14 days in New Jersey Itinerary

14 days in New Jersey Itinerary

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Paterson
— 1 night
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Atlantic City
— 5 nights
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Camden
— 2 nights
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Clinton
— 5 nights
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Paterson

— 1 night
Paterson is the largest city in and the county seat of Passaic County, New Jersey, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at The Zabriskie House, experience rural life at Abma's Farm, then see the interesting displays at Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center, and finally enjoy some diversion at Gun For Hire Shooting Range. On your second day here, take a peaceful walk through Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve, then take in the spiritual surroundings of West Side Presbyterian Church, then get engrossed in the history at Schoolhouse Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Lyndhurst Historical Society - Little Red Schoolhouse.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Paterson trip planner.

New York City to Paterson is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Expect little chillier evenings in Paterson when traveling from New York City in December, with lows around 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Atlantic City.

Things to do in Paterson

Museums · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Atlantic City

— 5 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Atlantic City: Cape May (Cape May Fire Department Museum, Emlen Physick Estate, &more), Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (in Robbinsville) and Jackson (Six Flags Great Adventure & Howling Woods Farm). There's lots more to do: try your luck at Borgata Casino, appreciate the history behind New Jersey Korean War Memorial, take in the waterfront at Atlantic City Boardwalk, and take a stroll through Ocean City Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Atlantic City trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Paterson to Atlantic City by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paterson in December: highs in Atlantic City hover around 50°F, while lows dip to 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Fun & Games · Casinos · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Camden

— 2 nights
Camden is a city in Camden County, New Jersey. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): meet the residents at Adventure Aquarium, then take an in-depth tour of Battleship New Jersey, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Flying Fish Brewing Company. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a splash at Sahara Sam's Oasis, then have fun and explore at Garden State Discovery Museum, then buy something for everyone on your list at Cherry Hill Mall, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Joseph Polish Catholic Church.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Camden online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Atlantic City to Camden in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Camden, expect temperatures between 48°F during the day and 35°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Clinton.

Things to do in Camden

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Clinton

— 5 nights
Clinton is a town in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States, located on the South Branch of the Raritan River. You've now added Red Mill Museum Village to your itinerary. Explore Clinton's surroundings by going to Pearl S. Buck International (in Doylestown), Weona Park (in Pen Argyl) and Merril Creek Reservoir (in Washington). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at The Fudge Shoppe, experience rural life at Schaefer Farms, trek along Columbia Trail, and stroll through Lawrence Hopewell Trail.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Clinton online route maker.

You can drive from Camden to Clinton in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Camden in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Clinton, with lows of 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Clinton

Parks · Museums · Trails · Outdoors

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.