16 days in Mid Atlantic Itinerary

16 days in Mid Atlantic Itinerary

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16 days in Mid Atlantic Itinerary

Porto Alegre
Fly + bus:  22​h 45​min
New York City
— 3 nights
taxi:  15​min
Jersey City
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Philadelphia
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
Porto Alegre

4
days
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.
For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or Tiffany & Co.. Take a break from the city and head to Hamilton Grange National Memorial and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. When in New York City, make a side trip to see Gateway National Recreation in Sandy Hook, approximately 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park.

For more things to do and tourist information, read New York City online itinerary creator.

Porto Alegre, Brazil to New York City is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto Alegre to New York City is minus 2 hours. In February, New York City is colder than Porto Alegre - with highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Jersey City.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

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Gateway National Recreation
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Hamilton Grange National Memorial ©
Hamilton Grange National Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

2
days
Jersey City

Jersey City
Jersey City is the second-most populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Liberty State Park and then revel in the low prices at The Mills at Jersey Gardens. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Tear Drop Memorial, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sacred Heart Cathedral, then examine the collection at Silverball Museum - Asbury Park, NJ, and finally steep yourself in history at Hamilton Park.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Jersey City trip itinerary planner.

Jersey City is very close to New York City. Traveling from New York City in February, expect nights in Jersey City to be about the same, around -3°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Jersey City

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Mills at Jersey Gardens, Sacred Heart Cathedral, Silverball Museum - Asbury Park, NJ, Tear Drop Memorial, Hamilton Park
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Liberty State Park
Liberty State Park
Sacred Heart Cathedral ©
Sacred Heart Cathedral
Hamilton Park ©
Hamilton Park

5
days
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Longwood Gardens and Independence Hall. Museum-lovers will appreciate Philadelphia Museum of Art and Please Touch Museum. Explore Philadelphia's surroundings by going to Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge), Atlantic City Boardwalk (in Atlantic City) and Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (in Winterthur). There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, contemplate the long history of Elfreth's Alley, admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, and get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, read Philadelphia travel planner.

Drive from Jersey City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Jersey City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Philadelphia, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

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Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Atlantic City Boardwalk, Valley Forge National Historical Park, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©

2
days
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.
On the 18th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, then stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then wander the streets of Fell's Point, and then stop by Politics & Prose Bookstore.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC vacation builder.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

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Fell's Point, Arlington National Cemetery
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National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum