9 days in New Jersey Itinerary

9 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New Jersey journey planner

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Jersey City
— 2 nights
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Princeton
— 2 nights
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Wildwood
— 4 nights
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Jersey City

— 2 nights
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey, after Newark. Get some historical perspective at Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart and St. Catharine Catholic Church. Explore Jersey City's surroundings by going to Twin Lights Historic Site (in Highlands) and sandy Hook Light house (in Middletown). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Downtown Jersey City, New Jersey - Waterfront 9/11 Memorial - #8, admire the masterpieces at Newark Museum, stroll through Hamilton Park, and get to know the fascinating history of Boulevard E.

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Philadelphia to Jersey City is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In March in Jersey City, expect temperatures between 49°F during the day and 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Princeton.

Things to do in Jersey City

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

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 30th (Tue): explore the galleries of Old Barracks Museum, get in on the family fun at Six Flags Great Adventure, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Guruvayoorappan Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Princeton University Chapel, then gain insight at Princeton University, then immerse yourself in nature at Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park, and finally admire the local landmark of Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Princeton planner.

Traveling by car from Jersey City to Princeton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Princeton, expect temperatures between 48°F during the day and 31°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Wildwood.

Things to do in Princeton

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Wildwood

— 4 nights
Wildwood is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. You'll get in some beach time at Wildwood Beach and Cape May City Beaches. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cape May Lighthouse and Emlen Physick Estate. On the 2nd (Fri), spend a day by the water at Wildwood Boardwalk. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Beach, experience rural life at Jersey Shore Alpacas, and find something for the whole family at Breakfast in The Sky.

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Traveling by car from Princeton to Wildwood takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, tram, and bus; or do a combination of tram and bus. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in March, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Wildwood

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

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.