12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Allegan
— 2 nights
2
Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
3
Harrisburg
— 2 nights
4
Gettysburg
— 5 nights

2
nights
Allegan

Allegan ©
Allegan is a city in the U.S. Get some cultural insight at Gilmore Car Museum and Cody Kresta Vineyard & Winery. Get in touch with nature at Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery and Hudsonville Nature Center. Explore Allegan's surroundings by going to Paw Paw (Heritage Glen Golf Club & St. Julian Winery) and Glass Creek Winery (in Caledonia).

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Allegan attractions planner.

Kalamazoo to Allegan is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Allegan

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Mattawan, Paw Paw, Glass Creek Winery, Gilmore Car Museum, Hudsonville Nature Center
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Gilmore Car Museum ©
Gilmore Car Museum
Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery ©
Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery
St. Julian Winery ©
St. Julian Winery

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, thenidentify plant and animal life at Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve, thenadmire the striking features of Hartwood Acres, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at East End Brewing Company. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Stamoolis Brothers Company, wander the streets of Strip District, thenstroll around Point State Park, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washington.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Pittsburgh trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Allegan to Pittsburgh. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Harrisburg.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hartwood Acres, Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve
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Strip District ©
Strip District
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens ©

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Harrisburg

Harrisburg ©
Harrisburg is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at National Civil War Museum, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Wildwood Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Lake Tobias Wildlife Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Indian Echo Caverns, find something for the whole family at Mount Hope Estate & Winery, home of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, and then head off the coast to City Island.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Harrisburg trip planner.

Getting from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Harrisburg are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Harrisburg

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Lake Tobias Wildlife Park, Indian Echo Caverns, Mount Hope Estate & Winery, home of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire
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Wildwood Park ©
Wildwood Park
Lake Tobias Wildlife Park ©
Lake Tobias Wildlife Park
Indian Echo Caverns ©
Indian Echo Caverns

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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.
Get outdoors at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and Devils Den. Your inner history buff will appreciate Gettysburg National Military Park and Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg) and Catoctin Creek Distillery (in Purcellville). There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, examine the collection at Gettysburg Museum of History, do a tasting at Knob Hall Winery, and steep yourself in history at Eisenhower National Historic Site.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Gettysburg tour planner.

Traveling by car from Harrisburg to Gettysburg takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Gettysburg can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Adams County Winery, Antietam National Battlefield, Catoctin Creek Distillery, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield

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