8 days in Pennsylvania Wilds Itinerary

8 days in Pennsylvania Wilds Itinerary

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8 days in Pennsylvania Wilds Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Bird in Hand
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Carlisle
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Punxsutawney
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Bradford
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Williamsport
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Philadelphia

1
day
Bird in Hand

Bird in Hand ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): look for gifts at Bird in Hand Bake Shop, then pick up some local products at Kauffman's Fruit Farm & Market, then tee off at Water's Edge Mini-Golf, and finally hunt for treasures at Bird in Hand Farmers Market.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bird in Hand itinerary builder app .

Philadelphia to Bird in Hand is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Traveling from Philadelphia in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 34°F in Bird in Hand. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Carlisle.

Things to do in Bird in Hand

Shopping Golf Outdoors
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Bird in Hand Farmers Market ©
Bird in Hand Farmers Market
Bird in Hand Bake Shop ©
Bird in Hand Bake Shop
Kauffman's Fruit Farm & Market ©
Kauffman's Fruit Farm & Market

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Carlisle

Carlisle ©
Carlisle is a borough and the county seat of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Kings Gap Environmental Education and Training Center, then brush up on your military savvy at United States Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC), and then take in the pleasant sights at LeTort Spring Run and Nature Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Dickinson College, sample the tasty concoctions at Molly Pitcher Brewing Company, then learn about winemaking at Hauser Estate Winery, and finally don't miss a visit to Cameron/Masland Mansion.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Carlisle trip planner.

Drive from Bird in Hand to Carlisle in 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Carlisle are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Punxsutawney.

Things to do in Carlisle

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Jack's Hard Cider
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1
night
Punxsutawney

Punxsutawney ©
Punxsutawney is a borough in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, United States, northeast of Pittsburgh.HistoryThe area was originally settled by the Lenape (Delaware Indians), and the name "Punxsutawney" derives from a Native name in Unami (a Lenape language): ', which translates to "town of the sandflies" or "town of the mosquitoes". Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): get curious at Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center, appreciate the history behind Phil's Burrow, and then walk around Gobbler's Knob.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Punxsutawney journey builder .

You can drive from Carlisle to Punxsutawney in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Carlisle in November, things will get slightly colder in Punxsutawney: highs are around 48°F and lows about 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bradford.

Things to do in Punxsutawney

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Gobbler's Knob ©
Gobbler's Knob
Phil's Burrow ©
Phil's Burrow
Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center ©

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Bradford

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 5th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Zippo / Case Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marilla Bridges Trail, and then immerse yourself in nature at Kinzua Bridge State Park.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bradford trip planner.

Traveling by car from Punxsutawney to Bradford takes 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Williamsport.

Things to do in Bradford

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Kinzua Bridge State Park
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Kinzua Bridge State Park ©
Kinzua Bridge State Park
Zippo / Case Museum ©
Zippo / Case Museum

3
nights
Williamsport

Williamsport ©
Williamsport is a city in and the county seat of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Williamsport side-trips: Cherry Springs State Park (in Coudersport) and Wellsboro (Colton Point State Park, Leonard Harrison State Park, & more). It doesn't end there: gain insight at Community Arts Center and examine the collection at World of Little League: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store.

Make your Williamsport itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Bradford to Williamsport takes 3 hours. In November, daytime highs in Williamsport are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Williamsport

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Wellsboro, Cherry Springs State Park, World of Little League: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store
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Leonard Harrison State Park ©
Leonard Harrison State Park
Community Arts Center ©
Community Arts Center
Colton Point State Park ©
Colton Point State Park