20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Brooklyn
— 8 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Cape May
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Beach Haven, Long Beach Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Trenton
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
End: New York City

4
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rockefeller Center as well as Friends Building. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fifth Avenue and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Your inner history buff will appreciate Ellis Island and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's much more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, and take a stroll through Times Square.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City road trip app .

If you are flying in from Philippines, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In July, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. You will leave for Brooklyn on the 14th (Sun).

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

8
nights
Brooklyn

Brooklyn ©
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've now added Dumbo to your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Brooklyn Heights Promenade. Go for a jaunt from Brooklyn to New York City to see The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: grab your bike and head to East River Waterfront Esplanade, take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, and have some family-friendly fun at Coney Island USA.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Brooklyn trip maker app .

Brooklyn is just a short distance from New York City. In July, daytime highs in Brooklyn are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. You'll set off for home on the 22nd (Mon).

Things to do in Brooklyn

Museums Fun & Games Trails

Side Trip

New York City
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
East River Waterfront Esplanade ©
East River Waterfront Esplanade

2
nights
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 22nd (Mon): look for gifts at Wildwood Boardwalk. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Cape May City Beaches, enjoy the sea views from Cape May Lighthouse, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Wildwood Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Cape May tour planner.

Drive from Brooklyn to Cape May in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. In July in Cape May, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Beach Haven.

Things to do in Cape May

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Wildwood, Ocean City Beach
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Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches
Cape May Lighthouse ©
Cape May Lighthouse
Ocean City Beach ©
Ocean City Beach

2
nights
Beach Haven, Long Beach Island

Beach Haven ©
Beach Haven is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States, that is located on Long Beach Island (LBI) and borders the Atlantic Ocean. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Barnegat Light Museum, then stop by Ron Jon Surf Shop, then learn about all things military at Museum of NJ Maritime History, and finally get outside with Black Pearl Pirate Excursion. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Barnegat Lighthouse State Park, then do a tasting at Renault Winery, and then browse the exhibits of Tuckerton Seaport.

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Drive from Cape May to Beach Haven in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Trenton.

Things to do in Beach Haven

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Barnegat Light, Ron Jon Surf Shop, Renault Winery Resort, Tuckerton Seaport
Highlights from your plan
Tuckerton Seaport ©
Tuckerton Seaport
Museum of NJ Maritime History ©
Museum of NJ Maritime History
Barnegat Lighthouse State Park ©
Barnegat Lighthouse State Park

3
nights
Trenton

Trenton ©
Trenton is the capital city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Old Barracks Museum, steep yourself in history at Washington Crossing Historic Park, then admire the majestic nature at Tyler State Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Snipes Farm & Education Center. On the next day, pick up some local products at Trenton Farmers Market, get some fabulous bargains at Jackson Premium Outlets, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Trenton road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Beach Haven to Trenton takes 1.5 hours. July in Trenton sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 23°C at night. On the 29th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Trenton

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Washington Crossing Historic Park, Snipes Farm & Education Center, Jackson Premium Outlets, Tyler State Park, Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
Highlights from your plan
Old Barracks Museum ©
Old Barracks Museum
Washington Crossing Historic Park ©
Washington Crossing Historic Park
Tyler State Park ©
Tyler State Park

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