10 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

10 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
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Gettysburg
— 2 nights
3
Ronks
— 2 nights
4
Philadelphia
— 3 nights

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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 (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, have some family-friendly fun at LumberjAxes, and then take a stroll through Strip District. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Senator John Heinz History Center, examine the collection at Bicycle Heaven, then pause for some photo ops at Southern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washington.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh online day trip planner.

Guadalajara, Mexico to Pittsburgh is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Guadalajara to Pittsburgh, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Guadalajara in March, you will find days in Pittsburgh are much colder (9°C), and nights are slightly colder (-1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

LumberjAxes
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Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens ©
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): have some family-friendly fun at Victorian Photography Studio, then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, then make a trip to Devils Den, and finally steep yourself in history at Little Round Top. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trot along with a tour on horseback, get to know the fascinating history of Shriver House Museum, then take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, then stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, and finally go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Gettysburg trip planner.

You can drive from Pittsburgh to Gettysburg in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. March in Gettysburg sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Ronks.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top

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Ronks

Ronks ©
The city of Ronks stems from Amish roots.
On the 17th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Ephrata Cloister, look for gifts at Kitchen Kettle Village, and then ponder the design of Longwood Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, steep yourself in history at Hunsecker Mill Covered Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Erbs Covered Bridge, then explore the activities along Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area, and finally relax in the rural setting at Lapp Valley Farm.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ronks trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Ronks takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In March, daytime highs in Ronks are 9°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Ronks

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Erbs Covered Bridge, Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area, Ephrata Cloister, Kitchen Kettle Village, Hunsecker Mill Covered Bridge
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Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area ©
Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area
Ephrata Cloister ©
Ephrata Cloister

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Philadelphia is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Independence Hall, hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and try your luck at Harrah's Philadelphia.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Philadelphia online route maker.

Traveling by car from Ronks to Philadelphia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In March in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Harrah's Philadelphia
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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