6 days in New York City, Philadelphia & Washington DC Itinerary

6 days in New York City, Philadelphia & Washington DC Itinerary

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6 days in New York City, Philadelphia & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Lima
Fly:  14​h
New York City
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
Philadelphia
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Lima

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and then take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary tool .

Lima, Peru to New York City is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Lima in September, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): admire the striking features of Independence Hall, take a stroll through Society Hill, then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and finally stroll through Wissahickon Valley Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip itinerary builder site .

Take a bus from New York City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Wissahickon Valley Park ©
Wissahickon Valley Park
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

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You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
White House ©
White House

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