18 days in New Jersey Itinerary

18 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New Jersey tour planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Newark Liberty International Airport, Drive to Jersey City
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Jersey City
— 3 nights
Drive
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Newark
— 4 nights
Drive
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Edison
— 3 nights
Drive
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Toms River
— 6 nights
Drive to Newark Liberty International Airport, Fly to Stockholm

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Jersey City

— 3 nights
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey, after Newark. Museum-lovers will appreciate Snug Harbor Cultural Center and National Lighthouse Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Liberty State Park and Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach. There's much more to do: make a trip to Downtown Jersey City, New Jersey - Waterfront 9/11 Memorial - #8, appreciate the history behind Katyn Forest Massacre Memorial, take a stroll through Park Slope, and contemplate the long history of Alice Austen House Museum & Garden.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Jersey City trip planning site.

Stockholm, Sweden to Jersey City is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Stockholm in June, with highs in Jersey City at 31°C and lows at 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Newark.

Things to do in Jersey City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Newark

— 4 nights
Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey and the seat of Essex County. Take a break from the city and head to Morristown National Historical Park, Washington Headquarters and Museum and Reeves-Reed Arboretum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Newark Museum and Liberty Hall Museum. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, learn about winemaking at Melovino Meadery, admire the masterpieces at Gateways to Newark: Portraits, and walk around Branch Brook Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Newark online itinerary planner.

Newark is very close to Jersey City. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Edison.

Things to do in Newark

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Edison

— 3 nights
Edison is a township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States, in the New York City metropolitan area, and the Raritan Bayshore subregion of the Jersey Shore. Get in touch with nature at Gunnison Beach and Plainsboro Preserve. Museum-lovers will get to explore Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir and Topeo Galleries. Explore Edison's surroundings by going to Old Barracks Museum (in Trenton), Red Mill Museum Village (in Clinton) and Beneduce Vineyards (in Pittstown). It doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Princeton University Chapel and immerse yourself in nature at Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Edison tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Newark to Edison takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Toms River.

Things to do in Edison

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Toms River

— 6 nights
Featured in "Jersey Shore" and "Boardwalk Empire," Toms River boasts a community that is growing in popularity.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of NJ Maritime History and Barnegat Light Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Ship Bottom Beach and Bay Head Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Catharine Catholic Church (in Spring Lake), Manasquan Beach (in Manasquan) and Cream Ridge Winery (in Cream Ridge). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Batsto Village, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Great Auditorium, learn about winemaking at White Horse Winery, and get engrossed in the history at Allaire State Park.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Toms River visit planner.

Getting from Edison to Toms River by car takes about an hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Toms River when traveling from Edison in July, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Toms River

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

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.