4 days in New Jersey & New Hampshire Itinerary

4 days in New Jersey & New Hampshire Itinerary

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4 days in New Jersey & New Hampshire Itinerary

Start: Jersey City
Drive:  2 h 45 min
1
Cape May
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Sandy Hook
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Hampton
— Few hours
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4 h 30 min
End: Jersey City

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Cape May Lighthouse and then enjoy the sand and surf at Wildwood Beach. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Cape May City Beaches, take an in-depth tour of Emlen Physick Estate, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape May itinerary maker.

Washington DC to Cape May is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Washington DC in October: highs in Cape May hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sandy Hook.

Things to do in Cape May

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Wildwood Beach
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Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches
Wildwood Beach ©
Wildwood Beach
Cape May Lighthouse ©
Cape May Lighthouse

1
night
Sandy Hook

Sandy Hook ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): kick back and relax at Gunnison Beach, then make a trip to Sandy Hook Lighthouse, and then enjoy the sea views from Gateway National Recreation.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Sandy Hook online itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Cape May to Sandy Hook takes 2.5 hours. In October in Sandy Hook, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hampton.

Things to do in Sandy Hook

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Sandy Hook Lighthouse
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Gateway National Recreation ©
Gateway National Recreation
Gunnison Beach ©
Gunnison Beach

few
hours
Hampton

Hampton ©
Hampton is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Strawbery Banke Museum and then stroll through Long Sands Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hampton holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sandy Hook to Hampton. In October, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hampton

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Long Sands Beach, Strawbery Banke Museum
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Long Sands Beach ©
Long Sands Beach
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum

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