15 days in Albany, Philadelphia & Milwaukee Itinerary

15 days in Albany, Philadelphia & Milwaukee Itinerary

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15 days in Albany, Philadelphia & Milwaukee Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Albany
— 3 nights
2
Philadelphia
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Milwaukee
— 3 nights
End: Chicago

3
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Albany is the capital of the U.S. Attractions like Stanley park and Howe Caverns make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Albany side-trips: National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum (in Cooperstown), Square Eddy Expeditions (in North Creek) and Natural Stone Bridge and Caves (in Pottersville). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Clark Art Institute, get a sense of history and politics at New York State Capitol, and take in the spiritual surroundings of National Shrine of the Divine Mercy.

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Chicago to Albany is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July in Albany, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Albany

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

The Clark Art Institute, National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Howe Caverns, Natural Stone Bridge and Caves, National Shrine of the Divine Mercy
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Stanley park ©
Stanley park
Howe Caverns ©
Howe Caverns

8
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Longwood Gardens and Dutch Wonderland. Explore Philadelphia's surroundings by going to Six Flags Great Adventure (in Jackson), Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (in Winterthur) and Sesame Place (in Langhorne). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, take in the waterfront at Ocean City Boardwalk, shop like a local with Atlantic City Boardwalk, and meet the residents at Philadelphia Zoo.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Philadelphia journey planner .

Getting from Albany to Philadelphia by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Albany in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Philadelphia, with lows of 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Sesame Place, Wildwood Beach, Atlantic City Boardwalk, Longwood Gardens, Dutch Wonderland
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Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Six Flags Great Adventure ©
Six Flags Great Adventure
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

3
nights
Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Family-friendly places like Bookworm Gardens and Six Flags Great America will thrill your kids. Take a break from Milwaukee with a short trip to Visitor Center, History Museum, and General Store in Cedarburg, about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Miller Park, admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum, see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum, and meet the residents at Milwaukee County Zoo.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Milwaukee trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Philadelphia to Milwaukee takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Philadelphia to Milwaukee, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, expect Milwaukee to be a bit cooler, temps between 79°F and 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bookworm Gardens, Six Flags Great America, Visitor Center, History Museum, and General Store
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Bookworm Gardens ©
Bookworm Gardens
Six Flags Great America ©
Six Flags Great America
Milwaukee County Zoo ©
Milwaukee County Zoo

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