4 days in New Jersey Itinerary

4 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New Jersey tour planner

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Princeton
— 1 night
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Cape May
— 1 night
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Hope
— 1 night
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Princeton

— 1 night

College Town

Best known as the home of Princeton University, the town of Princeton centers around the Ivy League school and its stone, vine-covered buildings.
On the 16th (Tue), gain insight at Princeton University and then get in on the family fun at Six Flags Great Adventure. On your second day here, meet the residents at Adventure Aquarium and then walk around Grounds For Sculpture.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Princeton trip website.

New York City to Princeton is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New York City in October since evenings lows in Princeton dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cape May.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cape May

— 1 night

The Nation's Oldest Seashore Resort

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 18th (Thu): kick back and relax at Cape May City Beaches, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cape May County Park & Zoo, and then take a leisurely stroll along Wildwood Boardwalk.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Cape May sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Princeton to Cape May takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in October, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hope.

Things to do in Cape May

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Hope

— 1 night
Hope Township is a township in Warren County, New Jersey, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at Worthington State Forest and then cool off at Land of Make Believe & Pirate's Cove.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Hope trip planner.

You can drive from Cape May to Hope in 3 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Cape May in October since evenings lows in Hope dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Hope

Theme Parks · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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.