9 days in Philadelphia & Halifax Itinerary

9 days in Philadelphia & Halifax Itinerary

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9 days in Philadelphia & Halifax Itinerary

Philadelphia, United States
Philadelphia, United States
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  6​h 15​min
Halifax, Canada
— 5 nights
Fly + train:  6​h 15​min
Philadelphia, United States

3
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Philadelphia, United States

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Get some historical perspective at Longwood Gardens and Liberty Bell Center. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Atlantic City Boardwalk and Barnes Foundation. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, take a stroll through Rittenhouse Square, and ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Philadelphia International Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Atlantic City Boardwalk, Harrah's Philadelphia
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Philadelphia Museum of Art
Longwood Gardens
Independence Hall

5
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Halifax, Canada

The largest city on Canada's eastern coastline, Halifax boast a rich maritime history and occupies a strategically important location with one of the world's greatest natural harbors.
Halifax Citadel National Historic Site and Maritime Museum of the Atlantic will appeal to museum buffs. Get outdoors at Lawrencetown Beach and Sullivan's Pond. Explore Halifax's surroundings by going to Peggy's Cove Lighthouse (in Peggy's Cove), Crystal Crescent Beach Provincial Park (in Sambro) and Lunenburg (St. John's Anglican Church & The Lunenburg Makery). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, stroll the grounds of Fairview Lawn Cemetery, kick back and relax at Hirtle's Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Point Pleasant Park.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Philadelphia to Halifax. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Philadelphia to Halifax due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Philadelphia in September: high temperatures in Halifax hover around 67°F and lows are around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Halifax

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Dartmouth, Lunenburg, Lawrencetown Beach, Hirtle's Beach, Crystal Crescent Beach Provincial Park
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Lawrencetown Beach
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
Peggy's Cove Lighthouse

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