Real Books for Real People
We are a full-service independent bookstore located in historic Victorian Cape May, New Jersey.
All of the shops in Cape May are independently owned and operated, so they open and close at their discretion.
From mid-June to Labor Day, most stores are open 10am-10pm daily.
After Labor Day to late October, most are open from 10am-5pm with longer hours on Friday and Saturday.
Some stores are seasonal and close for the winter or are open only on weekends.
The majority of Cape May's shops can be found in these locations:
There is metered parking available along Carpenters Lane and Mansion Street/Lyle Lane during the summer, which puts you within walking distance to the Washington Street Mall, Washington Commons, and Carpenters Lane.
Cape May's parking meters are active from May 1 - October 31.
Parking in West Cape May is always free.