13 days in Denver, Fort Lauderdale & New Jersey Itinerary

13 days in Denver, Fort Lauderdale & New Jersey Itinerary

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13 days in Denver, Fort Lauderdale & New Jersey Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Denver
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Fort Lauderdale
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Ocean City
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Princeton
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Jersey City
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: Newark

3
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denver: River Rafting & Tubing (in Idaho Springs), Carousel of Happiness (in Nederland) and Trail Ridge Road (in Rocky Mountain National Park). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, sample the fine beverages at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour, and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Denver trip itinerary maker website .

Newark to Denver is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Newark to Denver. Traveling from Newark in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 58°F in Denver. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Denver

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Carousel of Happiness, Trail Ridge Road
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Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens

3
nights
Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale ©
Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort Lauderdale: Miami Beach (Lincoln Road, South Beach, & more) and Miami (Bayside Marketplace, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, & more). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Lauderdale Beach, look for gifts at Calusa Coffee Roasters, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Fort Lauderdale journey planner .

You can fly from Denver to Fort Lauderdale in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Denver to Fort Lauderdale due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in August, plan for much hotter nights in Fort Lauderdale, with lows around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ocean City.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Miami
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Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

2
nights
Ocean City

Ocean City ©
Ocean City is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Stone Harbor Point, explore the galleries of Cape May Lighthouse, then kick back and relax at Cape May City Beaches, and finally wander the streets of Downtown Ocean City. On your second day here, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cape May County Park & Zoo, experience rural life at Jersey Shore Alpacas, then take in the waterfront at Atlantic City Boardwalk, and finally appreciate the history behind New Jersey Korean War Memorial.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Ocean City trip simple and quick.

You can fly from Fort Lauderdale to Ocean City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in August, expect Ocean City to be a bit cooler, temps between 84°F and 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Princeton.

Things to do in Ocean City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cape May, Atlantic City, Stone Harbor Point, Cape May County Park & Zoo
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Jersey Shore Alpacas ©
Jersey Shore Alpacas
Cape May County Park & Zoo ©
Cape May County Park & Zoo
Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches

1
night
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 25th (Sun): stroll around Grounds For Sculpture, then explore the world behind art at Princeton University Art Museum, and then gain insight at Princeton University.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Princeton planning site .

Getting from Ocean City to Princeton by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and tram. August in Princeton sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Jersey City.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks Museums

Side Trip

Grounds For Sculpture
Highlights from your plan
Grounds For Sculpture ©
Grounds For Sculpture
Princeton University ©
Princeton University
Princeton University Art Museum ©
Princeton University Art Museum

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nights
Jersey City

Jersey City ©
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. On the 26th (Mon), take in the pleasant sights at Hoboken Waterfront Walkway, see the interesting displays at Silverball Pinball Museum, and then kick back and relax at 8th Ave Jetty. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a leisurely stroll along Pier A Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, and then get your game on at Bury The Hatchet Old Bridge - Axe Throwing.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Jersey City sightseeing planner .

Drive from Princeton to Jersey City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Traveling from Princeton in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Jersey City, with lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Jersey City

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Asbury Park, Hoboken, Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Bury The Hatchet Old Bridge - Axe Throwing
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Silverball Pinball Museum ©
Silverball Pinball Museum
Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©

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