8 days in Montclair & New York City Itinerary

8 days in Montclair & New York City Itinerary

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Montclair
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New York City
— 2 nights
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Montclair
— 2 nights

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Montclair

Montclair ©
Montclair is a township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. Change things up with a short trip to Nomahegan Park in Cranford (about 30 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Presby Iris Gardens, get a taste of the local shopping with Mall at Short Hills, browse the collection at Maplewood Memorial Library, and stroll around South Mountain Reservation.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Montclair travel route planner.

San Jose to Montclair is an approximately 12-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Montclair can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Montclair

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
South Mountain Reservation ©
South Mountain Reservation
Presby Iris Gardens ©
Presby Iris Gardens
The Grover Cleveland Birthplace ©
The Grover Cleveland Birthplace

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New York City

New York City ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial and then go for a walk through Central Park.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read New York City online holiday planner.

Getting from Montclair to New York City by car takes about an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Montclair.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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Montclair

Montclair ©
On the 19th (Sun), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, steep yourself in history at Thomas Edison National Historical Park, then get to know the resident critters at Turtle Back Zoo, and finally look for gifts at Words Bookstore. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park, enjoy some diversion at Gun For Hire Shooting Range, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church, and finally get in on the excitement at Bury The Hatchet Bloomfield - Axe Throwing.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Montclair trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from New York City to Montclair in an hour. On the 21st (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Montclair

Fun & Games · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Gun For Hire Shooting Range ©
Gun For Hire Shooting Range
Thomas Edison National Historical Park ©
Thomas Edison National Historical Park
Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church ©
Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church

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