10 days in New Jersey Itinerary

10 days in New Jersey Itinerary

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10 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Start: Portland
+2
Fly + train + subway:  3​h 30​min
1
Jersey City
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Ocean City
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Princeton
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Portland

3
nights
Jersey City

Jersey City ©
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Jersey City side-trips: Adventure Aquarium (in Camden), Bury The Hatchet Cherry Hill - Axe Throwing (in Cherry Hill) and Bury The Hatchet Old Bridge - Axe Throwing (in Old Bridge). There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Liberty State Park, go for a walk through Hoboken Waterfront Walkway, get some fabulous bargains at The Mills at Jersey Gardens, and don't miss a visit to Asbury Park Boardwalk.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Jersey City holiday planning app .

Portland to Jersey City is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In October, Jersey City is a bit warmer than Portland - with highs of 70°F and lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ocean City.

Things to do in Jersey City

Parks Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bury The Hatchet Cherry Hill - Axe Throwing, The Mills at Jersey Gardens, Tear Drop Memorial, Bury The Hatchet Old Bridge - Axe Throwing, Hoboken Waterfront Walkway
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3
nights
Ocean City

Ocean City ©
Ocean City is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Ocean City side-trips: Wildwood Beach (in Wildwood) and Cape May (Cape May Lighthouse, Cape May City Beaches, & more). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Atlantic City Boardwalk, appreciate the history behind New Jersey Korean War Memorial, try to win big at Borgata Casino, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cape May County Park & Zoo.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ocean City day trip planning tool .

Getting from Jersey City to Ocean City by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. Traveling from Jersey City in October, plan for little chillier nights in Ocean City, with lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Princeton.

Things to do in Ocean City

Parks Casinos Outdoors

Side Trips

Atlantic City, Cape May, Cape May County Park & Zoo, Lucy the Elephant, Wildwood Beach
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Jersey Shore Alpacas ©
Jersey Shore Alpacas
Atlantic City Boardwalk ©
Atlantic City Boardwalk
Cape May County Park & Zoo ©
Cape May County Park & Zoo

3
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Princeton side-trips: Silverball Pinball Museum (in Asbury Park), Henry Hudson Trail (in Marlboro) and Six Flags Great Adventure (in Jackson). And it doesn't end there: deepen your understanding at Princeton University, explore the landscape on two wheels at Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park, get lost in a book at Princeton Public Library, and stroll around Grounds For Sculpture.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Princeton trip builder 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 and tram. October in Princeton sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Henry Hudson Trail, Six Flags Great Adventure, Silverball Pinball Museum, Lawrence Hopewell Trail, Grounds For Sculpture
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Grounds For Sculpture ©
Grounds For Sculpture
Princeton University ©
Princeton University
Princeton University Art Museum ©
Princeton University Art Museum

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