15 days in Philadelphia, Boston & New York City Itinerary

15 days in Philadelphia, Boston & New York City Itinerary

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Philadelphia
— 3 nights
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Boston
— 6 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights

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Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Visit Independence Hall and Cape May Lighthouse for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Independence National Historical Park and Valley Forge National Historical Park. Get out of town with these interesting Philadelphia side-trips: Cape May City Beaches (in Cape May) and Kona Surf Co. (in Wildwood). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, pause for some photo ops at Rocky Statue, and examine the collection at National Constitution Center.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia day trip planning tool.

New York City to Philadelphia is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Boston

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Get some cultural insight at Museum of Fine Arts and Old North Church & Historic Site. Appreciate the collections at Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum and USS Constitution Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Boston side-trips: Beach Bluff Park (in Swampscott), Old Burying Point Cemetery (in Salem) and Dennis (Bayview Beach & Mayflower Beach). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Waterfront, walk around Boston Public Garden, get your bearings at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, and kick back and relax at Salisbury Beach State Reservation.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Boston trip planner.

Fly from Philadelphia to Boston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Philadelphia in July, things will get a bit cooler in Boston: highs are around 83°F and lows about 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

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New York City

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
We've included these beaches for you: Rockaway Beach and Riis Beach. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Brooklyn Heights Promenade are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Met Cloisters, don't miss a visit to 9/11 Memorial, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read New York City trip builder website.

Getting from Boston to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in New York City are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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