- Cape May NJ Travel Guide and Vacation Planner

Activities in Cape May

7 Mile Brewery

We make great beer as interesting as the people who drink it.

Aqua Trails

Kayak and paddleboard nature tours, rentals, and sales.

Art Block

Art Block is a unique studio/shop that offers a variety of activities for the whole family.

Atlantic Parasail

Come fly with us at Atlantic Parasail and experience the thrills of an Offshore Powerboat ride, Parachuting, Balloning and Gliding all in one “Action Packed Adventure”, at a fraction of the cost!

Avalon Golf Club

Avalon Golf Club is the perfect spot at the Jersey Shore for your group to play, golf, dine and enjoy themselves for the day.

Bayshore Center at Bivalve – The AJ Meerwald

An educational institute, with programs on the schooner, at the Bivalve campus and in the community.

Cape May Bird Observatory

Open year round; hours vary seasonally

Cape May Brewing Co

Cape May Brewing Co.

Since opening their doors in 2011, Cape May Brewing Company has become one of the most successful and well-loved businesses on the Cape, leading the Jersey Shore’s craft beer revolution along the way.

Cape May Carriage Company

Half-hour tours on weekends during the spring and fall months, daily during the summer and during the Christmas season.

Cape May County Zoo

A free county park and zoo located just a few miles up the Garden State Parkway

Cape May Day Spa

A full-service spa offering state-of-the-art spa services. Open year round!

Cape May Distillery

Cape May County’s first distillery! Tours, tastings, and retail sales.

We craft products based on what people love to drink. Our hands-on process uses locally grown raw ingredients sourced in the state of New Jersey.

Cape May Fireman’s Museum

Our Antique Fire Engine is a 1928 American La France and is housed inside the museum. The museum is open and free to the public.

Cape May Food Tours

The Original Cape May Food and Cultural Walking Tour.

Cape May Lighthouse

Just two miles from the city of Cape May, NJ, the Cape May Lighthouse has drawn visitors throughout its history.

Cape May National Golf Club

Cape May National Golf Club is one of the most natural golf courses ever built.

Cape May Par 3 and Driving Range

Cape May Par 3 is an 18-hole, Par 3 course with full size greens. A Driving Range and 2 practice greens are also available.

Cape May Promenade

Cape May’s promenade runs parallel to Beach Avenue and stretches for nearly two miles, taking you on a scenic walk or run past Cape May’s beaches. Though it’s sometimes referred to as a boardwalk, our promenade is actually paved (the last wooden boardwalk was destroyed in the 1962 nor’easter). The promenade is your gateway to… Read more »

Cape May Restaurant Week

An eight-day event that takes place every June. Enjoy an appetizer, entree, and dessert for $35 per person at participating restaurants

Cape May Stage

Cape May Stage provides high quality professional Equity theatre, focused on excellence in acting in an intimate setting.

Cape May Whale Watch and Research Center

Thrill to breathtaking sights of the world’s largest mammals surfacing and breaching.

Cape May Whale Watcher

The 110 foot Cape May Whale Watcher has been dolphin and whale watching in the Cape May, Wildwood, Stone Harbor, Atlantic City and the rest of the New Jersey Shore area since 1993.

Cape May Winery

Cape May Winery has grown over the past two decades to produce some of South Jersey’s most distinguished wines.

Center for Community Arts Youth Arts Program

Our Youth Arts Program sponsors a variety of arts and social activities for youth and children ages K to 14.

Christmas in Cape May

The Christmas season is a particularly beautiful time of the year in Cape May

Cold Spring Brewery

Good beers for a great cause! New Jersey’s first non-profit brewery. Supports Historic Cold Spring Village an open-air living history museum.

Doyle Dowdell Photography

Fun and natural photos to remember your vacation

East Coast Jet Boat

Our trips are best described as part scenic, part amusement. Trips feature the fun and exciting power thrill maneuvers.

East Coast Parasail

The only parasailing company in Cape May! We fly along the Cape May beachfront.

East Lynne Theater Company

A proven destination for theater lovers who crave the adventure of discovery

Emlen Physick Estate

A visit to the Physick Estate today offers a look back at our Victorian past as evidenced by its architecture, decorative arts, customs, and the lives of one particular Cape May family, the Physicks.

EZ Memories Photography

Creating family beach portraits with a natural style, technical edge, and artistic interpretation.

Fourth of July

The Fourth of July kicks off the summertime in Cape May with a parade and fireworks show

Gabriela Urda Photography

Let’s create everlasting memories!

Garden State Wine Growers Association

From Sussex County to Cape May come out and experience New Jersey wine country. Sample our award-winning wines and enjoy the unique experiences each of our wineries has to offer. Check the event calendar to see what NJ wineries have in store for you!

Geared Up Rentals

Bicycles, linens, beach gear, and more straight to your rental property, hotel, or B&B

Hawk Haven Winery

Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery is located on a sprawling 100+ acre farm in up & coming Cape May Wine Country. Local, handcrafted, limited production wines.

Heritage Links Golf Club

Play nine anytime! Heritage links is Cape May county’s unique nine hole challenge. A fun and rewarding golf experience in under just two hours. Conveniently located minutes from all South Jersey beaches!

Historic Cold Spring Village

Historic Cold Spring Village brings to life the day-to-day activities of villagers living in South Jersey during the “age of homespun.”

Jessie Creek Winery

A boutique winery tucked away by the bay in Cape May Court House. Here you can experience the intimate side of wine production and get a feel for hands-on vineyard cultivation.

Laguna Oaks Golf Course

Laguna Oaks Golf Course

Laguna Oaks is 200 serene acres of meadow land, willow oak trees, ponds and waterfalls designed by Architect, Fred Langford. It offers one and two-acre home sites and a ten hole masterpiece that may be the most challenging and beautiful Par-3 Course you will ever play.

Liberty Charters

Liberty Charters is a family oriented operation providing private charters for up to six passengers.

M.P. Myers Photography

Celebrating 25 years as Cape May’s premier portrait studio, Mary Pat specializes in children and family beach photography.

MAC Trolley Tours

Hop on one of MAC’s cheery red trolleys and take a guided tour the easy and comfortable way.

MAC’s Cape May Ghost Tours

Your MAC guide relates his findings on this 30-minute trolley tour through darkened streets.

Miss Chris Boats

Miss Chris Boats and the Lady Chris Fishing Boat have been in the Cape May area providing half day and full day fishing excursions for decades.

Morey’s Piers and Beachfront Waterparks

Morey’s has over 100 rides and attractions for kids and families of all ages.

Movies on the Beach

Thursdays in July and August, bring a beach chair and a blanket, and enjoy free movies on the beach this summer in Cape May.

Museum of Cape May County

Established in 1927, the Cape May County Museum has been our county’s foremost advocate for the acquisition, preservation and display of local history.

Nature Center of Cape May

The Nature Center of Cape May was founded in 1992, with the twin goals of creating a responsible stewardship program for open space surrounding Cape May Harbor and providing environmental education for people of all ages.

Nauti Spirits Distillery

Located on a 60-acre farm between the Atlantic Ocean and the Delaware Bay, Nauti Spirits Distillery offers artisan spirits, handcrafted from ingredients harvested from area farms. The facility features a tour, Tasting Room and Bottle Shop. Innovative cocktails, using fresh ingredients, created onsite, daily.

Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum

Naval Air Station Wildwood (NASW) Aviation Museum is a non-profit museum located at the Cape May Airport inside historic Hangar #1.

NJ Warbirds Feature

NJ Warbirds

Have you ever dreamed of being a fighter pilot during the World War II era? Located in NEW JERSEY’S beautiful southern area, we offer first-class scenic flights in our beautifully restored 1948 Navion World War II era trainer or our comfortable Cessna 172, Piper Cub, L-4 aircraft.

Pier 47 Marina

Offering 20′ & 24′ pontoon boats that accommodate up to 10 passengers.

Porgy IV

Offers 8-hour deep sea and Delaware Bay Fishing excursions

Sea Spa

Sea Spa’s luxurious massage therapy in the surrounds of yellow and white striped cabana-style treatment rooms will make your spa experience like no other.

Skydive East Coast

With amazing views of the Jersey Shore’s beaches and nearby Atlantic City, Skydive East Coast’s highly experienced group of instructors take pride in providing a safe, fun and memorable experience.

SOMA NewArt Gallery

SOMA Gallery is dedicated to providing a quality exhibition space for the many talented regional artists working in the Mid-Atlantic region. SOMA has four exhibition galleries that exhibit April through October. The range of work includes paintings, works on paper, video installations and sculpture.

South Jersey Marina

South Jersey Marina has been providing first-class accommodations and services for more than 20 years.

Spirit of Cape May

Sunset Cruises, Dinner Cruises, Boat Rides, Boat Tours, Fireworks Cruises, Whale Watching, and a Lighthouse Cruise.

Steger Beach Services

Steger Beach Services has proudly served the beaches of Cape May for over 80 years.

Stone Harbor Golf Club

In 1987, Stone Harbor Golf Club Decided To Build A Golf Course Of The Highest Caliber To Be Counted Among The Finest On The Eastern Seaboard.

Susanne Taraschi, Licensed Esthetician Paolini Med Spa

A tranquil setting using medical grade equipment & products to help improve, protect & rejuvenate the skin. A lovely experience refreshing mind, body and spirit!

Tastings and Tours

Enjoy a carefree day while tasting and touring Cape May’s finest breweries & wineries.

The Colonial House

Steward of The Colonial House Museum, located in the first period Memucan Hughes house, c. 1730. Restored tavern room, common room and Gallery Exhibit Room on first floor.

Thunder Cat Dolphin Watch Speedboat

South Jersey’s only close up & personal dolphin watch!

Tiny Cruise Line

Enjoy a relaxing cruise through the harbor to see our marinas, the US Coast Guard base, waterfront homes, wildlife, and more!

Wetlands Institute

At The Wetlands Institute of Stone Harbor, NJ, we promote appreciation, understanding, and stewardship of coastal and wetland ecosystems through programs in research, conservation, and education. We provide a fun and interactive educational experience for families, school groups and vacationers of all ages through nature exploration and discovery. Our goal is to inspire communities so they, in turn,… Read more »

Wildwood Waverunners

Looking for some great action-packed summer fun for the whole family? Check out Wildwood Waverunners. We are the #1 Waverunner/Jet Ski rental company in the area. This a must do while visiting the Wildwood or Cape May area at the Jersey Shore! Riding with us is the perfect way to beat the heat, quench your… Read more »

Wildwoods Boardwalk

The two-mile long Boardwalk holds 4 gigantic piers chock-full of breath-taking rides and amusements, three of the best roller coasters on the east coast, three action-packed waterparks plus hundreds of stores, games and restaurants.

Willow Creek Winery

The only Napa-style winery located on Cape May Island. Pet-friendly patio.

World War II Lookout Tower

New Jersey’s last remaining restorable World War II tower

Kid-friendly things to do in Cape May
Kid-friendly Activities

Cape May is a destination for the entire family.

Dog friendly things to do in Cape May
Dog-friendly Activities

There's no reason to leave your best friend at home when you visit Cape May.

Indoor activities - Things to do on a rainy day in Cape May
Indoor Activities

There's more to Cape May than the beach. Even on a rainy day, you won't be bored.