7 days in New Jersey's Skylands Region Itinerary

7 days in New Jersey's Skylands Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New Jersey's Skylands Region itinerary planner

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Somerset
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Columbia
— 4 nights
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Somerset

— 2 nights
Somerset is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Franklin Township, in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Somerset: Princeton University (in Princeton), Point Pleasant Beach (in Point Pleasant Beach) and Grounds For Sculpture (in Hamilton). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Negri-Napote Native Grassland Preserve, relax and rejuvenate at Alchemy Mind and Body, learn about winemaking at Crossing Vineyards and Winery, and admire the natural beauty at Rudolf W. Van der Goot Rose Garden.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Somerset day trip planning site.

New York City to Somerset is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Traveling from New York City in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Somerset, with lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Columbia.

Things to do in Somerset

Parks · Wineries · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Columbia

— 4 nights
Columbia is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Knowlton Township in Warren County, New Jersey, United States, that was created as part of the 2010 United States Census. Explore Columbia's surroundings by going to Space Farms Zoo & Museum (in Sussex) and Hamburg (Reflections Spa & Crystal Springs Golf Club). Spend the 23rd (Fri) exploring nature at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. There's much more to do: do a tasting at Brook hollow winery, contemplate the waterfront views at Delaware Water Gap, take a peaceful walk through Worthington State Forest, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lakota Wolf Preserve.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Columbia trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Somerset to Columbia takes 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Columbia are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Columbia

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Wildlife

Side Trips