14 days in New York City & New Jersey Itinerary

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New York City
— 6 nights
Taxi
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Jersey City
— 3 nights
Drive
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Montclair
— 4 nights
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New York City — 6 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.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New York City road trip planning tool.

Birmingham, UK to New York City is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Birmingham in May, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Jersey City.
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Jersey City — 3 nights

Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey, after Newark. Get out of town with these interesting Jersey City side-trips: Princeton University (in Princeton), Washington Crossing Historic Park (in Washington Crossing) and Bronx Zoo (in Bronx). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Green-Wood cemetery, stroll around Bayonne Park, appreciate the history behind Tear Drop Memorial, and take in the pleasant sights at Peddler's Village.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Jersey City tour builder tool.

Jersey City is very close to New York City. In May in Jersey City, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Montclair.
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Montclair — 4 nights

Montclair is a township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to J. A. McFaul Environmental Center (in Wyckoff) and The Raptor Trust Center (in Millington). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Presby Iris Gardens, get engrossed in the history at Lyndhurst Historical Society - Little Red Schoolhouse, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church, and examine the collection at Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Montclair planner.

You can drive from Jersey City to Montclair in an hour. May in Montclair sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) 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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