16 days in New Jersey Itinerary

16 days in New Jersey Itinerary

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16 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Newark
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Princeton
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Atlantic City
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Point Pleasant Beach
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Vancouver

3
nights
Newark

Newark ©
Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. Get a sense of the local culture at Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart and St. Lucy's Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Bronx Zoo (in Bronx), Woodbury Common Premium Outlets (in Central Valley) and Storm King Art Center (in New Windsor). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Newark Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, buy something for everyone on your list at The Outlet Collection - Jersey Gardens, and wander the streets of Ironbound.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Newark travel route builder website .

Vancouver, Canada to Newark is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Vancouver to Newark, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in Newark can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Princeton.

Things to do in Newark

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Liberty State Park, Storm King Art Center, Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, The Outlet Collection - Jersey Gardens, Bronx Zoo
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Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo
Storm King Art Center ©
Storm King Art Center

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Princeton University Art Museum and St. Paul's Catholic Church. Explore Princeton's surroundings by going to Sri Guruvayoorappan Temple (in Morganville), Parx Casino (in Bensalem) and Golf House Museum (in Far Hills). There's lots more to do: gain insight at Princeton University, brush up on your military savvy at Old Barracks Museum, stroll around Grounds For Sculpture, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Princeton travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Newark to Princeton in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daytime highs in Princeton are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Atlantic City.

Things to do in Princeton

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Old Barracks Museum, Parx Casino, Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Washington Crossing Historic Park, Sri Guruvayoorappan Temple
Highlights from your plan
Princeton University Art Museum ©
Princeton University Art Museum
Washington Crossing Historic Park ©
Sri Guruvayoorappan Temple ©
Sri Guruvayoorappan Temple

5
nights
Atlantic City

Atlantic City ©
The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Atlantic City Boardwalk and Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Atlantic City: Cape May County Park & Zoo (in Cape May Court House), Wildwood (Wildwood Beach & Morey's Piers and Beachfront Water Parks) and Cape May (Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May Lighthouse, & more). There's still lots to do: try to win big at Borgata Casino, take a stroll through Ocean City Beach, do a tasting at Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery, and make a trip to Lucy the Elephant.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Atlantic City trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Princeton to Atlantic City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of tram and bus. In December in Atlantic City, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Point Pleasant Beach.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Fun & Games Casinos Parks

Side Trips

Cape May, Wildwood, Ocean City, Sea Isle City Historical Museum, Lucy the Elephant
Highlights from your plan
Borgata Casino ©
Borgata Casino
Cape May Lighthouse ©
Cape May Lighthouse
Atlantic City Boardwalk ©
Atlantic City Boardwalk

3
nights
Point Pleasant Beach

Point Pleasant Beach ©
Point Pleasant Beach is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Silverball Pinball Museum and St. Catharine Catholic Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Six Flags Great Adventure (in Jackson), Bury The Hatchet Old Bridge - Axe Throwing (in Old Bridge) and Museum of NJ Maritime History (in Beach Haven). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Vietnam Era Museum & Educational Center, steep yourself in history at Allaire State Park, make a trip to Asbury Park Boardwalk, and get your game on at Get Air - Freehold.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Point Pleasant Beach online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Atlantic City to Point Pleasant Beach in 1.5 hours. December in Point Pleasant Beach sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Point Pleasant Beach

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Asbury Park, St. Catharine Catholic Church, Bury The Hatchet Old Bridge - Axe Throwing, Get Air - Freehold, Allaire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Silverball Pinball Museum ©
Silverball Pinball Museum
Allaire State Park ©
Allaire State Park
Museum of NJ Maritime History ©
Museum of NJ Maritime History

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