10 days in Philadelphia, Richmond & Atlanta Itinerary

10 days in Philadelphia, Richmond & Atlanta Itinerary

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10 days in Philadelphia, Richmond & Atlanta Itinerary

Start: Hamden
Drive:  4​h
1
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Richmond
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 30​min
3
Atlanta
— 6 nights
Drive:  14​h 45​min
End: Hamden

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mutter Museum as well as Museum of the American Revolution. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Museum of the American Revolution and then get curious at Mutter Museum.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Philadelphia route planner .

Hamden to Philadelphia is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Hamden in April, with highs in Philadelphia at 65°F and lows at 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Richmond.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Childrens Museums
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Museum of the American Revolution ©
Museum of the American Revolution
Mutter Museum ©
Mutter Museum

1
night
Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
You've now added Edgar Allan Poe Museum to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): brush up on your military savvy at White House of the Confederacy and then steep yourself in history at Edgar Allan Poe Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Richmond vacation maker site .

Traveling by flight from Philadelphia to Richmond takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Philadelphia in April: highs in Richmond hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Richmond

Museums Historic Sites
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Edgar Allan Poe Museum ©
Edgar Allan Poe Museum
White House of the Confederacy ©
White House of the Confederacy

6
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Get some historical perspective at Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park and Chickamauga Battlefield. Step off the beaten path and head to Museum of Aviation and Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Atlanta: Booth Western Art Museum (in Cartersville) and Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields (in Lookout Mountain). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta, admire the masterpieces at Michael C. Carlos Museum, steep yourself in history at Centennial Olympic Park, and examine the collection at Extreme Dinosaurs.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Atlanta online road trip planner .

You can fly from Richmond to Atlanta in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Richmond in April, Atlanta is a bit warmer at night with lows of 54°F. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Fort Oglethorpe, Museum of Aviation, Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields, Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park, Booth Western Art Museum
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Chickamauga Battlefield ©
Chickamauga Battlefield
Museum of Aviation
Museum of Aviation

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