5 days in New Jersey Itinerary

5 days in New Jersey Itinerary

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5 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Ocean City
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Wildwood
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: New York City

2
nights
Ocean City

Ocean City is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): examine the collection at Atlantic City Historical Museum, then take a stroll through Atlantic City Boardwalk, then take a stroll through Ocean City Beach, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): make a trip to Lucy the Elephant, get engrossed in the history at Allaire State Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bay Head Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ocean City trip planner .

New York City to Ocean City is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Traveling from New York City in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 59°F in Ocean City. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Wildwood.

Things to do in Ocean City

Outdoors Neighborhoods Adventure

Side Trips

Atlantic City, Bay Head Beach, Lucy the Elephant, Allaire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Atlantic City Boardwalk ©
Atlantic City Boardwalk
Lucy the Elephant ©
Lucy the Elephant

2
nights
Wildwood

Wildwood ©
Wildwood is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Do your shopping at Wildwood Boardwalk and Washington Street Mall. Let the collections at Cape May Lighthouse and Emlen Physick Estate capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Wildwood Beach, get in on the family fun at Breakfast in The Sky, identify plant and animal life at The Wetlands Institute, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Wildwood road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Ocean City to Wildwood takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Wildwood can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Wildwood

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Cape May, The Wetlands Institute
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Wildwood Boardwalk ©
Wildwood Boardwalk
Cape May Lighthouse ©
Cape May Lighthouse
Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches

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