New York and Washington, DC are easily accessible to Philadelphians.
Traveling east, the New Jersey shore boasts the Victorian
elegance of Cape May, quiet vacation and residential towns,
and Atlantic City with its world-famous boardwalk and casino
gambling -- all just two hours away from downtown Philadelphia.
The Pocono Mountains located 2.5 hours north of the city provide
access to all winter sports as well as fall leaf change, and
hiking and camping resorts. New Jersey's new aquarium is just
across the river in Camden.
A short drive west of the city, you'll find the quaint Amish
countryside that features country living and tourist attractions,
as well as an abundance of camping, hunting and fishing areas.
For those who love New England, the Vermont / New Hampshire
border and Boston are within a half day's drive on interstate
highways. If you yearn for shopping, dozens of factory outlets
are located nearby in Northeast Philadelphia and Reading,
In addition to having three hometown professional sports
franchises, Philadelphia sports fans are also just a few hours'
drive from 11 other professional teams that play in New York
and Washington , DC.
Philadelphia, located at the crossroads of Interstates
95 and 476, is an international city that boasts all the transportation
amenities associated with its size. It has an international
airport and a rail and bus transportation system that is convenient,
easy to use and affordable. New York City and Washington,
DC, are less than two hours away by rail.
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