15 days in Philadelphia & The Countryside Itinerary

15 days in Philadelphia & The Countryside Itinerary

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Fly to New York JFK, Train to Philadelphia
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Philadelphia
— 13 nights
Train to New York JFK, Fly to Riyadh

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Philadelphia — 13 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Philadelphia: Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge), Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Chadds Ford (Brandywine River Museum of Art & Brandywine Battlefield). Spend the 17th (Thu) exploring nature at Independence National Historical Park. Next up on the itinerary: get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, examine the collection at The Franklin Institute, try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia, and appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Philadelphia is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Riyadh to Philadelphia. Traveling from Riyadh in March, things will get cooler in Philadelphia: highs are around 11°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
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