Day Trips

NEW YORK CITY is located approximately 2 hours north of Philadelphia and is easily accessible by train. Major attractions include the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, United Nations, Broadway theatre productions, museums such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and other tourist attractions including Central Park, Madison Square Gardens, New York Botanical Garden, Washington Square Park, Rockefeller Center, Times Square, the Bronx Zoo, Coney Island, Yankee Stadium, and luxury shopping along Fifth and Madison Avenues. New York City is served by Amtrak train (www.amtrak.com) at Pennsylvania Station providing connections between cities such as Philadelphia, Washington DC, Boston, Chicago, New Orleans, Miami, Toronto and Montreal. The Port Authority Bus Terminal is the main intercity bus terminal. The New York City Subway is the rapid transit system. New York's subway is notable because nearly all the system remains open 24 hours per day.

WASHINGTON, DC is located approximately 2-½  hours south of Philadelphia and is easily accessible by train. Major attractions (most free) include the U.S. Capitol, White House, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, National Gallery of Art, National Archives, U.S. Botanical Gardens, Tidal Basin, Smithsonian (16 different museums such as the Natural History Museum, Museum of American History, Air and Space Museum), and so on. Washington, DC is served by Amtrak train (www.amtrak.com) at Union Station providing connections between cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, New York City, Boston, Chicago, New Orleans, Miami, Toronto and Montreal. The subway system, Metro, is inexpensive and easy to use. Many of the popular attractions are clustered along the Mall, a long green park that runs through the center of Washington, so it's easy to walk around.

 

BALTIMORE INNER HARBOR, MD is located approximately 2 hours southeast of Philadelphia and is easily accessible by train. Attractions are located at the Inner Harbor which is easy to walk around. A vibrant port city since the earliest days of our nation’s history, Baltimore's Inner Harbor has developed into a world-class center of commerce and culture without losing any of its small town Chesapeake Bay charm. Home to sports for every season, restaurants for every palette and museums for every interest, Baltimore's Inner Harbor is a most memorable city. There are restaurants with an astonishing array of cuisines and every ethnic menu you can think of, shopping, museums, sports stadiums, and attractions such as the Maryland Science Center, Baltimore National Aquarium, Fort McHenry, B&O Railroad Museum, Sports Legends Museum, Hippodrome Theater, Port Discovery, Power Plant Live, ESPN Zone, and so on. Baltimore is served by Amtrak train (www.amtrak.com) at Penn Station.

 

 


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