17 days in Philadelphia & Ocean City Itinerary

17 days in Philadelphia & Ocean City Itinerary

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17 days in Philadelphia & Ocean City Itinerary

Start: Cardiff
Fly:  15​h
1
Philadelphia
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Ocean City
— 7 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Cardiff


8
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Attractions like Longwood Gardens and Six Flags Great Adventure make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Philadelphia: Wildwood (Wildwood Boardwalk & Wildwood Beach), Sesame Place (in Langhorne) and Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (in Winterthur). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, tour the pleasant surroundings at Philadelphia Zoo, engage your brain at The Franklin Institute, and kick back and relax at Cape May City Beaches.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia trip builder site .

Cardiff, UK to Philadelphia is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Cardiff to Philadelphia. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Cardiff in July; daily highs in Philadelphia reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Ocean City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Wildwood, Longwood Gardens, Cape May City Beaches, Dutch Wonderland, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Six Flags Great Adventure ©
Six Flags Great Adventure

7
nights
Ocean City

Ocean City ©
One of the country's favorite vacation resorts, Ocean City draws nearly 8 million visitors annually with its oceanfront boardwalk, clean beaches, and amusement parks.
Attractions like Ocean City Beach and North Wildwood Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Cape May County Park & Zoo (in Cape May Court House), Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery (in Rio Grande) and Rehoboth Beach (Rehoboth Beach & Funland). Spend the 7th (Tue) exploring nature at Assateague Island National Seashore. There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Ocean City Boardwalk, find something for the whole family at Jolly Roger Amusement Park, have fun at Flashback Old Time Photos, and find your balance on the water with 48th St. Watersports.

Make your Ocean City itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Philadelphia to Ocean City by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and shuttle. In August in Ocean City, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ocean City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rehoboth Beach, Cape Henlopen State Park, Cape May County Park & Zoo, Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery, North Wildwood Beach
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Ocean City Beach ©
Ocean City Beach
Ocean City Boardwalk ©
Ocean City Boardwalk
Cape May County Park & Zoo ©
Cape May County Park & Zoo

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