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. 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.
11:00 am start in Boston
drive for about 56 minutes
3:14 pm Stamford (Connecticut)
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am
day 1 driving ≈ 3 hours
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10:00 am leave from Stamford (Connecticut)
drive for about 59 minutes
10:59 am New York City
stay for about 4 hours
and leave at 2:59 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours
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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Providence (17 answers)
WaterPlace Park (2 mentions)
Thayer Street (2 mentions)
Prospect Terrace Park (2 mentions)
restaurants around Providence:
Al Forno Restaurant
questions about Providence:
What should I do/see/eat in and around Providence in 48-72 hours?
What is your favorite restaurant in Providence?
Best dinner in Providence—that also has a great atmosphere?
Best lobster spot in Providence?
Stamford (Connecticut) (3 answers)
questions about Stamford (Connecticut):
Healthy grocery store near Stamford Marriott?
New York City (622 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:
Is it a good idea to visit NYC in December?
free or cheap things to do in NYC
What is your favorite restaurant in New York City?
48 Hours in NYC - I NEED to know the best Pizza spots!
Which NYC museums are must see? We only have time for two.
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?
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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