6 days in New Jersey Itinerary

6 days in New Jersey Itinerary

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6 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Ocean City
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Princeton
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

3
nights
Ocean City

Ocean City ©
Ocean City is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ocean City: Wildwood (Wildwood Beach, Wildwood Boardwalk, & more) and Cape May (Cape May Lighthouse & Cape May City Beaches). There's still lots to do: get to know the resident critters at Cape May County Park & Zoo, take a stroll through Downtown Ocean City, shop like a local with Atlantic City Boardwalk, and don't miss a visit to Greek Temple Monument World War I Memorial.

To find out how to plan a trip to Ocean City, use our trip itinerary maker.

Washington DC to Ocean City is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Washington DC in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Ocean City, with lows of 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Princeton.

Things to do in Ocean City

Parks Theme Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Wildwood, Atlantic City, Cape May, Cape May County Park & Zoo
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Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches
Atlantic City Boardwalk ©
Atlantic City Boardwalk
Cape May County Park & Zoo ©
Cape May County Park & Zoo

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 11th (Thu), take in the waterfront at Jenkinson's Boardwalk and then find something for the whole family at Six Flags Great Adventure. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Princeton University Art Museum, then admire all the interesting features of Princeton University, and then stroll around Grounds For Sculpture.

Before you visit Princeton, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Ocean City to Princeton in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and tram. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Jenkinson's Boardwalk, Grounds For Sculpture, Six Flags Great Adventure
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Grounds For Sculpture ©
Grounds For Sculpture
Princeton University ©
Princeton University
Six Flags Great Adventure ©
Six Flags Great Adventure

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