15 days in Allentown, Philadelphia & Denver Area Itinerary

15 days in Allentown, Philadelphia & Denver Area Itinerary

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Allentown
— 3 nights
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Philadelphia
— 6 nights
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Denver
— 5 nights
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Allentown

— 3 nights
Allentown is a city located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Allentown: Hersheypark (in Hershey), Grandview Speedway (in Bechtelsville) and Koziar's Christmas Village (in Bernville). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Seasons Olive Oil and Vinegar Tap Room, contemplate the long history of Hoover Mason Trestle, examine the collection at Moravian Museum of Bethlehem, and Head underground at Indian Echo Caverns.

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New York City to Allentown is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in December: high temperatures in Allentown hover around 43°F and lows are around 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Allentown

Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping · Nature

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Philadelphia

— 6 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Explore Philadelphia's surroundings by going to Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square), Wooddale Covered Bridge (in Wilmington) and Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (in Winterthur). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia, examine the collection at Brandywine River Museum of Art, and deepen your understanding at Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Education Center.

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You can drive from Allentown to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Denver.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

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Denver

— 5 nights

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Denver is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: view the masterpieces at Denver Botanic Gardens, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, relax and rejuvenate at Healing Waters Mind and Body Float Studio, and see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

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Fly from Philadelphia to Denver in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and subway. Traveling from Philadelphia to Denver, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Philadelphia in December: high temperatures in Denver hover around 43°F and lows are around 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Denver

Tours · Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites

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