Route & dates
6 days in Bensalem & Philadelphia Itinerary
Bensalem— 2 nights
Philadelphia— 3 nights
An alternative to the bustle of downtown Philadelphia, Bensalem is a collection of residential communities.Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Washington Crossing Historic Park and Princeton University Chapel. Museum-lovers will appreciate Princeton University Art Museum and Cairnwood Estate. Change things up with these side-trips from Bensalem: Fonthill Castle (in Doylestown), Silverball Pinball Museum (in Asbury Park) and SteelStacks (in Bethlehem). The adventure continues: make a trip to Snipes Farm & Education Center, have fun at Bury The Hatchet Bensalem - Axe Throwing, and try your luck at Parx Casino.
To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bensalem tour planner.
The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Bensalem. In October in Bensalem, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Philadelphia.
Things to do in Bensalem
Princeton, Silverball Pinball Museum, Cairnwood Estate, Washington Crossing Historic Park, SteelStacks
The City of Brotherly Love
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, then admire the masterpieces at Rodin Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, and finally admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Valley Forge National Historical Park, then explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, and then steep yourself in history at Washington Square Park.
To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Philadelphia online tour planner .
Philadelphia is just a stone's throw from Bensalem. In October, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 53°F. On the 1st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.
Things to do in Philadelphia
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Valley Forge National Historical Park