7 days in New Jersey Itinerary

7 days in New Jersey Itinerary

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7 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Start: Columbus
Fly + Drive:  4​h
1
Elizabeth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Atlantic City
— 4 nights
+3
bus + train + foot + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Columbus

2
nights
Elizabeth

Elizabeth ©
Elizabeth is both the largest city and the county seat of Union County, in New Jersey, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Silverball Pinball Museum and Morristown National Historical Park, Washington Headquarters and Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Elizabeth: Six Flags Great Adventure (in Jackson), Ocean Grove Beach (in Ocean Grove) and Princeton University Art Museum (in Princeton). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, learn about winemaking at Melovino Meadery, and look for gifts at Words Bookstore.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Elizabeth road trip app .

Columbus to Elizabeth is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In August, daily temperatures in Elizabeth can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Atlantic City.

Things to do in Elizabeth

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Melovino Meadery, Princeton University Art Museum, Ocean Grove Beach, Six Flags Great Adventure, Silverball Pinball Museum
Highlights from your plan
Six Flags Great Adventure ©
Six Flags Great Adventure
Ocean Grove Beach ©
Ocean Grove Beach
Princeton University Art Museum ©
Princeton University Art Museum

4
nights
Atlantic City

Atlantic City ©
The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
Relax by the water at Cape May City Beaches and North Wildwood Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Wildwood Beach and Sunset Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Cape May (Cape May Lighthouse, Emlen Physick Estate, & more). There's much more to do: try your luck at Caesars Atlantic City Casino, take a stroll through Ocean City Beach, appreciate the history behind New Jersey Korean War Memorial, and take a leisurely stroll along Atlantic City Boardwalk.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Atlantic City trip builder tool .

Getting from Elizabeth to Atlantic City by car takes about 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cape May, Ocean City, North Wildwood Beach, Sunset Beach, Wildwood Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cape May Lighthouse ©
Cape May Lighthouse
Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches
Wildwood Beach ©
Wildwood Beach

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