15 days in New York City, Philadelphia & Washington DC Itinerary

15 days in New York City, Philadelphia & Washington DC Itinerary

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15 days in New York City, Philadelphia & Washington DC Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  24​h
1
New York City
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h
4
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Singapore

3
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, take a stroll through Times Square, and stroll through The High Line.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip planning site .

Singapore, Singapore to New York City is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13 hours traveling from Singapore to New York City. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in February; daily highs in New York City reach 9°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Go for a jaunt from Philadelphia to Kennett Square to see Longwood Gardens about 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: get your game on at Bury The Hatchet Cherry Hill - Axe Throwing, try your luck at Harrah's Philadelphia, get curious at The Franklin Institute, and explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Philadelphia road trip tool .

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Harrah's Philadelphia, Longwood Gardens, Bury The Hatchet Cherry Hill - Axe Throwing
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Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

2
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.
On the 7th (Sat), explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind Washington Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and then try to win big at Horseshoe Casino.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC day trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trip

Horseshoe Casino
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Enjoy New York City some more: learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, take in panoramic vistas at One World Observatory, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip website .

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in March, you will find days in New York City are a bit cooler (11°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Tours
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American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
The Museum of Modern Art
The Museum of Modern Art
Bryant Park ©
Bryant Park

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