11 days in New York City, Philadelphia & Washington DC Itinerary

11 days in New York City, Philadelphia & Washington DC Itinerary

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New York City
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Philadelphia
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Washington DC
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New York City

New York City ©

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Brooklyn Heights Promenade and St Joseph's Chapel Catholic Memorial at Ground Zero. For shopping fun, head to Brookfield Place or Brooklyn Museum. When in New York City, make a side trip to see Silverball Pinball Museum in Asbury Park, approximately Asbury Park away. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Dumbo, admire the majestic nature at Liberty State Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and get to know the fascinating history of World Trade Center Memorial Foundation.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City road trip planning tool.

Belo Horizonte, Brazil to New York City is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Belo Horizonte to New York City. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Belo Horizonte in July, with highs in New York City at 35°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Side Trips

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Brooklyn Heights Promenade ©
Brooklyn Heights Promenade
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Dumbo ©
Dumbo

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 8th (Mon), putt your heart out at Trapped PHL - Escape Rooms, then learn more about the world around you at Delaware Museum of Natural History, then take an in-depth tour of Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Garden State Discovery Museum, catch a live event at Citizens Bank Park, then see the interesting displays at American Swedish Historical Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Philadelphia trip planner.

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Childrens Museums

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Delaware Museum of Natural History ©
Delaware Museum of Natural History
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum ©
Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as George Washington's Mount Vernon and 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse. You'll explore and learn at National Museum of the Marine Corps and Bruce Snake Gabrielson's Surf Art Gallery and Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: St. Michaels (Lyon Rum Distillery & Tasting Room & Eastern Shore Brewing), Birthplace National Monument (in Mount Vernon) and Mary Washington House (in Fredericksburg). The adventure continues: visit Old Town, steep yourself in history at Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House, take an in-depth tour of Gadsby's Tavern Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Basilica of Saint Mary.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online visit planner.

Getting from Philadelphia to Washington DC by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Museum of the Marine Corps
George Washington's Mount Vernon ©
George Washington's Mount Vernon
Old Town ©
Old Town

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