Cape May Things to Do

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  • 1. Beaches

    I recently vacationed in Cape May as I have been doing for the past 10 years. This year in late August a "Summer Special Police Officer" wrote me a ticket for parking on the sidewalk when in fact I...

  • 2. Cape May Lighthouse

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    There are two separate entities where the lighthouse is. There is a State Park (Cape May Point State Park), and there is the Lighthouse. The lighthouse is a three star visit lighthouse. There are...

  • 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. 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...

  • 5. Trolley Tours

    Unfortunately we didn't have time to take one of the Trolley Tours One of the tours possible are: Travel Through Time Interactive Trolley Tour - May 3, 2015 New in 2014! Experience Cape May’s...

  • 6. 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...

  • 7. Cape May County Zoo

    5 out of 5 stars

    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...

  • 8. Emlen Physick House.

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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...

  • 9. Birdwatching

    This park is a key site on the NJ Coastal Heritage Trail, with an environmental center that houses a classroom for interpretive programs and a museum on the area's natural and historic features....

  • 10. 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...

  • 11. 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...

  • 12. Cold Spring Village

    4 out of 5 stars

    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...

  • 13. 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...

  • 14. 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...

  • 16. Eat, Drink, & Shop

    Washington Street Mall is a three block concourse lined with restaurants and shops. It is the most successful outdoor pedestrian Mall in the nation.Most of the...


    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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