8 days in Philadelphia, New York City & New Jersey Itinerary

8 days in Philadelphia, New York City & New Jersey Itinerary

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8 days in Philadelphia, New York City & New Jersey Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
+2
Fly + foot + train:  19​h
1
Philadelphia
— 1 night
2
New York City
— 4 nights
3
Jersey City
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 22nd (Wed), browse the exhibits of Independence Hall, then pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, then explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and finally stroll through Wissahickon Valley Park.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia itinerary maker site .

Mumbai, India to Philadelphia is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Philadelphia is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in May, you will find days in Philadelphia are slightly colder (27°C), and nights are colder (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Wissahickon Valley Park ©
Wissahickon Valley Park
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

4
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, and wander the streets of Times Square.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read New York City online travel route builder .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to New York City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Philadelphia, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Jersey City.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
night
Jersey City

Jersey City ©
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Hamilton Park, take an in-depth tour of Lyndhurst Historical Society - Little Red Schoolhouse, then perfect your strike at Bury The Hatchet Bloomfield, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Jersey City trip planner.

Jersey City is just a stone's throw from New York City. May in Jersey City sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jersey City

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Hamilton Park, Lyndhurst Historical Society - Little Red Schoolhouse, Bury The Hatchet Bloomfield
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Hamilton Park ©
Hamilton Park

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