6 days in New York City & Pennsylvania Itinerary

6 days in New York City & Pennsylvania Itinerary

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6 days in New York City & Pennsylvania Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  6​h
1
New York City
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Detroit

3
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island for their historical value. Do your shopping at Fifth Avenue and Kalustyan's. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, get a taste of the local shopping with Shopping Girlfriend NYC, hunt for treasures at Artists & Fleas at Chelsea Market, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary builder .

Detroit to New York City is an approximately 6-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. June in New York City sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, and then ponder the design of Longwood Gardens. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at King of Prussia Mall, witness the site of a historic battle at Valley Forge National Historical Park, then don't miss a visit to Rittenhouse Square, and finally take a stroll through Society Hill.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Philadelphia trip maker .

Take a bus from New York City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Valley Forge National Historical Park, King of Prussia Mall
Highlights from your plan
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Reading Terminal Market ©
Reading Terminal Market

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