11 days in Philadelphia & East Coast of USA Itinerary

11 days in Philadelphia & East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Philadelphia
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Washington DC
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Key West
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Orlando
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Virginia Beach
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New York City
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Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip planning tool.

Manchester, UK to Philadelphia is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in April: high temperatures in Philadelphia hover around 21°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Museums · Nightlife · Shopping

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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.
On the 7th (Wed), get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Nature

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Key West

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): meet the residents at Key West Aquarium, examine the collection at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, and finally see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West online itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Key West takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Washington DC in April, you will find days in Key West are somewhat warmer (33°C), and nights are much warmer (27°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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Orlando

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): catch some excitement at Expedition Everest - Legend of the Forbidden Mountain and then get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, have some family-friendly fun at Nomadic, and then get your game on at The Escape Game Orlando.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Orlando trip maker.

You can fly from Key West to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Orlando when traveling from Key West in April, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Fun & Games

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Virginia Beach

The Resort City

Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): get interesting insight from Tours and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Virginia Beach road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Virginia Beach takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Orlando in April, things will get a bit cooler in Virginia Beach: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

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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.
Kids will enjoy Bronx Zoo and Rose Center for Earth and Space. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of the Arts, see the interesting displays at Tenement Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Virginia Beach to New York City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Virginia Beach in April, expect New York City to be little chillier, temps between 19°C and 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

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Virginia travel guide

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Historic Sites · Wineries & Vineyards · Specialty Museums
Old Dominion
The home of the first permanent English colony in the New World, Virginia is a prime holiday destination for those looking to immerse themselves in American heritage. Proud of its colorful history, distinct culture, and southern drawl, Virginians see their state as the place where the imaginary line between the north and the south is drawn. With scenic beauties as diverse as its people, Virginia is a land of rolling hills, rugged mountains, lush valleys, dense forests, and secluded beaches along picturesque bays. Bordered on the east by the Atlantic and the west by the Appalachian Mountains, with rolling farmland in the middle, the state offers countless places to visit for history buffs, nature lovers, and passionate foodies.