9 days in Pennsylvania & Harpers Ferry Itinerary

9 days in Pennsylvania & Harpers Ferry Itinerary

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

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Allentown

Allentown ©
Allentown is a city located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): view the masterpieces at SteelStacks. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Asa Packer Mansion and then hike along Wildlands Conservancy- Pool Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Allentown trip itinerary maker website.

New York City to Allentown is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. April in Allentown sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to State College.

Things to do in Allentown

Museums Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

SteelStacks, Asa Packer Mansion, Wildlands Conservancy- Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
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SteelStacks ©
SteelStacks
Asa Packer Mansion ©
Asa Packer Mansion

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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 16th (Tue): deepen your understanding at Penn State University, learn about winemaking at Seven Mountains Wine Cellars, thenidentify plant and animal life at Shaver's Creek Environmental Center, and finally walk around Tom Tudek Memorial Park.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for State College using our trip planner.

You can drive from Allentown to State College in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in State College

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

Seven Mountains Wine Cellars, Shaver's Creek Environmental Center
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Shaver's Creek Environmental Center ©
Shaver's Creek Environmental Center
Penn State University ©
Penn State University
Tom Tudek Memorial Park ©
Tom Tudek Memorial Park

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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.
On the 17th (Wed), take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, thenget your game on at Victorian Photography Studio, thensee the interesting displays at Gettysburg Museum of History, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg trip planner.

You can drive from State College to Gettysburg in 2.5 hours. In April in Gettysburg, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Museums Outdoors Tours
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Gettysburg Museum of History ©
Gettysburg Museum of History
Victorian Photography Studio ©
Victorian Photography Studio

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nights
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
You've now added Harpers Ferry National Historical Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Shenandoah Valley and then identify plant and animal life at Appalachian National Scenic Trail.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Harpers Ferry trip website.

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Harpers Ferry takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In April in Harpers Ferry, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
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Appalachian National Scenic Trail ©
Appalachian National Scenic Trail
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley ©
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Philadelphia Museum of Art and Barnes Foundation. Change things up with these side-trips from Philadelphia: Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, identify plant and animal life at The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia, and ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia tour planning site.

Getting from Harpers Ferry to Philadelphia by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, Longwood Gardens, Harrah's Philadelphia
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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

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