8 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

8 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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8 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Tucson
shuttle + Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train + taxi:  1​h 15​min
2
Intercourse
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Mill Run
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  8​h 45​min
End: Tucson

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Take a break from the city and head to Valley Forge National Historical Park and Independence National Historical Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Independence Hall and Philadelphia Museum of Art. Take a break from Philadelphia with a short trip to Green Lane Nature Center in Green Lane, about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, don't miss a visit to Liberty Bell Center, explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, and stroll through Kelly Drive.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Philadelphia trip itinerary maker website .

Tucson to Philadelphia is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Tucson to Philadelphia, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Tucson in June, with highs in Philadelphia at 84°F and lows at 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Intercourse.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Valley Forge National Historical Park, Green Lane Nature Center
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

1
night
Intercourse

Intercourse ©
Intercourse is an unincorporated village and census-designated place in Leacock Township, Lancaster County in the U.S. On the 27th (Thu), browse the fresh offerings at Brecknock Orchard, then examine the collection at Ephrata Cloister, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Bird in Hand Farmers Market, and finally stop by Kitchen Kettle Village.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Intercourse travel planner .

Do a combination of train and taxi from Philadelphia to Intercourse in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Intercourse, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Intercourse

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Brecknock Orchard, Bird in Hand Farmers Market, Ephrata Cloister
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Kitchen Kettle Village ©
Kitchen Kettle Village
Ephrata Cloister ©
Ephrata Cloister
Bird in Hand Farmers Market ©
Bird in Hand Farmers Market

1
night
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 28th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery, then explore and take pictures at Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally admire all the interesting features of Confederate Trails of Gettysburg.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Gettysburg trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Intercourse to Gettysburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mill Run.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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1
night
Mill Run

Mill Run ©
Springfield Township is a township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Fallingwater, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Run Nature Reserve, and then admire the sheer force of Cucumber Falls.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mill Run trip planning website .

You can drive from Gettysburg to Mill Run in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in June, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Mill Run

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Cucumber Falls
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Fallingwater ©
Fallingwater
Cucumber Falls ©
Cucumber Falls
Bear Run Nature Reserve ©
Bear Run Nature Reserve

1
night
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
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 30th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washington, admire the striking features of Hartwood Acres, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Pittsburgh travel planner .

You can drive from Mill Run to Pittsburgh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Pittsburgh can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Hartwood Acres, Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve
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Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve ©
Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve

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