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Philadelphia to New York State drive

driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

Philadelphia to New York State road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Philadelphia to New York State. If you're planning a road trip to New York State, 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.

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9:00 am  start in Philadelphia
drive for about 1 hour

10:11 am  Allentown (Pennsylvania)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:11 am
drive for about 1 hour

12:11 pm  Lake Harmony
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:11 pm
drive for about 54 minutes

2:04 pm  Scranton
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:04 pm
drive for about 40 minutes

3:44 pm  Rock Mountain Drive
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:44 pm
drive for about 42 minutes

5:26 pm  Binghamton
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:26 pm
drive for about 1 hour

7:36 pm  arrive at New York State

driving ≈ 5.5 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Allentown (Pennsylvania)  (3 answers)

Lake Harmony

Scranton  (7 answers)

Rock Mountain Drive


What are some things to do in New York State?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

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 State. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Kevin from asked:
New york for foodies!!!  (9 answers)

profile  Abigail from Hong Kong asked:
New York City for girls???  (3 answers)

profile  Veronica from Florence asked:
Scams and Crime in New York  (3 answers)

profile  Natalia from asked:
Museum Obscura  (2 answers)

profile  Donna from asked:
waterfalls of upstate new york  (2 answers)

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

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 State to Philadelphia drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Philadelphia? Try searching for places within 2 hours of Philadelphia.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Philadelphia to New York State. Or get a full Philadelphia to New York State 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!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 97 miles
driving time of 1 hour, 46 minutes
122 Philadelphia travel answers
3 Allentown (Pennsylvania) travel answers
1 Lake Harmony travel answer
7 Scranton travel answers
1 Binghamton travel answer
28 New York State travel answers


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