Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Baltimore to New York City. If you're planning a road trip to New York City, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
10:00 am start in Baltimore
drive for about 58 minutes
10:58 am Washington, DC
stay for about 2 hours
and leave at 12:58 pm
drive for about 2 hours
2:55 pm Wilmington (Delaware)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:55 pm
drive for about 37 minutes
4:32 pm Philadelphia
stay overnight at Loews Hotel Philadelphia
leave the next day around 10:00 am
day 1 driving ≈ 3.5 hours
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10:00 am leave from Loews Hotel Philadelphia
drive for about 51 minutes
10:51 am Princeton (New Jersey)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:51 am
drive for about 1 hour
12:56 pm Central Park
stay for about 3.5 hours
and leave at 4:26 pm
drive for about 10 minutes
4:36 pm arrive in New York City
stay at The Standard New York
day 2 driving ≈ 2 hours
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How far to drive from Baltimore to New York City (4 answers)
Washington, DC (199 answers)
National Mall (30 mentions)
National Air and Space Museum (29 mentions)
Washington Monument (25 mentions)
Museum of Natural History (23 mentions)
Lincoln Memorial (22 mentions)
National Gallery of Art (19 mentions)
restaurants around Washington, DC:
questions about Washington, DC:
Best hotel near museums
Best free things to do in Washington, DC?
Fun free things to do in D.C.?
Getting from Union Station to National Mall?
How to make the most of three days in DC
Wilmington (Delaware) (9 answers)
Philadelphia (135 answers)
Philadelphia Museum of Art (16 mentions)
The Liberty Bell (12 mentions)
Eastern State Penitentiary (8 mentions)
Spruce Street Harbor Park (8 mentions)
Independence Mall (7 mentions)
restaurants around Philadelphia:
Reading Terminal Market
Pat's King of Steaks
hotels around Philadelphia:
Loews Hotel Philadelphia
questions about Philadelphia:
What is your favorite restaurant in Philadelphia?
What is there to do in Philly besides eat cheese steaks?
Pat's or Geno's: Which has the better cheesesteak?
Anybody know of great gems in the city I can dine at during my stay?
Eating out on a budget.
Princeton (New Jersey) (8 answers)
restaurants around Princeton (New Jersey):
questions about Princeton (New Jersey):
What is your favorite restaurant in Princeton (New Jersey)?
What's the best neighborhood in Princeton (New Jersey) for a first time visitor?
Central Park (158 mentions)
Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?
The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in New York City.
You can also see most people recommend as the best amount of time to visit. Find out how many days in New York City to stay.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out The Standard New York, which was mentioned 15 times on Trippy.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Katz's Delicatessen, which was mentioned 37 times.
Here are some more restaurants people talk about:
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This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:
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Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!
Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a New York City to Baltimore drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.
You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Baltimore to New York City. Or get a full Baltimore to New York City flight plan.
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