Itinerary – East Coast Wonders
Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware

Regional Suggestions

Philadelphia | Asbury Park
Atlantic City | Cape May | Wilmington


About this itinerary

Driving distance: 292 Miles
Recommended travelling time: 9 Nights
Recommended travel season: Spring, Summer or Fall
This leisurely itinerary offers the chance to see several great American cities without lengthy driving distances. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the birthplace of the USA, is infused with art, culture, history and entertainment. Just a short drive away, New Jersey and Delaware offer diverse attractions, including exciting casinos, tranquil beaches and historical landmarks.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

Philadelphia is city of icons, such as the famous LOVE statue, the 'Rocky Steps' and Philly cheesesteak sandwiches. Visit Independence Hall National Historical Park, home to the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, where major documents like the U.S. Constitution were signed. View classical works by Picasso at the Barnes Foundation. Relax and take in the surroundings while dining al fresco at Rittenhouse Square.
To next stop: 77 miles| Total distance travelled: 0 miles

 


Asbury Park, New Jersey

Here in Asbury Park the boardwalk offers beach access as well as dining, shopping and attractions. Check out the Silverball Pinball Museum, Fourth Union Skate Park and Madam Marie's, where a psychic told a young Bruce Springsteen he would become famous. Indeed, the boardwalk's music scene is legendary. The Stone Pony launched the careers of Springsteen and Bon Jovi, and the Wonder Bar is popular for live music and nightlife.
To next stop: 79 miles| Total distance travelled: 77 miles


Atlantic City, New Jersey

In glitzy and bustling Atlantic City, visitors can choose from numerous resort-casinos with extensive amenities, such as luxury spas, shopping, dining and entertainment. The boardwalk is lined on one side with casual shops and eateries, and on the other with the beach, ideal for surfing, fishing or sunbathing. Take advantage of deep discounts and tax-free shopping at Tanger Outlets, where famous brands include Coach, Nike, H&M and Under Armour.
To next stop: 48 miles| Total distance travelled: 156 miles

 


Cape May, New Jersey

Cape May is a relaxing stop. Named a National Historic Landmark in 1976, its distinction as the nation's oldest seaside resort is evident in the colourful Victorian homes throughout the town. Purchase a beach tag to access the beaches, which offer a variety of activities including surfing, parasailing and sunset boat tours. See the 1859 Cape May Lighthouse, situated at a well-known migratory bird site.
To next stop: 88 miles| Total distance travelled: 204 miles



Wilmington, Delaware

Founded by Swedish immigrants, Wilmington is Delaware's centre of history and culture. Today, tourists can step aboard a re-creation of the original immigrants' ship, at the Riverfront Wilmington, also popular for shopping, dining and entertainment. The Opulent Alfred I. du Pont's Nemours Mansion and Gardens is full of great photo opportunities. Nearby, Historic New Castle attracts history buffs with nearly 500 buildings dating as far back as 1682. Fly back directly from Washington D.C. or New York.
Total distance travelled: 292 miles


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