6 days in New Jersey, Mercersburg & Suffield Itinerary

6 days in New Jersey, Mercersburg & Suffield Itinerary

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Fly
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Princeton
— 1 night
Drive
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Cape May
— 1 night
Drive
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Mercersburg
— 1 night
Drive
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Blairstown
— 1 night
Drive
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Suffield
— 1 night
Drive to Logan International Airport, Fly to San Francisco

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Princeton

— 1 night

College Town

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 13th (Wed), get in on the family fun at Six Flags Great Adventure. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park, then stroll around Grounds For Sculpture, and then explore the world behind art at Princeton University Art Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Princeton trip itinerary builder app.

San Francisco to Princeton is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to Princeton. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect Princeton to be slightly colder, temps between 68°F and 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cape May.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks · Theme Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Cape May

— 1 night

The Nation's Oldest Seashore Resort

Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
On the 15th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape May City Beaches, then examine the collection at Cape May Lighthouse, and then learn about winemaking at Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Cape May planner.

Traveling by car from Princeton to Cape May takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Mercersburg.

Things to do in Cape May

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches

Side Trip

Mercersburg

— 1 night
Mercersburg is a borough in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Franklin County Historical Society.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mercersburg trip website.

Traveling by car from Cape May to Mercersburg takes 4.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Mercersburg can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Blairstown.

Things to do in Mercersburg

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Blairstown

— 1 night
Blairstown is a township in Warren County, New Jersey, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lakota Wolf Preserve and then admire the sheer force of Bushkill Falls.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Blairstown journey builder tool.

Traveling by car from Mercersburg to Blairstown takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Mercersburg in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Blairstown, with lows of 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Suffield.

Things to do in Blairstown

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Suffield

— 1 night
Suffield is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail and then find something for the whole family at Six Flags New England.

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You can drive from Blairstown to Suffield in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in October, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Suffield

Theme Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

New Jersey travel guide

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Casinos · Shopping Malls · Beaches
The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.