29 days in Philadelphia, New Jersey & New York City Itinerary

29 days in Philadelphia, New Jersey & New York City Itinerary

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Philadelphia
— 6 nights
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Ewing
— 2 nights
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Princeton
— 7 nights
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Jersey City
— 5 nights
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New York City
— 8 nights
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Philadelphia — 6 nights

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Change things up with these side-trips from Philadelphia: Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, examine the collection at The Franklin Institute, stroll through Schuylkill River Trail, and get curious at Mutter Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Philadelphia day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Philadelphia. March in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 33°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ewing.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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Ewing — 2 nights

Ewing Township is a township in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): walk around Kids Castle and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Radiance Day Spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Hamilton Veterans Park, then stroll around Washington Crossing Historic Park, and then sample the tasty concoctions at River Horse Brewing Company.

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Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Ewing takes an hour. In March, daytime highs in Ewing are 48°F, while nighttime lows are 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Princeton.
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Princeton — 7 nights

Best known as the home of Princeton University, the town of Princeton centers around the Ivy League school and its stone, vine-covered buildings.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Princeton: Henry Hudson Trail (in Marlboro), Golf House Museum (in Far Hills) and Columbia Trail (in High Bridge). There's much more to do: deepen your understanding at Princeton University, stroll around Mercer County Park, relax and rejuvenate at Alchemy Mind and Body, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Church.

Plan trip to Princeton with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Princeton is very close to Ewing. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in March, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Jersey City.
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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. Get out of town with these interesting Jersey City side-trips: Bronx Zoo (in Bronx), Kur Wellness Studios (in Asbury Park) and Room Escape Games (in Long Branch). Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Hoboken Waterfront Walkway, grab your bike and head to Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway, sample some tasty brews at Other Half Brewing Company, and see the interesting displays at Noble Maritime Collection.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Jersey City tour planner.

You can take a train from Princeton to Jersey City in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 49°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to New York City.
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New York City — 8 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: walk around Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, take in the pleasant sights at The High Line, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the New York City travel itinerary planner.

New York City is just a short distance from Jersey City. In March, plan for daily highs up to 49°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to take a train back home.
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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.
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