13 days in East Coast of USA & Philadelphia Itinerary

13 days in East Coast of USA & Philadelphia Itinerary

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1
New York City
— 3 nights
2
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
3
Norfolk
— 1 night
4
Washington DC
— 3 nights
5
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights

3
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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our New York City online trip builder.

Newark to New York City is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. July in New York City sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

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

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 9th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Hagley Museum and Library, thenget engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, and then admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Independence Hall, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, thenhike along Kelly Drive, and finally stroll around Wissahickon Valley Park.

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You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Norfolk.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Hagley Museum and Library
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Wissahickon Valley Park ©
Wissahickon Valley Park
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

1
night
Norfolk

Norfolk formed around a natural harbor that’s home to the world’s largest naval base, which helped cement the city as a keystone for strategic military planning and government.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Chrysler Museum of Art, take a tour of Battleship Wisconsin, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Norfolk trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Philadelphia to Norfolk in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Norfolk

Tours Museums Outdoors
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Chrysler Museum of Art ©
Chrysler Museum of Art
Battleship Wisconsin ©
Battleship Wisconsin

3
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, ponder the world of politics at White House, and appreciate the history behind Washington Monument.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC vacation maker website.

You can fly from Norfolk to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Washington DC, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

3
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Niagara Falls is known for nature, casinos, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, head off the coast to Three Sisters Island, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and take a tour by water with Maid of the Mist.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Niagara Falls takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in July; daily highs in Niagara Falls reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Niagara Jet Adventures
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Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Maid of the Mist
Maid of the Mist

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