9 days in New York City & New Jersey Itinerary

9 days in New York City & New Jersey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip maker

Make it your trip
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New York City
— 3 nights
Drive
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Middletown
— 1 night
Drive
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Princeton
— 2 nights
Drive to Newark Liberty International Airport, Fly to Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport

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New York City

— 3 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, wander the streets of Times Square, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary maker tool.

Colombo, Sri Lanka to New York City is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Colombo to New York City is minus 10.5 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Colombo in April: high temperatures in New York City hover around 19°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Middletown.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Middletown

— 1 night
Middletown Township is a township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. On the 4th (Mon), make a trip to sandy Hook Light house, then admire the natural beauty at Deep Cut Gardens, and then get your game on at Bury The Hatchet Old Bridge - Axe Throwing.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Middletown journey builder app.

Drive from New York City to Middletown in 1.5 hours. In May in Middletown, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Princeton.

Things to do in Middletown

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): gain insight at Princeton University, then walk around Grounds For Sculpture, and then get your game on at Bury The Hatchet Princeton - Axe Throwing. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Princeton University Chapel, explore the world behind art at Princeton University Art Museum, and then stroll around Washington Crossing Historic Park.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Princeton trip planner.

You can drive from Middletown to Princeton in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Princeton are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks · Fun & Games · Museums · 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.