8 days in New Jersey Itinerary

8 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New Jersey holiday builder

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Jersey City
— 2 nights
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Princeton
— 2 nights
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Atlantic City
— 3 nights
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Jersey City

— 2 nights
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): engage your brain at Liberty Science Center. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Liberty State Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Turtle Back Zoo, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Bury The Hatchet Old Bridge - Axe Throwing.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Jersey City tour itinerary planning app.

Orlando to Jersey City is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In March, Jersey City is much colder than Orlando - with highs of 49°F and lows of 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Princeton.

Things to do in Jersey City

Parks · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Princeton

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): experience rural life at Howling Woods Farm, get in on the family fun at Six Flags Great Adventure, then walk around Grounds For Sculpture, and finally get your game on at Bury The Hatchet Princeton - Axe Throwing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get lost in a book at Princeton Public Library, explore the world behind art at Princeton University Art Museum, then gain insight at Princeton University, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Bury The Hatchet Toms River - Axe Throwing.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Princeton trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jersey City to Princeton takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in March, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Atlantic City.

Things to do in Princeton

Fun & Games · Parks · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Atlantic City

— 3 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.
Attractions like Atlantic City Boardwalk and Wildwood Beach make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Atlantic City: Wildwood (Kona Surf Co., Original Old Time Photo, &more), Cape May County Park & Zoo (in Cape May Court House) and Cape May (Cape May City Beaches & Cape May Lighthouse). The adventure continues: try to win big at Harrah's Atlantic City Casino and get your game on at Encounters.

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Traveling by car from Princeton to Atlantic City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in March, and nighttime lows around 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Fun & Games · Parks · Theme Parks · Casinos

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.