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Top Destinations for a Weekend Getaway in New Jersey

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Fun Things to Do During Your Weekend Getaway in New Jersey

New Jersey features about 130 miles of Atlantic coast. Its parks, shores, and cities attract adventurous vacationers, and the region hosts events frequently. Its Cape May is the oldest seashore resort in the United States, and the state is known as the "diner capital in the world" – so get ready to dig into some comfort food.

City Breaks in New Jersey: Top Accommodations

Villa Seaside Heights
Aug 17 - Aug 24
-44%
$658
$368 per night
Villa ∙ 10 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Villa in Seaside Heights with Suite Pool

5.0
Outstanding (4 ratings)
Seaside Heights, Ocean County, New Jersey
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House Normandy Beach
Nov 2 - Nov 9
-42%
$950
$550 per night
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

Vacation Home in Normandy Beach with Yard & Patio

4.8
Outstanding (8 ratings)
Normandy Beach, Toms River, New Jersey
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Condo Wildwood
Nov 2 - Nov 9
$315 per night
Condo ∙ 10 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

Condo in Wildwood with Grill & Patio

4.8
Outstanding (87 ratings)
Wildwood, Cape May County, New Jersey
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The Best Weekend Getaway Destinations in New Jersey

The Best Weekend Getaway Destinations in New Jersey

The best time to go for your weekend getaway in New Jersey is during the summer months. July's and August's hot and humid climate is perfect for days at the beach.

  • 1. Asbury Park

    Guests will find this lovely park about 60 miles from New York City. Here, they can listen to classical music and catch shows at the Stone Pony. The Twisted Tree Café offers delicious soup, salads, smoothies, and Cross & Orange serves up tasty Korean spare ribs and Mezcal shrimp.

  • 2. Cape May

    This charming city in New Jersey is approximately 4 hours from NYC. While you're in Cape May, check out the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities' event calendar. Wine enthusiasts will love attending a tasting at Willow Creek Farm & Winery.

  • 3. Haddonfield

    Check out the town's 200 shops, and take a break at one its wonderful restaurants. Don't miss the Indian King Tavern Museum, one of the region's most historic buildings. Its mysterious tunnel is believed to have been once a beer cellar and part of the Underground Railroad.

  • 4. Hoboken

    Travelers visiting this area can learn more about it at the Hoboken Historical Museum. The first baseball game in U.S. history took place here. You can catch a variety of shows at Maxwell’s, which has hosted bands such as the Smashing Pumpkins, R.E.M., and the Offspring.

  • 5. Nyack

    When you visit this little village in Rockland County, make sure to check out Broadway performance, and don’t leave without going to Kykuit in Pocantico Hills. The 40-room historic house has an art gallery and beautiful sculpture garden.

Best Places to Stay for City Breaks in New Jersey

House Brigantine
Mar 2 - Mar 9
-42%
$373
$217 per night
House ∙ 7 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

House in Brigantine with Private Patio + Ocean Views + Close to Beach

4.4
Very good (38 ratings)
Brigantine, Atlantic County, New Jersey
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House Cape May
May 18 - May 25
-33%
$688
$459 per night
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

House in Cape May with Pool, Grill & Patio

Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey
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House Sea Isle City
Oct 5 - Oct 12
-23%
$260
$200 per night
House ∙ 10 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

House in Sea Isle City with Patio + Sweeping Views

4.9
Outstanding (12 ratings)
Sea Isle City, Cape May County, New Jersey
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Things to Do During Your Weekend Getaway in New Jersey

Things to Do During Your Weekend Getaway in New Jersey

There are many things to do during weekend getaways in New Jersey. Indulge in outdoor activities such as skiing or exploring farms and landmarks.

  • 1. Mountain Creek

    Head to this resort in winter for fantastic skiing and snowboarding. And from May to September, you can swim and splash around at the waterpark. Mountain Creek's 43 trails cover 16 miles, making it an excellent destination for hiking enthusiasts.

  • 2. Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart

    This church, a must-see during vacations in New Jersey, is among North America's five largest cathedrals. Check out its stained glass windows, vaulted ceilings, and regular concerts.

  • 3. Duke Farms

    If you're passionate about learning about environmental health and research, head to this estate in Hillsborough. It teaches visitors how they can adopt a more positive approach to conserving the natural environment. The beautiful setting is also home to a vast range of trees and plants.

  • 4. BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

    This Hindu temple's art and design makes for the perfect place to rejuvenate. Guides will show you around the temple's grounds.

  • 5. Empty Sky Memorial

    Set at Liberty State Park, this memorial honor those who lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks.

Recommended Accommodations for City Breaks in New Jersey

House Ship Bottom
Feb 24 - Mar 2
-64%
$550
$200 per night
House ∙ 12 guests ∙ 6 bedrooms

Vacation Home in Ship Bottom

5.0
Outstanding (12 ratings)
Ship Bottom, Ocean County, New Jersey
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Cottage Fortescue
Apr 13 - Apr 20
$167 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Wonderful Cottage in Fortescue with Patio + Beautiful Views

5.0
Outstanding (25 ratings)
Fortescue, Downe, New Jersey
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House Townsends Inlet
Oct 12 - Oct 19
-66%
$700
$240 per night
House ∙ 10 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

House in Townsends Inlet with Patio, Grill & Yard + Spectacular Views

4.8
Outstanding (48 ratings)
Townsends Inlet, Cape May County, New Jersey
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What to Pack for Your Weekend Getaway in New Jersey

What to Pack for Your Weekend Getaway in New Jersey

The last thing you want when you get to New Jersey is missing out on an activity because you forgot something. Packing these items to make exploring the state easier.

  • 1. Travel guides and maps

    To make the most of your trip to New Jersey, pack a travel guide, maps, or GPS. You'll be left with more time to explore when you know where you're going!

  • 2. Driving license

    Self-driven excursions are fun and flexible. With your international driving license, you can explore a variety of destinations without having to hire transport services.

  • 3. Sunglasses

    Remember to pack your favorite pair of sunglasses when heading to New Jersey for your weekend getaway. They'll protect your eyes, and you'll look cool while you tour New Jersey's parks and cities.

  • 4. Sporting gear

    Consider the sports you want to engage in during your getaway and pack the necessary gear. For instance, if you're heading to Mountain Creek, pack ski clothes, snowboarding equipment, or swimsuits, depending on the season.

Top Offers for City Breaks in New Jersey

House Ship Bottom
Jan 24 - Jan 31
$335 per night
House ∙ 10 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms

House in Ship Bottom with Large Garage

4.0
Very good (14 ratings)
Ship Bottom, Ocean County, New Jersey
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House Fortescue
Feb 24 - Mar 2
-32%
$203
$139 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms

House in Fortescue with Yard & Patio

5.0
Outstanding (90 ratings)
Fortescue, Downe, New Jersey
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House Ocean Grove
Mar 30 - Apr 6
-54%
$325
$150 per night
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms

Vacation Home in Ocean Grove with Grill & Patio + Close to Beach

4.9
Outstanding (12 ratings)
Ocean Grove, Neptune Township, New Jersey
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Information about Weekend Getaway in New Jersey

😎 Least busy month June
🥳 Busiest month January
🛏️ Popular home types House rental and Apartment rental
🌡️ Hottest months June and July
❄️ Coldest months 45 °F in January and February
🌧️ Rainiest months June and July

Frequently Asked Questions

How many accommodations are available to book for a weekend in New Jersey?

You can find more than 31,608 accommodations to rent in New Jersey with nightly prices starting from $75 per night.

What kinds of vacation rentals can i book for Weekend Getaway in New Jersey?

There is a lot of House rental and Apartment rental that are great for Weekend Getaway in New Jersey.

Weekend Getaway in New Jersey: What is the nightly price for a stay?

The average rate for a vacation home in New Jersey is between $339 and $551 per night.

Can I find a vacation home for a group of guests for Weekend Getaway in New Jersey?

House rental in New Jersey can fit 9 guests.

What is the average nightly rate of a weekend getaway in New Jersey?

The price of a vacation home in New Jersey for the weekend can range from $75 and can go up to $551 per night.

Do many accommodations in New Jersey come with a pool?

Definitely, more than 37% accommodations in New Jersey come with a pool.

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