59 days in New Jersey Itinerary

59 days in New Jersey Itinerary

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Fly to Newark Liberty International Airport, Drive to Jersey City
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Jersey City
— 11 nights
Drive
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Trenton
— 10 nights
Drive
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Cape May
— 18 nights
Drive
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Sea Isle City
— 8 nights
Drive
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Columbia
— 11 nights
Drive to Newark Liberty International Airport, Fly to Istanbul

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Jersey City — 11 nights

Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey, after Newark. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jersey City: Van Vleck House & Gardens (in Montclair), Point Pleasant Beach (Point Pleasant Beach & Jenkinson's Boardwalk) and Presby Iris Gardens (in Upper Montclair). There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Liberty State Park, admire the natural beauty at Calgo Gardens, make a trip to Downtown Jersey City, New Jersey - Waterfront 9/11 Memorial - #8, and go for a walk through Hoboken Waterfront Walkway.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Jersey City day trip planning tool.

Istanbul, Turkey to Jersey City is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Istanbul to Jersey City, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. May in Jersey City sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Trenton.
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Trenton — 10 nights

Trenton is the capital city of the U.S. state of New Jersey and the county seat of Mercer County. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Trenton: Sourland Mountain Preserve (in Hillsborough), Unionville Vineyards (in Ringoes) and Jackson (Six Flags Safari & Six Flags Great Adventure). There's much more to do: walk around Grounds For Sculpture, admire the natural beauty at Sayen House and Gardens, deepen your understanding at Princeton University, and learn about all things military at Old Barracks Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Trenton trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Jersey City to Trenton takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Trenton can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cape May.
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Cape May — 18 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lucy the Elephant (in Margate City), Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville) and Atlantic City (Caesars Atlantic City Casino, Resorts Casino Hotel, &more). The adventure continues: get outside with Outdoor Activities, visit a coastal fixture at Cape May Lighthouse, do a tasting at Cape May Winery & Vineyard, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Cape May Meadows.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cape May online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Trenton to Cape May takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Cape May are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sea Isle City.
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Sea Isle City — 8 nights

Sea Isle City is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Millville (Absolute Cycle Experience, Maurice River Bluffs Nature Preserve, &more). The adventure continues: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, stroll around Boardwalk - Sea Isle City, take an in-depth tour of Sea Isle City Historical Museum, and take in the waterfront at Sea Isle City Promenade.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sea Isle City trip itinerary tool.

Sea Isle City is very close to Cape May. In June, daytime highs in Sea Isle City are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Columbia.
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Columbia — 11 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. Get out of town with these interesting Columbia side-trips: Port Murray (Well-Sweep Herb Farm & Orchard View Lavender Farm), Merril Creek Reservoir (in Washington) and Highland Airs Alpaca Ranch (in Hackettstown). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Lakota Wolf Preserve, immerse yourself in nature at Hacklebarney State Park, delve into the lush surroundings at Stokes State Forest, and tee off at Lake Hopatcong Golf Club.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Columbia travel planner.

Getting from Sea Isle City to Columbia by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Sea Isle City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Columbia, with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
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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.
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