17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
1
Philadelphia
— 5 nights
Drive:  15 min
2
Camden
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Trenton
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Bryn Athyn
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
5
Valley Forge
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
6
Elverson
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Wilmington
— 3 nights
Train:  30 min
End: Philadelphia

5
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
You've added Tomb of the Unknown Soldier of the American Revolution, Pennsylvania Hospital, Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Education Center, and other attractions to your itinerary. Your inner history buff will appreciate Valley Forge National Historical Park and Michener Art Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Museum of the American Revolution and Independence Mall. Venture out of the city with trips to Ridley Creek State Park (in Media), The Struble Trail (in Downingtown) and Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area (in Kleinfeltersville). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of American Jewish History, examine the collection at Please Touch Museum, steep yourself in history at Fonthill Castle, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

To see ratings and tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia holiday planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Philadelphia. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in March, and nighttime lows around 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Camden.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Doylestown, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, The Struble Trail, Indian Echo Caverns, Ridley Creek State Park
Highlights from your plan
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Indian Echo Caverns ©
Indian Echo Caverns
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©

2
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a city in Camden County, New Jersey. You've now added Battleship New Jersey to your itinerary. On the 8th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Camden Children's Garden, take an in-depth tour of Battleship New Jersey, then steep yourself in history at Walt Whitman House, and finally get your game on at Bury The Hatchet Cherry Hill - Axe Throwing. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Polish Catholic Church, stroll around Timber Creek Park, then play a few rounds at Scotland Run Golf Club, and finally learn about winemaking at Sharrott Winery.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Camden trip itinerary maker tool .

Camden is just a stone's throw from Philadelphia. March in Camden sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 33°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Trenton.

Things to do in Camden

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bury The Hatchet Cherry Hill - Axe Throwing, Scotland Run Golf Club, Timber Creek Park, Sharrott Winery
Highlights from your plan
Battleship New Jersey ©
Battleship New Jersey
Scotland Run Golf Club ©
Scotland Run Golf Club

2
nights
Trenton

Trenton ©
Trenton is the capital city of the U.S. You've now added Old Barracks Museum to your itinerary. On the 10th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Washington Crossing Historic Park, then get a new perspective on nature at New Jersey State Museum, then learn about all things military at Old Barracks Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Artworks Trenton. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Historic Bolton Mansion, see the interesting displays at William Trent House Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Six Flags Safari.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Trenton online visit planner.

You can drive from Camden to Trenton in an hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 48°F, and evening lows to 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bryn Athyn.

Things to do in Trenton

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Six Flags Safari, Historic Bolton Mansion, Washington Crossing Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Old Barracks Museum ©
Old Barracks Museum
Washington Crossing Historic Park ©
Washington Crossing Historic Park
Historic Bolton Mansion ©
Historic Bolton Mansion

1
night
Bryn Athyn

Bryn Athyn ©
Bryn Athyn is a home rule municipality in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. You've now added Glencairn Museum to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): examine the collection at Temple Judea Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Beth Sholom Synagogue, then take an in-depth tour of Glencairn Museum, and finally look for gifts at Olive Lucy.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bryn Athyn tour planning site .

Traveling by car from Trenton to Bryn Athyn takes an hour. In March, daily temperatures in Bryn Athyn can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Valley Forge.

Things to do in Bryn Athyn

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Elkins Park, Olive Lucy
Highlights from your plan
Glencairn Museum ©
Glencairn Museum
Beth Sholom Synagogue ©
Beth Sholom Synagogue
Olive Lucy ©
Olive Lucy

2
nights
Valley Forge

Valley Forge ©
The Village of Valley Forge is an unincorporated settlement located on the west side of Valley Forge National Historical Park at the confluence of Valley Creek and the Schuylkill River in Pennsylvania, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Washington Memorial Chapel. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Mill Grove Mansion, examine the collection at John Audubon Center at Mill Grove, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington Memorial Chapel. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Pennypacker Mills, steep yourself in history at Mennonite Heritage Center, then take an in-depth tour of Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation, and finally contemplate the long history of The Mill at Anselma.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Valley Forge road trip app.

Getting from Bryn Athyn to Valley Forge by car takes about an hour. In March, daily temperatures in Valley Forge can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Elverson.

Things to do in Valley Forge

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Audubon, Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation, The Mill at Anselma, Pennypacker Mills, Mennonite Heritage Center
Highlights from your plan
Washington Memorial Chapel ©
Washington Memorial Chapel
Pennypacker Mills ©
Pennypacker Mills
Mennonite Heritage Center ©
Mennonite Heritage Center

1
night
Elverson

Elverson ©
Elverson is a borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site and then admire the majestic nature at French Creek State Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Elverson trip planner.

Getting from Valley Forge to Elverson by car takes about an hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Wilmington.

Things to do in Elverson

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site ©
French Creek State Park
French Creek State Park

3
nights
Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Wilmington is the largest city in the state of Delaware, United States, built on the site of Fort Christina, the first Swedish settlement in North America. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nemours Estate. Step off the beaten path and head to Hagley Museum and Library and Read House and Gardens. Amstel House Museum and Gardens and Dutch House Museum and Gardens will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Wilmington Riverwalk, admire the majestic nature at Alapocas Run State Park, identify plant and animal life at Russell W. Peterson Wildlife Refuge, and explore the world behind art at The Delaware Contemporary.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Wilmington online trip planner.

Drive from Elverson to Wilmington in 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Wilmington can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

New Castle
Highlights from your plan
Nemours Estate ©
Nemours Estate
Hagley Museum and Library ©
Hagley Museum and Library
Amstel House Museum and Gardens ©
Amstel House Museum and Gardens

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