Destination Discovery: Cape May Summertime Fun!

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Travel to the popular Cape May area, right on the East Coast, for your next getaway and discover all the adventure and beauty that makes this area such a popular vacation destination to visit! We’ve done the legwork so you can plan your ultimate summer vacation here. Check out some of our favorites below:

 

Avalon and Stone Harbor Beaches

Enjoy soft, white sand beaches which stretch over seven miles, and breathtaking ocean views of the deep blue Atlantic Ocean. These beaches are a great way to spend a hot summer afternoon of fun in the sun in the Cape May area!

 

The Wildwoods

Beaches, boardwalks and amusements galore await you at the Wildwoods! Have some fun in the sun at the beach with sunbathing, swimming, jet skiing, parasailing, wave running, surfing and speedboat rentals or have an adventure at one of the three amusement piers featuring over 100 rides and attractions!

 

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Famous for its boardwalk, Atlantic City is a legendary playground for all ages! Home to world-renowned casinos, restaurants, unique attractions, headline entertainment, championship golfing and some of the best shopping around, visitors will have no trouble finding something to do here!

 

Cape May County Park and Zoo

There’s nothing like a day at the zoo…and with free admission it’s even better! The Cape May County Park and Zoo is home to 250 species of animals to see on more than 200 acres of beautiful grounds that the whole family will love.

 

Victorian Cape May

Take a trolley tour or a carriage ride through historic downtown Cape May and take in stately Victorian homes and breathtaking ocean views. Tour guides will regale you with historical tales and fascinating information – there are even nightly ghost tours for thrill seekers! Visitors can also enjoy quaint boutique shops, delicious eateries and year-round special events.

 

Lighthouses
  • Cape May Lighthouse: Built in 1859, this fully restored lighthouse has a 218-step climb to magnificent views over the Delaware Bay.
  • Hereford Inlet Lighthouse: This fully restored lighthouse dates back to the 1870’s and is a Victorian architectural treasure located in North Wildwood.

 

Whale and Dolphin Watching

Discover the wonder of whale and dolphin watching in the Cape May area! The convergence of fresh and saltwater create the perfect conditions for whale and dolphin activity. Dolphins will often swim beside the boats and many whale sightings are within ten miles of land for an up close and personal experience you’ll never forget!

 

“Cape May Diamonds”

Dig for buried treasure unique to the Cape May area in the form of “Cape May Diamonds!” These colorful quartz pebbles get their signature polished look during their tumbling journey down the Delaware River then are deposited at Cape May Point.

 

The Wetlands Institute

Explore the wonders of nature on 34 acres of pristine wetlands just outside Stone Harbor. Climb the observation tower for a birds-eye-view of the landscape and a spectacular view to enjoy the sunset. Lean about coastal ecosystems, have the kids feed the terrapin turtles or explore the salt marsh trail.

 

Nearby Resorts in the Cape May area:

Lake Laurie RV Resort  •  Driftwood RV Resort & Campground

Big Timber Lake Camping Resort  •  Seashore Campsites & RV Resort

 

Sun RV Resorts offers a fantastic selection of resorts in a number of other very popular vacation destinations as well. Make sure to keep checking The Scenic Route for more locations in our Destination Discover series!