15 days in New Jersey Itinerary

15 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New Jersey route planner

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Jersey City
— 5 nights
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Asbury Park
— 2 nights
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Wildwood
— 4 nights
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Princeton
— 3 nights
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Jersey City

— 5 nights
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Philadelphia (National Constitution Center, Philadelphia Museum of Art, &more) and Bronx Zoo (in Bronx). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade and stroll around J. Owen Grundy Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Jersey City trip itinerary site.

Spokane to Jersey City is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Spokane to Jersey City. Traveling from Spokane in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 72°F in Jersey City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Asbury Park.

Things to do in Jersey City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Asbury Park

— 2 nights
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. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): stroll around Hartshorne Woods Park, then head outdoors with Mount Mitchill Scenic Overlook, and then enjoy the sand and surf at 8th Ave Jetty. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Jenkinson's Aquarium, then find something for the whole family at Six Flags Great Adventure, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Great Auditorium.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Asbury Park travel route website.

Getting from Jersey City to Asbury Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in July, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Wildwood.

Things to do in Asbury Park

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Wildwood

— 4 nights
Wildwood is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Explore Wildwood's surroundings by going to Atlantic City (The Quarter at Tropicana, Atlantic City Boardwalk, &more). There's much more to do: make a splash at Morey's Piers and Beachfront Water Parks, enjoy the sand and surf at North Wildwood Beach, find something for the whole family at Breakfast in The Sky, and stroll through Wildwood Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Wildwood trip maker.

You can drive from Asbury Park to Wildwood in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Wildwood can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Princeton.

Things to do in Wildwood

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Princeton

— 3 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tyler State Park (in Newtown) and Free Library of New Hope and Solebury (in New Hope). There's lots more to do: gain insight at Princeton University, stroll around Grounds For Sculpture, explore the world behind art at Princeton University Art Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Princeton University Chapel.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Princeton online day trip planner.

You can drive from Wildwood to Princeton in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, tram, and train; or do a combination of bus and tram. In August, daytime highs in Princeton are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

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.