7 days in Philadelphia & Atlantic City Itinerary

7 days in Philadelphia & Atlantic City Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Philadelphia
— 4 nights
Drive
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Atlantic City
— 2 nights
Bus to Newark, Fly to Columbus

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Philadelphia

— 4 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Change things up with a short trip to Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square (about 52 minutes away). There's much more to do: ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and see the interesting displays at National Constitution Center.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Philadelphia online trip planner.

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 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Atlantic City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Atlantic City

— 2 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.
On the 31st (Fri), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Cape May City Beaches, and then kick back and relax at Wildwood Beach. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Atlantic City Boardwalk, appreciate the history behind New Jersey Korean War Memorial, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cape May County Park & Zoo.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Atlantic City trip app.

Drive from Philadelphia to Atlantic City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Atlantic City can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips