5 days in New Jersey Itinerary

5 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New Jersey tour planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Princeton
— 1 night
Drive
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Wildwood
— 3 nights
Ferry to Lewes, DE, Fly to Charlotte

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Princeton

— 1 night

College Town

Best known as the home of Princeton University, the town of Princeton centers around the Ivy League school and its stone, vine-covered buildings.
On the 17th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Princeton University Art Museum, then gain insight at Princeton University, and then immerse yourself in nature at Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Union Transportation Trail, then find something for the whole family at Six Flags Great Adventure, and then stroll around Grounds For Sculpture.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Princeton day trip planning app.

Charlotte to Princeton is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July in Princeton, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Wildwood.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Wildwood

— 3 nights
Wildwood is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Atlantic City (Atlantic City Boardwalk, Borgata Casino, &more). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Wildwood Beach, stroll through Cape May City Beaches, visit a coastal fixture at Cape May Lighthouse, and get to know the resident critters at Cape May County Park & Zoo.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Wildwood route site.

You can drive from Princeton to Wildwood in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. July in Wildwood sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wildwood

Parks · Outdoors · Casinos · Beaches

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.