11 days in Philadelphia, Washington DC & Boston Itinerary

11 days in Philadelphia, Washington DC & Boston Itinerary

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11 days in Philadelphia, Washington DC & Boston Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
3
Boston
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h
End: Montreal


3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Step out of Philadelphia with an excursion to Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square--about 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Independence Hall, make a trip to Liberty Bell Center, browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, and stroll through Wissahickon Valley Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Philadelphia road trip planner .

Montreal, Canada to Philadelphia is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Montreal in June, expect Philadelphia to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Nightlife

Side Trip

Longwood Gardens
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

4
nights
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online tour planner .

Take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Washington DC are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Outdoors
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

3
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Boston is known for museums, historic sites, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park, take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Boston holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Boston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in June; daily highs in Boston reach 28°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

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