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

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

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

Start: Kuala Lumpur
+2
train + foot + Fly:  25​h
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Penn Yan
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Washington DC
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  25​h
End: Kuala Lumpur


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.
Head to Fifth Avenue and Chelsea Marketfor some retail therapy. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. There's much more to do: make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, wander the streets of Times Square, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our New York City route planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to New York City is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to New York City is minus 13 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in April, expect New York City to be colder, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Penn Yan.

Things to do in New York City

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

2
nights
Penn Yan

Penn Yan ©
Penn Yan is an incorporated village in Yates County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): view the masterpieces at Hands On Glass Studio, admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park, and then learn about winemaking at Lime Berry Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): do a tasting at Keuka Lake Wine Trail and then do a tasting at McGregor Vineyard.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Penn Yan trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from New York City to Penn Yan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New York City in May since evenings lows in Penn Yan dip to 10°C. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Penn Yan

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trips

McGregor Vineyard, Hands On Glass Studio, Watkins Glen State Park, Lime Berry Winery
Highlights from your plan
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Keuka Lake Wine Trail ©
Keuka Lake Wine Trail
Hands On Glass Studio ©
Hands On Glass Studio

5
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.
Let the collections at R.H. Ballard Shop & Gallery and Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Antietam National Battlefield and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Skyline Drive (in Shenandoah National Park), Desert Rose Ranch & Winery (in Hume) and Gettysburg National Military Park (in Gettysburg). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC holiday builder tool .

Explore your travel options from Penn Yan to Washington DC with the Route module. Traveling from Penn Yan in May, things will get a bit warmer in Washington DC: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gettysburg, R.H. Ballard Shop & Gallery, Skyline Drive, Antietam National Battlefield, Desert Rose Ranch & Winery
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center ©

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens and then explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by train from Washington DC to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. You will leave for home on the 10th (Thu).

Things to do in Philadelphia

Nightlife Classes Parks

Side Trip

Longwood Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens

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