28 days in New Jersey Itinerary

28 days in New Jersey Itinerary

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Princeton
— 7 nights
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Cape May
— 8 nights
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Asbury Park
— 5 nights
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Jersey City
— 6 nights

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Princeton side-trips: Duke Farms (in Hillsborough), Amazing Escape Room (in Green Brook) and Christ Church (in New Brunswick). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Princeton University Art Museum, learn about winemaking at Valenzano Family Winery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity Church, and stroll around Marquand Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Princeton trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Princeton is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Dubai to Princeton, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in September, expect Princeton to be colder, temps between 30°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Cape May.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Mount Laurel, Hamilton, Pennington, Washington Crossing State Historic Park, Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park
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Grounds For Sculpture ©
Grounds For Sculpture
Princeton University Art Museum ©
Princeton University Art Museum
Princeton University ©
Princeton University

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Margate City (Jagielky’s Homemade Chocolates & Lucy the Elephant), Atlantic City (Harrah's Atlantic City Casino, Borgata Casino, &more) and Ocean City (Downtown Ocean City & Ocean City Boardwalk). There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours, visit a coastal fixture at Cape May Lighthouse, buy something for everyone on your list at Washington Street Mall, and learn about all things military at Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cape May trip planner.

Traveling by car from Princeton to Cape May takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, tram, and bus; or do a combination of tram and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Asbury Park.

Things to do in Cape May

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Atlantic City, Lower Township, Margate City, Ocean City, Cape May County Park & Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Cape May Lighthouse ©
Cape May Lighthouse
Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches

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Asbury Park

Asbury Park ©
Asbury Park is a city in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States, located on the Jersey Shore and part of the New York City Metropolitan Area. Explore Asbury Park's surroundings by going to Six Flags Great Adventure (in Jackson), Freehold Raceway Mall (in Freehold) and Gateway National Recreation (in Sandy Hook). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Silverball Pinball Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Catharine Catholic Church, view the masterpieces at Hot Sand, and take a leisurely stroll along Belmar Beach.

For more things to do and other tourist information, read our Asbury Park holiday planner.

You can drive from Cape May to Asbury Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Jersey City.

Things to do in Asbury Park

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Point Pleasant Beach, Freehold, Belmar, Six Flags Great Adventure, St. Catharine Catholic Church
Highlights from your plan
Belmar Parasail ©
Belmar Parasail
Silverball Pinball Museum ©
Silverball Pinball Museum
Six Flags Great Adventure ©
Six Flags Great Adventure

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Jersey City

Jersey City ©
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Aunt Charlotte's Candies (in Merchantville), Camden (Battleship New Jersey & Sacred Heart Church) and The Raptor Trust Center (in Millington). There's still lots to do: get some thrills out on the water with Sea the City Jet Ski Tours, test your problem-solving skills at Escapology, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, and enjoy some diversion at Gun For Hire Shooting Range.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Jersey City travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Asbury Park to Jersey City in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Asbury Park in October since evenings lows in Jersey City dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jersey City

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Hoboken, Elizabeth, Camden, Weehawken, Aunt Charlotte's Candies
Highlights from your plan
Sea the City Jet Ski Tours ©
Sea the City Jet Ski Tours
Liberty State Park ©
Liberty State Park
Empty Sky - 9/11 Memorial ©
Empty Sky - 9/11 Memorial

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