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New York City to Cape May drive

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  New York City
 Sea Bright
 Toms River
 Long Beach Island
 Atlantic City
   Cape May 
driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

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New York City to Cape May road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from New York City to Cape May. If you're planning a road trip to Cape May, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between New York City and Cape May. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between New York City and Cape May. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in New York City
drive for about 1.5 hours

11:16 am  Sea Bright
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:16 pm
drive for about 42 minutes

12:59 pm  Toms River
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:59 pm
drive for about 37 minutes

2:36 pm  Long Beach Island
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:36 pm
drive for about 38 minutes

4:14 pm  Atlantic City
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:14 pm
drive for about 52 minutes

6:06 pm  arrive in Cape May

driving ≈ 4 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Sea Bright  (2 answers)
    questions about Sea Bright:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Sea Bright?

Toms River  (2 answers)

Long Beach Island  (3 mentions)

Atlantic City  (11 answers)
    questions about Atlantic City:
        Spa Deals
        Would you recommend

What are some things to do in Cape May?

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

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 Cape May. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
Best free things to do in Cape May?  (1 answer)

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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 Cape May to New York City drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of New York City? Try searching for places within 2.5 hours of New York City.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from New York City to Cape May. Or get a full New York City to Cape May 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 York City well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about New York City!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 157 miles
driving time of 2 hours, 32 minutes
604 New York City travel answers
2 Sea Bright travel answers
2 Toms River travel answers
11 Atlantic City travel answers
15 Cape May travel answers


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