8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
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New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Smyrna
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
4
Palmyra
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: New York City

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Empire State Building, Times Square, Brooklyn Bridge, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): wander the streets of Times Square, then don't miss a visit to Broadway, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, then don't miss a visit to Central Park, and finally take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read New York City route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to New York City. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

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Central Park ©
Central Park
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island
Times Square ©
Times Square

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rocky Statue, Philadelphia's Magic Gardens and United States Mint. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Independence Hall, make a trip to Liberty Bell Center, get a sense of history and politics at United States Mint, then get a taste of the local shopping with Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, then pause for some photo ops at Rocky Statue, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Valley Forge National Historical Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia itinerary builder site .

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Smyrna.

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Valley Forge National Historical Park
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Liberty Bell Center ©
Liberty Bell Center

1
night
Smyrna

Smyrna ©
Smyrna is a town in Kent and New Castle counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Historic Odessa Foundation, explore the activities along Chespeake & Delaware Branch Canal, then do a tasting at Harvest Ridge Winery, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Blue Earl Brewing Company. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Betterton Beach, identify plant and animal life at Painted Sky Alpaca Farm & Fiber Mill, and then look for gifts at Vino Vita at Fromage Culinaria.

To find out how to plan a trip to Smyrna, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Smyrna takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in July, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Palmyra.

Things to do in Smyrna

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Betterton Beach, Painted Sky Alpaca Farm & Fiber Mill, Chespeake & Delaware Branch Canal, Vino Vita at Fromage Culinaria, Harvest Ridge Winery
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Betterton Beach ©
Betterton Beach
Historic Odessa Foundation ©
Historic Odessa Foundation
Harvest Ridge Winery ©
Harvest Ridge Winery

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nights
Palmyra

Palmyra ©
On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Smith Family Farm, then contemplate the long history of Phelps General Store, and then steep yourself in history at Book of Mormon Publication Site.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Palmyra online trip itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Smyrna to Palmyra. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Smyrna in July since evenings lows in Palmyra dip to 62°F. You'll set off for home on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Palmyra

Historic Sites
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Smith Family Farm ©
Smith Family Farm
Book of Mormon Publication Site ©
Book of Mormon Publication Site

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