8 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

8 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Philadelphia
— 1 night
2
Allentown
— 2 nights
3
Gettysburg
— 1 night
4
State College
— 1 night
5
Pittsburgh
— 1 night

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night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Independence National Historical Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Philadelphia online visit planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Philadelphia is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Philadelphia is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Copenhagen in September, expect Philadelphia to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Allentown.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Valley Forge National Historical Park, The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College
Highlights from your plan
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Independence National Historical Park ©
Independence National Historical Park

2
nights
Allentown

Allentown ©
Allentown is a city located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Hoover Mason Trestle, identify plant and animal life at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Green Lane Nature Center. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Hickory Run State Park and then identify plant and animal life at Austin T Blakeslee Natural Area.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Allentown trip maker website.

Drive from Philadelphia to Allentown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Philadelphia in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Allentown, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Allentown

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hoover Mason Trestle, Green Lane Nature Center, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Austin T Blakeslee Natural Area, Hickory Run State Park
Highlights from your plan
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary ©
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Hickory Run State Park ©
Hickory Run State Park
Austin T Blakeslee Natural Area ©
Austin T Blakeslee Natural Area

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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 4th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, thenwitness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, thenexplore the striking landscape at Devils Den, and finally trot along with Confederate Trails of Gettysburg.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Allentown to Gettysburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Gettysburg can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to State College.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Parks Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Gettysburg National Cemetery ©
Gettysburg National Cemetery
Devils Den ©
Devils Den

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State College

State College ©
State College is a home rule municipality in Centre County in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Millbrook Marsh Nature Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Shaver's Creek Environmental Center, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Stone Valley Recreation Area.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the State College travel route planning site.

You can drive from Gettysburg to State College in 2.5 hours. In October in State College, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in State College

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Shaver's Creek Environmental Center
Highlights from your plan
Shaver's Creek Environmental Center ©
Shaver's Creek Environmental Center
Millbrook Marsh Nature Center ©
Millbrook Marsh Nature Center
Stone Valley Recreation Area ©
Stone Valley Recreation Area

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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 6th (Sun): wander the streets of Mount Washington, admire the landmark architecture of Hartwood Acres, and then identify plant and animal life at Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Pittsburgh day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from State College to Pittsburgh takes 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Pittsburgh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Hartwood Acres, Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve ©
Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington

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