5 days in New Jersey Itinerary

5 days in New Jersey Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New Jersey visit 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 15th (Wed), 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. On the next day, hike along Union Transportation Trail, then find something for the whole family at Six Flags Great Adventure, and then walk around Grounds For Sculpture.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Princeton online travel route planner.

Charlotte to Princeton is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Princeton when traveling from Charlotte in September, with lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car 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). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Wildwood Beach, see the interesting displays at Cape May Lighthouse, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cape May County Park & Zoo, and contemplate the long history of Emlen Physick Estate.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Wildwood road trip planning app.

Getting from Princeton to Wildwood by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of tram and bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in September, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wildwood

Parks · Outdoors · Casinos · Fun & Games

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.