8 days in Atlantic City & Cape May Itinerary

8 days in Atlantic City & Cape May Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Jersey Shore sightseeing planner

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Atlantic City
— 4 nights
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Cape May
— 3 nights
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Atlantic City

— 4 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Wet Willie's Atlantic City as well as Parasailing & Paragliding. Get out of town with these interesting Atlantic City side-trips: Cape May Lighthouse (in Cape May), Cape May County Park & Zoo (in Cape May Court House) and Original Old Time Photo (in Wildwood). There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Atlantic City Boardwalk, buy something for everyone on your list at The Quarter at Tropicana, contemplate the long history of Lucy the Elephant, and try to win big at Harrah's Atlantic City Casino.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Atlantic City online road trip planner.

Detroit to Atlantic City is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Cape May.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Shopping · Fun & Games · Casinos · Parks

Side Trips

Cape May

— 3 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Morey's Piers and Beachfront Water Parks. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): find something for the whole family at Morey's Piers and Beachfront Water Parks, get great views at World War II Lookout Tower, then enjoy the sea views from Cape May Lighthouse, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cape May City Beaches. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Wildwood Beach, get to know the resident critters at Cape May County Park & Zoo, and then enjoy the sand and surf at North Wildwood Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cape May trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Atlantic City to Cape May takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Cape May can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cape May

Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Beaches

Side Trips