26 days in New Jersey Itinerary

26 days in New Jersey Itinerary

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Fly to Newark Liberty International Airport, Drive to Jersey City
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Jersey City
— 5 nights
Drive
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Columbia
— 4 nights
Drive
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Camden
— 4 nights
Drive
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Atlantic City
— 6 nights
Drive
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Point Pleasant Beach
— 5 nights
Drive to John F Kennedy International Airport, Fly to Constantine

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Jersey City — 5 nights

Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey, after Newark. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jersey City: Roosevelt Park (in Edison), Appalachian Trail - Pochuck Boardwalk (in Glenwood) and High Point State Park (in Sussex). And it doesn't end there: get curious at Liberty Science Center, admire the majestic nature at Liberty State Park, pause for some photo ops at Tear Drop Memorial, and contemplate the long history of Newark Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Jersey City trip planner.

Constantine, Algeria to Jersey City is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Constantine to Jersey City, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Constantine in January, with highs in Jersey City at 5°C and lows at -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Columbia.
Parks · Shopping · Museums · Outdoors
Side Trips

Columbia — 4 nights

Columbia is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Knowlton Township in Warren County, New Jersey, United States, that was created as part of the 2010 United States Census. Change things up with these side-trips from Columbia: Lake Hopatcong Golf Club (in Lake Hopatcong), Columbia Trail (in High Bridge) and Vernon (Stairway to Heaven Trail & Mountain Creek). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lakota Wolf Preserve, learn about winemaking at Brook hollow winery, tee off at Ballyowen Golf Club, and see the interesting displays at Sterling Hill Mining Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Columbia travel route planner.

You can drive from Jersey City to Columbia in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Jersey City in January, things will get little chillier in Columbia: highs are around 1°C and lows about -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Camden.
Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Trails
Side Trips

Camden — 4 nights

Camden is a city in Camden County, New Jersey. Venture out of the city with trips to Auburn Road Vineyard & Winery (in Pilesgrove), Absolute Cycle Experience (in Millville) and Amalthea Cellars Winery (in Atco). The adventure continues: observe the fascinating underwater world at Adventure Aquarium, do a tasting at White Horse Winery, get engrossed in the history at Battleship New Jersey, and don't miss a visit to Red Bank Battlefield Park.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Camden day trip planning tool.

Drive from Columbia to Camden in 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Columbia in January, with highs in Camden at 5°C and lows at -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Atlantic City.
Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trips

Atlantic City — 6 nights

The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
Get out of town with these interesting Atlantic City side-trips: Parasailing & Paragliding (in Ocean City), Cape May (Cape May Lighthouse, Willow Creek Winery, &more) and Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery (in Rio Grande). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Atlantic City Boardwalk, take a leisurely stroll along Ocean City Boardwalk, try your luck at Borgata Casino, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Playground at Caesars.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Atlantic City trip builder site.

You can drive from Camden to Atlantic City in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in January, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Point Pleasant Beach.
Casinos · Fun & Games · Shopping · Outdoors
Side Trips

Point Pleasant Beach — 5 nights

Point Pleasant Beach is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. Explore Point Pleasant Beach's surroundings by going to Grounds For Sculpture (in Hamilton), Union Transportation Trail (in Cream Ridge) and Princeton (Princeton University, Princeton University Art Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Jenkinson's Aquarium, relax and rejuvenate at Kur Wellness Studios, relax in the rural setting at Howling Woods Farm, and take a leisurely stroll along Jenkinson's Boardwalk.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Point Pleasant Beach tour website.

You can drive from Atlantic City to Point Pleasant Beach in 1.5 hours. In January in Point Pleasant Beach, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Spas
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.