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Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Washington, DC to Philadelphia. If you're planning a road trip to Philadelphia, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Washington, DC and Lancaster (Pennsylvania). Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Washington, DC and Lancaster (Pennsylvania). Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
11:00 am start in Washington, DC
drive for about 2.5 hours
1:24 pm Lancaster (Pennsylvania)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:24 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours
driving ≈ 4 hours
Lancaster (Pennsylvania) (13 answers)
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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