34 days in New Jersey, Las Vegas & Utah Itinerary

34 days in New Jersey, Las Vegas & Utah Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Morristown
— 5 nights
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Cape May
— 5 nights
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Belmar
— 5 nights
Drive to John F Kennedy International Airport, Fly to Las Vegas
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Las Vegas
— 8 nights
Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
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Moab
— 4 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 6 nights
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Morristown

— 5 nights
Morristown is a town and county seat of Morris County, New Jersey, United States. Ringwood Manor and Trinity Church will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Princeton University Art Museum and Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center. Explore Morristown's surroundings by going to Mahwah Museum (in Mahwah), The Zabriskie House (in Wyckoff) and Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church (in Montclair). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Franklin Mineral Museum, explore the world behind art at Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, get engrossed in the history at Schoolhouse Museum, and steep yourself in history at Princeton University Chapel.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Morristown holiday planner.

New York City to Morristown is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Morristown when traveling from New York City in June, with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cape May.

Things to do in Morristown

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Cape May

— 5 nights

The Nation's Oldest Seashore Resort

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cape May City Beaches and Sunset Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore Cape May Lighthouse and Long Beach Island Historical Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Cape May: Ship Bottom Beach (in Ship Bottom), Ventnor City Beach (in Ventnor City) and Corson's Inlet State Park (in Ocean City). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Poverty Beach, stroll through Higbee Beach, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and find something for the whole family at Breakfast in The Sky.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cape May online route planner.

Getting from Morristown to Cape May by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Belmar.

Things to do in Cape May

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Belmar

— 5 nights
Belmar is a borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. Get a sense of the local culture at Main Avenue Galleria and Hot Sand. Relax by the water at Ocean Grove Beach and Bay Head Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Belmar: Ideal Beach (in Middletown), Brick Beach 1 (in Brick) and Gunnison Beach (in Sandy Hook). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at 8th Ave Jetty, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Catharine Catholic Church, take a leisurely stroll along Belmar Beach, and stroll around Windward Beach Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Belmar trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Cape May to Belmar in 2 hours. June in Belmar sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Belmar

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Las Vegas

— 8 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Mob Museum and Pinball Hall of Fame. Get some cultural insight at The Strip and Burlesque Hall of Fame. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Clark County Heritage Museum (in Henderson), Boulder City (Tom Devlin's Monster Museum & Hoover Dam) and Willow Beach (in Fort Mohave). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at Nostalgia Street Rods, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

Before you visit Las Vegas, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Belmar to Las Vegas. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Belmar in July; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 104°F and lows reach 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Parks · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trips

Moab

— 4 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Let the collections at RedRock Astronomy and Gallery Moab LCA capture your imagination. On the 13th (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. Make the 15th (Thu) a memorable day with a climbing tour. The adventure continues: see Off-Road Tours, take in the exciting artwork at Tom Till Gallery, take a memorable tour with Deep Desert Expeditions, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Moab holiday maker app.

Getting from Las Vegas to Moab by combination of flight and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Moab due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in July, with highs in Moab at 97°F and lows at 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Trails

Salt Lake City

— 6 nights

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Temple Square and Provo City Center Temple will appeal to history buffs. Let the collections at Natural History Museum of Utah and Land Cruiser Heritage Museum capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Ogden (Hill Aerospace Museum, Utah State Railroad Museum, &more), Legends Motorcycles (in Springville) and Lehi (Thanksgiving Point, Museum of Ancient Life, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Crandall Historical Printing Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, contemplate the long history of Assembly Hall, and take an in-depth tour of Provo Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City travel route tool.

Getting from Moab to Salt Lake City by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and train. In July in Salt Lake City, expect temperatures between 95°F during the day and 70°F at night. On the 22nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

New Jersey travel guide

3.9
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.

Utah travel guide

4.8
Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Canyons
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.