15 days in Allentown, Philadelphia & Denver Area Itinerary

15 days in Allentown, Philadelphia & Denver Area Itinerary

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Allentown
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Philadelphia
— 6 nights
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Denver
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Allentown

Allentown ©
Allentown is a city located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Allentown: Grandview Speedway (in Bechtelsville), Koziar's Christmas Village (in Bernville) and Hersheypark (in Hershey). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Seasons Olive Oil and Vinegar Tap Room, contemplate the long history of Hoover Mason Trestle, explore the fascinating underground world of Indian Echo Caverns, and see the interesting displays at America On Wheels Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Allentown trip planner.

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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Theme Park
Hersheypark
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Specialty Museum
Moravian Museum of Bethlehem
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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Explore Philadelphia's surroundings by going to Wooddale Covered Bridge (in Wilmington), Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (in Winterthur). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, take a stroll around Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, and try your luck at Harrah's Philadelphia.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia route builder site.

Drive from Allentown to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 48°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Denver.

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Must see
Longwood Gardens
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Denver

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.
Dedicate the 15th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, contemplate the long history of Denver Union Station, and explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Denver trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Philadelphia to Denver takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and subway. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in December, things will get slightly colder in Denver: highs are around 43°F and lows about 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Tours · Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites

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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings
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Art Museum
Denver Art Museum
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