Cape May offers a variety of year-round activities and adventures for the whole family to enjoy. Summers are long and warm with beaches of all sizes offering swimming, paddling, kayaking, beachcombing and sunbathing, as well as sailing, fishing, surfing and more. Known as the ‘Restaurant Capital of New Jersey,' Cape May is home to several award-winning restaurants that serve a range of international cuisine from classic Creole to gourmet French. A vibrant nightlife offers great entertainment in the form of local theater groups, jazz festivals, live music, and movies, as well as bustling nightclubs, elegant cocktail lounges, and stylish bars.
History as cultural tours explores the rich heritage of the area, including the Victorian architecture of the town, which can be enjoyed on trolley and horse-and-carriage rides, bicycles, or walking. Cape May is also full of interesting boutiques, arts and craft shops, and hosts fantastic local farmers markets selling homemade goodies such as cheeses, chocolate, and fresh fruit and vegetables.
Visit one of the award-winning local vineyards and wineries in the region for cellar tours and wine tasting, enjoy relaxing picnics in the gardens in and around Cape May, or go bird-watching in the wetlands, which is the largest migratory bird area in North America.
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