10 days in Philadelphia, King of Prussia & Washington DC Itinerary

10 days in Philadelphia, King of Prussia & Washington DC Itinerary

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Philadelphia
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Philadelphia
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Washington DC
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Philadelphia

— 1 night

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Curtis Institute Of Music has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at National Constitution Center, contemplate the long history of Elfreth's Alley, then experience the emotional art of opera at Curtis Institute Of Music, and finally wander the streets of Rittenhouse Square.

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Dayton to Philadelphia is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to King of Prussia.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Nightlife · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

King of Prussia

— 3 nights
King of Prussia is a census-designated place in Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. Get out of town with these interesting King of Prussia side-trips: Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom (in Allentown), Bushkill Falls (in Bushkill) and Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center (in Stroudsburg). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Chanticleer, don't miss a visit to The Justice Bell, explore the striking landscape of Valley Forge National Historical Park, and browse the different shops at King of Prussia Mall.

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Traveling by car from Philadelphia to King of Prussia takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and tram. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Philadelphia in June since evenings lows in King of Prussia dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in King of Prussia

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Casinos

Side Trips

Philadelphia

— 3 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Your day by day itinerary now includes Curtis Institute Of Music. On the 1st (Thu), see the grandeur of opera at Curtis Institute Of Music, see the interesting displays at The Franklin Institute, get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, then appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, and finally hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, then admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, and finally make a trip to Franklin Square.

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You can drive from King of Prussia to Philadelphia in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of tram and subway. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Shopping · Nightlife · Parks

Washington DC

— 2 nights
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 3rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and then get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums