4 days in New Jersey Itinerary

4 days in New Jersey Itinerary

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Cape May
— 2 nights
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Trenton
— 1 night
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Cape May — 2 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.
Explore Cape May's surroundings by going to Lucy the Elephant (in Margate City) and Atlantic City (Caesars Atlantic City Casino & Borgata Casino). There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, sample the tasty concoctions at Cape May Brewing Company, kick back and relax at Cape May City Beaches, and enjoy the sea views from Cape May Lighthouse.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cape May trip itinerary maker site.

New York City to Cape May is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. In May, daytime highs in Cape May are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Trenton.
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Trenton — 1 night

Trenton is the capital city of the U.S. state of New Jersey and the county seat of Mercer County. On the 30th (Mon), deepen your understanding at Princeton University and then walk around Grounds For Sculpture.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Trenton trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cape May to Trenton in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive 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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