9 days in New Jersey Itinerary

9 days in New Jersey Itinerary

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9 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Forked River
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Stone Harbor
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Newton
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Forked River

Forked River ©
Forked River is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located within Lacey Township, in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. Visiting Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Island Beach State Park will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Cattus Island County Park and Ocean Grove Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Forked River: Hot Sand (in Asbury Park), Ship Bottom Beach (in Ship Bottom) and Jenkinson's Aquarium (in Point Pleasant Beach). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Belmar Beach.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Forked River road trip site .

New York City to Forked River is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from New York City in October, Forked River is slightly colder at night with lows of 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Stone Harbor.

Things to do in Forked River

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ship Bottom Beach, Jenkinson's Aquarium, Hot Sand, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Island Beach State Park
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Cattus Island County Park ©
Cattus Island County Park
Island Beach State Park ©
Island Beach State Park

4
nights
Stone Harbor

Stone Harbor ©
Stone Harbor is a borough in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States, that is part of the Ocean City Metropolitan Statistical Area. Get in touch with nature at Cape May Point State Park and The Wetlands Institute. Explore hidden gems such as South Cape May Meadows and Cape May Bird Observatory. Venture out of the city with trips to World War II Lookout Tower (in Cape May) and Ocean City (Parasailing & Paragliding & Pirate Adventures). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center of Cape May, browse the range of quality goods at Kona Surf Co., indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cape May Brewing Company, and browse the exhibits of Historic Cold Spring Village.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Stone Harbor trip maker tool .

Drive from Forked River to Stone Harbor in 1.5 hours. In October in Stone Harbor, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Newton.

Things to do in Stone Harbor

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape May, Cape May Point, Ocean City, Cape May Brewing Company, Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery
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The Wetlands Institute ©
The Wetlands Institute
Cape May Bird Observatory ©
Cape May Bird Observatory
South Cape May Meadows ©
South Cape May Meadows

2
nights
Newton

Newton ©
Newton, officially the Town of Newton, is an incorporated municipality located in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): look for gifts at The Fudge Shoppe, then look for all kinds of wild species at Duke Farms, and then identify plant and animal life at Round Valley Recreation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at High Point State Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lakota Wolf Preserve.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Newton online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Stone Harbor to Newton in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Stone Harbor in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Newton, with lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Newton

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Duke Farms, High Point State Park, The Fudge Shoppe, Round Valley Recreation Area, Lakota Wolf Preserve
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Duke Farms ©
Duke Farms
Lakota Wolf Preserve ©
Lakota Wolf Preserve
High Point State Park ©
High Point State Park

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