60 days in New Jersey Itinerary

60 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New Jersey planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Newark Liberty International Airport, Drive to Jersey City
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Jersey City
— 15 nights
Train
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Princeton
— 14 nights
Drive
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Cape May
— 15 nights
Drive
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Point Pleasant Beach
— 15 nights
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Jersey City

— 15 nights
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey, after Newark. Change things up with these side-trips from Jersey City: Adventure Aquarium (in Camden), The Raptor Trust Center (in Millington) and Trailside Nature & Science Center (in Mountainside). There's lots more to do: zoom along the surf with Sea the City Jet Ski Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, make a trip to Downtown Jersey City, New Jersey - Waterfront 9/11 Memorial - #8, and walk around J. Owen Grundy Park.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Jersey City trip builder website.

Lagos, Nigeria to Jersey City is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from West Africa Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. In May, Jersey City is colder than Lagos - with highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can take a train to Princeton.

Things to do in Jersey City

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Princeton

— 14 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Princeton side-trips: Cross Estate Gardens (in Bernardsville), Stony Hill Farms (in Chester) and Environmental Education Center at Lord Stirling Park (in Basking Ridge). There's lots more to do: gain insight at Princeton University, explore the different monuments and memorials at Princeton Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Princeton University Chapel, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity Church.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Princeton day trip app.

Getting from Jersey City to Princeton by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. May in Princeton sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cape May.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Cape May

— 15 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.
Explore Cape May's surroundings by going to Ocean City (Ocean City Boardwalk, Ocean City Beach, &more), Spas & Wellness (in Sea Isle City) and Atlantic City (In the Line of Duty Sculpture, Harrah's Atlantic City Casino, &more). The adventure continues: get outside with Outdoor Activities, relax in the rural setting at Jersey Shore Alpacas, visit a coastal fixture at Cape May Lighthouse, and learn about winemaking at Willow Creek Winery.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cape May trip maker tool.

You can drive from Princeton to Cape May in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Point Pleasant Beach.

Things to do in Cape May

Parks · Fun & Games · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Point Pleasant Beach

— 15 nights
Point Pleasant Beach is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Point Pleasant Beach: Barnegat Light (Barnegat Lighthouse State Park & Barnegat Light Museum), Toms River Brewing (in Toms River) and Beach Haven (Long Beach Island Historical Museum & Museum of NJ Maritime History). There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Jenkinson's Boardwalk, get your game on at Silverball Retro Arcade Asbury Park, get in on the family fun at Six Flags Great Adventure, and take in nature's colorful creations at Calgo Gardens.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Point Pleasant Beach trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Cape May to Point Pleasant Beach takes 2 hours. June in Point Pleasant Beach sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Point Pleasant Beach

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

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.