- Cape May NJ Travel Guide and Vacation Planner Blog

Year: 2015

Ring in the New Year

Ringing in the new year in Cape May? Make your reservations now for New Year’s Eve. We’ll continue to update this list as more restaurant information becomes available. Don’t see your restaurant listed? Email with any additions. The Black Duck Now taking reservations for New Year’s Eve. Open January 1 & 2. Call (609)… Read more »

Where to eat on Christmas

If you’ll be spending the holidays with us, you’re probably wondering where you can eat on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Blue Pig Tavern at Congress Hall 3-course Christmas menu served Friday, December 25th from 2pm-8pm. Entree price includes choice of first course and dessert. Also serving on Christmas Eve. For reservations please call 609-884-6574.… Read more »

Light Up Cape May winners

Cape May is beautiful at Christmastime, but in recent years there has been a decline in the number of houses decorated for the holidays. Why the drop? In part, it’s because we lose bed and breakfasts every season to the whole-house rental trend, reducing the number of year-round innkeepers to decorate the Victorian houses for… Read more »

The fire of 1878

Today in 1878, fire broke out in the Ocean House on Perry Street. Less than twelve hours later, it had destroyed forty acres and destroyed commercial properties including Congress Hall, Ocean House, Centre House, Columbia House, Atlantic House, and Merchant’s Hotel. The total loss was estimated at $400,000. Arson was suspected, but the suspect was… Read more »