10 days in Atlantic City, Philadelphia & New York City Itinerary

10 days in Atlantic City, Philadelphia & New York City Itinerary

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10 days in Atlantic City, Philadelphia & New York City Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Atlantic City
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 3 nights
End: New York City

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Atlantic City

Atlantic City ©
The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes AC 3-D Light Show, Tanger Outlet Atlantic City, Atlantic City Premium Outlets, and other attractions you added. On the 26th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at In the Line of Duty Sculpture, buy something for everyone on your list at Tanger Outlet Atlantic City, take in a show at AC 3-D Light Show, then take a leisurely stroll along Kennedy Plaza, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Atlantic City Boardwalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Steel Pier Amusement Park, walk around Brighton Park, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Atlantic City Premium Outlets.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Atlantic City trip itinerary builder website .

New York City to Atlantic City is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Shopping Theme Parks Nightlife
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Tanger Outlet Atlantic City ©
Tanger Outlet Atlantic City
Atlantic City Boardwalk ©
Atlantic City Boardwalk
Kennedy Plaza ©
Kennedy Plaza

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Philadelphia Mills, Shops at Liberty Place, Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, and other attractions you added. Discover out-of-the-way places like Philadelphia Museum of Art and Morris Arboretum. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, stroll around Wissahickon Valley Park, get some jogging in at Fairmount Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Schuylkill River Trail.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Philadelphia trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Atlantic City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

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Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
The Franklin Institute ©
The Franklin Institute

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Coney Island USA. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Speed Boats Tours and Bushkill Falls. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our New York City tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Philadelphia in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Coney Island, Bushkill Falls
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Bushkill Falls ©
Bushkill Falls
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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