8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

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

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Brooklyn Bridge, Central Park and American Museum of Natural History. On the 10th (Wed), pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, then snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, then enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and finally wander the streets of Times Square. Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read New York City travel planner.

Newark to New York City is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Palmyra.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

1
night
Palmyra

Palmyra ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hill Cumorah Visitors Center as well as Historic Palmyra Museum. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Smith Family Farm, take an in-depth tour of Historic Palmyra Museum, then steep yourself in history at Phelps General Store, then contemplate the long history of Book of Mormon Publication Site, and finally get answers to all your questions at Hill Cumorah Visitors Center.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Palmyra tour itinerary planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from New York City to Palmyra. Traveling from New York City in July, things will get little chillier in Palmyra: highs are around 81°F and lows about 62°F. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Sat) before leaving for Philadelphia.

Things to do in Palmyra

Historic Sites Museums
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Smith Family Farm ©
Smith Family Farm
Book of Mormon Publication Site ©
Book of Mormon Publication Site
Historic Palmyra Museum ©
Historic Palmyra Museum

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Liberty Bell Center as well as United States Mint. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): witness the site of a historic battle at Valley Forge National Historical Park and then view the masterpieces at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, don't miss a visit to Liberty Bell Center, then get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, and finally ponder the world of politics at United States Mint.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Palmyra to Philadelphia with the Route module. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Palmyra in July; daily highs in Philadelphia reach 88°F and lows reach 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

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

1
night
New York City

New York City ©
To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City route planner.

Take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Newark.

Things to do in New York City

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

1
day
Newark

Newark ©
Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. On the 17th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Morristown National Historical Park, Washington Headquarters and Museum and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Turtle Back Zoo.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Newark trip planner .

Newark is just a stone's throw from New York City. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 70°F. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Newark

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trips

Turtle Back Zoo, Morristown National Historical Park, Washington Headquarters and Museum
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Turtle Back Zoo ©
Turtle Back Zoo

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