Eastern USA - New York, New Jersey & Pennsylvania (PDF Chapter)


This is the New York, New Jersey & Pennsylvania chapter from Lonely Planet’s Eastern USA guidebook.

Take urban adventures in NYC, historic and lively Philadelphia and river-rich Pittsburgh and throw in miles and miles of glorious beaches and the mountain wilderness of the Adirondacks and you have a region heady with inspiring places and stunning scenery.

  • travel around the world without ever leaving the kaleidoscope of neighborhoods and cultures that is New York City.
  • maps
  • enjoy the kitsch and calm of the Jersey Shore.
  • transportation
  • absorb the story of the birth of the nation in Philadelphia’s Independence National Historic Park.
  • restaurants & accommodations
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