The driving time from Washington, District of Columbia to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is:

2 hours, 28 minutes

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Driving time from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA

How long is the drive from Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA? The total driving time is 2 hours, 28 minutes.

Your trip begins in Washington, District of Columbia. It ends in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Located about 100 miles from Washington DC and 30 miles from Philadelphia, Longwood Gardens may be the perfect place to take a rest before heading to Philadelphia.

Longwood Gardens was founded by Pierre S. du Pont in 1907. He started the 600-foot Flower Garden Walk which still exists today. Visitors can take a historic walk on this brick walk filled with flowers. In the middle, you will see Longwood's first fountain- Round Fountain and also the Whispering Bench at the end of the Walk. The Round Fountain operates from mid-April through mid-October from 9 am to 5 pm daily.

Another point of interest is the Cascade Garden. It has colorful bromeliads, cascading water, clear pools and rocks.

The highlight of Longwood Gardens is the Open Air Theatre Fountain Show. Debuted in 1914, this 5-minute show presents 750 jets that create a rainbowed curtain of water. According to Longwood Gardens, the fountain show is dependent on weather conditions. It is free with the gardens admission. For more info go to

Washington, District of Columbia

City: Washington
State: District of Columbia
Country: United States
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

City: Philadelphia
State: Pennsylvania
Country: United States
Category: cities

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