59 days in New Jersey, Verona Beach & St. Petersburg Itinerary

59 days in New Jersey, Verona Beach & St. Petersburg Itinerary

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Fly to Newark Liberty International Airport, Drive to Jersey City
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Jersey City
— 6 nights
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Cape May
— 7 nights
Drive
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Pitman
— 4 nights
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Princeton
— 7 nights
Drive
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Newton
— 6 nights
Drive
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Verona Beach
— 4 nights
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Drive to Syracuse Hancock International Airport, Fly to Tampa International Airport, Drive to St. Petersburg
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St. Petersburg
— 23 nights
Drive to Tampa International Airport, Fly to Durban

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Jersey City — 6 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: Verona Park (in Verona), Words Bookstore (in Maplewood) and Henry Hudson Trail (in Matawan). Spend the 10th (Mon) exploring nature at Morristown National Historical Park, Washington Headquarters and Museum. There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Liberty State Park, relax in the rural setting at The Celery Farm, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bliss Price Arboretum and Wildlife Sanctuary, and take in the pleasant sights at Hoboken Waterfront Walkway.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Jersey City trip itinerary planning app.

Durban, South Africa to Jersey City is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Durban to Jersey City due to the time zone difference. In October, Jersey City is slightly colder than Durban - with highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cape May.
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Cape May — 7 nights

The Nation's Oldest Seashore Resort

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cape May side-trips: Atlantic City (Borgata Casino, Atlantic City Boardwalk, &more), Absolute Cycle Experience (in Millville) and East Point Lighthouse (in Heislerville). There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at Jersey Shore Alpacas, identify plant and animal life at Garrett Family Preserve, visit a coastal fixture at Cape May Lighthouse, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cape May trip maker site.

Drive from Jersey City to Cape May in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Jersey City in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Cape May, with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Pitman.
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Pitman — 4 nights

Pitman is a borough in Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pitman: Valenzano Family Winery (in Shamong), Parvin State Park (in Elmer) and Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge (in Medford). The adventure continues: sample the tasty concoctions at Human Village Brewing Co, walk around Washington Lake Park, take an in-depth tour of The Heritage Glass Museum, and browse for treasures at Royal Port Antiques.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Pitman attractions tool.

Traveling by car from Cape May to Pitman takes 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Princeton.
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Princeton — 7 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Princeton: Cream Ridge (Bullock Farms & Union Transportation Trail), Jackson (Six Flags Great Adventure & Howling Woods Farm) and Battleview Orchards Country Store (in Freehold). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Princeton University Art Museum, deepen your understanding at Princeton University, grab your bike and head to Henry Hudson Trail, and experience rural life at Readington River Buffalo Farm.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Princeton trip planner.

Drive from Pitman to Princeton in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Pitman in October, Princeton is a bit cooler at night with lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Newton.
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Newton — 6 nights

Newton, officially the Town of Newton, is an incorporated municipality located in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States. Explore Newton's surroundings by going to Columbia (Lakota Wolf Preserve & Brook hollow winery), High Point State Park (in Sussex) and Luna Parc (in Montague). There's lots more to do: experience rural life at Little Brushwood Alpaca Farm, contemplate the long history of Nathan Cooper Gristmill, examine the collection at Franklin Mineral Museum, and get a taste of life in the country at Highland Airs Alpaca Ranch.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Newton online itinerary planner.

Getting from Princeton to Newton by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Newton can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Verona Beach.
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Verona Beach — 4 nights

Explore Verona Beach's surroundings by going to National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum (in Peterboro), Agers Falls (in Lyons Falls) and Osceola Tug Hill Ski Center (in Camden).

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Verona Beach trip planning site.

You can drive from Newton to Verona Beach in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daytime highs in Verona Beach are 9°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to St. Petersburg.
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St. Petersburg — 23 nights

Florida's Sunshine City

Located on a peninsula between Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, St.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St. Petersburg: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Crystal River), Largo (Pinellas County Heritage Village, Barley Mow Brewing Company, &more) and Old Homosassa Veteran's Memorial (in Homosassa). Pack the 29th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Dali Museum, get engrossed in the history at The Ringling, take in the exciting artwork at Duncan McClellan Gallery, and take in nature's colorful creations at Edison and Ford Winter Estates.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the St. Petersburg trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Verona Beach to St. Petersburg. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Verona Beach in November, with highs in St. Petersburg at 29°C and lows at 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for the flight back home.
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New Jersey travel guide

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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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