13 days in New Jersey Itinerary

13 days in New Jersey Itinerary

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13 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Start: Raleigh
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
1
Ocean Grove
— 5 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
Asbury Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Seaside Heights
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Ocean City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
End: Raleigh

5
nights
Ocean Grove

Ocean Grove ©
Ocean Grove is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Neptune Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ocean Grove Beach and The Great Auditorium. It doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Main Avenue Galleria.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ocean Grove itinerary maker site .

Raleigh to Ocean Grove is an approximately 5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Raleigh in July, expect nights in Ocean Grove to be about the same, around 68°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 84°F. You'll set off for Seaside Heights on the 17th (Wed).

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Ocean Grove Beach ©
Ocean Grove Beach
The Great Auditorium ©
The Great Auditorium
Main Avenue Galleria ©
Main Avenue Galleria

2
nights
Asbury Park

Asbury Park ©
Asbury Park is a city in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States, located on the Jersey Shore and part of the New York City Metropolitan Area. You've now added 8th Ave Jetty to your itinerary. On the 19th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at 8th Ave Jetty, then cool off at Asbury Splash Park, and then take in the exciting artwork at Hot Sand. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Silverball Pinball Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Paramount Theater and Convention Hall, then steep yourself in history at Stephen Crane House, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Dark City Brewing Company.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Asbury Park trip itinerary builder .

Asbury Park is very close to Ocean Grove. In July in Asbury Park, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 68°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seaside Heights.

Things to do in Asbury Park

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Silverball Pinball Museum ©
Silverball Pinball Museum
Asbury Splash Park ©
Asbury Splash Park
Dark City Brewing Company ©
Dark City Brewing Company

2
nights
Seaside Heights

Seaside Heights ©
Seaside Heights is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach Waterpark has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Berkeley Island County Park, then get in on the family fun at Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach Waterpark, then look for gifts at Van Holten's Chocolates & Sweet Shop, and finally take in the waterfront at Seaside Heights Boardwalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Windward Beach Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Brick Beach 1, and then have some family-friendly fun at Lucky Leo's.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Seaside Heights day trip app .

You can drive from Asbury Park to Seaside Heights in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ocean City.

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Brick, Berkeley Island County Park
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Lucky Leo's ©
Lucky Leo's

2
nights
Ocean City

Ocean City ©
Ocean City is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): make a splash at Boardwalk Adventures Water Park, then get your game on at Tee Time Golf, and then get your game on at Medieval Fantasy Mini Golf. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Corson's Inlet State Park, then look for gifts at Stainton's - Gallery of Shops, and then wander the streets of Downtown Ocean City.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ocean City trip planning app .

Getting from Seaside Heights to Ocean City by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ship Bottom.

Things to do in Ocean City

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Corson's Inlet State Park ©
Corson's Inlet State Park
Tee Time Golf ©
Tee Time Golf
Medieval Fantasy Mini Golf ©
Medieval Fantasy Mini Golf

1
night
Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island

Ship Bottom ©
Ship Bottom is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): cool off at Thundering Surf Waterpark, then stroll through Ship Bottom Beach, and then take an in-depth tour of Barnegat Light Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ship Bottom road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Ocean City to Ship Bottom in an hour. In July in Ship Bottom, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ship Bottom

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Thundering Surf Waterpark, Barnegat Light Museum
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Thundering Surf Waterpark ©
Thundering Surf Waterpark
Barnegat Light Museum ©
Barnegat Light Museum

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