13 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

13 days in Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Fly to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Drive to Carlisle
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Carlisle
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hershey
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lancaster
— 2 nights
Drive
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Jim Thorpe
— 3 nights
Drive
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Milford
— 2 nights
Drive to Newark Liberty International Airport, Fly to Miami

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Carlisle

— 2 nights
Carlisle is a borough and the county seat of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. On the 18th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Cumberland County Historical Society, brush up on your military savvy at United States Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC), then take in the pleasant sights at LeTort Spring Run and Nature Trail, and finally stop by Lindt Chocolate Factory Outlet. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Kings Gap Environmental Education and Training Center, then make a trip to Cameron/Masland Mansion, and then contemplate the long history of Dickinson College.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Carlisle day trip planning website.

Miami to Carlisle is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Miami in June: high temperatures in Carlisle hover around 82°F and lows are around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hershey.

Things to do in Carlisle

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Hershey

— 3 nights

Chocolatetown, USA

Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
On the 20th (Sun), see the interesting displays at The Hershey Story Museum, get to know the resident critters at ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Hershey Gardens. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Hersheypark.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Hershey trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Carlisle to Hershey by car takes about an hour. June in Hershey sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 64°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Lancaster.

Things to do in Hershey

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trip

Lancaster

— 2 nights

Red Rose City

The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Lancaster is known for nightlife, theme parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax in the rural setting at The Amish Farm and House, get engrossed in the history at LancasterHistory, see the interesting displays at Biblical Tabernacle Reproduction, and hunt for treasures at Lancaster Central Market.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Lancaster itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Hershey to Lancaster takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Jim Thorpe.

Things to do in Lancaster

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Jim Thorpe

— 3 nights
Jim Thorpe is a borough and the county seat of Carbon County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Explore Jim Thorpe's surroundings by going to The Crossings Premium Outlets (in Tannersville), D.G. Yuengling and Son Brewery (in Pottsville) and Mount Airy Casino (in Mount Pocono). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Old Jail Museum, join the crowd at Pocono Raceway, steep yourself in history at Asa Packer Mansion, and identify plant and animal life at Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Jim Thorpe trip planner.

You can drive from Lancaster to Jim Thorpe in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Jim Thorpe can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Milford.

Things to do in Jim Thorpe

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Milford

— 2 nights
Milford is a borough in Pike County, Pennsylvania, United States, and the county seat. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): cruise along Hawk's Nest Highway, then admire the landmark architecture of Grey Towers National Historic Site, then take in the dramatic scenery at Raymondskill Falls, and finally admire the sheer force of Dingmans Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Promised Land State Park and then admire the sheer force of Bushkill Falls.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Milford road trip site.

You can drive from Jim Thorpe to Milford in 2 hours. In June in Milford, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Milford

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Pennsylvania travel guide

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Casinos · Specialty Museums · 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.