8 days in Pennsylvania & East Coast of USA Itinerary

8 days in Pennsylvania & East Coast of USA Itinerary

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8 days in Pennsylvania & East Coast of USA Itinerary

Washington DC
train:  1​h 45​min
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
North Conway
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Washington DC

2
days
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 17th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then contemplate the long history of Valley Forge National Historical Park, and then contemplate the long history of Elfreth's Alley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum, explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, then steep yourself in history at Liberty Bell Center, then steep yourself in history at Powel House, and finally admire the striking features of Independence Hall.

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Washington DC to Philadelphia is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. In March in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 35°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Parks

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Valley Forge National Historical Park
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

4
days
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.
9/11 Memorial and The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine will appeal to history buffs. Appreciate the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art.

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Take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in March, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

1
day
Ogunquit

Ogunquit ©
Ogunquit means "beautiful place by the sea" in the language of the Native Americans who inhabited the region long ago, and this remains an accurate description of this holiday destination today.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway.

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You can drive from New York City to Ogunquit in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New York City in March, with highs in Ogunquit at 42°F and lows at 21°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to North Conway.

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Historic Sites
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway

1
day
North Conway

North Conway ©
North Conway combines colonial New England architecture with outlet shops selling goods from some of the world's most recognizable brands, all set amid the scenery of the White Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): explore the activities along Lake Chocorua and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt Chocorua.

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You can drive from Ogunquit to North Conway in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Ogunquit in March, with highs in North Conway at 51°F and lows at 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in North Conway

Parks Nature

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Chocorua
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Mt Chocorua ©
Mt Chocorua
Lake Chocorua ©
Lake Chocorua

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