Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Boston to Philadelphia. If you're planning a road trip to Philadelphia, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best restaurants, hotels, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
Day 1, 10:00 am: start in Boston
drive for about 53 minutes
Day 1, 10:53 am: Plantation Street
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 11:53 am
drive for about 1.5 hours
Day 1, 1:15 pm: Hartford
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 2:15 pm
drive for about 48 minutes
Day 1, 3:03 pm: New Haven
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 4:03 pm
drive for about 52 minutes
Day 1, 4:55 pm: Stamford (Connecticut)
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am
day 1 driving ≈ 4 hours
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Day 2, 10:00 am: leave from Stamford (Connecticut)
drive for about 59 minutes
Day 2, 10:59 am: New York City
stay for about 4 hours and leave at 2:59 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours
Day 2, 4:16 pm: Princeton (New Jersey)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 5:16 pm
drive for about 58 minutes
day 2 driving ≈ 3 hours
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Your starting point is Boston, Massachusetts.
You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.
Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.
Hartford (8 answers)
The Mark Twain House & Museum (4 mentions)
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art (2 mentions)
questions about Hartford:
What is your favorite restaurant in Hartford?
New Haven (8 answers)
restaurants around New Haven:
Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana
questions about New Haven:
What's the best neighborhood in New Haven for a first time visitor?
Let's get serious about Pizza..... Sally's? Pepes? or Modern?
questions about Stamford (Connecticut):
Healthy grocery store near Stamford Marriott?
New York City (578 answers)
Central Park (149 mentions)
High Line Park (110 mentions)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (85 mentions)
Statue of Liberty (69 mentions)
Times Square (59 mentions)
restaurants around New York City:
questions about New York City:
Where do the cool kids stay in NYC these days?
Is it a good idea to visit NYC in December?
What is your favorite restaurant in New York City?
48 Hours in NYC - I NEED to know the best Pizza spots!
free or cheap things to do in NYC
Princeton (New Jersey) (6 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?
Your final destination is Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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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 Philadelphia.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Loews Hotel Philadelphia, which was mentioned 2 times on Trippy.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Reading Terminal Market, which was mentioned 24 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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