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:  1​h 15​min
1
Belmar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ocean City
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Belmar

Belmar ©
Belmar is a borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Cattus Island County Park and Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge. Discover out-of-the-way places like Allaire State Park and Ocean Grove Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Belmar side-trips: Seaside Park Beach (in Seaside Park) and Seaside Heights Boardwalk (in Seaside Heights). There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Belmar Beach and admire the majestic nature at Island Beach State Park.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Belmar trip tool .

New York City to Belmar is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In July, daily temperatures in Belmar can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ocean City.

Things to do in Belmar

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Island Beach State Park, Cattus Island County Park, Seaside Heights Boardwalk, Ocean Grove Beach
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Allaire State Park ©
Allaire State Park
Ocean Grove Beach ©
Ocean Grove Beach

2
nights
Ocean City

Ocean City ©
Ocean City is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from World War II Lookout Tower, do a tasting at Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery, stop by Kona Surf Co., then enjoy the sea views from Hereford Inlet Lighthouse, and finally admire the striking features of Lucy the Elephant. On your second day here, wander the streets of Downtown Ocean City, then contemplate the long history of Historic Cold Spring Village, then learn about winemaking at Turdo Vineyards & Winery, and finally get interesting insight from Tours.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ocean City road trip app .

You can drive from Belmar to Ocean City in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Ocean City

Historic Sites Wineries Tours

Side Trips

Cape May, Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery, Kona Surf Co., Turdo Vineyards & Winery, Hereford Inlet Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
World War II Lookout Tower ©
World War II Lookout Tower
Historic Cold Spring Village ©
Historic Cold Spring Village
Lucy the Elephant ©
Lucy the Elephant

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