4 days in New York City & Philadelphia Itinerary

4 days in New York City & Philadelphia Itinerary

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4 days in New York City & Philadelphia Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Philadelphia
— 1 day
train + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Milan


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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Chapel and then pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New York City day trip planning website .

Milan, Italy to New York City is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in New York City when traveling from Milan in January, with lows around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 26 — 28:
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

1
day
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then contemplate the long history of Elfreth's Alley, then contemplate the long history of Powel House, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Philadelphia trip itinerary maker site .

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 6°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jan 28 — 29:
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Elfreth's Alley ©
Elfreth's Alley
Powel House ©
Powel House

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