- Our list of the best things to do in Cape May, New Jersey, features the top 184 nearby activities — including 87 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Cape May, NJ has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Amusement, Outdoor Places, Water Activities, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 35 things to do within the city of Cape May, NJ , followed by 149 popular activities in nearby cities, including Lewes, Rehoboth Beach, Wildwood, Dewey Beach, Stone Harbor, Sea Isle City, Cape May Court House, Milton, Avalon, Wildwood Crest, North Wildwood, Rio Grande, Ocean View, Ocean City, Milford and Bethany Beach
The boats that are part of the East Coast Parasail fleer depart every hour and a half from 8am until sunset for the season that runs between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Reservations are highly recommended despite this frequency of trips.
Cape May, New Jersey, is the nation's oldest seashore resort, and the Washington Street Mall is built near the original business district. Comprised of small independent businesses many have been owned by the same family for years.
Visitors can tour the major historical sites and landmarks of the region in a trolley vehicle with Cape May Trolley Tour. During the tour, the guide explains the historical and cultural significance of each stop.
This Victorian mansion, probably designed by Frank Furness, was the home of the Physicks. Visitors can tour the Emlen Physicks Estate home that features wood construction, asymmetrical forms, and simple geometric design elements.
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Since 1993, Cape May Whale Watcher has been offering short cruises. Now using the Spirit of Cape May, a 110-foot boat, cruises often take passengers in search of Humpback and Finback Whales, dolphins, sea turtles, while others glide past lighthouses, and others are dinner cruises.
The first point-to-point shuttle and harbor cruise ship on Cape May is the Tiny Cruise Line ship named Fancy. Guests can enjoy all the harbor has to offer, and the company offers daily cruises which launch from the South Jersey Marina.