7 days in Philadelphia, Richmond & Atlanta Itinerary

7 days in Philadelphia, Richmond & Atlanta Itinerary

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7 days in Philadelphia, Richmond & Atlanta Itinerary

Start: Hamden
Drive:  4​h
1
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Richmond
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 15​min
3
Atlanta
— 3 nights
Drive:  14​h 45​min
End: Hamden

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mutter Museum as well as Museum of the American Revolution. On the 4th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Museum of the American Revolution, ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, and then get curious at Mutter Museum. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of American Jewish History.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Philadelphia trip itinerary planning website .

Hamden to Philadelphia is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In October, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Richmond.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Mutter Museum ©
Mutter Museum
Museum of the American Revolution ©
Museum of the American Revolution

1
night
Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Henricus Historical Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Richmond holiday maker site .

You can fly from Philadelphia to Richmond in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Richmond sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Henricus Historical Park
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Henricus Historical Park ©
Henricus Historical Park

3
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 7th (Mon), examine the collection at Delta Flight Museum and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta, see the interesting displays at Fire Station No. 6, and then admire the masterpieces at Booth Western Art Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Atlanta vacation builder site .

Traveling by flight from Richmond to Atlanta takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Booth Western Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Booth Western Art Museum ©
Booth Western Art Museum
Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta ©
Delta Flight Museum ©
Delta Flight Museum

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