34 days in New Jersey Itinerary

34 days in New Jersey Itinerary

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34 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly + Drive:  21​h 45​min
1
Point Pleasant Beach
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Jersey City
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Princeton
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Cape May
— 11 nights
+3
bus + foot + train + Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Manila, Luzon

6
nights
Point Pleasant Beach

Point Pleasant Beach ©
Point Pleasant Beach is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. Explore Point Pleasant Beach's surroundings by going to Ron Jon Surf Shop (in Ship Bottom), Six Flags Great Adventure (in Jackson) and Freehold Raceway Mall (in Freehold). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Jenkinson's Boardwalk, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Jenkinson's Aquarium, examine the collection at Silverball Pinball Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Point Pleasant Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Point Pleasant Beach road trip site .

Manila, Philippines to Point Pleasant Beach is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Manila to Point Pleasant Beach is minus 13 hours. Traveling from Manila in September, expect Point Pleasant Beach to be a bit cooler, temps between 29°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Jersey City.

Things to do in Point Pleasant Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Asbury Park, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Ocean Grove Beach, Black Pearl Pirate Excursion, Seaside Heights Boardwalk
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Six Flags Great Adventure ©
Six Flags Great Adventure
Jenkinson's Boardwalk ©
Jenkinson's Boardwalk

6
nights
Jersey City

Jersey City ©
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jersey City: Room Escape Games (in Montclair), Melovino Meadery (in Vauxhall) and Camden (Battleship New Jersey & Adventure Aquarium). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Liberty State Park, get your game on at Bury The Hatchet Cherry Hill - Axe Throwing, make a trip to Downtown Jersey City, New Jersey - Waterfront 9/11 Memorial - #8, and go for a walk through Hoboken Waterfront Walkway.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Jersey City online day trip planner .

Drive from Point Pleasant Beach to Jersey City in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Jersey City when traveling from Point Pleasant Beach in September, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Princeton.

Things to do in Jersey City

Parks Shopping Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

West Orange, Montclair, Camden, Elizabeth, Monument Trail
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Adventure Aquarium ©
Adventure Aquarium
Liberty State Park ©
Liberty State Park
Empty Sky - 9/11 Memorial ©
Empty Sky - 9/11 Memorial

9
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 out of town with these interesting Princeton side-trips: Duke Farms (in Hillsborough), Flemington (The Fudge Shoppe & Bernadette Morales Nature Preserve) and Kidstreet Playground (in Bridgewater). There's lots more to do: deepen your understanding at Princeton University, get lost in a book at Princeton Public Library, admire the majestic nature at Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park, and contemplate the long history of Princeton University Chapel.

To find out how to plan a trip to Princeton, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Jersey City to Princeton in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Princeton when traveling from Jersey City in September, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Cape May.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Somerset, Flemington, Hillsborough, Pennington, Bullock Farms
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Princeton University ©
Princeton University
Princeton University Art Museum ©
Princeton University Art Museum

11
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape May: Absecon 9-11 Memorial (in Absecon), Atlantic City (Brighton Park, Atlantic City Boardwalk, & more) and Ocean City (Ocean City Boardwalk, Ocean City Beach, & more). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cape May City Beaches, explore the galleries of Cape May Lighthouse, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildwood Beach, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape May trip planner .

You can drive from Princeton to Cape May in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Cape May

Shopping Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Atlantic City, Wildwood, Ocean City, West Cape May, Cape May Court House
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Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches
Jersey Shore Alpacas ©
Jersey Shore Alpacas
Cape May Lighthouse ©
Cape May Lighthouse

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