5 days in New York City & New Jersey Itinerary

5 days in New York City & New Jersey Itinerary

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5 days in New York City & New Jersey Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Princeton
— 1 night
train + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

3
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Wicked has been added to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Chrysler Building, make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read New York City online day trip planner .

Fort Lauderdale to New York City is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in November, expect New York City to be colder, temps between 57°F and 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Princeton.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Nightlife
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
night
Princeton

Princeton ©
Best known as the home of Princeton University, the town of Princeton centers around the Ivy League school and its stone, vine-covered buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Princeton University Art Museum and then walk around Grounds For Sculpture.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Princeton trip tool .

Traveling by car from New York City to Princeton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New York City in November since evenings lows in Princeton dip to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks Museums

Side Trip

Grounds For Sculpture
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Grounds For Sculpture ©
Grounds For Sculpture
Princeton University Art Museum ©
Princeton University Art Museum

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