17 days in Boise & Philadelphia Itinerary

17 days in Boise & Philadelphia Itinerary

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Boise
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— 11 nights
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Boise

— 5 nights

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Bring the kids along to Boise River Greenbelt and World Center For Birds of Prey. Get out of town with these interesting Boise side-trips: Ketchum (Redfish Outlet Lake & Sawtooth Wilderness Area). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary, admire the natural beauty at Julia Davis Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Morrison-Knudsen Nature Center, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo Boise.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Boise journey planner.

New York City to Boise is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Boise. Traveling from New York City in June, Boise is little chillier at night with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Wildlife · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Philadelphia

— 11 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Attractions like Hersheypark and Longwood Gardens make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Brandywine River Museum of Art (in Chadds Ford), Ronks (Old Windmill Farm & Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania) and Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (in Winterthur). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 4th (Sat) at Morey's Piers and Beachfront Water Parks. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Independence Hall, admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, find something for the whole family at Dutch Wonderland, and meet the residents at Philadelphia Zoo.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia attractions planner.

You can fly from Boise to Philadelphia in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Boise to Philadelphia, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Boise in June since evenings lows in Philadelphia dip to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips