23 days in Utica & New Jersey Itinerary

23 days in Utica & New Jersey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey planner

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Utica
— 7 nights
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Jersey City
— 4 nights
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Trenton
— 4 nights
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Atlantic City
— 7 nights
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Utica

— 7 nights
Utica is a city in the Mohawk Valley and the county seat of Oneida County, New York, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Utica: Syracuse (Erie Canal Museum, Clinton Square, &more), Greek Peak Mountain Resort (in Virgil) and Ithaca (Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Buttermilk Falls State Park, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Northeast Classic Car Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, admire the majestic nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, and pause for some photo ops at American Civil War Memorial.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Utica route website.

Syracuse to Utica is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In May, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Jersey City.

Things to do in Utica

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Jersey City

— 4 nights
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey, after Newark. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jersey City: Van Vleck House & Gardens (in Montclair), Presby Iris Gardens (in Upper Montclair) and Adventure Aquarium (in Camden). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Liberty State Park, appreciate the history behind Empty Sky - 9/11 Memorial, tour the pleasant surroundings at Duke Farms, and take in nature's colorful creations at Rudolf W. Van der Goot Rose Garden.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Jersey City attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Utica to Jersey City takes 4 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Utica in May since evenings lows in Jersey City dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Trenton.

Things to do in Jersey City

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Trenton

— 4 nights
Trenton is the capital city of the U.S. state of New Jersey and the county seat of Mercer County. Venture out of the city with trips to Jackson (Six Flags Great Adventure & Jackson Premium Outlets). There's lots more to do: stroll around Grounds For Sculpture, tour the pleasant surroundings at Stoney Brook-Millstone Watershed, do a tasting at Hopewell Valley Vineyards, and admire the masterpieces at Princeton University Art Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Trenton trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Jersey City to Trenton takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Atlantic City.

Things to do in Trenton

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Atlantic City

— 7 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 (Jersey Shore Alpacas, Cape May Lighthouse, &more), Spas & Wellness (in Sea Isle City) and Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville). And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Atlantic City Boardwalk, try your luck at Harrah's Atlantic City Casino, browse the different shops at The Quarter at Tropicana, and take in the exciting artwork at Donna Elias' Bayside Gallery & Coastal Gifts.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Atlantic City trip planner.

You can drive from Trenton to Atlantic City in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Fun & Games · Shopping · Casinos · 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.