10 days in Jersey City & New York City Itinerary

10 days in Jersey City & New York City Itinerary

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10 days in Jersey City & New York City Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus:  15​min
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Jersey City
— 2 nights
bus:  15​min
2
New York City
— 7 nights
End: New York City

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Jersey City

Jersey City ©
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. On the 11th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Empty Sky - 9/11 Memorial, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Grove Beach, and then examine the collection at Silverball Museum - Asbury Park, NJ. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Turtle Back Zoo, admire the majestic nature at Liberty State Park, and then pause for some photo ops at Tear Drop Memorial.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Jersey City tour planner.

New York City to Jersey City is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. August in Jersey City sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Jersey City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Silverball Pinball Museum, Ocean Grove Beach, Tear Drop Memorial, Turtle Back Zoo
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Ocean Grove Beach ©
Ocean Grove Beach
Turtle Back Zoo ©
Turtle Back Zoo
Liberty State Park ©
Liberty State Park

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New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kids will enjoy The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Central Park. Times Square and Gateway National Recreation are good opportunities to explore the local culture. On the 20th (Sun), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Long Beach, steep yourself in history at The Morgan Library & Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hamilton Grange National Memorial, and admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read New York City online itinerary creator.

New York City is just a stone's throw from Jersey City. In August, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Gateway National Recreation, Long Beach
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Central Park ©
Central Park

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