- 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
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
Up close and personal tours of the Jersey Shore are provided by Thundercat Dolphin Watch. The company works to combine high speed boating thrills with a dolphin wildlife cruise that seeks out Atlantic bottlenosed dolphins.
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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.
Explore the coastal salt marsh inland on a Salt Marsh Safari- The Skimmer, a forty food twin hull pontoon. A naturalist who shares information on natural history, fish, plant life, tidal flows, and birds guides the ride.
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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.
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.
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.
Best known for their Nero D'Avola, the Turdo Vineyards and Winery produces Italian varietals Sangiovese, Barbera, Nebbiolo, Dolcetto, and its signature wine, Nero D'Avola. The Turdo Vineyards and Winery grows all the grapes used in their wines.
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Bank and Lafayette Street, Cape May, NJ 08204 MoreLess Info
Cape May Stage Professional Equity Theater is a theater company that features traditional, new, and contemporary works in an intimate auditorium. The theater can seat up to 134 persons at a time.
East Lynne Theater Company has produced 135 different plays and musicals. This number includes 39 world premieres and 12 New Jersey premieres. East Lynne Theater Company (ELTC) maintains an expansive house museum and offers tours to patrons.