9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Pittsburgh
— 1 night
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Ohiopyle
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Intercourse
— 1 night
Drive
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights

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Pittsburgh

City of Bridges

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 9th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Cathedral of Learning and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washington. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit Strip District, get curious at Carnegie Science Center, then identify plant and animal life at Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve, then examine the collection at Bicycle Heaven, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Point State Park.

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Philadelphia to Pittsburgh is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May in Pittsburgh, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ohiopyle.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Ohiopyle

Ohiopyle is a borough in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. On the 11th (Mon), immerse yourself in nature at Ohiopyle State Park, admire the striking features of Kentuck Knob, and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness the site of a historic battle at Fort Necessity National Battlefield, then take in the dramatic scenery at Cucumber Falls, then steep yourself in history at Fallingwater, and finally identify plant and animal life at Powdermill Nature Reserve.

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Getting from Pittsburgh to Ohiopyle by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Pittsburgh in May, things will get slightly colder in Ohiopyle: highs are around 63°F and lows about 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Ohiopyle

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Adventure

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Eisenhower National Historic Site, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gettysburg National Military Park, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Shriver House Museum, then steep yourself in history at David Wills House, and finally get your bearings at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Seminary Ridge Museum and Education Center, do a tasting at Adams County Winery, steep yourself in history at Little Round Top, explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery, then contemplate the long history of Dobbin House Tavern, and finally see the interesting displays at Gettysburg Diorama.

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Getting from Ohiopyle to Gettysburg by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, Gettysburg is somewhat warmer than Ohiopyle - with highs of 71°F and lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Intercourse.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Parks

Side Trip

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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 15th (Fri): stop by The Old Country Store, wander the streets of Amish Country, hunt for treasures at Bird in Hand Farmers Market, then see the interesting displays at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, then putt your heart out at Village Greens Miniature Golf, and finally explore the wide array of goods at Good's Store.

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Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Intercourse takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In May, daytime highs in Intercourse are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Intercourse

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

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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.
On the 16th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Independence Mall, contemplate the long history of Independence Hall, try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, then take in the history at Valley Forge National Historical Park, and finally browse the different shops at King of Prussia Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, then explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Rittenhouse Square.

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You can drive from Intercourse to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. May in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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.