9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

9 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Independence National Historical Park and Liberty Bell Center. Get out of town with these interesting Philadelphia side-trips: Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Independence Hall and examine the collection at Benjamin Franklin Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia online day trip planner.

Bangor to Philadelphia is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, Philadelphia is a bit warmer than Bangor - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Allentown.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Valley Forge National Historical Park, Longwood Gardens
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Valley Forge National Historical Park

2
nights
Allentown

Allentown ©
Allentown is a city located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. On the 16th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Ironton Rail Trail, thenexplore the landscape on two wheels at Trexler Memorial Park, and then trek along Wildlands Conservancy- Pool Wildlife Sanctuary. On your second day here, take a memorable drive along The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor and then identify plant and animal life at Green Lane Nature Center.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Allentown trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Philadelphia to Allentown by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April in Allentown, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Allentown

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor, Ironton Rail Trail, Green Lane Nature Center, Wildlands Conservancy- Pool Wildlife Sanctuary
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Trexler Memorial Park ©
Trexler Memorial Park

1
night
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 18th (Thu), take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gettysburg National Military Park, thenexplore the striking landscape at Devils Den, and finally contemplate the long history of Little Round Top.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Allentown to Gettysburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Gettysburg, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to State College.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Devils Den ©
Devils Den

1
night
State College

State College ©
State College is a home rule municipality in Centre County in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. On the 19th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Millbrook Marsh Nature Center, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Shaver's Creek Environmental Center, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Stone Valley Recreation Area.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the State College tour website.

Getting from Gettysburg to State College by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Gettysburg in April; daily highs in State College reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Pittsburgh.

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
Stone Valley Recreation Area ©
Stone Valley Recreation Area

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): shop like a local with Pittsburgh Glass Center, thenidentify plant and animal life at Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve, thensee the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washington.

Planning Pittsburgh trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from State College to Pittsburgh in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve
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Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve ©
Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve

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