15 days in New Jersey & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

15 days in New Jersey & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Drive:  1 h 15 min
1
Princeton
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Ocean City
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Jersey City
— 1 night
+5
Train + Foot + Train + Bus + Fly + Drive:  7 h 45 min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 10 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Newark

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): get in on the family fun at Six Flags Great Adventure and then get your game on at Bury The Hatchet Old Bridge - Axe Throwing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): explore the world behind art at Princeton University Art Museum, gain insight at Princeton University, and then stroll around Grounds For Sculpture.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Princeton trip itinerary builder.

Newark to Princeton is an approximately 1.5- hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ocean City.

Things to do in Princeton

Fun & Games Parks Museums

Side Trips

Six Flags Great Adventure, Bury The Hatchet Old Bridge - Axe Throwing, Grounds For Sculpture
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Bury The Hatchet Old Bridge - Axe Throwing ©
Bury The Hatchet Old Bridge - Axe Throwing
Six Flags Great Adventure ©
Six Flags Great Adventure
Princeton University Art Museum ©
Princeton University Art Museum

2
nights
Ocean City

Ocean City ©
Ocean City is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. On the 3rd (Wed), take a stroll through Downtown Ocean City, try to win big at Borgata Casino, then try your luck at Caesars Atlantic City Casino, then wander the streets of Atlantic City Boardwalk, and finally pause for some photo ops at New Jersey Korean War Memorial. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cape May County Park & Zoo, visit a coastal fixture at Cape May Lighthouse, and then kick back and relax at Cape May City Beaches.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ocean City travel planner.

You can drive from Princeton to Ocean City in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and tram. In June, daytime highs in Ocean City are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Jersey City.

Things to do in Ocean City

Parks Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Atlantic City, Cape May, Cape May County Park & Zoo
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Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches
Cape May County Park & Zoo ©
Cape May County Park & Zoo
Borgata Casino ©
Borgata Casino

1
night
Jersey City

Jersey City ©
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, take a leisurely stroll along Pier A Park, and then go for a walk through Hoboken Waterfront Walkway.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Jersey City trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Ocean City to Jersey City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or do a combination of bus, tram, and train. In June in Jersey City, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jersey City

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hoboken, Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart
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Pier A Park ©
Pier A Park
Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©
Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart

10
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Take a break from Yellowstone National Park with a short trip to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the striking landscape of Yellowstone National Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, and cruise along Grand Loop Road.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of train, flight, and car from Jersey City to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jersey City in June: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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