7 days in Philadelphia & Atlantic City Itinerary

7 days in Philadelphia & Atlantic City Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

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Fly
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Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Atlantic City
— 3 nights
Bus to Newark, Fly to Columbus

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Philadelphia

— 3 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Philadelphia: Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Brandywine Battlefield (in Chadds Ford). There's still lots to do: get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, examine the collection at The Franklin Institute, steep yourself in history at Christ Church, and explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation.

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Columbus to Philadelphia is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Columbus in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 72°F in Philadelphia. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Atlantic City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Atlantic City

— 3 nights

America's Favorite Playground

The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
Explore Atlantic City's surroundings by going to Cape May (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Cape May City Beaches), Wildwood (Original Old Time Photo & Morey's Piers and Beachfront Water Parks) and Cape May County Park & Zoo (in Cape May Court House). There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Atlantic City Boardwalk and enjoy the sand and surf at Cape May Point State Park.

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Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Atlantic City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Atlantic City are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Beaches

Side Trips