8 days in Philadelphia & Boise Itinerary

8 days in Philadelphia & Boise Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States itinerary planner

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Philadelphia
— 4 nights
Fly
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Boise
— 3 nights
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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. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Change things up with these side-trips from Philadelphia: Myers Strawberry Farm (in Manheim), The Amish Farm and House (in Lancaster) and Hersheypark (in Hershey). There's still lots to do: ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and walk around Wissahickon Valley Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia journey builder app.

Washington to Philadelphia is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Philadelphia when traveling from Washington in July, with lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can fly to Boise.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Boise

— 3 nights

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Boise is known for parks, trails, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: trek along Boise River Greenbelt, admire the majestic nature at Lucky Peak State Park, make a splash at Roaring Springs Waterpark, and walk around Kathryn Albertson Park.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Boise trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Philadelphia to Boise takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in July, you will find days in Boise are somewhat warmer (94°F), and nights are little chillier (64°F). You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips