8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Bethlehem
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
College Park
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
State College
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Lock Haven
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Clarion
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Bethlehem

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College Park

College Park ©
The City of College Park is in Prince George's County, Maryland. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): trek along Paint Branch Trail (Prince George's County) and then admire all the interesting features of Xfinity Center.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our College Park trip builder .

Philadelphia to College Park is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In June in College Park, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in College Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Xfinity Center ©
Xfinity Center

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, have some family-friendly fun at Victorian Photography Studio, then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, then stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback. On your second day here, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Den, and then test your problem-solving skills at Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg driving holiday app .

Getting from College Park to Gettysburg by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to State College.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience ©
Victorian Photography Studio ©
Victorian Photography Studio

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night
State College

State College ©
State College is a home rule municipality in Centre County in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): walk around Tom Tudek Memorial Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at The Arboretum at Penn State, then explore the fascinating underground world of Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park, and finally explore and take pictures at Penn State University.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the State College trip planner .

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to State College takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Gettysburg in June, you will find days in State College are slightly colder (76°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lock Haven.

Things to do in State College

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park
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Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park ©
Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park
Penn State University ©
Penn State University
The Arboretum at Penn State ©
The Arboretum at Penn State

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night
Lock Haven

Lock Haven ©
The city of Lock Haven is the county seat of Clinton County, in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Bald Eagle State Park, examine the collection at Piper Aviation Museum, and then explore the stunning scenery at Pine Creek Gorge.

For where to stay and more tourist information, read our Lock Haven online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from State College to Lock Haven in an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Lock Haven can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Clarion.

Things to do in Lock Haven

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Pine Creek Gorge, Bald Eagle State Park
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Pine Creek Gorge ©
Pine Creek Gorge
Bald Eagle State Park ©
Bald Eagle State Park
Piper Aviation Museum ©
Piper Aviation Museum

1
night
Clarion

Clarion ©
Clarion is a borough in and the county seat of Clarion County, Pennsylvania, United States. On the 28th (Fri), do a tasting at Deer Creek Winery and then immerse yourself in nature at Cook Forest State Park.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Clarion online tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Lock Haven to Clarion takes 2 hours. When traveling from Lock Haven in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Clarion, with highs around 76°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Clarion

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trips

Deer Creek Winery, Cook Forest State Park
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Deer Creek Winery ©
Deer Creek Winery

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nights
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.
On the 29th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washington, then explore and take pictures at PNC Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Southern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through The Strip District, then examine the collection at Bicycle Heaven, and then have some family-friendly fun at LumberjAxes.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh trip planner.

Traveling by car from Clarion to Pittsburgh takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Neighborhoods Parks Nature
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Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
PNC Park ©
PNC Park

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