About Cape May, NJ

During your stay at your Cape May Rental, explore all of what Cape May, NJ has to offer!

Cape May is one of America’s most genuine tributes to the Victorian era. Cape May was named after Cornelius Jacobsen Mey, a Dutch sea captain who explored the area in 1620.

Cape May has miles of pristine beaches. You can play in the surf or hunt for Cape May diamonds.

Cape May is a YEAR ROUND vacation destination.

Explore Washington Street Mall, a Victorian pedestrian shopping mall which spans several blocks in the center of town.

You’ll appreciate Cape May’s Victorian charm as well as whale and dolphin watching, deep sea fishing, golf and bird watching. Thousands of migritory birds stop here on their way north or south. Visit the Cape May Bird Observatory nearby at Cape May Point.

Cape May has award winning restaurants.

Cape May has an annual Jazz Fesival.

The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts which is located in the Victorian 1879 Emlen Physick Estate offers a museum as well as a full schedule of tours and events:

  • trolley, boat, walking, and ghost tours
  • food and wine events
  • summertime family activities
  • Spring Festival in April and May
  • The Cape May Music Festival in May and June
  • Victorian Week in early October
  • Halloween activities in late October
  • Six weeks of Christmas tours and events

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