19 days in New Jersey, Brooklyn & New York City Itinerary

19 days in New Jersey, Brooklyn & New York City Itinerary

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Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island
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Cape May
— 5 nights
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Brooklyn
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights

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Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island

Ship Bottom ©
Ship Bottom is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. On the 8th (Mon), have some family-friendly fun at Settler's Mill Adventure Golf, then browse the different shops at Bay Village, and then look for gifts at Ron Jon Surf Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Barnegat Light Museum, admire the majestic nature at Barnegat Lighthouse State Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ship Bottom Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ship Bottom road trip app.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Ship Bottom is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -13 hour difference. In October, Ship Bottom is cooler than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cape May.

Things to do in Ship Bottom

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Beaches

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Barnegat Lighthouse State Park ©
Barnegat Lighthouse State Park
Barnegat Light Museum ©
Barnegat Light Museum
Ron Jon Surf Shop ©
Ron Jon Surf Shop

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Cape May

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.
Head to Wildwood Boardwalk and Blue Edenfor some retail therapy. Escape the urban bustle at South Cape May Meadows and Cape May City Beaches. Explore Cape May's surroundings by going to Atlantic City Boardwalk (in Atlantic City) and Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Cape May Lighthouse, identify plant and animal life at Nature Center of Cape May, kick back and relax at Sunset Beach, and have some family-friendly fun at Original Old Time Photo.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Cape May road trip planning site.

You can travel from Ship Bottom to Cape May in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Cape May are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Brooklyn.

Things to do in Cape May

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
South Cape May Meadows ©
South Cape May Meadows
Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches
Cape May Lighthouse ©
Cape May Lighthouse

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Brooklyn

Brooklyn ©

Borough of Trees

Though it may be less popular or touristy than its big brother Manhattan, Brooklyn boasts of one of the largest and hippest art districts in the United States.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Brooklyn Heights Promenade and Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge. Visiting Sam's Point Preserve and Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Brooklyn: Quogue Wildlife Refuge (in Quogue), William Floyd Estate (in Mastic Beach) and Brid's Closet (in Cornwall on Hudson).

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Brooklyn road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Cape May to Brooklyn takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or do a combination of bus, tram, train, and subway. October in Brooklyn sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to New York City.

Things to do in Brooklyn

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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Brooklyn Heights Promenade ©
Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge ©
Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
Quogue Wildlife Refuge ©
Quogue Wildlife Refuge

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and 9/11 Memorial. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and DM Weil Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Sam's Point Preserve (in Cragsmoor), Orange County Arboretum (in Montgomery) and Nyquist-Harcourt Wildlife Sanctuary (in New Paltz). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, and take a stroll through Fifth Avenue.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read New York City online route planner.

New York City is just a stone's throw from Brooklyn. In October in New York City, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. You will leave for home on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial