AAA Auto Travel - Day Trips

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The following is a list of day trips recommended by AAA. To obtain further information or description, AAA North Jersey members can consult an Auto Travel Counselor or the AAA TourBook for each state. TourBook information is also available on this web site by clicking the appropriate button at the bottom of this page. If you are staying overnight at any location, please visit our office or visit the page on this web site for assistance in making hotel reservations.

Approx. Mileage From
Northern New Jersey
Atlantic City 135 Boardwalk/Beach/Gambling Casinos
Barnegat Light 95 Lighthouse/State Park
Basking Ridge 28 Great Swamp Wildlife Refuge
Batsto 105 Batsto Historic Village/Pine Barrons
Caldwell 5 Grover Cleveland Birthplace
Camden 104 NJ State Aquarium at Camden
Cape May 160 Beach Resort Area/Historic Homes
Egg Harbor City 112 Renault Winery
Farmingdale 62 Allaire State Park
Hackensack 8 U.S.S. Ling Submarine
Hope 46 Land of Make Believe
High Point 52 Space Farm/High Point State Park/Camping
Jackson 68 Six Glags Great Adventure Theme Park & Safari
Jersey City 22 Liberty State Park/Statue of Liberty/
Ellis Island/Liberty Science Center
Lake Hopatcong 35 Fishing/Swimming/Picnicing
Lafayette 37 Olde Lafayette Village (shopping)
Madison 25 Drew University/Fairleigh Dickinson University
Morristown 25 Morristown National Historical Park/
Washington's Headquarters/
Frelinghuysen Arboretun
Netcong 33 Wild West City
New Brunswick 40 Rutgers University
NJ-PA Line
(Route 80)
58 Delaware Water Gap
Paramus 10 Van Saun County Park/
NJ Children's Museum
Paterson 5 Great Falls/Lambert Castle/
Historical Area
Pleasantville 126 Storybook Land
Princeton 50 Princeton University
Ringwood 20 Ringwood State Park/
Ringwood Manor/
New Jersey State Botanical Gardens
River Edge 11 Steuben House State Historic Site
Sandy Hook 52 Gateway National Recreation Area (beaches)
Seaside Heights 79 Amusements/Swimming
Somerville 45 Duke Gardens
Stanhope 31 Waterloo Village
Teterboro 10 Aviation Hall of Fame & Museum
Trenton 69 State Capitol/
Washington Crossing State Park
Vernon 36 Vernon Valley Great Gorge Ski Area
Wayne -- Dey Mansion
West Orange 15 Edison National Historic Site/
Turtle Back Zoo
Approx. Mileage From
Northern New Jersey
Albany 137 New York State Capitol
Bear Mountain 41 Bear Mountain State Park
Centerport 56 Vanderbilt Mansion/
Marine Museum and Planetarium
Cornwall-on-Hudson 53 Museum of the Hudson highlands
Croton-on-Hudson 40 Van Cortlandt Manor
Fire Island 55 National Seashore/Marina/Beach/Pier
Garrison 42 Boscobel Mansions
Hudson 125 American Museum of Firefighting/
Olana State Historic Site
Hunter 135 Skiing (Winter)/Skyride (Summer)
Hyde Park 81 Roosevelt Library and Museum/
Vanderbilt Mansion/
Culinary Institute
Jones Beach 48 Supervised Surf Swimming
Kings Point 26 U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Kingston 90 Senate House State Historic Park
Monroe 45 Museum Village
Montauk 133 Montauk Point State Park
Mountainville 50 Storm King Art Center
Narrowsburg 115 Fort Delaware -
Museum of Colonial History
Newburgh 60 Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site
New Paltz 73 Huguenot Street Houses
New York City 25 Various (see New York TourBook)
Old Bethpage 49 Old Bethpage Village Restorations
Old Westbury 35 Old Westbury Gardens
Oyster Bay 48 Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park
Port Washington 35 Old Westbury Gardens
Rhinebeck 91 Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome
Rye 32 Playland Recreational Complex
Shirley 81 Long Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex
Sleepy Hollow 31 Kykuit
Tarrytown 30 Sunnyside/Lyndhurst
Washingtonville 54 Brotherhood Winery
West Point 42 United States Military Academy
Yonkers 23 Hudson River Museum of Westchester
Approx. Mileage From
Northern New Jersey
Bridgeport 66 The Barnum Museum
Bristol 115 New England Carousel Museum
Cornwall 113 Scenic Area/Covered Bridge
East Granby 144 Old New-Gate Prison and Copper Mine
East Haddam 133 Gillette Castle State Park
East Haven 92 Shore Line Trolley Museum
East Windsor 141 Connecticut Trolley Museum
Essex 122 Connecticut River Museum
Greenwich 43 Audubon Society
Groton 140 Project Oceanology and the
Lighthouse Program/USS
Nautilus Memorial & Submarine
Force Museum
Haddam 122 Camelot Cruises
Hartford 132 Harriet Beecher Stowe House/
Mark Twain House/
Wadsworth Atheneum
Kent 99 The Sloane Stanley Museum
Ledyard 140 Foxwoods Resort Casino
Litchfield 106 Colonial Houses & Historic/
Scenic Area
Milford 79 Jai Alai
Mystic 142 Mystic Seaport Museum/
Mystic Marinelife Aquarium
New Haven 90 Yale University
New London 139 U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Norwalk 54 The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
Rocky Hill 117 Dinosaur State Park
Storrs 150 University of Connecticut
Uncasville 133 Mohegan Sun Casino
Approx. Mileage From
Northern New Jersey
Allentown 80 Dorney Park
Bernville 131 Koziar's Christmas Village
Bushkill 70 Bushkill & Winowa Falls
Easton 65 Lehigh Canal/Canal Boat Ridges/
Canal Museum/Crayola Factory
Hershey 158 Hershey Park/Hershey's Chocolate World
Kennett Square 130 Longwood Gardens
Lancaster 167 Amish Country/Dutch Wonderland
Langhorne 83 Sesame Place
New Hope/Lahaska 73 Artists' & Writer's Colony/
Peddlar's Village
Philadelphia 105 Independence Hall/Liberty Bell/
U.S. Mint/Betsy Ross House/
Franklin Institute/ Philadelphia
Art Museum (see
Pennsylvania TourBook)
Poconos 100 Resort Area/Winter &
Summer Sports
Valley Forge 115 Valley Forge National
Historical Park/
Washington's Headquarters

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No matter how short the trip, it's always safer to carry American Express Travelers Cheques. You may obtain them at no fee (for members only) at any of our conveniently-located AAA North Jersey office. Be sure to visit your AAA North Jersey Auto Travel Counselor for the best in TripTiks, TourBooks, AAA Maps, brochures on attractions and more. Travel with someone you trust.