6 days in Philadelphia & Washington DC Itinerary

6 days in Philadelphia & Washington DC Itinerary

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6 days in Philadelphia & Washington DC Itinerary

Burlington
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Burlington

3
days
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
You've now added Eastern State Penitentiary to your itinerary. Popular historic sites such as Independence Hall and Liberty Bell Center are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Barnes Foundation and The Franklin Institute. Step out of Philadelphia to go to Kennett Square and see Longwood Gardens, which is approximately 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masonic Temple.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Philadelphia trip planner .

Burlington to Philadelphia is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Burlington in March, expect Philadelphia to be a bit warmer, temps between 53°F and 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

#Museums, #Classes, #Parks

Side Trip

Longwood Gardens
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Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

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 16th (Fri), wander the streets of Annapolis Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art and then admire the natural beauty at U.S. National Arboretum.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC online holiday planner .

Take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Washington DC are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Neighborhoods, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Annapolis Historic District
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U.S. National Arboretum ©
U.S. National Arboretum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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