15 days in Mid Atlantic Itinerary

15 days in Mid Atlantic Itinerary

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Philadelphia
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Washington DC
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Philadelphia

— 3 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Step out of Philadelphia to go to Kennett Square and see Longwood Gardens, which is approximately 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: walk around Wissahickon Valley Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Chanticleer, browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, and explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Philadelphia trip site.

Las Vegas to Philadelphia is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. In April, Philadelphia is a bit cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 65°F and lows of 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Trails

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New York City

— 6 nights

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial, explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and walk around The High Line.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read New York City road trip website.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in New York City are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Washington DC

— 5 nights
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from New York City in April, you will find days in Washington DC are somewhat warmer (68°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature