15 days in New Jersey Itinerary

15 days in New Jersey Itinerary

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15 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Ocean City
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Asbury Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Jersey City
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Princeton
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Philadelphia

3
nights
Ocean City

Ocean City ©
Ocean City is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Ocean City side-trips: Wildwood Beach (in Wildwood) and Cape May (Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May City Beaches, & more). There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Atlantic City Boardwalk, try your luck at Harrah's Atlantic City Casino, take a stroll through Downtown Ocean City, and appreciate the history behind New Jersey Korean War Memorial.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ocean City road trip site .

Philadelphia to Ocean City is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Ocean City can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Asbury Park.

Things to do in Ocean City

Parks Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trips

Atlantic City, Cape May, Cape May Court House, Wildwood Beach
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Jersey Shore Alpacas ©
Jersey Shore Alpacas
Atlantic City Boardwalk ©
Atlantic City Boardwalk
Cape May County Park & Zoo ©
Cape May County Park & Zoo

3
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. Explore Asbury Park's surroundings by going to Bury The Hatchet Old Bridge - Axe Throwing (in Old Bridge), Black Pearl Pirate Excursion (in Beach Haven) and Six Flags Great Adventure (in Jackson). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Silverball Pinball Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Jenkinson's Boardwalk, don't miss a visit to Asbury Park Boardwalk, and look for gifts at Cheese on Main.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Asbury Park online trip builder .

You can drive from Ocean City to Asbury Park in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In November in Asbury Park, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Jersey City.

Things to do in Asbury Park

Outdoors Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trips

Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway, Bury The Hatchet Old Bridge - Axe Throwing, Jenkinson's Boardwalk, Black Pearl Pirate Excursion, Six Flags Great Adventure
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Silverball Pinball Museum ©
Silverball Pinball Museum
Asbury Park Boardwalk ©
Asbury Park Boardwalk

4
nights
Jersey City

Jersey City ©
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Jersey City: Adventure Aquarium (in Camden), West Orange (Turtle Back Zoo & Essex County Regatta Playground) and Bury The Hatchet Cherry Hill - Axe Throwing (in Cherry Hill). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Liberty State Park, make a trip to Downtown Jersey City, New Jersey - Waterfront 9/11 Memorial - #8, browse the different shops at The Mills at Jersey Gardens, and go for a walk through Hoboken Waterfront Walkway.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Jersey City trip planning tool .

Drive from Asbury Park to Jersey City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Jersey City when traveling from Asbury Park in November, with lows around 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Princeton.

Things to do in Jersey City

Parks Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trips

Montclair, West Orange, Elizabeth, Hoboken Waterfront Walkway, Weehawken Recreation Pier
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4
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Princeton: Duke Farms (in Hillsborough) and Columbia Trail (in High Bridge). There's still lots to do: deepen your understanding at Princeton University, look for all kinds of wild species at Stoney Brook-Millstone Watershed, admire the majestic nature at Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Church.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Princeton trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Jersey City to Princeton by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Traveling from Jersey City in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Princeton, with lows of 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Pennington, Hamilton, Duke Farms, Negri-Napote Native Grassland Preserve, Mercer County Park
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Grounds For Sculpture ©
Grounds For Sculpture
Princeton University ©
Princeton University
Princeton University Art Museum ©
Princeton University Art Museum

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