35 days in New York City, Philadelphia & San Francisco Itinerary

35 days in New York City, Philadelphia & San Francisco Itinerary

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New York City
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New York City

— 10 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kids will enjoy Central Park and Empire State Building. Step out of New York City to go to Bronx and see Bronx Zoo, which is approximately 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take a stroll through Times Square, get great views at Top of the Rock, and steep yourself in history at Ellis Island.

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Sydney, Australia to New York City is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll gain 15 hours traveling from Sydney to New York City due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sydney in October, plan for slightly colder days in New York City, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Philadelphia

— 12 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Old Windmill Farm and Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library. Venture out of the city with trips to Ronks (Old Windmill Farm Tours & Cherry Crest Adventure Farm), Hagley Museum And Library (in Wilmington) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). There's still lots to do: stroll around Wissahickon Valley Park, get in on the excitement at Urban Axes Philadelphia, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Philadelphia day trip website.

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Fun & Games · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 11 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Golden Gate Bridge and Golden Gate Park. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take a stroll through SoMa, and get curious at Exploratorium.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip site.

Traveling by flight from Philadelphia to San Francisco takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Philadelphia to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in November, things will get a bit warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 20°C and lows about 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Tours