Popular Cities in Pennsylvania

Top cities in Pennsylvania, page 1, based on popularity among TravBuddy members.

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Philadelphia #1 most popular location
In many minds, Philadelphia comes across as little more than a historical day trip for residents of New York City and their children. Where could be more traditionally relevant than the sight…
1,479travelers 174reviews 89blogs
Pittsburgh #2 most popular location
The bizarre layout of Pittsburgh – divided by the confluence of two rivers to form the Ohio River and split into a selection of neighborhoods that squash in between the water – makes for …
618travelers 104reviews 31blogs
Harrisburg #3 most popular location
Harrisburg is the capital of Pennsylvania, and with a population of 650,000+, it is the fourth largest city in Pennsylvania. It is located on the banks of the Susquehanna river, a little ove…
73travelers 15reviews 6blogs
Gettysburg #4 most popular location
Gettysburg, PA was the site of the culmination and decisive point of the American Civil War. This historic town is the location where the Civil War changed momentum from the Confederacy to t…
42travelers 22reviews 22blogs
Lancaster #5 most popular location
Lancaster has a population around 55,000 and is the 8th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 101st largest metropolitan area in the US. Lancaster was once the capital of Pennsylvania before t…
69travelers 9reviews 7blogs
Erie #6 most popular location
54travelers 5reviews 6blogs
Hershey #7 most popular location
Hershey, PA is named after Milton S. Hershey who grew up in Derry, PA and became the Willy Wonka of this time. After 4th grade he dropped out of school to start an internship with the Lancas…
27travelers 8reviews 6blogs
Allentown #8 most popular location
56travelers 5reviews 3blogs
York #9 most popular location
Named after its counterpart in England, York is the White Rose City in Pennsylvania. Located just across the Susquehanna River from Lancaster, it’s Red Rose sister from the infamous War of…
62travelers 3reviews 3blogs
Wilkes-Barre #10 most popular location
26travelers 2reviews 3blogs
Carlisle #11 most popular location
11travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Bethlehem #12 most popular location
Bethlehem is a city in eastern Pennsylvania, located in the heart of the Lehigh Valley. Pronounced "Beth-luhm" by the locals, the city is located on the banks of the Lehigh River, approximat…
43travelers 8reviews 4blogs
State College #13 most popular location
State College is a small central Pennsylvania town, located in Happy Valley south of Interstate 80. There are many small shops and restaurants, giving the town a friendly feel. The Penn State…
49travelers 3blogs
King of Prussia #14 most popular location
King of Prussia is a suburb of Philadelphia located approximately 20 miles northwest of the city center. The town used to be farmland until 1963, when construction began upon the King of Prus…
6travelers 3reviews 3blogs
Washington #15 most popular location
13travelers 1reviews
Chambersburg #16 most popular location
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania The seat of Franklin County, Chambersburg (population 17,961) was founded in 1764 and was originally settled in 1730 by the Chambers brothers, who chose this po…
22travelers 1reviews 3blogs
Ronks #17 most popular location
Scranton #18 most popular location
Scranton is the 6th largest city in Pennsylvania, with a population of roughly 75,000 people. Together with the city of Wilkes-Barre (pop. 41,000) it makes up the major cultural and administ…
39travelers 5reviews
Williamsport #19 most popular location
15travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Altoona #20 most popular location
Altoona is located in Blair County and has a population around 50,000. Altoona sprung up around the railroad industry but today is suffering from urban decline. Altoona is known for the…
12travelers 9reviews 2blogs
Clearfield #21 most popular location
3travelers 3reviews
Monroeville #22 most popular location
6reviews 1blogs
Bedford #23 most popular location
Bedford was first settled in 1751 and was originally called Raystown. It was renamed to Bedford in 1795. The British Army set up a fort named Fort Bedford after the Duke of Bedford in 1758.…
2reviews 1blogs
Reading #24 most popular location
46travelers 1blogs
Essington #25 most popular location
5reviews 1blogs
New Cumberland #26 most popular location
5travelers 1blogs
Johnstown #27 most popular location
Johnstown, a city located in Cambria County, was first settled in 1770. The city was formally organized as a town in 1800 by Joseph Johns, a Swiss German immigrant to the area. Johnstown i…
12travelers 2reviews
Greensburg #28 most popular location
Greensburg is located in Westmoreland County and is considered a suburb of Pittsburgh. Greensburg is a major business and cultural center in Western Pennsylvania. In fact, Greengsburg's pop…
6travelers 1reviews
Mill Run #29 most popular location
Mill Run is a small unincorporated community in the Laurel Highlands of Fayette County in Western Pennsylvania. The Bear Run Nature Reserve maintains over 5,000 acres of forest land and 20 m…
Somerset #30 most popular location
4travelers 1blogs
New Stanton #31 most popular location
Strasburg #32 most popular location
The town is referred to as "Train Town USA" because of the many railroad attractions in and around town, including the Strasburg Rail Road and the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania and the Choo…
1travelers 2reviews
Malvern #33 most popular location
Malvern is a town outside of Philadelphia. The town was founded by the Welsh and named after the Malvern Hills, which is located near the Welsh border in England.
12travelers 1reviews
Butler #34 most popular location
18travelers 1reviews
Breezewood #35 most popular location
3reviews 1blogs
West Mifflin #36 most popular location
1travelers 2reviews 3blogs
Wyomissing #37 most popular location
3travelers 2reviews
Bensalem #38 most popular location
5travelers 1blogs
Jim Thorpe #39 most popular location
Jim Thorpe is a borough in Carbon County, Pennsylvania. The boroughs of Mauch Chunk and East Mauch Chunk merged and took on the name of Jim Thorpe following the 1953 death of Olympic athlete …
6travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Lewisburg #40 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews 1blogs
West Chester #41 most popular location
The Borough of West Chester, Pennsylvania is the county seat of Chester County, Pennsylvania. West Chester is located in Pennsylvania’s southeast corner, approximately 35 miles west of Phil…
49travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Stroudsburg #42 most popular location
11travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Chadds Ford #43 most popular location
4travelers 3reviews 2blogs
Lititz #44 most popular location
11travelers 5reviews 4blogs
Langhorne #45 most popular location
Langhorne is a town located in beautiful Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The home of the infamous Sesame Place is about a 30 minute drive north from the bustling Philadelphia. Langhorne is also e…
10travelers 2blogs
Middletown #46 most popular location
2travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Pottstown #47 most popular location
11travelers 1reviews
Duncannon #48 most popular location
Duncannon is a small river town (population around 1,500) just north of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania located where the Juniata River connects with the mighty Susquehanna. Despite being near to t…
5travelers 5reviews
Farmington #49 most popular location
Farmington sits in the scenic Laurel Highlands of the Alleghany Mountains in Western Pennsylvania. The historic National Pike, the first federally funded interstate highway, runs through the…
1travelers 7reviews 3blogs
Meadville #50 most popular location
7travelers 1blogs
Clarks Summit #51 most popular location
Clarks Summit is an affluent suburb of Scranton, Pennsylvania. Located roughly 10 miles northeast of Scranton, Clarks Summit is closely bordered by Waverly, Chinchilla and South Abington Tow…
5travelers 1reviews
Franklin #52 most popular location
Franklin Pennsylvania, Known for being the county seat for Venango County in Northwestern PA. This City/Town is very rich with kind people and lovely architecture. In the Fall Franklin throws…
4travelers 1reviews
Intercourse #53 most popular location
Only the Amish could get away with a name like this. The name implies a town where two roads met, and ever since its changing from "Cross Keys" to "Intercourse" it has gotten much more att…
1travelers 2blogs
Ephrata #54 most popular location
2travelers 1blogs
Bushkill #55 most popular location
Grove City #56 most popular location
Located close to the intersection of routes I-80 and I-79, Grove City combines the charm of a small college town with premium outlet shopping. Strolling through the picturesque downtown, vis…
4travelers 2blogs
Pottsville #57 most popular location
Pottsville population is around 16,000, it is named for its founder John Pott who settled there in 1806. Author John O'Hara is from Pottsville and he refers to Pottsville in his books. The Ir…
2travelers 1reviews
Fairfield #58 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Kennett Square #59 most popular location
7travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Uniontown #60 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews
Saint Marys #61 most popular location
Ebensburg #62 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Sayre #63 most popular location
1reviews 2blogs
Blakeslee #64 most popular location
Huntingdon #65 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Lebanon #66 most popular location
13travelers 1reviews
Scotrun #67 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Edinboro #68 most popular location
4travelers 2reviews
Donegal #69 most popular location
Bird in Hand #70 most popular location
Enola #71 most popular location
3travelers 1reviews
Matamoras #72 most popular location
1travelers 2reviews
Frackville #73 most popular location
Willow Grove #74 most popular location
Twenty minutes outside of Philadelphia, Willow Grove is the kind of place where you can leave your door open at night. Situated in one of America's 100 wealthiest counties, Montgomery County…
8travelers 1reviews
Shanksville #75 most popular location
Shanksville's history can be traced back to 1798 when it was named after Christian Shank who operated several mills in the area. The town was incorporated into a borough in 1913 and today ha…
Monaca #76 most popular location
Chalkhill #77 most popular location
3reviews 1blogs
New Castle #78 most popular location
7travelers 1blogs
Latrobe #79 most popular location
6travelers 1reviews
Selinsgrove #80 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Ohiopyle #81 most popular location
Nestled in the Laurel Highlands of the Alleghany Mountains, the Borough of Ohiopyle straddles the Youghiogheny River in central Fayette County. The name stems from the Indian word "ohiopehhl…
9travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Millvale #82 most popular location
Millvale, Pennsylvania is a former manufacturing town; it used to contain lumber mills, stone works and iron manufacturers. The town now contains fewer than 4,000 people. Millvale is largel…
Bryn Athyn #83 most popular location
1travelers 2reviews
Delmont #84 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Doylestown #85 most popular location
20travelers 1reviews 2blogs
New Columbia #86 most popular location
Blue Bell #87 most popular location
3travelers 1reviews
Yardley #88 most popular location
7travelers 1reviews
Levittown #89 most popular location
Levittown, Pa is a rather large suburb of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania spanning over 10 square miles and several zip codes. It was initially created by Levitt & Sons, modeled after their succe…
4travelers 1reviews
Columbia #90 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
New Bloomfield #91 most popular location
New Bloomfield is a small (pop. around 1,000), but charming town north of Harrisburg, PA, on the opposite side of the Susquehanna River. Founded in the 1830's, New Bloomfield's primary claim…
Glenshaw #92 most popular location
Norristown #93 most popular location
Norristown is the county seat of affluent Montgomery County and lies about six miles northwest of Philadelphia. The municipality was once a powerful retail center for the area, but the constr…
5travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Mercersburg #94 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews
Beaver #95 most popular location
6travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Swissvale #96 most popular location
3reviews 1blogs
Ligonier #97 most popular location
Ligonier is a small borough in Westmoreland County. Ligonier was originally settled in the 1760s and today has a population around 1,700. Ligonier is most noted for Idlewild Park, one of th…
1travelers 1blogs
Conshohocken #98 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Punxsutawney #99 most popular location
Located in the northeast of Pittsburgh and near Route I-80, Punxsutawney direves its name from the native word of "ponksad". Punxsutawney is known for the infamous Groundhogs day, February 2,…
2travelers 1blogs
Wexford #100 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews