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

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Philadelphia, United States

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Go for a jaunt from Philadelphia to Kennett Square to see Longwood Gardens about 52 minutes away. There's much more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, engage your brain at The Franklin Institute, try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia, and explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Philadelphia trip itinerary planner.

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 in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 62°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Halifax.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Harrah's Philadelphia, Longwood Gardens
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Longwood Gardens
Longwood Gardens

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Halifax, Canada

Halifax
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Halifax: Lawrencetown Beach (in East Lawrencetown) and Peggy's Cove (Swissair Flight 111 Memorial & Peggy's Cove Lighthouse). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Halifax Public Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Anglican Church, get engrossed in the history at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, and get lost in a book at Halifax Central Library.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Halifax online itinerary creator.

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

Things to do in Halifax

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Lawrencetown Beach, Peggy's Cove Lighthouse
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Halifax Public Gardens
Halifax Public Gardens
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

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