15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
1
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Manasquan
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Tuckerton
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Cape May
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Washington DC
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia


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2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Valley Forge National Historical Park and Independence National Historical Park. Visiting The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College and Green Lane Nature Center will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Philadelphia: Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Tyler State Park (in Newtown). There's lots more to do: trek along Kelly Drive, identify plant and animal life at Fort Washington State Park, and stroll through Schuylkill River Trail.

Plan my day in Philadelphia using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Philadelphia. In February, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 44°F, while at night they dip to 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Fort Washington State Park, Tyler State Park, The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, Longwood Gardens, Green Lane Nature Center
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Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Independence National Historical Park ©

5
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.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island for their historical value. Do your shopping at Fifth Avenue and Tiles For America. Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Gunnison Beach in Sandy Hook, about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Times Square, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and admire the natural beauty at Hallett Nature Sanctuary.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read New York City road trip app .

You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in New York City are 46°F, while nighttime lows are 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Manasquan.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Gunnison Beach
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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 ©

1
night
Manasquan

Manasquan ©
Manasquan is a borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. On the 9th (Sun), kick back and relax at Ocean Grove Beach, shop like a local with Main Avenue Galleria, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Manasquan vacation planning tool .

Getting from New York City to Manasquan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 42°F in February, and nighttime lows around 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Tuckerton.

Things to do in Manasquan

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Ocean Grove
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Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway ©
Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway
Ocean Grove Beach ©
Ocean Grove Beach
Main Avenue Galleria ©
Main Avenue Galleria

1
night
Tuckerton

Tuckerton ©
Tuckerton is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States, named for founder Ebenezer Tucker (1758–1845), and was a port of entry, but not the third Port of Entry in the United States, as is often described. On the 10th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Cloverdale Farm County Park and then identify plant and animal life at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tuckerton trip maker website .

You can drive from Manasquan to Tuckerton in an hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cape May.

Things to do in Tuckerton

Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Cloverdale Farm County Park
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Cloverdale Farm County Park ©
Cloverdale Farm County Park

1
night
Cape May

Cape May ©
Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): stroll through Stone Harbor Point, enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Cape May Bird Observatory.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, refer to the Cape May trip maker app .

You can drive from Tuckerton to Cape May in 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Cape May are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Washington DC.

Things to do in Cape May

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Stone Harbor Point, Cape May Bird Observatory, Sunset Beach
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Cape May Bird Observatory ©
Cape May Bird Observatory
Sunset Beach ©
Sunset Beach

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Antietam National Battlefield and Tidal Basin. Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary and Fort McHenry National Monument will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Mount Vernon Trail (in Arlington) and Loch Raven Reservoir (in Phoenix). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cape May to Washington DC takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. February in Washington DC sees daily highs of 48°F and lows of 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Mount Vernon Trail, Loch Raven Reservoir, Antietam National Battlefield, Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary
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Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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