9 days in New Jersey's Skylands Region Itinerary

9 days in New Jersey's Skylands Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New Jersey's Skylands Region journey maker

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Newton
— 5 nights
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Ringoes
— 3 nights
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Newton

— 5 nights
Newton, officially the Town of Newton, is an incorporated municipality located in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States. Family-friendly places like Ford Mansion and Museum and Land of Make Believe & Pirate's Cove will thrill your kids. Explore hidden gems such as Kittatinny Valley State Park and Fosterfields Living Historical Farm. Explore Newton's surroundings by going to Ort Farms (in Long Valley), Columbia (Worthington State Forest, Lakota Wolf Preserve, &more) and Hackettstown (Donaldson Farms, Czig Meister Brewing Company, &more). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Museum of Early Trades & Crafts, experience rural life at Hacklebarney Farm Cider Mill, and get in on the family fun at Hide Tide Wavepool.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Newton online route planner.

Newark to Newton is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Traveling from Newark in June, Newton is a bit cooler at night with lows of 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Ringoes.

Things to do in Newton

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ringoes

— 3 nights
Ringoes is an unincorporated community located within East Amwell Township in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tabby's Place: A Cat Sanctuary and Howell Living History Farm. Change things up with these side-trips from Ringoes: Sri Venkateswara Temple (in Bridgewater), Uhlerstown-Frenchtown Bridge (in Frenchtown) and Finesville (Villa Milagro Vineyards & Alba Vineyard). There's lots more to do: experience rural life at Schaefer Farms, do a tasting at Old York Cellars Winery, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lone Eagle Brewing.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ringoes journey planner.

Getting from Newton to Ringoes by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ringoes

Wineries · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips