5 days in Philadelphia & Massachusetts Itinerary

5 days in Philadelphia & Massachusetts Itinerary

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5 days in Philadelphia & Massachusetts Itinerary

Start: Cincinnati
Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Drive + ferry:  7​h 30​min
2
Nantucket
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Cincinnati

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 9th (Sun), get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, get to know the fascinating history of Independence National Historical Park, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, and finally contemplate the long history of Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia trip builder site .

Cincinnati to Philadelphia is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

1
night
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. On the 10th (Mon), kick back and relax at Jetties Beach, then get to know the fascinating history of Milestone Bog, then visit a coastal fixture at Sankaty Head Lighthouse, and finally identify plant and animal life at Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Paul's Episcopal Church, see the interesting displays at Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfside Beach, then contemplate the long history of Greater Light, and finally kick back and relax at Madaket Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Nantucket sightseeing app .

Getting from Philadelphia to Nantucket by combination of train and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Philadelphia in June, with highs in Nantucket at 69°F and lows at 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nantucket

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Sankaty Head Lighthouse ©
Sankaty Head Lighthouse
Madaket Beach ©
Madaket Beach
Greater Light ©
Greater Light

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