Cape May Things to Do

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  • 1. Whale Watching

    Our Dolphin Cruise was exceptional! Not only did we see several dolphin, but a mother with her baby, as well. It was thrilling to watch them cavort in the waves! Cape May Whale and Dolphin Research...

  • 2. Beaches

    When touring Cape May be sure to take the time to visit its 2 1/2 mile wide, welcoming beach. Rates are $4.00 daily, $13 for the week, $9 for three consecutive days or $25 seasonally. Children under...

  • 3. Victorian Houses

    While not the only terrific thing about Cape May, the Victorian architecture at Cape May is definitely a highlight. These cottages, while not nearly as large as the "cottages" in Newport, Rhode...

  • 4. Cape May Lighthouse

    The lighthouse at Cape May is seldom open but the park around it is very nice. There are three trail segments that total anywhere from .7 to 4.5 miles. The first section takes you through the wetlands...

  • 5. Cape May County Zoo

    Cape May County Zoo started as a child's petting zoo in the mid-1970s but has since grown to become a significant attraction in the area, although somewhat surprisingly entry to it is still free of...

  • 6. Birdwatching

    When moving to New Jersey, we learned that our state is located on the migratory route of countless bird species, so it was no surprise to hear that Cape May County is one of the top bird watching...

  • 7. Trolley Tours

    See Cape May by trolley! Trolley Tours of Cape May are offered every day--it's a great way to see the town. There are l/2 hour tours to the East end of town or the West end of town which cost $6 for...

  • 8. Carriage Rides

    The Cape May Arcade is conveniently located right on the boardwalk, so it's not hard to find. If the kids are a little weary of peering at Victorian homes and somewhat tired out from a day in the sand...

  • 9. Biking

    There are several places in Cape May to rent surreys or bicycles--Cape Island Bicycles is one of them. If you have leisure time, why not see Cape May at your own speed! Rates are $4.00 per hour to...

  • 10. Emlen Physick House.

    The Emlen Physick Estate is said to be the only museum of Victorian living around. It's a magnificent example of what Cape May has to offer! Dr. Emlen Physick came from a distinguished family. His...

  • 11. Historic Town Center

    The old firehouse holds a vintage firetruck and interesting items related to Cape May's history. As you investigate this historic structure, browse through the old photos and fire equipment. Our...

  • 12. Turdo Vineyards

    This is THE BEST vineyard I have ever visited. The owner is not a full time resident in Cape May, but he is very passionate about his winemaking. If he is there he will be more than happy to talk to...

  • 13. Cold Spring Village

    Cold Spring Village is an open air living history museum located a couple of miles north of town. The Village “brings to life the day-to-day activities of villagers living in South Jersey during the...

  • 14. Art Shows

    I'm not sure if it is still a yearly event, but Cape May used to host art shows every spring on the oceanfront boardwalk (promenade). You'll see pictured here a "soft-sculpture" of an elderly couple...


    The Visitor Center has complimentary brochures that show various attractions in the Cape May area. While you are here, pick up THIS WEEK IN CAPE MAY event...


    This is our favorite place to play mini golf--Cape May Mini Golf (315 Jackson Street) They give you a coupon to use on a return visit for a child's admission....

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