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Pittsburgh to Cape May drive

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 Somerset (Pennsylvania)
 Lancaster (Pennsylvania)
 Atlantic City
   Cape May 
driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV


Pittsburgh to Cape May road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Pittsburgh to Cape May. If you're planning a road trip to Cape May, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Pittsburgh and Cape May. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Pittsburgh and Cape May. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Pittsburgh
drive for about 1 hour

11:08 am  Somerset (Pennsylvania)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:08 pm
drive for about 1 hour

1:12 pm  Breezewood
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:12 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

3:40 pm  Mechanicsburg
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:40 pm
drive for about 51 minutes

5:31 pm  Lancaster (Pennsylvania)
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 4.5 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Lancaster (Pennsylvania)
drive for about 1.5 hours

11:24 am  Philadelphia
stay for about 2.5 hours
and leave at 1:54 pm
drive for about 1 hour

2:56 pm  Atlantic City
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:56 pm
drive for about 52 minutes

4:48 pm  arrive in Cape May

day 2 driving ≈ 3.5 hours
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Where should I stop along the way?

Somerset (Pennsylvania)

Breezewood  (2 answers)

Mechanicsburg  (3 answers)

Lancaster (Pennsylvania)  (13 answers)

Philadelphia  (112 answers)
    Philadelphia Museum of Art  (16 mentions)
    The Liberty Bell  (12 mentions)
    Eastern State Penitentiary  (8 mentions)
    Spruce Street Harbor Park  (8 mentions)
    Independence Mall  (7 mentions)
    restaurants around Philadelphia:
        Reading Terminal Market
        Jim's Steaks
        Pat's King of Steaks
        Geno's Steaks
    questions about Philadelphia:
        What is there to do in Philly besides eat cheese steaks?
        What is your favorite restaurant in Philadelphia?
        Pat's or Geno's: Which has the better cheesesteak?
        Anybody know of great gems in the city I can dine at during my stay?
        Eating out on a budget.

Atlantic City  (11 answers)
    questions about Atlantic City:
        Spa Deals
        Would you recommend

What are some things to do in Cape May?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Cape May. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
Best free things to do in Cape May?  (1 answer)

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Cape May to Pittsburgh drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Pittsburgh to Cape May. Or get a full Pittsburgh to Cape May flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Pittsburgh well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Pittsburgh!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 398 miles
driving time of 6 hours, 10 minutes
39 Pittsburgh travel answers
2 Breezewood travel answers
3 Mechanicsburg travel answers
13 Lancaster (Pennsylvania) travel answers
112 Philadelphia travel answers
11 Atlantic City travel answers
15 Cape May travel answers


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