Best Time to Visit Pennsylvania
History and colonial times are yet well represented in the Pennsylvania Dutch Country - where Amish or Mennonite communities still live their traditional lifestyle -, while much of modern Pennsylvania entertainment, nightlife, art and other attractions are centred in modern Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.
Best time to visit Pennsylvania
When not to go to Pennsylvania
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WHAT TO VISIT IN PENNSYLVANIA?
Philadelphia and Pittsburgh are the two major city tourist destinations in Pennsylvania. Also interesting and popular are:
A Region of lakes, rivers and valleys in the Northeast states.
Home of the famous Amish farmers
A small town, site of the celebrated Gettysburg battlefield.
travel destinations map
BEST TIME TO VISIT PENNSYLVANIA
Pennsylvania weather is very similar to that of New York or New Jersey. It's changeable, with moderate precipitation all over the year, and some heat waves in summer and cool weather in winter or even in the early spring. Snow is concentrated in winter months.
Late-spring - May, June – or late-summer and early-fall – September, October are excellent months for visiting Pennsylvania.
WHEN NOT TO GO TO PENNSYLVANIA
Avoid the winter months, when temperatures may attain very low levels.
Humidity and high temperatures may turn some days of July and August uncomfortable, despite the moderating influence of the the Lake Erie in the region.
See the Table with Philadelphia and Pittsburgh weather, for details:
Philadelphia Weather Table
Pittsburgh Weather Table
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