17 days in East Coast of USA & Philadelphia Itinerary

17 days in East Coast of USA & Philadelphia Itinerary

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Boston
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Philadelphia
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Boston

— 4 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Boston is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, take in nature's colorful creations at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, stroll around Boston Public Garden, and contemplate the long history of Massachusetts State House.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Boston day trip planner.

San Diego to Boston is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Diego to Boston. Traveling from San Diego in March, things will get cooler in Boston: highs are around 43°F and lows about 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

New York City

— 4 nights

Big Apple

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, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and stroll around The High Line.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read New York City road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Boston to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in March, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 49°F and 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Philadelphia

— 4 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Go for a jaunt from Philadelphia to Kennett Square to see Longwood Gardens about 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, get curious at Mutter Museum, get a sense of history and politics at City Hall Visitor Center, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip itinerary planning app.

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 33°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum.

Before you visit Washington DC, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

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 25th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Nature · Parks