60 days in New Jersey & Washington DC Itinerary

60 days in New Jersey & Washington DC Itinerary

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Point Pleasant Beach
— 5 nights
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Cape May
— 7 nights
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Washington DC
— 33 nights
Train to Philadelphia 30th Street Station, Subway to Camden
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Camden
— 5 nights
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Hillsborough
— 2 nights
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Columbia
— 2 nights
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Teaneck
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Point Pleasant Beach

— 5 nights
Point Pleasant Beach is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Ocean Grove Beach and Belmar Beach. Get in touch with nature at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Cattus Island County Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Point Pleasant Beach: Hartshorne Woods Park (in Highlands), Gateway National Recreation (in Sandy Hook) and Ship Bottom Beach (in Ship Bottom). There's still lots to do: grab your bike and head to Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway, enjoy the sand and surf at Island Beach State Park, relax and rejuvenate at Kur Wellness Studios, and look for all kinds of wild species at Negri-Napote Native Grassland Preserve.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Point Pleasant Beach online journey planner.

New York City to Point Pleasant Beach is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Cape May.

Things to do in Point Pleasant Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Cape May

— 7 nights

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Wildwood Beach and Higbee Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Sunset Beach and Stone Harbor Point. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cape May: Corson's Inlet State Park (in Ocean City), Atlantic City (New Jersey Korean War Memorial & Atlantic City Boardwalk) and Ventnor City Beach (in Ventnor City). There's still lots to do: experience rural life at Jersey Shore Alpacas, play a few rounds at Atlantic City Country Club, enjoy the sand and surf at Cape May Point State Park, and cast your line with Miss Avalon Fishing.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape May sightseeing planning app.

You can drive from Point Pleasant Beach to Cape May in 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Cape May are 48°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Cape May

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 33 nights
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Take a break from the city and head to Tidal Basin and Audubon Naturalist Society Rust Nature Sanctuary. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg), Appalachian National Scenic Trail (in Harpers Ferry) and Purcellville (Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship & Catoctin Creek Distillery). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip tool.

Traveling by car from Cape May to Washington DC takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Cape May, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 55°F to lows of 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Camden.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Camden

— 5 nights
Camden is a city in Camden County, New Jersey. Get outdoors at Palmyra Cove Nature Park and Parvin State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Maurice River Bluffs Nature Preserve (in Millville), Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge (in Medford) and Amalthea Cellars Winery (in Atco). There's lots more to do: meet the residents at Adventure Aquarium, pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Heart Church, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Third State Brewery, and play a few rounds at Scotland Run Golf Club.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Camden road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and subway from Washington DC to Camden takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Camden are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hillsborough.

Things to do in Camden

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife · Wineries

Side Trips

Hillsborough

— 2 nights
Hillsborough Township is a township in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Environmental Education Center at Lord Stirling Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Raptor Trust Center, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Stoney Brook-Millstone Watershed. Keep things going the next day: deepen your understanding at Duke Farms, then identify plant and animal life at Sourland Mountain Preserve, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity Church.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hillsborough online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Camden to Hillsborough by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Hillsborough when traveling from Camden in April, with lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Columbia.

Things to do in Hillsborough

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Columbia

— 2 nights
Columbia is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Knowlton Township in Warren County, New Jersey, United States, that was created as part of the 2010 United States Census. On the 23rd (Fri), trek along Delaware Water Gap, then learn about winemaking at Brook hollow winery, and then identify plant and animal life at Lakota Wolf Preserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: play a few rounds at Lake Hopatcong Golf Club, then play a few rounds at Ballyowen Golf Club, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Angry Erik Brewing.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Columbia visit planning app.

You can drive from Hillsborough to Columbia in 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Columbia can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Teaneck.

Things to do in Columbia

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Golf

Side Trips

Teaneck

— 5 nights
Teaneck is a township in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States, and a suburb in the New York metropolitan area. Step out of the city life by going to Appalachian Trail - Pochuck Boardwalk and Eagle Rock Reservation. Change things up with these side-trips from Teaneck: Stairway to Heaven Trail (in Vernon) and Apshawa Preserve (in West Milford). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Demarest Nature Center, delve into the lush surroundings at Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve, cruise along Palisades Interstate Park Commission: State Line Lookout, and deepen your understanding at World of Wings.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Teaneck online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Columbia to Teaneck takes 1.5 hours. In April in Teaneck, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Teaneck

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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.