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Newark (New Jersey) to Ocean City (Maryland) drive

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  Newark (New Jersey)
 Princeton (New Jersey)
 Wilmington (Delaware)
 Firefly Music Festival
 Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge
   Ocean City (Maryland) 
driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Newark (New Jersey) to Ocean City (Maryland) road trip planner

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

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9:00 am  start in Newark (New Jersey)
drive for about 1 hour

10:04 am  Princeton (New Jersey)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:04 am
drive for about 58 minutes

12:02 pm  Philadelphia
stay for about 1.5 hours
and leave at 1:17 pm
drive for about 35 minutes

1:53 pm  Wilmington (Delaware)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:53 pm
drive for about 54 minutes

3:47 pm  Firefly Music Festival
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:47 pm
drive for about 41 minutes

5:28 pm  Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:28 pm
drive for about 54 minutes

7:23 pm  arrive in Ocean City (Maryland)

driving ≈ 5 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Princeton (New Jersey)  (7 answers)
    restaurants around Princeton (New Jersey):
        Nassau Inn
    questions about Princeton (New Jersey):
        What is your favorite restaurant in Princeton (New Jersey)?
        What's the best neighborhood in Princeton (New Jersey) for a first time visitor?

Philadelphia  (119 answers)
    Philadelphia Museum of Art  (16 mentions)
    The Liberty Bell  (12 mentions)
    Eastern State Penitentiary  (8 mentions)
    Spruce Street Harbor Park  (8 mentions)
    Independence Mall  (7 mentions)
    restaurants around Philadelphia:
        Reading Terminal Market
        Jim's Steaks
        Pat's King of Steaks
        Geno's Steaks
    hotels around Philadelphia:
        Loews Hotel Philadelphia
    questions about Philadelphia:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Philadelphia?
        What is there to do in Philly besides eat cheese steaks?
        Pat's or Geno's: Which has the better cheesesteak?
        Anybody know of great gems in the city I can dine at during my stay?
        Eating out on a budget.

Wilmington (Delaware)  (7 answers)

Firefly Music Festival

Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge

What are some things to do in Ocean City (Maryland)?

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

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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 Ocean City (Maryland) to Newark (New Jersey) drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Newark (New Jersey)? Try searching for places within 4 hours of Newark (New Jersey).

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

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 229 miles
driving time of 3 hours, 52 minutes
21 Newark (New Jersey) travel answers
7 Princeton (New Jersey) travel answers
119 Philadelphia travel answers
7 Wilmington (Delaware) travel answers
8 Ocean City (Maryland) travel answers


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