10 days in New York City & Pennsylvania Itinerary

10 days in New York City & Pennsylvania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
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New York City
— 5 nights
Train
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Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Train to New York JFK, Fly to Perth

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New York City

— 5 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, stroll around The High Line, wander the streets of Times Square, and don't miss a visit to Empire State Building.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary tool.

Perth, Australia to New York City is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Perth to New York City, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Perth in March; daily highs in New York City reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Philadelphia

— 3 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum, then explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a sense of history and politics at City Hall Visitor Center, stroll around Wissahickon Valley Park, then trek along Kelly Drive, then don't miss a visit to 30th Street Station, and finally take a stroll through Boathouse Row.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Philadelphia road trip planner.

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Pennsylvania travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Casinos · History Museums
The Keystone State
One of the country's 13 original founding states, Pennsylvania contains a balance of modern cities and fertile fields. A rich and varied state with a colorful history dating back to colonial times, it remains a worthy holiday destination with its well-preserved 19th-century battle sites and memorial parks. This diverse land is home to pristine forests and rugged mountain regions. For an urban experience, visit the state's university cities, offering numerous tourist attractions as well as thriving music, performance, art, and culinary scenes. The region's Amish country provides a weekend getaway in a picturesque setting of quaint towns surrounded by rolling hills and fertile farmland.