18 days in New Jersey Itinerary

18 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New Jersey journey planner

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Fly to Newark Liberty International Airport, Drive to Jersey City
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Jersey City
— 6 nights
Drive
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Ocean City
— 6 nights
Drive
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Jackson
— 4 nights
Drive to Newark Liberty International Airport, Fly to Singapore

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Jersey City

— 6 nights
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey, after Newark. Kids will appreciate attractions like Liberty State Park and Liberty Science Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jersey City: Aunt Charlotte's Candies (in Merchantville), Camden (Adventure Aquarium & St. Joseph Polish Catholic Church) and Princeton (St. Paul's Catholic Church, Princeton University Art Museum, &more). There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Empty Sky - 9/11 Memorial, don't miss a visit to World War II Memorial, stroll around Nomahegan Park, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Stevens Institute of Technology.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Jersey City travel planning app.

Singapore, Singapore to Jersey City is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -13 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Jersey City reach 10°C and lows reach 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ocean City.

Things to do in Jersey City

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ocean City

— 6 nights
Ocean City is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Attractions like Ocean City Beach and Ocean City Boardwalk make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Ocean City side-trips: Wildwood (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Wildwood Beach, &more), Cape May (Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May City Beaches, &more) and Absecon 9-11 Memorial (in Absecon). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Downtown Ocean City, buy something for everyone on your list at Tanger Outlet Atlantic City, meet the residents at Cape May County Park & Zoo, and appreciate the history behind New Jersey Korean War Memorial.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ocean City route builder tool.

You can drive from Jersey City to Ocean City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. In December in Ocean City, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Jackson.

Things to do in Ocean City

Shopping · Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Jackson

— 4 nights
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Six Flags Great Adventure and Howling Woods Farm. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jackson: Sri Guruvayoorappan Temple (in Morganville), Henry Hudson Trail (in Marlboro) and Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (in Robbinsville).

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Jackson trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Ocean City to Jackson takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ocean City in January, you will find days in Jackson are slightly colder (0°C), and nights are about the same (-5°C). You'll set off for home on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Jackson

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · 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.