Best Pennsylvania Weekend Getaways and Day Trips

Top Pennsylvania Weekend Getaways and Day Trips
This list represents the most popular Pennsylvania Weekend Getaways and Day Trips. Use this list to plan your next Pennsylvania vacation. Select a state and/or an activity from the pull-down lists below to find even more top getaway ideas.
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1. Jim Thorpe, PA: America's Little Switzerland Weekend Getaway
At first glance, Jim Thorpe looks like a movie set, Mary Poppins’ England come to life with rows of ornately trimmed Victorian homes ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Jim Thorpe, PA - Quick Escapes: Philadelphia

2. Lambertsville, NJ & New Hope, PA (Including Erwinna, Lahaska, and Washington Crossing) Weekend Getaway
Although they face each other across the Delaware River, Lambertville and New Hope are not twins. New Jersey’s Lambertville is the ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications New Hope, PA - Fodor's Where to Weekend Around New York City

4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 3. Delaware Water Gap and the Poconos Getaway Weekend Getaway
The Middle Delaware River region, which stretches for 40 miles between Stroudsburg and Milford, Pennsylvania, is a recreational area ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Scranton, PA - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in the Mid-Atlantic States

4. Berkeley Springs, WV: Eternal Springs Weekend Getaway
In his famous anthem to West Virginia, John Denver described the Mountaineer State as “almost heaven. ”Well, after visiting Berkeley ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Berkeley Springs, WV - Quick Escapes: Philadelphia

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Chocolate lovers, beware—this place will satiate your senses! The sweet aroma pervades the town, designated the “Chocolate Capital ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Hershey, PA - Day Trips from Baltimore

6. Bucks County, Pennsylvania (Including New Hope, Doylestown, and Lambertsville, NJ) Weekend Getaway
A classic American getaway, Bucks County is 625 square miles of covered bridges, stone barns, hills, and waterways. It’s an area that ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications New Hope , PA - Fodor's Where to Weekend Around Washington, D.C.

7. Cape May, NJ: Beyond the Gingerbread Weekend Getaway
Cape May—the name undoubtedly sets visions of cozy gingerbread cottages and Victorian painted ladies dancing in your head. And they ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Cape May, NJ - Quick Escapes: Philadelphia

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Those who haven’t been through Ohio’s capital for a few years will be surprised at how much the area has grown. Ohio State University, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Columbus, OH - Quick Escapes: Pittsburgh

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 9. Brandywine Valley Getaway Weekend Getaway
The Brandywine Valley begins along the banks of the meandering Brandywine River in southeastern Pennsylvania and ends in confluence ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Chadds Ford, PA - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in the Mid-Atlantic States

10. Beaches of Southern Delaware: Rehoboth and Dewey Weekend Getaway
Although “down the shore” traditionally refers to the beaches of South Jersey, the Garden State certainly does not have a monopoly ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Rehoboth Beach, DE - Quick Escapes: Philadelphia

11. Berkeley Springs: It Rubs Me the Right Way Weekend Getaway
Folks who love this little piece of West Virginia often call it a remnant of the 1960s, or at least the 1960s as we’d like to be able ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Berkeley Springs, WV - Quick Escapes: Pittsburgh

12. Alexandria and Mount Vernon, VA: George's Beloved Weekend Getaway
George Washington may have slept in a lot of places, but he always came home to his “beloved Alexandria. ”Who could blame him? For ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Alexandria, VA - Quick Escapes: Philadelphia

13. Philadelphia Getaway Weekend Getaway
The “City of Brotherly Love” was so proclaimed by William Penn, who believed that settlers should be free to live by their own laws ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Philadelphia, PA - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in the Mid-Atlantic States

14. Long Island, NY: North and South Shores Weekend Getaway
Separated from bustling New York City by only about 15 miles at its closest point and bounded by Long Island Sound on the north and ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Port Jefferson, NY - Quick Escapes: Philadelphia

15. Allegheny National Forest, Pennsylvania (Including Franklin, Kane, Oil City, and Warren) Weekend Getaway
Although it's one of the least-visited parts of the Commonwealth, the Allegheny National Forest region of Pennsylvania has no shortage ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Kane, PA - Fodor's Where to Weekend Around Ohio

16. Kutztown and Lancaster, Pennsylvania Weekend Getaway
Just an hour and a half from Baltimore, the small Pennsylvania Dutch town of Kutztown was founded in 1771 by George Kutz and designated ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Lancaster, PA - Day Trips from Baltimore

17. Niagara-on-the-Lake and Stratford, Ontario: Culture, Viticulture, Eh? Weekend Getaway
This is the longest and most ambitious trip in this book, but well worth it. Niagara-on-the-Lake makes an easy weekend destination ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON - Quick Escapes: Pittsburgh

18. Cleveland: Other Signs of Life Weekend Getaway
You’ve seen the T-shirt, right? A picture of a road sign: PITTSBURGH, 143 MILES. Underneath, the words: THE ONLY SIGN OF LIFE IN CLEVELAND. ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Cleveland, OH - Quick Escapes: Pittsburgh

19. Brandywine Valley, DE: Seat of an Empire Weekend Getaway
Not to interfere with anybody’s romantic aspirations, but in some cases, I think, separate vacations are best. Take, for instance, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Wilmington, DE - Quick Escapes: Philadelphia

20. Erie and the Chautauqua Region: Water, Water, Everywhere Weekend Getaway
After driving an hour and a half northeast, you’ll be ready to begin a weekend that winds through two states and offers an especially ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Erie, PA - Quick Escapes: Cleveland

 
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