11 days in New Jersey Itinerary

11 days in New Jersey Itinerary

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11 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Start: Cebu City, Cebu Island
Fly:  26​h
1
Newark
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Cape May
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Princeton
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  27​h
End: Cebu City, Cebu Island

3
nights
Newark

Newark ©
Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Hot Sand and Barsky Gallery. Relax by the water at Ocean Grove Beach and Seaside Park Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Newark side-trips: Belmar Beach (in Belmar), Lakota Wolf Preserve (in Columbia) and Sterling Hill Mining Museum (in Ogdensburg). There's still lots to do: stroll through Bay Head Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Newark trip maker site .

Cebu City, Philippines to Newark is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Cebu City to Newark, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cebu City in July, Newark is little chillier at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cape May.

Things to do in Newark

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bay Head Beach, Hot Sand, Sterling Hill Mining Museum, Seaside Park Beach, Barsky Gallery
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Ocean Grove Beach ©
Ocean Grove Beach
Lakota Wolf Preserve ©
Lakota Wolf Preserve
Sterling Hill Mining Museum ©
Sterling Hill Mining Museum

4
nights
Cape May

Cape May ©
Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
We've included these beaches for you: Cape May City Beaches and Wildwood Beach. Let the collections at Historic Cold Spring Village and Cape May Artists’ Cooperative capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Cape May side-trips: Lucy the Elephant (in Margate City), Atlantic City Boardwalk (in Atlantic City) and Ocean City (Downtown Ocean City, Speed Boats Tours, & more). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Turdo Vineyards & Winery, visit a coastal fixture at Cape May Lighthouse, stop by Kona Surf Co., and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cape May Brewing Company.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape May day trip site .

Traveling by car from Newark to Cape May takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Princeton.

Things to do in Cape May

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Wildwood, Ocean City, Lower Township, Hereford Inlet Lighthouse, Atlantic City Boardwalk
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Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches
Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery ©
Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery
Lucy the Elephant ©
Lucy the Elephant

1
night
Princeton

Princeton ©
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 18th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, then brush up on your military savvy at Old Barracks Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Princeton University Art Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Duke Farms.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Princeton holiday app .

Traveling by car from Cape May to Princeton takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and tram; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Princeton are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Princeton

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Old Barracks Museum, Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Duke Farms
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Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir ©
Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
Duke Farms ©
Duke Farms
Princeton University Art Museum ©
Princeton University Art Museum

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