29 days in New York City & New Jersey Itinerary

29 days in New York City & New Jersey Itinerary

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Train to Frankfurt, Fly to New York City
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New York City
— 9 nights
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Glenwood
— 4 nights
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Princeton
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ocean Grove
— 2 nights
Drive
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Beach Haven, Long Beach Island
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cape May
— 4 nights
Drive
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Pitman
— 3 nights
Drive to Philadelphia International Airport, Fly to Stuttgart

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New York City — 9 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Go for a jaunt from New York City to Bronx to see Bronx Zoo about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read New York City visit planner.

Stuttgart, Germany to New York City is an approximately 12-hour combination of train and flight. Traveling from Stuttgart to New York City, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stuttgart in October, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Glenwood.
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Glenwood — 4 nights

Glenwood is an unincorporated area located within Vernon Township, in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States. Explore Glenwood's surroundings by going to WaggMore Pet Boutique & Bakery Dog Friendly (in Sparta), Little Brushwood Alpaca Farm (in Newton) and Ringwood Manor (in Ringwood). The adventure continues: relax in the rural setting at Bellvale Farms Creamery, hike along Appalachian Trail - Pochuck Boardwalk, get great views at Perkins Memorial Tower, and admire the landmark architecture of Manitoga / The Russel Wright Design Center.

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Drive from New York City to Glenwood in 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Glenwood when traveling from New York City in October, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Princeton.
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Princeton — 4 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Princeton: Historic Walnford (in Polhemustown), United States Golf Association Museum (in Far Hills) and Bluebird Farm Alpacas (in Peapack-Gladstone). There's much more to do: stroll around Grounds For Sculpture, contemplate the long history of Nathan Cooper Gristmill, make a trip to Artworks Trenton, and look for all kinds of wild species at Stoney Brook-Millstone Watershed.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Princeton day trip website.

Drive from Glenwood to Princeton in 2 hours. In October in Princeton, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ocean Grove.
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Ocean Grove — 2 nights

Ocean Grove is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Neptune Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. On the 19th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Negri-Napote Native Grassland Preserve, then stroll through Henry Hudson Trail, and then trek along Henry Hudson Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at 8th Ave Jetty, then take in the exciting artwork at Hot Sand, then shop like a local with Main Avenue Galleria, and finally kick back and relax at Ocean Grove Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ocean Grove trip maker site.

Drive from Princeton to Ocean Grove in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Ocean Grove are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Beach Haven.
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Beach Haven, Long Beach Island — 2 nights

Beach Haven is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States, that is located on Long Beach Island (LBI) and borders the Atlantic Ocean. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Museum of NJ Maritime History, take a memorable tour with Black Pearl Pirate Tours, and then cast your line with Reel Reaction Sportfishing. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Batsto Village and then buy something for everyone on your list at Bay Village.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Beach Haven trip maker website.

Getting from Ocean Grove to Beach Haven by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October in Beach Haven, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cape May.
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Cape May — 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape May: Tuckahoe Brewery (in Ocean View) and Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stop by Blue Eden, identify plant and animal life at Cape May Bird Observatory, and kick back and relax at Cape May Point State Park.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cape May day trip website.

Traveling by car from Beach Haven to Cape May takes 1.5 hours. October in Cape May sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Pitman.
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Pitman — 3 nights

Pitman is a borough in Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States. On the 27th (Thu), walk around Red Bank Battlefield Park, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Flying Fish Brewing Company, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Human Village Brewing Co. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Washington Lake Park, experience rural life at Stella Farms, then identify plant and animal life at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, and finally learn about winemaking at Valenzano Family Winery.

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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 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel 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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