5 days in New Jersey Itinerary

5 days in New Jersey Itinerary

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5 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Start: Madison
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h
1
Ocean City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Asbury Park
— 1 night
train + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Madison

2
nights
Ocean City

Ocean City ©
Ocean City is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. You'll explore and learn at Cape May Lighthouse and Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Atlantic City Boardwalk and Downtown Ocean City. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ocean City: Cape May City Beaches (in Cape May) and Wildwood (Wildwood Boardwalk & Wildwood Beach). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Ocean City Beach, try to win big at Borgata Casino, and appreciate the history behind New Jersey Korean War Memorial.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ocean City trip itinerary planner.

Madison to Ocean City is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Madison in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Ocean City, with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Asbury Park.

Things to do in Ocean City

Fun & Games Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Atlantic City, Cape May, Wildwood
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Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches
Cape May Lighthouse ©
Cape May Lighthouse
Wildwood Beach ©
Wildwood Beach

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): kick back and relax at Ocean Grove Beach, view the masterpieces at Main Avenue Galleria, and then see the interesting displays at Silverball Pinball Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Asbury Park trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Ocean City to Asbury Park in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. July in Asbury Park sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Asbury Park

Museums Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Ocean Grove
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Silverball Pinball Museum ©
Silverball Pinball Museum
Ocean Grove Beach ©
Ocean Grove Beach
Main Avenue Galleria ©
Main Avenue Galleria

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