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New Jersey to Tampa drive

driving   /   3 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

New Jersey to Tampa road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from New Jersey to Tampa. If you're planning a road trip to Tampa, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start at New Jersey
drive for about 2.5 hours

12:20 pm  Baltimore
eat at G&M Restaurant and Lounge
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:20 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

3:48 pm  Richmond
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:48 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

7:19 pm  Raleigh
stay overnight at The Umstead Hotel & Spa
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 7.5 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from The Umstead Hotel & Spa
drive for about 3.5 hours

1:22 pm  Georgetown (South Carolina)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:22 pm
drive for about 3 hours

5:21 pm  Savannah
eat at Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 6.5 hours
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 Day 3

10:00 am  leave from Savannah
drive for about 2 hours

11:59 am  Jacksonville
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:59 pm
drive for about 2 hours

2:49 pm  Ocala
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:49 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

5:23 pm  arrive in Tampa
eat at Ulele
stay at Columbia Restaurant

day 3 driving ≈ 5.5 hours
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Where should I stop along the way?

Baltimore  (54 answers)
    Fells Point  (11 mentions)
    Inner Harbor  (7 mentions)
    Lexington Market  (4 mentions)
    Canton  (4 mentions)
    The Helmand  (3 mentions)
    restaurants around Baltimore:
        G&M Restaurant and Lounge
        Faidley's Seafood & Fresh Fish Market
        Phillips Seafood
        The Abbey Burger Bistro
        Max's Taphouse
    questions about Baltimore:
        Best place to get seafood and crab cakes in Baltimore?
        Best free things to do in Baltimore?
        Authentic, non-chain restaurant for dinner with a child (with a well-refined palate) near the Inner Harbor?
        Family-friendly seafood restaurant
        What is your favorite restaurant in Baltimore?

Richmond  (14 answers)
    Carytown  (4 mentions)
    Virginia Museum of Fine Arts  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Richmond:
        Buz and Ned’s Real Barbecue
    questions about Richmond:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Richmond?
        What is there to do in Richmond?
        Nightlife in Richmond & hotels?

Raleigh  (19 answers)
    North Carolina Museum of Art  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Raleigh:
        The Pit
        Poole's
        Bida Manda
    hotels around Raleigh:
        The Umstead Hotel & Spa
    questions about Raleigh:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Raleigh?
        Best Non-Chain Restaurants for Families
        What's the best neighborhood in Raleigh for a first time visitor?

Georgetown (South Carolina)  (7 answers)

Savannah  (108 answers)
    Forsyth Park  (9 mentions)
    Bonaventure Cemetery  (5 mentions)
    Savannah's Historic District  (3 mentions)
    The Pirates House Savannah GA  (3 mentions)
    River Street  (3 mentions)
    restaurants around Savannah:
        Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room
        Crystal Beer Parlor
        The Olde Pink House
        Gryphon Tea Room
        Clary's Cafe
    questions about Savannah:
        What is your favorite under rated attraction in Savannah?
        Leisurely trip to Savannah
        What are fun things to do in Savannah on a budget?
        Little Ones in Savannah
        Restaurant and live music suggestions?

Jacksonville  (26 answers)
    questions about Jacksonville:
        What's the best neighborhood in Jacksonville for a first time visitor?

Ocala  (4 answers)


Where's the best place to stay in Tampa?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Tampa.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Columbia Restaurant, which was mentioned 4 times on Trippy.

Want to research more popular hotels in Tampa? Click the blue button below.




Where's the best place to eat in Tampa?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Ulele, which was mentioned 4 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Piquant Hyde Park  (3 mentions)
Oxford Exchange  (2 mentions)
Bern's Steak House  (2 mentions)
Ava  (2 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Tampa? Click the blue button below.




What are some things to do in Tampa?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Busch Gardens Tampa  (5 mentions)
Bayshore Blvd  (4 mentions)
Tampa Riverwalk  (4 mentions)
South Howard Ave  (3 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Tampa. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
Best free things to do in Tampa?  (12 answers)

profile  Catherine from Chapel Hill asked:
Best new restaurants in Tampa?  (7 answers)

profile  Jennifer from Culver City asked:
Popular areas in Tampa for shopping?  (7 answers)

profile  Avery from Berkeley asked:
Beaches around Tampa  (5 answers)

profile  Katie from Columbus asked:
Weekend ideas for a first timer in Tampa  (5 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Tampa.




Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Tampa to New Jersey drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from New Jersey to Tampa. Or get a full New Jersey to Tampa flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know New Jersey well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about New Jersey!





At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 1,094 miles
driving time of 16 hours, 9 minutes
Tampa is the same time as New Jersey
27 New Jersey travel answers
54 Baltimore travel answers
14 Richmond travel answers
19 Raleigh travel answers
7 Georgetown (South Carolina) travel answers
108 Savannah travel answers
26 Jacksonville travel answers
4 Ocala travel answers
69 Tampa travel answers





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