8 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

8 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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8 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
1
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
North East
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Brookville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Pottsville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Harrisburg
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Pittsburgh

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven, get curious at Carnegie Science Center, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Aviary, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at East End Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Senator John Heinz History Center, then examine the collection at The Nationality Rooms, then take an in-depth tour of Cathedral of Learning, and finally admire all the interesting features of PPG Paints Arena.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Pittsburgh planning website .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Pittsburgh. In February, daily temperatures in Pittsburgh can reach 40°F, while at night they dip to 24°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to North East.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Senator John Heinz History Center ©
Senator John Heinz History Center
The Nationality Rooms ©
The Nationality Rooms
Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven

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North East

North East ©
North East is a borough in Erie County, Pennsylvania, United States, 14mi northeast of Erie in the state's northwestern corner. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): do a tasting at Courtyard Wineries, do a tasting at Penn Shore Winery and Vineyards, then do a tasting at South Shore Wine Company, and finally learn about winemaking at Arundel Cellars.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a North East trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to North East takes 2.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in North East are 36°F, while nighttime lows are 20°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Brookville.

Things to do in North East

Wineries Breweries & Distilleries
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South Shore Wine Company ©
South Shore Wine Company
Penn Shore Winery and Vineyards ©
Penn Shore Winery and Vineyards

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Brookville

Brookville ©
Brookville is a borough in Jefferson County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): sample the tasty concoctions at Straub Brewery, then learn about winemaking at Elk Mountain Winery, and then learn about winemaking at Laurel Mountain Vineyard. Here are some ideas for day two: sample the fine beverages at Blackbird Distillery, then admire the majestic nature at Cook Forest State Park, then learn about winemaking at Red Bandana Winery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Beartown Rocks.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Brookville online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from North East to Brookville takes 2.5 hours. In February in Brookville, expect temperatures between 35°F during the day and 18°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Pottsville.

Things to do in Brookville

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trips

Elk Mountain Winery, Cook Forest State Park, Straub Brewery, Laurel Mountain Vineyard, Red Bandana Winery
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Blackbird Distillery ©
Blackbird Distillery
Beartown Rocks ©
Beartown Rocks
Red Bandana Winery ©
Red Bandana Winery

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Pottsville

Pottsville ©
Pottsville is a city in, and the county seat of, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. On the 24th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at PPL Susquehanna Riverlands and then immerse yourself in nature at Hickory Run State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: sample the tasty concoctions at D.G. Yuengling and Son Brewery, see the interesting displays at Roadside America, and then identify plant and animal life at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Pottsville travel itinerary planner .

Drive from Brookville to Pottsville in 3.5 hours. In February, Pottsville is somewhat warmer than Brookville - with highs of 41°F and lows of 24°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Harrisburg.

Things to do in Pottsville

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

PPL Susquehanna Riverlands, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Hickory Run State Park, Roadside America
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Roadside America ©
Roadside America
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary ©
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Hickory Run State Park ©
Hickory Run State Park

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Harrisburg

Harrisburg ©
Harrisburg is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): see the interesting displays at AACA Museum, Inc., then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Troegs Brewing Company, then get engrossed in the history at National Civil War Museum, and finally ponder the world of politics at Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Capitol Complex.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Harrisburg trip builder .

Traveling by car from Pottsville to Harrisburg takes 1.5 hours. February in Harrisburg sees daily highs of 41°F and lows of 25°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Harrisburg

Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Hershey
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National Civil War Museum ©
National Civil War Museum
AACA Museum, Inc. ©
AACA Museum, Inc.

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