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
Princeton
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Ocean City
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
End: Newark

2
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.
On the 15th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Princeton University Art Museum and then stroll through Grounds For Sculpture. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Princeton University and then find something for the whole family at Six Flags Great Adventure.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Princeton travel planner.

Newark to Princeton is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in November, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ocean City.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Six Flags Great Adventure, Grounds For Sculpture
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Princeton University ©
Princeton University
Princeton University Art Museum ©
Princeton University Art Museum
Grounds For Sculpture ©
Grounds For Sculpture

2
nights
Ocean City

Ocean City ©
Ocean City is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Explore Ocean City's surroundings by going to Cape May (Cape May City Beaches & Cape May Lighthouse). The adventure continues: meet the residents at Cape May County Park & Zoo, try your luck at Borgata Jobs, contemplate the long history of Lucy the Elephant, and take a leisurely stroll along Ocean City Boardwalk.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ocean City vacation builder.

You can drive from Princeton to Ocean City in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of tram, train, and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Ocean City can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Ocean City

Parks Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trips

Cape May, Atlantic City, Lucy the Elephant, Cape May County Park & Zoo
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Ocean City Boardwalk ©
Ocean City Boardwalk
Borgata Casino ©
Borgata Casino
Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches

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