10 days in New York City, Philadelphia & Washington DC Itinerary

10 days in New York City, Philadelphia & Washington DC Itinerary

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1
New York City
— 4 nights
2
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights

4
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Get a sense of the local culture at 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. Appreciate the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Go for a jaunt from New York City to Bronx to see Bronx Zoo about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

If you are flying in from Mexico, the closest major aiports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In July, daytime highs in New York City are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, thenget a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, and finally steep yourself in history at Liberty Bell Center. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Independence National Historical Park, thenadmire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and then take in the history at Valley Forge National Historical Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Philadelphia tour planner.

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Valley Forge National Historical Park
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Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Washington National Cathedral and Arlington National Cemetery. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, steep yourself in history at Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument House and Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and view the masterpieces at Madame Tussauds DC.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC holiday builder.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Arlington
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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