6 days in Raleigh & Philadelphia Itinerary

6 days in Raleigh & Philadelphia Itinerary

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6 days in Raleigh & Philadelphia Itinerary

Start: Plattsburgh
Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Raleigh
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
End: Plattsburgh

2
nights
Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
On the 13th (Sat), ponder the world of politics at North Carolina State Capitol. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at Marbles Kids Museum, then learn more about the world around you at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, then admire the masterpieces at North Carolina Museum of Art, and finally explore and take pictures at PNC Arena.

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Plattsburgh to Raleigh is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Plattsburgh in April, you will find days in Raleigh are much hotter (73°F), and nights are a bit warmer (50°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Conservators Center
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Sarah P. Duke Gardens ©
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Marbles Kids Museum ©
Marbles Kids Museum

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Family-friendly places like Philadelphia Museum of Art and Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library will thrill your kids. Go for a jaunt from Philadelphia to Kennett Square to see Longwood Gardens about 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Philadelphia tour planner.

Getting from Raleigh to Philadelphia by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Raleigh in April, expect Philadelphia to be slightly colder, temps between 65°F and 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

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

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