11 days in Philadelphia & East Coast of USA Itinerary

11 days in Philadelphia & East Coast of USA Itinerary

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11 days in Philadelphia & East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: New Orleans
Fly:  5​h
1
Philadelphia
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
2
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Bellport
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h
End: Lafayette

4
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
You'll explore and learn at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library and Independence Hall. Get a sense of the local culture at Valley Forge National Historical Park and Please Touch Museum. Take a break from Philadelphia with a short trip to Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, about 52 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at Benjamin Franklin Museum, take an in-depth tour of National Constitution Center, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Christ Church.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Philadelphia trip itinerary builder app .

New Orleans to Philadelphia is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Philadelphia due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in July, you will find days in Philadelphia are somewhat warmer (88°F), and nights are slightly colder (72°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Valley Forge National Historical Park, Longwood Gardens
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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©

4
nights
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Ellis Island and St. Paul's Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, take a stroll through Times Square, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary planning website .

You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bellport.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©

2
nights
Bellport

Bellport ©
Bellport is a village in Suffolk County, New York, United States. On the 25th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Long Island Maritime Museum, take an in-depth tour of Long Island Museum of American Art, History and Carriages, and then head off the coast to Fire Island National Seashore.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bellport holiday planner .

Getting from New York City to Bellport by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Bellport can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bellport

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Fire Island National Seashore, William Floyd Estate, Long Island Maritime Museum, Long Island Museum of American Art, History and Carriages
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Fire Island National Seashore ©
Fire Island National Seashore
Long Island Maritime Museum ©
Long Island Maritime Museum
William Floyd Estate ©
William Floyd Estate

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