45 days in New Jersey Itinerary

45 days in New Jersey Itinerary

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45 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  23​h 30​min
1
Princeton
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Toms River
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Cape May
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Barnegat Light, Long Beach Island
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Jersey City
— 11 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h
End: Singapore

8
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park and Columbia Trail. Head to David Bradley Chocolatier Factory and Mill Race Village Shopsfor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Princeton: Kidstreet Playground (in Bridgewater), Duke Farms (in Hillsborough) and Golf House Museum (in Far Hills). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Princeton University Art Museum, admire the striking features of Trinity Church, have some family-friendly fun at Bury The Hatchet Princeton - Axe Throwing, and deepen your understanding at Princeton University.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Princeton trip itinerary builder .

Singapore, Singapore to Princeton is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 13 hours traveling from Singapore to Princeton due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in February, with highs in Princeton at 7°C and lows at -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Toms River.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Trenton, Mount Holly, Pennington, Ringoes, Sea Girt Beach and Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Princeton University Art Museum ©
Princeton University Art Museum
Roebling Museum ©
Roebling Museum
Golf House Museum ©
Golf House Museum

8
nights
Toms River

Toms River ©
Featured in "Jersey Shore" and "Boardwalk Empire," Toms River boasts a community that is growing in popularity.
Silverball Pinball Museum and InfoAge - Science History Learning Center and Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Do your shopping at Historic Smithville and The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe. Get out of town with these interesting Toms River side-trips: Valenzano Family Winery (in Shamong), Ocean Grove Beach (in Ocean Grove) and Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway (in Manasquan). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Cattus Island County Park, see the interesting displays at Insectropolis, the Bugseum of New Jersey, steep yourself in history at Allaire State Park, and catch a live performance at First Avenue Playhouse Dessert Theatre.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Toms River trip planner.

Traveling by car from Princeton to Toms River takes 1.5 hours. March in Toms River sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cape May.

Things to do in Toms River

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Hammonton, Brigantine, Valenzano Family Winery, The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe, Bay Head Beach
Highlights from your plan
Silverball Pinball Museum ©
Silverball Pinball Museum
Ocean Grove Beach ©
Ocean Grove Beach

9
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.
Do your shopping at Washington Street Gallery and Ocean Galleries. You'll explore and learn at Cape May Lighthouse and Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cape May: Royal Port Antiques (in Salem), Millville (Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center & Millville Army Airfield Museum) and Bayshore Center at Bivalve (in Port Norris). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Cape May City Beaches, get great views at World War II Lookout Tower, stroll through Wildwood Beach, and identify plant and animal life at South Cape May Meadows.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Cape May trip planner .

Traveling by car from Toms River to Cape May takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Barnegat Light.

Things to do in Cape May

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Wildwood, Rio Grande, Ocean City, Millville, North Wildwood
Highlights from your plan
Cape May Lighthouse ©
Cape May Lighthouse
Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches
Wildwood Beach ©
Wildwood Beach

6
nights
Barnegat Light, Long Beach Island

Barnegat Light ©
Barnegat Light is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. Museum-lovers will appreciate Barnegat Light Museum and Museum of NJ Maritime History. Get some cultural insight at Atlantic City Boardwalk and Donna Elias' Bayside Gallery & Coastal Gifts. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barnegat Light: Brigantine (Marine Mammal Stranding Center & Brigantine Historical Museum) and Atlantic City (Wild Wild West Casino, Bally's Atlantic City Casino, & more). There's more to do: admire the majestic nature at Barnegat Lighthouse State Park and enjoy the sand and surf at Ship Bottom Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Barnegat Light attractions planner .

You can drive from Cape May to Barnegat Light in 2 hours. Traveling from Cape May in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Barnegat Light, with lows of -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Jersey City.

Things to do in Barnegat Light

Fun & Games Casinos Shopping

Side Trips

Atlantic City, Brigantine, Ship Bottom Beach, Museum of NJ Maritime History
Highlights from your plan
Borgata Casino ©
Borgata Casino
Atlantic City Boardwalk ©
Atlantic City Boardwalk
Barnegat Lighthouse State Park ©
Barnegat Lighthouse State Park

11
nights
Jersey City

Jersey City ©
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. Get some cultural insight at Sterling Hill Mining Museum and The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms. Let the collections at Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center and Newark Museum capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Clifton Arts Center and Sculpture Park (in Clifton), Aunt Charlotte's Candies (in Merchantville) and Cherry Hill (Cherry Hill Mall & Bury The Hatchet Cherry Hill - Axe Throwing). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Liberty State Park, get some fabulous bargains at The Mills at Jersey Gardens, glide through natural beauty at High Point Cross Country Ski Center, and examine the collection at Luna Parc.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Jersey City road trip planner.

You can drive from Barnegat Light to Jersey City in 2 hours. Traveling from Barnegat Light in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 1°C in Jersey City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jersey City

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Newark, Cherry Hill, Elizabeth, Hoboken, Morristown
Highlights from your plan
Sterling Hill Mining Museum ©
Sterling Hill Mining Museum
The Mills at Jersey Gardens ©
The Mills at Jersey Gardens
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center ©

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