Home to the historical city of Philadelphia and enjoying a prime position between New York and Lake Erie, Pennsylvania holidays are perfect for self-drive and escorted tours in the US’ beautiful north-east.
Home to the infamous 1863 American Civil War battle of Gettysburg, and now a nationally recognised monument, Pennsylvania’s National Military Park stands in remembrance of the 51,000 people who died in the turning point of the American Civil War.
Things to do in Pennsylvania
The capital city of Harrisburg sits on the Susquehanna River and grew from a lowly ferry outpost to what it is today. Harrisburg has a strong association with arts and culture, hosting annual jazz festivals.
Hyner View State Park is a stunning, densely forested region promoting outdoor sports and hiking trails. The Allegheny National Forest and Susquehannock State Forest are two of the largest parks in the region. Penn’s Cave and Wildlife Park offers fascinating cavern tours through its network of flooded caves, following an underground stream.
When to go to Pennsylvania
Harrisburg sees summer high temperatures in August of 29°C and winter lows in January of -5°C.
Touring in Pennsylvania
American Sky’s seven-night America’s Historic East tour begins in Washington D.C. and ends in Philadelphia
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Gettysburg National Military Park
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
Penn’s Cave & Wildlife Park
Dobbin House Tavern