8 days in New Jersey Itinerary

8 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New Jersey trip builder
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Princeton
— 2 nights
Drive
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Wildwood
— 5 nights
Train to BWI Amtrak/MARC Station, Fly to Sacramento

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Princeton — 2 nights

Best known as the home of Princeton University, the town of Princeton centers around the Ivy League school and its stone, vine-covered buildings.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Princeton: Six Flags Great Adventure (in Jackson) and Union Transportation Trail (in Cream Ridge). There's lots more to do: deepen your understanding at Princeton University, shop like a local with Cherry Grove Farm, admire the masterpieces at Princeton University Art Museum, and stroll around Grounds For Sculpture.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Princeton road trip app.

Sacramento to Princeton is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Sacramento to Princeton, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sacramento in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Princeton: temperatures range from 81°F by day to 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Wildwood.
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Parks · Trails · Theme Parks · Museums
Side Trips

Wildwood — 5 nights

Wildwood is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Wildwood side-trips: Lucy the Elephant (in Margate City), Ocean City Boardwalk (in Ocean City) and Atlantic City (Atlantic City Boardwalk & Caesars Atlantic City Casino). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Morey's Piers and Beachfront Water Parks, enjoy the sand and surf at Wildwood Beach, learn about winemaking at Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery, and stroll through Cape May City Beaches.

Plan my day in Wildwood using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Princeton to Wildwood in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.
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