13 days in Philadelphia, Washington DC & Nashville Itinerary

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Philadelphia
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Philadelphia: Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania (in Strasburg), Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Old Windmill Farm (in Ronks). And it doesn't end there: get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, take a stroll through Boathouse Row, try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia, and walk around Wissahickon Valley Park.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Philadelphia road trip planner.

London, UK to Philadelphia is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. In August, Philadelphia is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can take a train to Washington DC.
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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 sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and ponder the world of politics at White House.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Washington DC trip tool.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Washington DC are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Nashville.
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Nashville — 3 nights

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Distillery & Yee-Haw Brewery, see the interesting displays at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Nashville vacation maker website.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Nashville is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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