5 days in Philadelphia & Augusta Itinerary

5 days in Philadelphia & Augusta Itinerary

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5 days in Philadelphia & Augusta Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Augusta
— 1 day
End: New York City

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Explore Philadelphia's surroundings by going to Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (in Winterthur) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, try your luck at Harrah's Philadelphia, hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, and take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Philadelphia tour planner .

New York City to Philadelphia is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Augusta.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Nightlife

Side Trips

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Longwood Gardens, Harrah's Philadelphia
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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens

1
day
Augusta

Augusta ©
Augusta–Richmond County is a consolidated city-county on the central eastern border of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverwalk, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at North Augusta Greenway Trail.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Augusta trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Philadelphia to Augusta in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Philadelphia in May, with highs in Augusta at 84°F and lows at 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Augusta

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

North Augusta Greenway Trail
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Riverwalk ©
Riverwalk
The Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church ©

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