61 days in New Jersey & Oregon Itinerary

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Newark
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Princeton
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Atlantic City
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Bandon
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Newport
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Astoria
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Hood River
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Bend
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Portland
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Newark — 7 nights

Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey and the seat of Essex County. Explore Newark's surroundings by going to Carton Brewing Company (in Atlantic Highlands), Columbia (Worthington State Forest & Lakota Wolf Preserve) and Bliss Price Arboretum and Wildlife Sanctuary (in Eatontown). There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at @ease Massage, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, and stroll around Bayonne Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Newark trip builder site.

Bengaluru, India to Newark is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from Bengaluru to Newark, you'll gain 10.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in March, expect Newark to be colder, temps between 11°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Princeton.
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Princeton — 7 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: Jackson (Howling Woods Farm & Six Flags Great Adventure), Natirar Park (in Peapack-Gladstone) and Golf House Museum (in Far Hills). Next up on the itinerary: gain insight at Princeton University, stroll around Grounds For Sculpture, explore the world behind art at Princeton University Art Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Union Transportation Trail.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Princeton trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Newark to Princeton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Atlantic City.
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Atlantic City — 7 nights

America's Favorite Playground

The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Atlantic City: Wildwood (Breakfast in The Sky, Wildwood Beach, &more), Cape May County Park & Zoo (in Cape May Court House) and Cape May (Jersey Shore Alpacas, Food Tours, &more). There's much more to do: shop like a local with Atlantic City Boardwalk, try to win big at Caesars Atlantic City Casino, indulge your thirst for a good beer at 7 Mile Brewery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Atlantic City trip site.

Getting from Princeton to Atlantic City by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of tram and train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to fly to Bandon.
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Bandon — 6 nights

Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Venture out of the city with trips to Tsunami Gallery (in Gardiner), Coos Bay (Steve Prefontaine Murals, Cape Arago State Park, &more) and Charleston Marine Life Center (in Charleston). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, enjoy the sand and surf at Circles in the Sand, stroll around Bandon South Jetty County Park, and cruise along Samuel H. Boardman State Scenic Corridor.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bandon trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Atlantic City to Bandon takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Atlantic City in April, expect nights in Bandon to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are little chillier, around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Newport.
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Newport — 6 nights

A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Venture out of the city with trips to North Lincoln County Historical Museum (in Lincoln City), Yachats (Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, Yachats coastline, &more) and Florence (Heceta Head Lighthouse & Sea Lion Caves). There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Coast Aquarium, get curious at Hatfield Marine Science Center, enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse, and identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Newport trip planner.

Drive from Bandon to Newport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Newport, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Astoria.
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Astoria — 6 nights

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Venture out of the city with trips to Manzanita Beach (in Manzanita), Hug Point State Recreation Site (in Arch Cape) and Cannon Beach (Ecola State Park, Hug Point State Park, &more). There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, examine the collection at Seaside Inverted Experience, take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge, and trek along Astoria Oregon Riverwalk.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Astoria vacation maker site.

Drive from Newport to Astoria in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Astoria can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hood River.
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Hood River — 6 nights

The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Government Camp (Timberline Lodge and Ski Area & Little Zigzag Falls), Hood River Winery Tours (in The Dalles) and Cascade Locks (Eagle Creek Trail, Bonneville Lock & Dam, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, hike along Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge, snap pictures at Bridge of the Gods, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hood River holiday maker tool.

Getting from Astoria to Hood River by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Hood River are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Bend.
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Bend — 6 nights

An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bend: Sisters (City of Sisters, Hoodoo Ski Area, &more) and Smith Rock State Park (in Redmond). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at High Desert Museum, stroll through Phil's Trailhead, admire the sheer force of Tumalo Falls, and fly down the slopes at Oregon Trail of Dreams.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bend route planner.

Traveling by flight from Hood River to Bend takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hood River in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Bend, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to fly to Portland.
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Portland — 8 nights

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil) and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, make a trip to Pittock Mansion, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Portland sightseeing app.

You can fly from Bend to Portland in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bend in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 12°C in Portland. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Mon).
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New Jersey travel guide

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Casinos · Beaches · Shopping Malls
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.
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Oregon travel guide

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Gardens · State Parks · Specialty Museums
A land of many faces, Oregon is at once a state of rugged rocky coastlines and deep forests, as well as vibrant cities and small towns packed with award-winning restaurants and trendy shops. With nearly half of its land covered by dense fir, redwood, and pine forests, the state protects varied plant and animal life inside three national parks. In addition to pristine waterfalls, beaches, and lakes perfect for a holiday in nature, Oregon also offers numerous urban tourist attractions. Portland, the state's largest metropolis, notably includes more breweries than any other city in the world, and its central location makes it an ideal base for day trips to Oregon's emerging wine region and many parks.
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