8 days in New Jersey Itinerary

8 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New Jersey journey maker

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Fly to Newark Liberty International Airport, Drive to Jersey City
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Jersey City
— 1 night
Drive
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Trenton
— 2 nights
Drive
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Wildwood
— 3 nights
Drive to Philadelphia International Airport, Fly to Jakarta

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Jersey City

— 1 night
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey, after Newark. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): go for a walk through Hoboken Waterfront Walkway, walk around J. Owen Grundy Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, and finally stroll around Branch Brook Park.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Jersey City road trip planner.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Jersey City is an approximately 26.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 12 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Jakarta in April; daily highs in Jersey City reach 18°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Trenton.

Things to do in Jersey City

Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Trenton

— 2 nights
Trenton is the capital city of the U.S. state of New Jersey and the county seat of Mercer County. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): trek along Lawrence Hopewell Trail, then explore the world behind art at Princeton University Art Museum, and then deepen your understanding at Princeton University. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Six Flags Great Adventure, then admire the natural beauty at Sayen House and Gardens, and then stroll around Grounds For Sculpture.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Trenton trip planner.

Getting from Jersey City to Trenton by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Trenton can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Wildwood.

Things to do in Trenton

Parks · Theme Parks · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

Wildwood

— 3 nights
Wildwood is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): try to win big at Borgata Casino, then try your luck at Caesars Atlantic City Casino, and then take a stroll through Atlantic City Boardwalk. On the next day, look for gifts at Kona Surf Co., experience rural life at Jersey Shore Alpacas, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape May Lighthouse, then find something for the whole family at Breakfast in The Sky, and finally kick back and relax at Wildwood Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Wildwood travel route builder app.

Traveling by car from Trenton to Wildwood takes 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wildwood

Casinos · Fun & Games · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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.