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Philadelphia to New York City drive

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Philadelphia to New York City road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Philadelphia to New York City. If you're planning a road trip to New York City, 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. Eventually, you'll be able to customize every detail of this plan to your own preferences and save this as a private trip.


10:00 am:  start in Philadelphia
drive for about 16 minutes

10:16 am:  Cherry Hill
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 11:16 am
drive for about 22 minutes

11:38 am:  Mount Holly
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 12:38 pm
drive for about 17 minutes

12:55 pm:  Bordentown
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 1:55 pm
drive for about 24 minutes

2:19 pm:  East Windsor (New Jersey)
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 3:19 pm
drive for about 32 minutes

3:51 pm:  Edison
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 4:51 pm
drive for about 16 minutes

5:07 pm:  Pino's Pizzeria
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 6:07 pm
drive for about 22 minutes

6:29 pm:  Statue of Liberty
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 7:29 pm
drive for about 6 minutes

7:35 pm:  arrive in New York City
eat at Katz's Delicatessen
stay at The Standard New York


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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.




How many cars do we need?

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.




Where should I stop along the way?

Cherry Hill
    The Liberty Bell  (12 mentions)
    Eastern State Penitentiary  (8 mentions)
    Spruce Street Harbor Park  (8 mentions)
    The Franklin Institute  (7 mentions)
    Di Nic's  (7 mentions)
    restaurants around Cherry Hill:
        Reading Terminal Market
        Jim's Steaks
        Pat's King of Steaks
        Geno's Steaks
        Dim Sum Garden
    hotels around Cherry Hill:
        Loews Hotel Philadelphia
Mount Holly
Bordentown
East Windsor (New Jersey)  (2 answers)
Edison
    Zimmerli Art Museum  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Edison:
        THE FROG AND THE PEACH
Pino's Pizzeria
Statue of Liberty  (80 mentions)




Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is New York, New York.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.




Where's the best place to stay in New York City?

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.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

Ace Hotel New York  (15 mentions)
The Plaza  (14 mentions)
Hotel Gansevoort  (12 mentions)
Crosby Street Hotel  (11 mentions)

Want to research more popular hotels in New York City? Click the blue button below.






Where's the best place to eat in New York City?

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:

Shake Shack  (23 mentions)
Lombardi's Pizza  (20 mentions)
Balthazar Restaurant  (19 mentions)
Eataly  (19 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in New York City? Click the blue button below.






What are some things to do in New York City?

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:

Central Park  (149 mentions)
High Line Park  (110 mentions)
Statue of Liberty  (69 mentions)
Times Square  (59 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about New York City. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

 Chris S from Manhattan Beach asked:
Where do the cool kids stay in NYC these days?  (37 answers)

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Is it a good idea to visit NYC in December?  (27 answers)

 Phil Duncan from Seattle asked:
48 Hours in NYC - I NEED to know the best Pizza spots!  (23 answers)

 Julia Nessler from Paris asked:
free or cheap things to do in NYC  (23 answers)

 Valerie Axworthy from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in New York City?  (22 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to New York City.






Do I really have to go back home?

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 Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to New York City. Or get a full Philadelphia to New York City flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Philadelphia well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Philadelphia!






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At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 94 miles
driving time of 1 hour, 41 minutes
81 Philadelphia travel answers
2 East Windsor (New Jersey) travel answers
1 Edison travel answer
539 New York City travel answers





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