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Atlantic Coast

115.8 miles: 3 hours, 45 minutes

From the Founding Fathers convening in Philadelphia to vacationers enjoying the diversions of Atlantic City and Cape May, generations of visitors have discovered the broad appeal of these Northeastern communities. Start off by Philadelphia’s bustling center city and travel I-676/Atlantic City Expressway toward Atlantic City before you take a slower drive along the coast.


Philadelphia, PA to Atlantic City, NJ

63.6 miles: 1 hours, 20 minutes

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Benjamin Franklin and other revered American figures all spent time in Philadelphia. Explore some of the historic locales before you drive on I-676/Atlantic City Expressway toward more modern attractions. Gambling, dining and dancing can all be found in the vast casino hotels, but don’t miss hailing a rolling chair on the Atlantic City Boardwalk.


Atlantic City, NJ to Cape May, NJ

52.2 miles: 2 hours, 25 minutes


Allow a little nostalgia on your journey from Atlantic City to Cape May. That could include picking up some saltwater taffy along the Atlantic City Boardwalk. Then, on your drive along the coast, there's plenty of sights at which to marvel, including lighthouses and retro motels. Plan for a little beach time if the weather's good.


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