Chicago to New York City Bicycle Route, Philadelphia Alternate #2

Lancaster, Pennsylvania – New York City, New York (180 Miles)

  • 2 pages
  • Adventure Cycling Association
  • 978-0-9863397-9-0
  • Jun 16, 2017

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• Route connects major cities between Chicago and New York City
• Numerous rail trails and separated paths are used on the route
• With the addition of Bicycle Route 66, this route completes a cross-country link from Los Angeles to New York City

Philadelphia Alternate #2: LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA – NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK (180 MILES). From Lancaster the route uses quiet roads through the Amish farm country to reach Valley Forge National Historical Park. The Schuylkill River Trail takes cyclists into downtown Philadelphia. You’ll cross the Delaware River into New Jersey riding east, and at Highlands, you’ll catch a ferry to Manhattan Island. A five-block bike path takes you to Battery Park, the end of the route.


  • 2 pages
  • Adventure Cycling Association
  • 978-0-9863397-9-0
  • Jun 16, 2017

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