9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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1
Philadelphia
— 1 night
2
Intercourse
— 1 night
3
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
4
Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
5
State College
— 1 night
6
Forksville
— 1 night

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, thentake an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College. On your second day here, get a taste of the local shopping with Rittenhouse Square, thenadmire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, thenexplore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and finally appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Philadelphia holiday app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Philadelphia. In June, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Intercourse.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College
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Reading Terminal Market ©
Reading Terminal Market
The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College ©
Rittenhouse Square ©
Rittenhouse Square

1
night
Intercourse

Intercourse ©
Intercourse is an unincorporated village and census-designated place in Leacock Township, Lancaster County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): experience rural life at Lapp Valley Farm, browse the fresh offerings at Brecknock Orchard, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Bird in Hand Farmers Market, and finally stop by Kitchen Kettle Village.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Intercourse trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Philadelphia to Intercourse in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Intercourse

Shopping

Side Trips

Bird in Hand Farmers Market, Brecknock Orchard, Lapp Valley Farm
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Kitchen Kettle Village ©
Kitchen Kettle Village
Bird in Hand Farmers Market ©
Bird in Hand Farmers Market
Brecknock Orchard ©
Brecknock Orchard

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Victorian Photography Studio, thensee the interesting displays at Gettysburg Museum of History, and finally stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, look for gifts at The Christmas Haus, thensteep yourself in history at Little Round Top, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Den.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg tour itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Intercourse to Gettysburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In June in Gettysburg, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

The Christmas Haus
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
The Christmas Haus ©
The Christmas Haus

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, see where the action happens at Heinz Field, thensee where the action happens at PNC Park, and finally examine the collection at Bicycle Heaven. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washington, thendon't miss a visit to Southern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve, and finally admire the striking features of Hartwood Acres.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh trip planner.

Drive from Gettysburg to Pittsburgh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. June in Pittsburgh sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to State College.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve, Hartwood Acres
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Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve ©
Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve
PNC Park ©
PNC Park
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens ©
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

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night
State College

State College ©
State College is a home rule municipality in Centre County in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. On the 13th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Millbrook Marsh Nature Center, thenadmire the natural beauty at The Arboretum at Penn State, and then identify plant and animal life at Shaver's Creek Environmental Center.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our State College tour itinerary planning app.

Drive from Pittsburgh to State College in 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in State College can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Forksville.

Things to do in State College

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Shaver's Creek Environmental Center
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Shaver's Creek Environmental Center ©
Shaver's Creek Environmental Center
Millbrook Marsh Nature Center ©
Millbrook Marsh Nature Center
The Arboretum at Penn State ©
The Arboretum at Penn State

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night
Forksville

Forksville ©
Forksville is a borough in Sullivan County, Pennsylvania, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): examine the collection at Eagles Mere Museum, thenidentify plant and animal life at Artisan Alpacas, and then immerse yourself in nature at Worlds End State Park.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Forksville day trip planning tool.

You can drive from State College to Forksville in 2 hours. In June in Forksville, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Forksville

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Artisan Alpacas, Eagles Mere Museum
Highlights from your plan
Worlds End State Park ©
Worlds End State Park
Artisan Alpacas ©
Artisan Alpacas
Eagles Mere Museum ©
Eagles Mere Museum

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