15 days in New Jersey, Las Vegas & California’s Central Coast Itinerary

15 days in New Jersey, Las Vegas & California’s Central Coast Itinerary

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15 days in New Jersey, Las Vegas & California’s Central Coast Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
+2
Fly + train + bus:  25​h
1
Cape May
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Brigantine
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h
3
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
4
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Monterey
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  22​h
End: New Delhi

1
night
Cape May

Cape May ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): browse for treasures at Out of the Past Antiques, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Cape May Bird Observatory. On the next day, kick back and relax at North Wildwood Beach, do a tasting at Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cape May City Beaches.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cape May day trip planning site .

New Delhi, India to Cape May is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from New Delhi to Cape May. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in February; daily highs in Cape May reach 7°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Brigantine.

Things to do in Cape May

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

North Wildwood Beach, Sunset Beach, Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery, Cape May Bird Observatory
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Sunset Beach ©
Sunset Beach
Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches
North Wildwood Beach ©
North Wildwood Beach

2
nights
Brigantine

Brigantine ©
Brigantine is an island city in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ventnor City Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ventnor Pier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): kick back and relax at Brigantine Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Brigantine trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Cape May to Brigantine in an hour. In February, daily temperatures in Brigantine can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Brigantine

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ventnor City, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
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Brigantine Beach ©
Brigantine Beach

5
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Do your shopping at The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton). The adventure continues: add some entertainment to your itinerary with Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at New York New York Casino, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip maker .

Explore your travel options from Brigantine to Las Vegas with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Brigantine in February, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 21°C and 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Valley of Fire State Park
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Helicopter Tours
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
night
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
On the 24th (Sun), explore the fascinating underground world of Salt Cave, then stroll through Silver Strand Beach, and then immerse yourself in nature at Oxnard Beach Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): stroll through Arroyo Burro County Beach Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Santa Barbara Orchid Estate, then enjoy breathtaking views from Santa Barbara County Courthouse, and finally do a tasting at Margerum Wine Company.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Barbara trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. February in Santa Barbara sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Oxnard
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Oxnard Beach Park ©
Oxnard Beach Park
Silver Strand Beach ©
Silver Strand Beach
Santa Barbara County Courthouse ©
Santa Barbara County Courthouse

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 26th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Breakwater, enjoy the sand and surf at Natural Bridges State Beach, and then kick back and relax at Del Monte Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Monterey trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Santa Barbara to Monterey by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In February, daily temperatures in Monterey can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Monterey

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Natural Bridges State Beach
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Natural Bridges State Beach ©
Natural Bridges State Beach
Del Monte Beach ©
Del Monte Beach
San Carlos Cathedral ©
San Carlos Cathedral

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