23 days in New Jersey Itinerary

23 days in New Jersey Itinerary

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23 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Point Pleasant Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Cape May
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Princeton
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Jersey City
— 5 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

4
nights
Point Pleasant Beach

Point Pleasant Beach ©
Point Pleasant Beach is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. Get outdoors at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Cattus Island County Park. Visit Island Beach State Park and Ocean Grove Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve (in Tuckerton), Cloverdale Farm County Park (in Barnegat) and Jackson (Six Flags Great Adventure & Six Flags Safari). There's still lots to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway, stop by The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe, examine the collection at Silverball Pinball Museum, and take a leisurely stroll along Seaside Heights Boardwalk.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Point Pleasant Beach trip itinerary builder website .

New Delhi, India to Point Pleasant Beach is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -10 hour difference. While traveling from New Delhi, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Point Pleasant Beach, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cape May.

Things to do in Point Pleasant Beach

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Jackson, The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe, Ocean Grove Beach, Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, Cattus Island County Park
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Ocean Grove Beach ©
Ocean Grove Beach
Cloverdale Farm County Park ©
Cloverdale Farm County Park

6
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Cape May City Beaches and Wildwood Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cape May Lighthouse and Emlen Physick Estate. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape May: Atlantic City (The Quarter at Tropicana, Atlantic City Boardwalk, & more) and Historic Smithville and Village Greene (in Smithville). There's much more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, look for all kinds of wild species at South Cape May Meadows, take some stellar pictures from World War II Lookout Tower, and buy something for everyone on your list at Washington Street Mall.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cape May day trip planning app .

Getting from Point Pleasant Beach to Cape May by car takes about 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Cape May can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Princeton.

Things to do in Cape May

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Atlantic City, Wildwood, Cape May County Park & Zoo, Historic Smithville and Village Greene, Cape May Bird Observatory
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Cape May Lighthouse ©
Cape May Lighthouse
Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches
Wildwood Beach ©
Wildwood Beach

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Duke Farms and Lakota Wolf Preserve. Change things up with these side-trips from Princeton: Environmental Education Center at Lord Stirling Park (in Basking Ridge), Bernadette Morales Nature Preserve (in Flemington) and Jacks Barn (in Oxford). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Plainsboro Preserve, explore the activities along Delaware Water Gap, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, and walk around Grounds For Sculpture.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Princeton online vacation maker .

You can drive from Cape May to Princeton in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and tram; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Jersey City.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Columbia, Kidstreet Playground, Jacks Barn, Plainsboro Preserve, Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
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Duke Farms ©
Duke Farms
Lakota Wolf Preserve ©
Lakota Wolf Preserve

5
nights
Jersey City

Jersey City ©
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. Shop till you drop at The Mills at Jersey Gardens and Barsky Gallery. Step out of the city life by going to Appalachian Trail - Pochuck Boardwalk and Demarest Nature Center. Get out of town with these interesting Jersey City side-trips: Eagle Rock Reservation (in West Orange), Apshawa Preserve (in West Milford) and Words Bookstore (in Maplewood). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at The Raptor Trust Center, admire the majestic nature at Gateway National Recreation, buy something for everyone on your list at The Outlet Collection - Jersey Gardens, and take a peaceful walk through Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Jersey City online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Princeton to Jersey City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In June in Jersey City, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jersey City

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Elizabeth, The Raptor Trust Center, Closter Nature Center, Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve, Gateway National Recreation
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Gateway National Recreation ©
Gateway National Recreation
Demarest Nature Center ©
Demarest Nature Center
The Raptor Trust Center ©
The Raptor Trust Center

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