Traveling to Cape May for a vacation or just a day trip? Don’t miss out on these fun FREE activities that you and the rest of the family can enjoy!
Cape May County Park & Zoo
Everyone has their favorite zoo animal and what better way than getting to see them for free?! The Cape May County Park & Zoo is known for its endangered species and wildlife. It is a great place for all ages to enjoy the day and see all the wildlife that the zoo has to offer! Although the zoo is free, donations are recommended to help take care of all your favorite animals.
Cape May Point State Park
Enjoy the scenic view from the top of the 157-foot tall Cape May lighthouse.* The view from the top is something that you would never have seen before! Besides the lighthouse, there are three trails on the property for hikers to enjoy and see all the different habitats, birds, wetland marsh, and other wildlife along the shore. Each trail is a different distance. The Red Trail is .5 miles long and is wheelchair accessible. The Yellow Trail is 1.5 miles long and the Blue Trail is 2.0 miles long. Each trail offers different unique sightings for all to enjoy! For more information regarding the lighthouse or trails, visit their website.
*Admission to the lighthouse is $8 for adults, $5 for ages 3-12 and children under 3 are free.
Washington Street Mall
Enjoy the wonderful shops and restaurants Cape May has to offer at the Washington Street Mall! The historic strip mall brings the city of Cape May all together in one place. There are plenty of shops to look around and find unique antiques. If you aren’t in the mood for shopping, enjoy some delicious foods from homemade fudge to the best restaurants around!
The name of this beach is self-explanatory; you can view the best sunsets around here with a twist. As you’re enjoying the beautiful view you can see the historic Atlantus, which was a concrete ship built during WWI. The ship was purchased and brought to Cape May for further plans but during a storm, the ship sunk. You are able to see the tip of the ship that is sticking out above water. On the beach, you can explore and find many “Cape May Diamonds” in the sand! Besides exploring the beach there is a gift shop and grill for all to enjoy.
Take a trip over on the Cape May- Lewes Ferry and check out these activities while on your visit to the beautiful Cape May!