5 days in New Jersey Itinerary

5 days in New Jersey Itinerary

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5 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Portland
+3
Fly + train + foot + bus:  1​h
Ocean City
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
Princeton
— 1 night
train + Fly:  8​h 30​min
Portland

3
days
Ocean City

Ocean City ©
Ocean City is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Atlantic City Boardwalk and Cape May Lighthouse. There's more to do: try to win big at Caesars Atlantic City and pause for some photo ops at Lucy the Elephant.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ocean City trip itinerary planner.

Portland to Ocean City is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight, train, and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Ocean City is 3 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Portland in February; daily highs in Ocean City reach 44°F and lows reach 25°F. You'll set off for Princeton on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Ocean City

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Cape May, Atlantic City, Lucy the Elephant
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Cape May Lighthouse ©
Cape May Lighthouse
Lucy the Elephant ©
Lucy the Elephant

2
days
Princeton

Princeton ©
Best known as the home of Princeton University, the town of Princeton centers around the Ivy League school and its stone, vine-covered buildings.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Gateway National Recreation and then see the interesting displays at Silverball Museum - Asbury Park, NJ. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Grounds For Sculpture and then explore the world behind art at Princeton University Art Museum.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Princeton trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Ocean City to Princeton takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and tram. In February, plan for daily highs up to 42°F, and evening lows to 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gateway National Recreation, Silverball Museum - Asbury Park, NJ, Grounds For Sculpture
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Grounds For Sculpture ©
Grounds For Sculpture
Princeton University Art Museum ©
Princeton University Art Museum
Gateway National Recreation ©
Gateway National Recreation

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