5 days in Atlanta, Washington DC & Philadelphia Itinerary

5 days in Atlanta, Washington DC & Philadelphia Itinerary

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Atlanta
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Philadelphia
— 1 night
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Atlanta

— 1 day

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Georgia Aquarium and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Atlanta online itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Atlanta. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in November, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Washington DC.

Things to do in Atlanta

Tours · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Washington DC

— 3 nights
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Atlanta to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Atlanta in November: highs in Washington DC hover around 59°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums

Philadelphia

— 1 night

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.
On the 28th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, then see the interesting displays at Mutter Museum, and finally enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Pennsylvania.

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Traveling by train from Washington DC to Philadelphia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites