17 days in New Jersey Itinerary

17 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New Jersey journey planner

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Jersey City
— 4 nights
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Asbury Park
— 3 nights
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Atlantic City
— 6 nights
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Camden
— 3 nights
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Jersey City

— 4 nights
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey, after Newark. Explore Jersey City's surroundings by going to Turtle Back Zoo (in West Orange) and The Fudge Shoppe (in Flemington). There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Liberty State Park, pause for some photo ops at Empty Sky - 9/11 Memorial, explore the world behind art at Newark Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Jersey City day trip planner.

Omaha to Jersey City is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Omaha in December, expect Jersey City to be a bit warmer, temps between 48°F and 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Asbury Park.

Things to do in Jersey City

Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Asbury Park

— 3 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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Asbury Park: Princeton (Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton University Chapel, &more) and Six Flags Great Adventure (in Jackson). There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Asbury Park Boardwalk.

Plan trip to Asbury Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Jersey City to Asbury Park in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. December in Asbury Park sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 33°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Atlantic City.

Things to do in Asbury Park

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Atlantic City

— 6 nights

America's Favorite Playground

The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
Explore Atlantic City's surroundings by going to Cape May (Jersey Shore Alpacas, Bay Springs Farm Alpacas, &more), Downtown Wildwood Farmers Market (in Wildwood) and Parasailing & Paragliding (in Ocean City). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Atlantic City Boardwalk, try your luck at Borgata Casino, learn about winemaking at Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery, and browse the different shops at The Quarter at Tropicana.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Atlantic City online route planner.

Traveling by car from Asbury Park to Atlantic City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Camden.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Fun & Games · Casinos · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Camden

— 3 nights
Camden is a city in Camden County, New Jersey. Step out of Camden with an excursion to Absolute Cycle Experience in Millville--about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: observe the fascinating underwater world at Adventure Aquarium, explore the engaging exhibits at Garden State Discovery Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph Polish Catholic Church, and buy something for everyone on your list at Cherry Hill Mall.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Camden trip planning tool.

You can drive from Atlantic City to Camden in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in December, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Camden

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping

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.