16 days in New York City, Brooklyn & Philadelphia Itinerary

16 days in New York City, Brooklyn & Philadelphia Itinerary

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16 days in New York City, Brooklyn & Philadelphia Itinerary

Start: Islamabad
Fly + Drive:  23​h
1
New York City
— 6 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Brooklyn
— 3 nights
subway + train:  1​h 45​min
3
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Islamabad

6
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 the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, don't miss a visit to Times Square, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read New York City trip planner .

Islamabad, Pakistan to New York City is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Islamabad to New York City, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Islamabad in September: high temperatures in New York City hover around 31°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Brooklyn.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
nights
Brooklyn

Brooklyn ©
Though it may be less popular or touristy than its big brother Manhattan, Brooklyn boasts of one of the largest and hippest art districts in the United States.
Step out of Brooklyn to go to Bronx and see Bronx Zoo, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, walk around Prospect Park, get engrossed in the history at Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Brooklyn online tour builder .

Brooklyn is just a stone's throw from New York City. September in Brooklyn sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Brooklyn

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Tours

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
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Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo
Brooklyn Botanic Garden ©
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Prospect Park ©
Prospect Park

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Venture out of the city with trips to Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (in Winterthur), Hersheypark (in Hershey) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). The adventure continues: stroll around Wissahickon Valley Park, get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia, and pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia driving holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of subway and train from Brooklyn to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Harrah's Philadelphia, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Hersheypark, Longwood Gardens
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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Wissahickon Valley Park ©
Wissahickon Valley Park

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