Cape May, NJ, Guide and Information
So it's your first visit to Cape May, New Jersey? What took you so long?! Cape May is one of the country's oldest resort towns and has remained a favorite with families who flock to the area’s beautiful beaches year after year.
But what should you do when you get here, to see what all the fuss is about? Here are five fun things to do during your first visit.
Named for Cornelius Jacobsen Mey, a Dutch sea captain that
explored and charted the area during the early 1600s, Cape May is located at
the southern tip of Cape May Peninsula, the southernmost point of the state of
New Jersey. Situated where the Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean, it’s
perfectly poised to offer some of the best seaside and on-sea fun in North
Known as the oldest seaside resort in America, Cape May envelopes you in an historic charm that’s classy, rich and well worth the visit. There’s no ugly development at this elegant resort destination. No siree Bob. Classified as a National Historic Landmark District, the entire city of Cape May figures within the Cape May Historic District. What exactly does that mean? Well, expect to see one of the biggest proliferations of Victorian homes in the country. It’s second only to San Francisco and we all know that that’s a big city. Here, it’s much more concentrated–no wonder every building seems to outrank the next. Such stunners!