- The list below includes 127 free or cheap things to do in or near Cape May, New Jersey, including 71 different types of inexpensive activities like Kayaking, Beaches, Farms & Ranches and Haunted Tours.
- From The Meadows to Cape May Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Cape May and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Lewes, Rehoboth Beach, Wildwood and Stone Harbor.
Cape May Whale Watch & Research Center Philadelphia MoreLess Info
Boats ride up alongside playful dolphins and graceful whales for up-close viewing, and a guide points out marine life and historical sites
The Cape May Lighthouse was built in 1854 and is 157-feet tall. The lighthouse is the third on the site and used bricks from the lighthouse built in 1847, and visitors can climb up 199 steps to the top of the lighthouse.
The day to day activities of those living in South Jersey are brought to life at the Historic Cold Spring Village which covers the years of 1789 through 1840. Interactive, educational, and hands-on family activities are offered at the site.
With amenities like a heated pool and gated dog park, Holly Shores Camping Resort offers visitors 300 camp sites for RVs. The resort also provides kayak rentals that visitors can take out at the beach or the nearby freshwater lake.
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Lafayette St. and Decatur St., Cape May, NJ 08204 MoreLess Info
With Cape May Food Tours (Day Tours), visitors can go on a culinary adventure while learning about the city's culture and history from an experienced guide. The tour stops at eight eateries and provides food samples at each location.
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500 Forrestal Road, Cape May, NJ 08242 MoreLess Info
During World War II Hanger #1 was an active dive-bomber squadron training facility. Today, Hanger #1 is part of the Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum and visitors can tour the facility to learn about aviation history.
Visitors are welcome to both the store and farm of Jersey Shore Alpacas throughout the year between 10am and 4pm on Saturdays. Children can feed some of the alpacas and the on site store features alpaca clothing, yarn, and gifts.