The Luther Ogden Inn

815 Kearney Ave., Cape May, New Jersey, 08204, United States
The Luther Ogden Inn
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  • Couples84
  • Solo100
  • Business0

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Travel Tips for Cape May

More signs of Cape May’s Victorian past

by toonsarah

As well as the Victorian houses themselves there are many other traces of Cape May’s early residents, such as cast iron hitching posts for horses, and mail-boxes. These hitching posts were the parking spaces of the early 19th century, and can be seen in front of several houses, usually on the grass verge between the pavement and the street. No doubt everyone would have had a hitching post in those early days. The posts were used to secure or “park” a horse, or a horse and buggy or wagon while the rider visited a friend, shopped or went about his business. When he left his horse he tied the horse’s reins to the post with a secure knot called a hitch, hence the name of the posts. Of course over time most of these posts have disappeared, but not all, and they make a great subject for photography. While some are quite plain I loved the ones decorated with horses’ heads in particular.

Many of the old mail-boxes too are quite ornately decorated and it was good to see that some are still in use. The one in my photo is from a house called “The Patron of the Sea” which is on Stockton Avenue a few doors down from the Shore S Cape.

Keep your eyes open as you walk round the town and you’ll find them

Sunken concrete ship

by tpangelinan

If you take Sunset Blvd. heading South toward Cape May Point State Park and follow it all the way to the end to Sunset Beach you will find the ship. it's just off shore about 150 to 200 yards, not much left and not much to look at but the beach isn't bad and the sunsets are pretty nice too.I think you can dive the ship so that may be more exciting then viewing it from the shore.

CaribbeanFun!

by evilprebil about Island Grill

This is a fun Island restaurant that has a gorgeous decorated space. It was sadly quiet for lunch, but the food is inventive, and the service was decent (servers were excellent, kitchen was tasty, but sleepy). Best of all they have their own parking lot in the busy area of the downtown. I had a fried oyster BLT. It was the first time I had ever tried oysters....I didn't like them, but I liked the sandwich without them! My fiance had a pulled pork sandwich that was huge and soooo good. We also had a great crab dip. Very interesting place to go.

Located in Congress Hall Hotel

by starship about The Blue Pig Tavern

Located in the beautiful Congress Hall Hotel, the Blue Pig Tavern offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner for your dining pleasure! The restaurant was named after a gambling establishment which was once part of the hotel in the 1800's. Today the Blue Pig caters to a different crowd with 2 separate dining areas, each with its own decor, and also a beautiful outside dining terrace.

Breakfast choices are not boring: malted, Belgian waffes, french country omelets, blueberry french toast, smoked salmon, and fruit platters for vegetarians, along with a few every day, feel-good choices such as flapjacks, and steak & eggs, etc. Prices run from $8 to $15.

Lunch choices consist of soups & chowders, interesting sandwiches, and salads along with some very nice looking main courses such as cajun-spiced shrimp skewers, grilled portobello mushroom lasagna, and grilled ribeye steaks and Ahi Tuna. Expect to pay $7 to $9 for sanwiches; burgers are $8 to $11; main dishes $8 to $15.

Dinner ~ you should probably bring a full wallet, but there is a "Blue Plate Special" everynight that will cost you from $16 to $30 for the Cape May Lobster Baker including clams. For the regular menu, try the Steak & crab cake with bearnaise sauce - $26. Atlantic Grouper - $19. Bourbon marinated pork tenderloin - $18. Thai BBQ glazed salmon - $19. I think these prices are becoming quite common at some of the better restaurants, but this is definitely not a budget establishment. I think dining out on the terrace on a warm summer evening would be very charming, but dining inside is a treat in itself. This restaurant would definitely be a splurge for us, but everyone needs to splurge sometimes.

The Blue Pig even has its own microbrew beer named what else----The Blue Pig Tavern Ale!! Sounds good to me!

Lovely Location

by evilprebil about The Blue Pig at Congress Hall

This restaurant had an absolutely lovely location. We had lunch outside here which is great because its close enough to the ocean that you get the sea breeze. The food was decent, though somehow it felt pretentious. I definately recommend at least visiting Congress Hall as it is a lovely building.

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