10 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
— 2 nights
Drive
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Atlantic City
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pitman
— 1 night
Drive
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Princeton
— 1 night
Drive
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Columbia
— 2 nights
Drive to Newark Liberty International Airport, Fly to Sutton-on-Sea

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Jersey City — 2 nights

Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey, after Newark. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jersey City: Six Flags Great Adventure (in Jackson), Words Bookstore (in Maplewood) and Freehold Raceway Mall (in Freehold). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Liberty State Park, appreciate the history behind Empty Sky - 9/11 Memorial, browse the different shops at The Outlet Collection - Jersey Gardens, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Jersey City trip planner.

Sutton-on-Sea, UK to Jersey City is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Sutton-on-Sea to Jersey City due to the time zone difference. December in Jersey City sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Atlantic City.
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Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
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Atlantic City — 3 nights

America's Favorite Playground

The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cape May (Cape May Beach, Cape May Lighthouse, &more). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Atlantic City Boardwalk, try your luck at Caesars Atlantic City Casino, stop by Smithville Peanut Butter Company, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Quarter at Tropicana.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Atlantic City trip planner.

You can drive from Jersey City to Atlantic City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Pitman.
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Fun & Games · Casinos · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Pitman — 1 night

Pitman is a borough in Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): hunt for treasures at Rosie's Farm Market, then look for gifts at Mood's Farm Market, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Human Village Brewing Co.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Pitman route tool.

You can drive from Atlantic City to Pitman in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Pitman can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Princeton.
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Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries
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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 8th (Thu), examine the collection at Morven Museum and Garden, then gain insight at Princeton University, then explore the world behind art at Princeton University Art Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Princeton University Chapel.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Princeton online route planner.

You can drive from Pitman to Princeton in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Princeton can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Columbia.
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Museums · Historic Sites
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Columbia — 2 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. On the 9th (Fri), pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Grey Barn Antiques, then contemplate the long history of Millbrook Village historic site, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lakota Wolf Preserve, and finally look for gifts at Jacks Barn.

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Getting from Princeton to Columbia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Princeton in December, things will get a bit cooler in Columbia: highs are around 5°C and lows about -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
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Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Shopping
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New Jersey travel guide

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Casinos · Beaches · Shopping Malls
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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