8 days in Philadelphia & East Coast of USA Itinerary

8 days in Philadelphia & East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Philadelphia
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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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.
On the 27th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Rodin Museum and then contemplate the long history of Todd House. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, then contemplate the long history of Elfreth's Alley, then appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, and finally steep yourself in history at Washington Square Park.

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Indianapolis to Philadelphia is an approximately 11-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Washington DC

— 4 nights
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Arlington National Cemetery and Washington National Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get your bearings at Library of Congress, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

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Take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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