41 days in New Jersey Itinerary

41 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New Jersey planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Newark Liberty International Airport, Drive to Jersey City
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Jersey City
— 9 nights
Drive
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Camden
— 8 nights
Drive
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Cape May
— 12 nights
Drive
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Point Pleasant Beach
— 11 nights
Drive to John F Kennedy International Airport, Fly to Lagos

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Jersey City

— 9 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: Environmental Education Center at Lord Stirling Park (in Basking Ridge), St. Peter's Church of Morristown (in Morristown) and The Raptor Trust Center (in Millington). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Liberty State Park, pause for some photo ops at Empty Sky - 9/11 Memorial, browse the different shops at The Outlet Collection - Jersey Gardens, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Jersey City driving holiday planning website.

Lagos, Nigeria to Jersey City is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from West Africa Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Lagos in December: high temperatures in Jersey City hover around 10°C and lows are around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Camden.

Things to do in Jersey City

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Camden

— 8 nights
Camden is a city in Camden County, New Jersey. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Camden: Cohanzick Zoo (in Bridgeton), Parvin State Park (in Elmer) and Sewell (Washington Lake Park & TD Bank Arts Centre). The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Adventure Aquarium, explore the engaging exhibits at Garden State Discovery Museum, join the crowd at Absolute Cycle Experience, and browse the different shops at Cherry Hill Mall.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Camden online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jersey City to Camden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and subway; or do a combination of train and tram. In January, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cape May.

Things to do in Camden

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cape May

— 12 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cape May: Noyes Museum of Art (in Oceanville), Atlantic City (Atlantic City Boardwalk, Ripley's Believe It or Not!, &more) and Ocean City (Ocean City Boardwalk, Stainton's, &more). The adventure continues: relax in the rural setting at Jersey Shore Alpacas, buy something for everyone on your list at Washington Street Mall, get your game on at Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum, and contemplate the long history of Emlen Physick Estate.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cape May road trip tool.

Getting from Camden to Cape May by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Point Pleasant Beach.

Things to do in Cape May

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Point Pleasant Beach

— 11 nights
Point Pleasant Beach is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Point Pleasant Beach: Lawrence Hopewell Trail (in Pennington), A Mano Galleries (in Lambertville) and Princeton (McCosh Hall, Princeton University Chapel, &more). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Six Flags Great Adventure, contemplate the long history of Nike Missile Site NY-56, stroll through Bliss Price Arboretum and Wildlife Sanctuary, and identify plant and animal life at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Point Pleasant Beach travel route planning app.

Traveling by car from Cape May to Point Pleasant Beach takes 2 hours. January in Point Pleasant Beach sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Point Pleasant Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.