31 days in New Jersey Itinerary

31 days in New Jersey Itinerary

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31 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  2 h 45 min
1
Cape May
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Hammonton
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Princeton
— 10 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Paramus
— 8 nights
Drive:  45 min
End: Newark

8
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Cape May City Beaches and Cape May County Park & Zoo. Explore Cape May's surroundings by going to Atlantic City (Bally's Atlantic City Casino, Caesars Atlantic City Casino, & more), Downtown Ocean City (in Ocean City) and Lucy the Elephant (in Margate City). The adventure continues: experience rural life at Jersey Shore Alpacas, kick back and relax at North Wildwood Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Cape May Lighthouse, and do a tasting at Willow Creek Winery.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cape May road trip planning site .

Newark to Cape May is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. February in Cape May sees daily highs of 44°F and lows of 29°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hammonton.

Things to do in Cape May

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Atlantic City, Lower Township, Wildwood, Cape May Point, Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery
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Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches
Atlantic City Boardwalk ©
Atlantic City Boardwalk
Borgata Casino ©
Borgata Casino

4
nights
Hammonton

Hammonton ©
Hammonton is a town in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, known as the "Blueberry Capital of the World." As of the 2010 United States Census, the town's population was 14,791, reflecting an increase of 2,187 (+17.4%) from the 12,604 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 396 (+3.2%) from the 12,208 counted in the 1990 Census.Hammonton was settled in 1812 and was named for John Hammond Coffin, a son of one of the community's earliest settlers, William Coffin, with the "d" in what was originally "Hammondton" disappearing over time. Visiting Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Stella Farms will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hammonton: Balic Winery (in Mays Landing), Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge (in Medford) and Timber Creek Park (in Gloucester City). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at White Horse Winery, play a few rounds at Scotland Run Golf Club, and explore the activities along Atsion Lake.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hammonton route planner .

Drive from Cape May to Hammonton in 1.5 hours. February in Hammonton sees daily highs of 46°F and lows of 26°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Princeton.

Things to do in Hammonton

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Shamong, Amalthea Cellars Winery, Balic Winery, Timber Creek Park, Stella Farms
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White Horse Winery ©
White Horse Winery
Valenzano Family Winery ©
Valenzano Family Winery

10
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.
Get outdoors at Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway and Duke Farms. Venture out of the city with trips to Columbia Trail (in High Bridge), Screamin' Hill Brewery (in Cream Ridge) and Six Flags Great Adventure (in Jackson). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Grounds For Sculpture, sample the tasty concoctions at Kane Brewing, grab your bike and head to Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park, and trek along Henry Hudson Trail.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Princeton tour builder .

Traveling by car from Hammonton to Princeton takes 1.5 hours. February in Princeton sees daily highs of 43°F and lows of 25°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paramus.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Hillsborough, Silverball Pinball Museum, Delicious Orchards, Six Flags Great Adventure, Grounds For Sculpture
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Grounds For Sculpture ©
Grounds For Sculpture
Ocean Grove Beach ©
Ocean Grove Beach
Belmar Beach ©
Belmar Beach

8
nights
Paramus

Paramus ©
Paramus is a borough in Bergen County, in the U.S. Take a break from the city and head to High Point Cross Country Ski Center and Ramapo Mountain State Forest. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paramus: Appalachian Trail - Pochuck Boardwalk (in Glenwood), Ballyowen Golf Club (in Hamburg) and Room Escape Games (in Montclair). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, look for all kinds of wild species at Reeves-Reed Arboretum, and admire the majestic nature at High Point State Park.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Paramus itinerary planner .

Drive from Princeton to Paramus in 1.5 hours. In March in Paramus, expect temperatures between 48°F during the day and 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paramus

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Sussex, West Orange, Reeves-Reed Arboretum, Stairway to Heaven Trail, Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart
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Ramapo Mountain State Forest ©
Ramapo Mountain State Forest
Ballyowen Golf Club ©
Ballyowen Golf Club
Stokes State Forest ©
Stokes State Forest

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