Attractions

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Cape May County “Where Nature Smiles for 30 Miles”

Explore protected forests and wetlands, discover a timeless Victorian era, enjoy 30 miles of beaches and boardwalk attractions. County Offices: William E. Sturm, Jr., Administration Building, 4 Moore Road, CMCH, NJ 08210 Phone: 609-465-1000

 

 

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Naval Air Station Wildwood

Its training facility now houses antique aircraft and museum. Cape May Airport, 500 Forrestal Rd, Rio Grande, NJ 08242, United States Phone: +1 609-886-8787 WW II

 

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The Wildwoods

One of the state’s most famous beaches, featuring a 2 1/2 mile long boardwalk with seven amusement piers. Boardwalk, Wildwoods, NJ Phone: 800-992-9732.

 

 

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Morey’s Pier and Mariner’s Landing

On the Wildwood Boardwalk, family-fun filled piers with more rides than Disneyland and two spectacular water parks. 3501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ 08260 Phone: (609) 522-3900

 

 

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Cape May Bird Observatory

Program for bird enthusiasts. 707 E. Lake Drive, Cape May Chapter of NJ Audubon Society. Phone: (609) 884-2736

Cape May Bird Observatory – Center for Research and Education

Model backyard habitat and nature programs. 600 N Delsea Dr, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210 Phone: +1 609-861-0700

 

 

Bridgeton Hall of Fame and Sports Museum

Memorabilia of famous professional teams and athletes. Admission is free. 181 E Commerce St, Bridgeton, NJ 08302, United States Phone: +1 856-451-7300

 

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New Sweden Farmstead / Museum

17th century farmstead within Bridgeton City Park. Restored log cabins, blacksmith shop, threshing barn. April – Oct., weekends only. Mayor Aitken Dr., Bridgeton, 08302 Phone: (609) 455-9785

 

 

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Cohanzick Zoo

1,000 acre park and zoo. Canoeing available in park. Bridgeton City Park, Bridgeton Phone: (609) 455-3230

 

 

 

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Performing Arts Center of Middle Township

Largest performing arts center in South Jersey. Presents musicals and plays. Call for schedule of events. 212 Bayberry Drive, Cape May Court House, 08210 Phone: (609) 463-1924

 

 

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Wyland’s Whaling Wall

Facade of Boardwalk Mall at Garfield Avenue, Wildwood. A giant-sized wall mural (220′ x 30′) depicting life-sized whales and dolphins.

 

 

 

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George Woodruff Museum of Indian Artifacts

More than 20,000 artifacts from the Lenni Lenape Indians. Bridgeton Public Library, 150 E. Commerce St., Bridgeton, NJ 08302 Phone: (609) 452-2620

 

 

 

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Hereford Inlet Lighthouse

Built in 1874, has a functioning light. Memorabilia, antiques on display. 111 N Central Ave, Wildwood, NJ 08260 Phone: (609) 522-4520

 

 

 

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Cape May Seashore Lines

Offers a 26 mile round trip train ride between the Cape May County Park & Zoo, Cape May Court House, Historic Cold Spring Village and Cape May on the former Reading Company’s steel speedway to the shore. For timetable info, see your camp ground store or office or call. 610 Broad St, Cape May, NJ 08204 Phone: (609) 884-2675

 

 

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Historic Cold Spring Village

Recreated 19th Century South Jersey Farm Village. Special events and activities. 735 Seashore Rd, Cape May, NJ 08204 Phone: +1 609-898-2300 Ext 10

 

 

 

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The Nature Center of Cape May

Designated N.J. Audubon Center. Contains 18 acres of beach, meadow and marsh habitat. Exhibits, educational activities and tours. 1600 Delaware Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204 Phone: +1 609-898-8848

 

 

 

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Cape May-Lewes Ferry

Walk, bicycle or drive aboard the ferry to Lewes/Rehoboth Beach, Delaware and outlet mall shopping. 43 Cape Henlopen Dr, Lewes, DE 19958 Phone:+1 800-643-3779 Call (609) 886-1725 for departure times and (800) 64-FERRY for reservations.

 

 

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Wheaton Arts (formerly Wheaton Village)

Century glass museum housing over 7,000 objects and a working glass factory. 1501 Glasstown Road Millville, NJ 08332 Phone: 856-825-6800

 

 

 

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Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary

Nationally recognized nesting grounds. Museum and observation tower. 111th to 116th Streets on 3rd Ave., Stone Harbor, NJ Phone: (609) 368-5102

 

 

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Physick Estate and Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts

Extensive display of Victorian furniture clothing, toys tools, etc. Year round tours. 1048 Washington St., Cape May, NJ 08204 Phone: 800-275-4278, (609) 884-5404

 

 

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Fishing Charter Boats

For the finest fishing in and around the Jersey Cape. List available from the Cape May County Department of Tourism office. Phone: 609-465-1000

 

 

 

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Fortescue State Marina

Fishing and dining. Watch the shellfish fleet bring in the oysters. Cumberland County, Fortescue, NJ 08321 Phone: (856) 462-7314

 

 

 

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George F. Boyer Historical Museum

Memorabilia exhibits on history of the Wildwoods. 3907 Pacific Ave. Wildwood, NJ 08260 Email: WildwoodHistoricalSociety@hotmail.com

 

 

 

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Ocean City

America’s Greatest Family Resort. Boardwalk, amusements, concerts, Atlantic Ocean beaches. The City of Ocean City, New Jersey, 861 Asbury Avenue, Ocean City, New Jersey 08226 Phone: 1 800-Beach-NJ

 

 

 

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Cape May Point Lighthouse

Site of one of the oldest functioning lighthouses. Bird observatory, nature trails and natural history museum. 215 Light House Ave, Cape May Point, NJ 08212 Phone: (609) 884-5404

 

 

 

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Wetlands Institute

Salt marsh trail, observation tower, aquarium, touch tank, tours & programs. 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd, Stone Harbor, NJ 08247 Phone: +1 609-368-1211

 

 

 

 

Bridgeton Historic District

2,200 Colonial homes makes them New Jersey’s largest historic district. 50 E. Broad St., Bridgeton, NJ 08302 Phone: 856-455-3230

 

 

 

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Cape May County Historical Society

300 years of local history located in the 19th century John Holmes House and museum. 504 Rt. 9 N., Cresse-Holmes House, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210 Phone: 609-465-3535 | 609-465-4274

 

 

 

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Leamings Run Gardens

One of the most beautiful gardens on the East Coast. 1845 Route 9 North Cape May Court House, NJ 08210 Phone: (609) 465-5871

 

 

 

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Cape May County Park & Zoo

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 Phone: +1 609-465-5271

 

 

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Discovery Sea Shell Museum

Amazing collection of Sea Shells. Free admission. 2721 Asbury Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226 Phone:+1 609-398-2316