Things to Do in Cape May, NJ

From ghost tours, to wineries, to best-in-class cuisine, to historic sites (and don’t forget the beaches), Cape May has so much going on, it’s hard to fit in one post! So we won’t even try. Here’s a tiny taste of some of the activities waiting for you here in Cape May, NJ: 

WINERIES & BREWERIES:

Willow Creek Winery
Cape May Island winery set in vineyards and gardens, with tours & wine tastings, plus a restaurant.
168 Stevens St, West Cape May, NJ 08204
(609) 770-8782

Cape May Winery
Tap room tastings, plus tapas & brunch dining in a winery with tours of the vineyards & cellars.
711 Town Bank Rd, Cape May, NJ 08204
(609) 884-1169

Hawk Haven Vineyard & Winery
Hawk Haven has 16 acres of grapes under cultivation, and produces 5,000 cases of wine per year. The winery is named for the large number of hawks that migrate to the farm every year. They currently have sixteen different varietals and all of the grapes are harvested, pressed, fermented, aged, blended, and bottled on site.
600 S Railroad Ave, Rio Grande, NJ 08242

Cape May Brewing Co. Tasting Room & Brewtique
Microbrewery & taproom offering German-style brews, light ales & free guided & self-guided tours.
1288 Hornet Rd, Rio Grande, NJ 08204
(609) 849-9933

Cold Spring Brewery
New Jersey’s first non-profit brewery. Its purpose is to stabilize Historic Cold Spring Village museum for future generations to enjoy. The Village’s mission is historic preservation, history education, and heritage tourism.
733 Seashore Rd, Cape May, NJ 08204
(609) 854-3077

Gusto Brewing Company
Taproom and beer garden located in North Cape May, just minutes from the Cape May-Lewes Ferry terminal.
3860 Bayshore Rd, North Cape May, New Jersey 08204, US
609-849-8260

Mudhen Brewing Company
Wildwood’s only brewery, featuring a brewing facility, full service bar, and restaurant.

LEISURE:

Cape May County Park & Zoo
The Cape May County Park & Zoo in Cape May Court House, New Jersey, provides free year-round admission to a collection of more than 550 animals representing 250 species in 85 acres of exhibits.
707 Route 9 North, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
(609) 465-5271

Cape May Point State Park
Cape May Point State Park is a 244 acres state park located in Lower Township, New Jersey, with a Cape May Point postal address. The park offers walking, hiking and nature trails as well as beaches, an exhibit gallery, a ranger office and is the site of the Cape May Light. The 157-foot-high lighthouse is still an aid to navigation. Visitors who climb the 199 steps to the top of the lighthouse are rewarded with a spectacular panoramic view of the scenic Cape May peninsula.
Light House Ave, Cape May Point, NJ 08212
(609) 884-2159

Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum
Located inside a real World War II hangar, the NAS Wildwood Aviation Museum invites you to travel back in time! Explore aviation and military history through hands-on exhibits and fun activities designed for the whole family.
Cape May Airport, 500 Forrestal Rd, Cape May, NJ 08204
(609) 886-8787

Washington Street Mall
The Washington Street Mall is an outdoor shopping mall in the heart of Cape May that offers world class Shopping, dining, nightlife, and eclectic treats for all ages.
Washington St. (Between Ocean Street & Perry Street), Cape May, NJ 08204
(609) 884-0555

Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts and Humanities (MAC)
Cape May MAC presents high-quality tours in a variety of categories. Whether you are a first time visitor, frequent flier, or local – you can find an experience that interests you. Offerings include historic house tours, trolley tours, ghost tours, as well as custom private tours and city guides.
(609) 884-5404
1048 Washington St, Cape May, NJ 08204