Cape May, New Jersey is a wonderful city to visit or stay.

We visit often, during all four seasons.

My wife Margie coined a phrase over 25 years ago that “a day in Cape May is like a vacation”.

There are so many fun and relaxing things to do. This list of fun things to do in Cape May, New Jersey is just a sample.

THE BEACH & THE ATLANTIC OCEAN

Cape May, New Jersey has miles of beautiful beaches for relaxing or swimming.

The beaches are protected by certified and well-trained lifeguards from the city of Cape May.

Even if you don’t participate in beach activities, the backdrop setting is absolutely magical.

Photo by Bob Progner.

Photo by Bob Progner.

GREAT HOTELS, MOTELS, BED & BREAKFAST

Cape May offers dozens of high quality hotels, motels and bed and breakfasts.

The beachfront property above is The Sea Crest Inn, owned by Bob and Cyndi Progner, located directly on iconic Beach Avenue in Cape May, New Jersey.

The main building opened in August 1978, the elevated building was built in 1990. The rooms have been continuously updated over the past 44 years.

La Mer Beachfront Resort – Photo Facebook.

La Mer Beachfront Resort – Photo Facebook.

CAPE MAY’S RESTAURANTS ARE EXCEPTIONAL

Pictured above is the iconic La Mer Beachfront Resort, which has a wonderful restaurant. The dining experience is excellent.

It is located on Beach Avenue in the quiet area of ​​Cape May City.

There are countless incredible food and drink experiences waiting to be enjoyed in Cape May.

Willow Creek Winery & Farm – Facebook photo.

Willow Creek Winery & Farm – Facebook photo.

WILLOW CREEK CELLAR AND FARM

In addition to all aspects of the winery and farm, there are also six cabins, making this a great getaway.

The cottages are surrounded by stunning vineyard views and beautiful gardens.

Cape May Carriage – Facebook photo.

Cape May Carriage – Facebook photo.

HORSEBACK AND CARRIAGE RIDES IN CAP MAY

If you’ve never done this before, it’s a wonderful experience. It’s a combination of elegance, paired with a sense of throwing back time, before motorized cars became the most common form of travel.

The handsome horse above is called Ranger. He is so majestic.

SHOPPING AT WASHINGTON STREET MALL

There are literally dozens of stores that seem to have something for everyone in the family.

Restaurants, clothing, children’s toys, ice cream parlors and much more.

You just park and shop. It’s so simple.

THE SUN SETTING ON THE BEACH

We love Sunset Beach.

You can:

  • Have a quick meal.
  • Gift shop with something for everyone.
  • Look at the “concrete ship” in the ocean, just off the coast.
  • Miniature Golf.
  • Hunt the “sea glass” of Cape May.

During the summer, every day at sunset, the Hume family (owners of Sunset Beach) hold a wonderful patriotic ceremony in which the flag of the United States is lowered with dignity and respect.

Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts – Facebook photo.

Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts – Facebook photo.

MID-ATLANTIC CENTER FOR THE ARTS TROLLEY TOURS

The perfect way to relax and visit Cape May at the same time.

Just hop on the tram and you can see all the beautiful seaside homes, various mansions and historical sites.

It’s a great family activity.

The ticket office for the various trolley tours is located at the Washington Street Mall.

ANTIQUE PURCHASES

There are many antique shops in Cape May. You will come across so many interesting and diverse items.

  • Clothes
  • Furniture
  • vintage signs
  • Jewelry
  • Collectibles

And more.

VISIT OF THE EMLEN PHYSICK DOMAINE

The rich history of Dr. Physick and this area makes it a great family activity and your.

Tours are led by very knowledgeable people, dressed in late 1800s clothing.

The Physick Estate was built in 1879. It is an 18-room mansion considered an architectural marvel.

During this incredible tour, you will feel like you have been transported back to the late 1800s. This is a really fun activity.

CLOSING COMMENT:

From our family to yours…you can create many enjoyable and memorable experiences in beautiful Cape May.

We hope you enjoyed our list of fun things you can do in Cape May.

Now go create those wonderful memories for you and yours.

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