60 days in Washington DC, New York City & New Jersey Itinerary

60 days in Washington DC, New York City & New Jersey Itinerary

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Fly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Drive to Washington DC
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Washington DC
— 21 nights
Fly
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New York City
— 18 nights
Drive
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Princeton
— 6 nights
Drive
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Asbury Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Beach Haven, Long Beach Island
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cape May
— 9 nights
Drive to Philadelphia International Airport, Fly to Bang Bo

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Washington DC

— 21 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg National Military Park, &more), Patuxent Branch Trail (in Columbia) and Roddy Road Covered Bridge (in Thurmont). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and appreciate the history behind Washington Monument.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC day trip site.

Bang Bo, Thailand to Washington DC is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 12 hours traveling from Bang Bo to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bang Bo in July, plan for little chillier nights in Washington DC, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can fly to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

New York City

— 18 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Coney Island (in Brooklyn), Philadelphia (Bishop White House, Independence Hall, &more) and Essex County Regatta Playground (in West Orange). There's much more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and walk around The High Line.

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You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July in New York City, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Princeton.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Princeton

— 6 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Princeton: Golf House Museum (in Far Hills), Thompson Park (in Monroe) and Chester (Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center & Chubb Park). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Princeton University Art Museum, don't miss a visit to Nassau Hall, stroll around Grounds For Sculpture, and steep yourself in history at Princeton University Chapel.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Princeton holiday planner.

Traveling by car from New York City to Princeton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Princeton, with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Asbury Park.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Asbury Park

— 2 nights
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 19th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Gunnison Beach, then get engrossed in the history at Township of Ocean Historical Museum, and then get outside with Mount Mitchill Scenic Overlook. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at 8th Ave Jetty, take in the exciting artwork at Main Avenue Galleria, then stop by Cheese on Main, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Great Auditorium.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Asbury Park route planner.

Getting from Princeton to Asbury Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in Asbury Park, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Beach Haven.

Things to do in Asbury Park

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Beach Haven, Long Beach Island

— 2 nights
Beach Haven is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States, that is located on Long Beach Island (LBI) and borders the Atlantic Ocean. On the 21st (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Barnegat Light Museum, take an in-depth tour of Long Beach Island Historical Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of NJ Maritime History, and finally head outdoors with Black Pearl Pirate Excursion. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Ship Bottom Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, and then do a tasting at White Horse Winery.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Beach Haven day trip planning app.

You can drive from Asbury Park to Beach Haven in 1.5 hours. August in Beach Haven sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cape May.

Things to do in Beach Haven

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape May

— 9 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cape May side-trips: Ocean City (Ocean City Boardwalk, Pirate Adventures, &more), Amalthea Cellars Winery (in Atco) and Valenzano Family Winery (in Shamong). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Outdoor Activities, get in on the family fun at Morey's Piers and Beachfront Water Parks, enjoy the sand and surf at North Wildwood Beach, and relax in the rural setting at Jersey Shore Alpacas.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cape May online trip maker.

You can drive from Beach Haven to Cape May in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 31st (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Cape May

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Theme Parks

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.