11 days in Austin & New Jersey Itinerary

11 days in Austin & New Jersey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
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Austin
— 5 nights
Fly
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Princeton
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cape May
— 3 nights
Drive

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Austin

— 5 nights

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Austin: San Antonio (Natural Bridge Caverns, Tower of the Americas, &more). Next up on the itinerary: ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, explore the activities along Barton Springs Pool, and see the interesting displays at LBJ Presidential Library.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Austin trip planner.

Philadelphia to Austin is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Philadelphia in November, with highs in Austin at 71°F and lows at 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Princeton.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Princeton

— 2 nights

College Town

Best known as the home of Princeton University, the town of Princeton centers around the Ivy League school and its stone, vine-covered buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Six Flags Great Adventure and then walk around Grounds For Sculpture. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Princeton University Art Museum, then gain insight at Princeton University, and then admire the majestic nature at Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Princeton online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Austin to Princeton takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Austin to Princeton is 1 hour. Traveling from Austin in November, expect Princeton to be a bit cooler, temps between 55°F and 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cape May.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Cape May

— 3 nights

The Nation's Oldest Seashore Resort

Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cape May: Atlantic City (Borgata Casino & Atlantic City Boardwalk) and Lucy the Elephant (in Margate City). There's still lots to do: get to know the resident critters at Cape May County Park & Zoo, relax in the rural setting at Jersey Shore Alpacas, sample the tasty concoctions at Cape May Brewing Company, and learn about winemaking at Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cape May trip planner.

Drive from Princeton to Cape May in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in November, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cape May

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trips

New Jersey travel guide

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Casinos · Shopping Malls · Beaches
The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.