9 days in Boston, Washington DC & Philadelphia Itinerary

9 days in Boston, Washington DC & Philadelphia Itinerary

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9 days in Boston, Washington DC & Philadelphia Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
1
Boston
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Philadelphia
— 1 night
+2
train + foot + Fly:  12​h
End: Berlin

3
nights
Boston

Boston ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): wander the streets of North End. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park, and then get advice or help at Boston Public Library.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Boston route planner.

Berlin, Germany to Boston is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Berlin to Boston. In May in Boston, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Boston

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

3
nights
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

Plan trip to Washington DC with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to Washington DC in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Boston in May; daily highs in Washington DC reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Nature, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens, ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, and then appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, and then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip app .

Traveling by train from Washington DC to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. May in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

#Museums, #Nightlife, #Classes

Side Trip

Longwood Gardens
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

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