Are you looking for the perfect vacation? Bask in sun-kissed days…walk historic streets lined with Victorian homes… enjoy oceanfront Boardwalks…eat the catch of the day and sip local wines at our eateries…go birding, boating, biking…camp underneath the stars and enjoy nature’s splendor at the Jersey Cape.
Located at the southernmost tip of New Jersey, Cape May County boasts more than 30 miles of sugary-white sandy beach that winds along the gentle surf of the Atlantic Ocean and connects the resorts of Ocean City, Sea Isle City, Avalon, Stone Harbor, the Wildwoods, and Cape May.
With the Atlantic Ocean on the east, Delaware Bay to the west and channels, sounds and inland waterways—it’s all about the water. From deep sea fishing to back bay crabbing, paddling a kayak to riding a wave runner in Cape May County, there’s definitely something about the water that attracts visitors to the Jersey Cape.
Cape May County, New Jersey just makes sense, now more than ever, because there are tons of free or low-cost events and attractions that help stretch your vacation dollars. Check out Southern New Jersey Vacationer’s “101 Things To Do” and the events listings at the www.njsouthernshore.com to learn just how much our region has to offer.
The Boardwalks have an atmosphere that is unique. Ocean City’s Boardwalk has Gillian’s Wonderland Pier and Playland Park; Sea Isle has Gillian’s Funland and in the Wildwoods, it’s Morey’s Piers with three locations along the 38-block Boardwalk with roller coasters, bumper cars, Ferris Wheels and some spinning, zipping and reeling rides that are not for the faint of heart. In America’s first seaside resort, you will notice the Queen Victoria, the Prince Edward and the Duke of Windsor. No, you’re not strolling along Covent Garden or Hyde Park in foggy London Town, it’s beautiful Victorian Cape May, a national historic landmark boasting more than 600 Victorian structures. Anxious to see the wild animals of Africa? Stop by the Cape May County Zoo and stroll the African savannah where giraffes and zebras roam freely. Nearly 200 different species of mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles. Special exhibits include the World of Birds, Reptile and Amphibian House. The large park area includes pavilions, a spacious playground area, and biking trails. There’s probably some deer and antelope, too. Always longed for a vacation in the wine country in Italy or Napa Valley? Check out the vineyards and wineries in the New Jersey’s southernmost county for tours, tastings and fun. What’s wine without food? Of course there are fabulous Italian restaurants, plus Irish pubs, Asian, Thai and other ethnic favorites, all well represented throughout the Jersey Cape. So, join us—just for the fun of it! – at the Jersey Cape. Visit www.thejerseycape.com or call 1-800-227-2297.