5 days in Washington DC, Baltimore & Philadelphia Itinerary

5 days in Washington DC, Baltimore & Philadelphia Itinerary

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5 days in Washington DC, Baltimore & Philadelphia Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + bus + train:  11​h 30​min
1
Washington DC
— 1 night
train:  45​min
2
Baltimore
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: London

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): examine the collection at The National Archives Museum.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC online itinerary builder .

London, UK to Washington DC is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or fly. Traveling from London to Washington DC, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in August: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 36°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tomb of the Unknowns
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): wander the streets of Fell's Point, try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, and then contemplate the long history of Fort McHenry National Monument.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Baltimore trip planning tool .

Getting from Washington DC to Baltimore by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Baltimore can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Baltimore

#Historic Sites, #Casinos, #Fun & Games
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Horseshoe Casino ©
Horseshoe Casino
Fell's Point ©
Fell's Point

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night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 27th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Fort Washington State Park, then take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Independence National Historical Park, and finally browse the exhibits of Independence Hall.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Philadelphia day trip planning site .

Traveling by train from Baltimore to Philadelphia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fort Washington State Park
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Independence National Historical Park ©
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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