8 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

8 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Drive to Bozeman, Fly to Philadelphia
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Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive
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Intercourse
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gettysburg
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bradford
— 1 night
Drive to Buffalo Niagara International Airport, Fly to Great Falls International Airport

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Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Independence Hall, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, then explore the world behind art at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, and finally take a stroll around Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia trip builder.

Great Falls to Philadelphia is an approximately 10-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Great Falls to Philadelphia due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Great Falls in September; daily highs in Philadelphia reach 80°F and lows reach 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Intercourse.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife

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Intercourse

Intercourse is an unincorporated village and census-designated place in Leacock Township, Lancaster County in the U.S. On the 14th (Tue), examine the collection at Choo Choo Barn, examine the collection at Ephrata Cloister, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Refreshing Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): look for gifts at The Old Country Store, browse the eclectic array of goods at Bird in Hand Farmers Market, then take an in-depth tour of Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, and finally visit Amish Country.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Intercourse trip planner.

Getting from Philadelphia to Intercourse by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Philadelphia in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 57°F in Intercourse. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Intercourse

Museums · Shopping · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Gettysburg National Military Park and Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Devils Den and The Eternal Light Peace Memorial. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Little Round Top, indulge in some culinary diversions at Savor Gettysburg Food Tours, get to know the fascinating history of Shriver House Museum, and stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Gettysburg journey builder website.

You can drive from Intercourse to Gettysburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. September in Gettysburg sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bradford.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

1
night
Bradford

Bradford is a city in McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States, close to the border with New York State and approximately south of Buffalo, New York. On the 19th (Sun), immerse yourself in nature at Kinzua Bridge State Park and then see the interesting displays at Zippo / Case Museum & Flagship Store.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bradford trip planner.

You can drive from Gettysburg to Bradford in 5 hours. Traveling from Gettysburg in September, things will get a bit cooler in Bradford: highs are around 72°F and lows about 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bradford

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Pennsylvania travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Casinos · 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.