Best Pennsylvania Getaways

Top Pennsylvania Getaways
This list represents the most popular Pennsylvania getaways and travel destinations. 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.
Select Activity:
Select State:
Reset Filter
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

4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 5. Hershey, Pennsylvania Weekend Getaway
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

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 6. Lancaster Valley Amish Country Tour: From Morgantown to Lancaster Scenic Drive
This 73.5-mile drive traces a serpentine path through the Lancaster Amish Country, avoiding for the most part the highly promoted ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Morgantown, PA - Scenic Driving Pennsylvania

7. 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.

8. 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

4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 9. Columbus, Ohio: Discovering Columbus Weekend Getaway
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 10. 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

11. Hershey and the Pennsylvania Dutch Region, PA Family Vacation
On a visit to Hershey, you can combine the thrills of a theme park with the sweet excesses of chocolate and the simple lifestyle and ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Hershey, PA - Great Family Vacations: Northeast

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 12. Adams County Scenic Valley and Historic Conewago Tours Scenic Drive
Two scenic loop drives explore outward from Gettysburg like mismatched butterfly wings; they may be toured together or separately. ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Gettysburg, PA - Scenic Driving Pennsylvania

13. 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

14. 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

15. 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

16. 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

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 17. Delaware Water Gap Scenic Drive: From Portland, PA, to Grey Towers (outside Milford) Scenic Drive
This 38.2-mile linear drive pursues the Pennsylvania shore of the unfettered Delaware River upstream through Delaware Water Gap National ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Portland, PA - Scenic Driving Pennsylvania

18. 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

19. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Family Vacation
Take your family back to July 1863 when Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s army met the greater forces of the Northern army in historic ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Gettysburg, PA - Great Family Vacations: Northeast

20. Bucks County, Pennsylvania: River Rafting, Antiques, & Covered Bridges Scenic Drive
Bucks County, about an hour’s drive northeast of Philadelphia and a short drive from New York City, was unspoiled countryside until ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications New Hope, PA - Fodor's Great American Drives of the East

 
More Pennsylvania Vacation Ideas
Pennsylvania Travel Destinations

Pennsylvania Travel Accomodations
Pennsylvania Hotels & Motels