8 days in New Jersey Itinerary

8 days in New Jersey Itinerary

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Princeton
— 3 nights
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Ocean City
— 4 nights
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Princeton

College Town

Best known as the home of Princeton University, the town of Princeton centers around the Ivy League school and its stone, vine-covered buildings.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Princeton: Six Flags Great Adventure (in Jackson), Riverside Gardens Park (in Red Bank) and Cream Ridge (Bullock Farms & Cream Ridge Winery). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Princeton University Art Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park, walk around Grounds For Sculpture, and get your game on at Bury The Hatchet Princeton - Axe Throwing.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Princeton trip planner.

Tampa to Princeton is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from Tampa, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Princeton, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ocean City.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks · Fun & Games · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Ocean City

Ocean City is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ocean City: Cape May (World War II Lookout Tower, Cape May Lighthouse, &more). There's lots more to do: try to win big at Borgata Casino, buy something for everyone on your list at The Playground at Caesars, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cape May County Park & Zoo, and wander the streets of Atlantic City Boardwalk.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ocean City route planner.

Traveling by car from Princeton to Ocean City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, tram, and bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ocean City

Shopping · Casinos · Fun & Games · Parks

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.