15 days in New Jersey Itinerary

15 days in New Jersey Itinerary

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Jersey City
— 3 nights
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Princeton
— 5 nights
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Cape May
— 6 nights
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Jersey City

Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. Family-friendly places like Sea the City Jet Ski Tours and Adventure Aquarium will thrill your kids. Explore Jersey City's surroundings by going to Escapology (in Garwood), Silverball Pinball Museum (in Asbury Park) and Turtle Back Zoo (in West Orange). And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Liberty State Park, experience rural life at Mount Laurel Animal Hospital, take in the pleasant sights at Hoboken Waterfront Walkway, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Jersey City driving holiday planner.

East Brunswick to Jersey City is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Princeton.

Things to do in Jersey City

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Historic Sites

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5
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Princeton

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.
Family-friendly places like Six Flags Great Adventure and Battleview Orchards Country Store will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Princeton: Amazing Escape Room Freehold (in Freehold), Bullock Farms (in Cream Ridge) and Hallock's U-Pick Farm (in New Egypt). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Princeton University Art Museum, relax in the rural setting at Ort Farms, take in the history at Princeton Battlefield State Park, and stroll around Grounds For Sculpture.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Princeton road trip website.

Traveling by car from Jersey City to Princeton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Princeton when traveling from Jersey City in November, with lows around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Cape May.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

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6
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Cape May

The Nation's Oldest Seashore Resort

Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
Kids will enjoy Cape May Lighthouse and Atlantic City Boardwalk. Venture out of the city with trips to Ocean City (Ocean City Boardwalk & Ocean City Beach), New Jersey Korean War Memorial (in Atlantic City) and Lucy the Elephant (in Margate City). On the 7th (Sat), spend a day by the water at Wildwood Boardwalk. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape May City Beaches, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, kick back and relax at Sunset Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Cape May Bird Observatory.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cape May road trip app.

Getting from Princeton to Cape May by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. November in Cape May sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape May

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Beaches

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