils & Balsamics, then do a tasting at Mount Hope Estate & Winery, home of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, then identify plant and animal life at Wolf Sanctuary of PA, and finally trot along with Refreshing Mountain.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ephrata online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Philadelphia to Ephrata in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, Ephrata is little chillier at night with lows of 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Ephrata

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

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Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Gettysburg Diorama, get to know the fascinating history of Shriver House Museum, then steep yourself in history at Eisenhower National Historic Site, and finally don't miss a visit to Devils Den. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Little Round Top, take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg Heritage Center, then contemplate the long history of Dobbin House Tavern, then get engrossed in the history at Seminary Ridge Museum and Education Center, and finally don't miss a visit to Abraham Lincoln Statue.

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Traveling by car from Ephrata to Gettysburg takes 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Ohiopyle.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Historic Walking Area
Shriver House Museum
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Historic Site
Dobbin House Tavern
4.4
Geologic Formation
Devils Den
4.9

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Ohiopyle

Ohiopyle ©
Ohiopyle is a borough in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Ohiopyle State Park and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Cucumber Falls, admire the striking features of Kentuck Knob, then witness the site of a historic battle at Fort Necessity National Battlefield, and finally appreciate the history behind Braddock Grave.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ohiopyle visit planner.

Drive from Gettysburg to Ohiopyle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Gettysburg in September, things will get slightly colder in Ohiopyle: highs are around 68°F and lows about 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Wellsboro.

Things to do in Ohiopyle

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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Cucumber Falls
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Architectural Building
Kentuck Knob
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Wellsboro

Wellsboro ©
Wellsboro is a borough in Tioga County, Pennsylvania, United States, 52mi northwest of Williamsport. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Colton Point State Park, settle in for a delightful tour with Ole Covered Wagon Tours, and then admire the majestic nature at Leonard Harrison State Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Wellsboro trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ohiopyle to Wellsboro by car takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Ohiopyle in September, expect nights in Wellsboro to be about the same, around 50°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wellsboro

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour
Ole Covered Wagon Tours
4.6

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