There is so very much to do in beautiful Cape May. In addition to our world class white sand beaches, Cape May is home to many Zagat rated restaurants, boutique and antique shopping, historic landmarks, and a National Wildlife Refuge.
Cape May offers many varied tours so our visitors can get to know our historic town. In fact, our home is highlighted on one of the tours entitled 'Mansions by the Sea'! Among our local tours is also the Underground Railroad tour. Cape May played an important role in the anti-slavery movement before the Civil War. For tickets and times, please visit: https://www.capemay.com/play/mac-trolley-tours/
The Fisherman's Wharf of Cape May, Schellenger's Landing gives tourists a taste of the town's seafaring past. Schellenger's Landing has several marinas: South Jersey Marina, Utsch's Marina, and Miss Chris Marina.
This sheltered harbor is an idyllic scene of sailboats and yachts gliding through gently rippling waters. There is a tiny beach in a quiet cove with a few picnic tables.
Cape May National Golf Club is one of the most natural golf courses ever built. Nicknamed "The Natural," the course surrounds a fifty acre private bird sanctuary.
The Cape May County Park & Zoo in Cape May Court House, New Jersey, provides free year-round admission to a collection of more than 550 animals representing 250 species in 85 acres of exhibits.
Cape May is home to the Washington Street Mall, an outdoor walking mall spanning three blocks, with brick pathways, decorative fountains, and wooden benches surrounding garden planters. This wonderful collection of shops is within easy walking distance of our home. Plan to walk via the beach promenade and turn straight up Perry Street or you can wind your way there through our historic town via Hughes Street. You may also like to visit West End Garage (a slightly more ambitious walk) and Beach Plum Farm (a short bicycle or car ride). The Cape May/Lewes Ferry is a worthwhile day trip and provides easy access to the unique historic town of Lewes with tax free Delaware shopping too!
The country's best-preserved 19th-century seashore resort, Cape May is a registered National Historic Landmark with over 600 Victorian-era houses in its 30-block downtown area.
Cape May is nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and Delaware Bay at the southernmost tip of New Jersey. The shoreline includes 2.5 miles of sandy beaches, which are some of the most beautiful on the Eastern coastline.
Cape May Point State Park is a protected stretch of shoreline, sand dunes, coastal marshland, ponds, and forest habitat with an environmental center and museum.