9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  4​h
1
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Mill Run
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Wyomissing
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Charlotte

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washington. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Senator John Heinz History Center, then wander the streets of The Strip District, then engage your brain at Carnegie Science Center, and finally see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh travel route builder tool .

Charlotte to Pittsburgh is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Charlotte in April, expect Pittsburgh to be little chillier, temps between 63°F and 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Mill Run.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Neighborhoods Museums Parks
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Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington

1
night
Mill Run

Mill Run ©
Springfield Township is a township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. On the 15th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Cucumber Falls, admire the landmark architecture of Kentuck Knob, and then steep yourself in history at Fallingwater.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mill Run sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Pittsburgh to Mill Run in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, daily temperatures in Mill Run can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Mill Run

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kentuck Knob, Cucumber Falls
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Fallingwater ©
Fallingwater
Kentuck Knob ©
Kentuck Knob
Cucumber Falls ©
Cucumber Falls

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.
On the 16th (Tue), take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, steep yourself in history at Eisenhower National Historic Site, then take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Den, and finally contemplate the long history of Little Round Top. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, get your game on at Victorian Photography Studio, steep yourself in history at Jennie Wade House, then examine the collection at Gettysburg Museum of History, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg holiday planner.

Getting from Mill Run 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 April, daytime highs in Gettysburg are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Wyomissing.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top

1
night
Wyomissing

Wyomissing ©
Wyomissing is a borough in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States, established on July 2, 1906. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): examine the collection at Mid-Atlantic Air Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, then do a tasting at Manatawny Creek Winery, and finally relax in the rural setting at Weaver's Orchard.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Wyomissing trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Gettysburg to Wyomissing by car takes about 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Wyomissing can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Wyomissing

Museums Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Reading, Manatawny Creek Winery, Weaver's Orchard
Highlights from your plan
Mid-Atlantic Air Museum ©
Mid-Atlantic Air Museum
Manatawny Creek Winery ©
Manatawny Creek Winery
GoggleWorks Center for the Arts ©
GoggleWorks Center for the Arts

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Longwood Gardens and Rittenhouse Square. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Independence Hall and Liberty Bell Center. Go for a jaunt from Philadelphia to Chadds Ford to see Brandywine River Museum of Art about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, get engrossed in the history at National Constitution Center, and try your luck at Harrah's Philadelphia.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Philadelphia vacation maker site .

Getting from Wyomissing to Philadelphia by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Nightlife

Side Trips

Brandywine River Museum of Art, Harrah's Philadelphia, Longwood Gardens
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Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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