12 days in New York City, Rochester & Philadelphia Itinerary

12 days in New York City, Rochester & Philadelphia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route builder

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

12 days in New York City, Rochester & Philadelphia Itinerary

Start: Fortaleza
Fly:  39​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Rochester
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Fortaleza

4
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read New York City trip planner .

Fortaleza, Brazil to New York City is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Fortaleza to New York City, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, New York City is cooler than Fortaleza - with highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rochester.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

5
nights
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rochester: Letchworth State Park (in Castile), Watkins Glen State Park (in Watkins Glen) and Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, Cave of the Winds, & more). There's much more to do: have fun and explore at The Strong National Museum of Play, take a memorable drive along Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Hope Cemetery, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rochester trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Rochester takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in November, expect Rochester to be little chillier, temps between 11°C and 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Rochester

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Niagara Falls, Watkins Glen State Park, Letchworth State Park, Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association
Find places to stay Nov 26 — Dec 1:
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Philadelphia fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by flight from Rochester to Philadelphia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rochester in December: high temperatures in Philadelphia hover around 10°C and lows are around 1°C. You'll set off for home on the 2nd (Mon).

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Nightlife Fun & Games
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 2:

Similar Plans

14 days in New York City BY A USER FROM BRAZIL January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 14 days in United States BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH December, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 23 days in United States & Papeete BY A USER FROM ITALY July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 13 days in New York City & New Jersey BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in New York City BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in New York City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Washington DC, Philadelphia & New York City BY A USER FROM FRANCE January, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in Fort Lauderdale & Philadelphia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, extra slow, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Extra slow 33 days in New York City & Los Angeles BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 42 days in New York City, Chicago & Indianapolis BY A USER FROM NIGERIA July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 23 days in United States & Montreal BY A USER FROM ISRAEL October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans