16 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Philadelphia
— 4 nights
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Lancaster
— 3 nights
Drive
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Gettysburg
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mill Run
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pittsburgh
— 3 nights
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Philadelphia — 4 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

You'll find plenty of places to visit near Philadelphia: Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). And it doesn't end there: get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, try your luck at Harrah's Philadelphia, examine the collection at The Franklin Institute, and explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum.

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The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Philadelphia. In June, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lancaster.
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Lancaster — 3 nights

Red Rose City

Change things up with these side-trips from Lancaster: Hershey (Hersheypark & The Hershey Story Museum). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of The Amish Farm and House, find something for the whole family at Dutch Wonderland, examine the collection at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, and relax in the rural setting at Old Windmill Farm.

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Drive from Philadelphia to Lancaster in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Gettysburg.
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Gettysburg — 3 nights

Gettysburg is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, get the lay of the land with Savor Gettysburg Food Tours, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery.

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You can drive from Lancaster to Gettysburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mill Run.
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Mill Run — 2 nights

On the 20th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Fallingwater and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Mount Washington Tavern, then witness the site of a historic battle at Fort Necessity National Battlefield, then steep yourself in history at Kentuck Knob, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Cucumber Falls.

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Getting from Gettysburg to Mill Run by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daytime highs in Mill Run are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Pittsburgh.
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Pittsburgh — 3 nights

City of Bridges

Pittsburgh is known for museums, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, immerse yourself in nature at Point State Park, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washington, and get a new perspective on nature at Carnegie Museum of Natural History.

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Traveling by car from Mill Run to Pittsburgh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. June in Pittsburgh sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Pennsylvania travel guide

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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.
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