22 days in New Jersey Itinerary

22 days in New Jersey Itinerary

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22 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Jersey City
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Wildwood
— 10 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Jackson
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Manchester


5
nights
Jersey City

Jersey City ©
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. Your inner history buff will appreciate Gateway National Recreation and Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Shops at Riverside and The Outlets at Bergen Town Center. Go for a jaunt from Jersey City to Sandy Hook to see Gunnison Beach about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Hamilton Park, admire the majestic nature at Liberty State Park, make a trip to Tear Drop Memorial, and browse the different shops at The Mills at Jersey Gardens.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Jersey City journey builder tool .

Manchester, UK to Jersey City is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in August, with highs in Jersey City at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Wildwood.

Things to do in Jersey City

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandy Hook, West Orange, Newark, Hoboken Waterfront Walkway, Tear Drop Memorial
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Gateway National Recreation ©
Gateway National Recreation
Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©
Gunnison Beach ©
Gunnison Beach

10
nights
Wildwood

Wildwood ©
Wildwood is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Head to Atlantic City Boardwalk and The Quarter at Tropicanafor some retail therapy. Visit Cape May City Beaches and Sunset Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Wildwood side-trips: Atlantic City (Absecon Lighthouse, The Playground at Caesars, & more), Lucy the Elephant (in Margate City) and Ocean City (Ocean City Beach & Ocean City Boardwalk). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sea views from Cape May Lighthouse, stop by Wildwood Boardwalk, immerse yourself in nature at Cape May Point State Park, and learn about winemaking at Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Wildwood holiday planner.

Getting from Jersey City to Wildwood by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Jackson.

Things to do in Wildwood

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cape May, Atlantic City, Ocean City, North Wildwood, Lower Township
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Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches
Sunset Beach ©
Sunset Beach
North Wildwood Beach ©
North Wildwood Beach

5
nights
Jackson

Jackson ©
Head to Stockton Market and Freehold Raceway Mallfor plenty of shopping. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Ocean Grove Beach and Point Pleasant Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Princeton University (in Princeton), Belmar Beach (in Belmar) and Jenkinson's Boardwalk (in Point Pleasant Beach).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Jackson journey maker site .

Drive from Wildwood to Jackson in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, tram, and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Wildwood in September: highs in Jackson hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Point Pleasant Beach, Grounds For Sculpture, Cream Ridge Winery, Belmar Beach, Adventure Aquarium
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Ocean Grove Beach ©
Ocean Grove Beach
Stockton Market ©
Stockton Market
Belmar Beach ©
Belmar Beach

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