5 days in New Jersey Itinerary

5 days in New Jersey Itinerary

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5 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  1​h
1
Asbury Park
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ocean City
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Princeton
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Newark

1
day
Asbury Park

Asbury Park ©
Asbury Park is a city in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States, located on the Jersey Shore and part of the New York City Metropolitan Area. On the 5th (Mon), have some family-friendly fun at Yestercades, then stroll through 8th Ave Jetty, and then see the interesting displays at Silverball Pinball Museum.

Make your Asbury Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Newark to Asbury Park is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In August in Asbury Park, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 65°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ocean City.

Things to do in Asbury Park

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Yestercades
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Silverball Pinball Museum ©
Silverball Pinball Museum

3
nights
Ocean City

Ocean City ©
Ocean City is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ocean City: Cape May Lighthouse (in Cape May), Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville) and Black Pearl Pirate Excursion (in Beach Haven). The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cape May County Park & Zoo, take a stroll through Downtown Ocean City, stroll through Stone Harbor Point, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ocean City online road trip planner .

You can drive from Asbury Park to Ocean City in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Princeton.

Things to do in Ocean City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Cape May County Park & Zoo, Civil Rights Garden, Ventnor City Beach, Cape May Lighthouse
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Cape May County Park & Zoo ©
Cape May County Park & Zoo
Cape May Lighthouse ©
Cape May Lighthouse
Parasailing & Paragliding

1
night
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.
On the 9th (Fri), walk around Grounds For Sculpture, deepen your understanding at Princeton University, and then get lost in a book at Princeton Public Library.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Princeton vacation maker website .

Traveling by car from Ocean City to Princeton takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and tram. In August, daily temperatures in Princeton can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks

Side Trip

Grounds For Sculpture
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Grounds For Sculpture ©
Grounds For Sculpture
Princeton University ©
Princeton University
Princeton Public Library ©
Princeton Public Library

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