Plan Your Visit
Planning a great vacation takes a lot of information and we'll help you decide when to come, where to stay and what to do for the best Cape May vacation ever!

When to Visit                              
Travel Show Booklet
Haven't decided 
when to visit?
CLICK HERE 
 for our booklet, in downloadable pdf format, that will give you an overview of what's offered all year-round, so you can pick the best time for your visit. Current dates and times of events are posted here on our website as they become available.
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Around Town                                 


ATMS/BANKS
Bank of America, Washington Commons, near Acme Store
Cape Bank, 217 Jackson St.
PNC, 930 Washington St.
Sturdy Savings Bank, 701 Washington St.
Sun Bank, 941 Columbia Ave.


PARKING
Meters are in effect from May 1 through Oct. 31. Metered parking is available on many street in the center of town and along Beach Avenue. Meters are also available on Carpenter’s Lane and Lyle Lane, where payment is made at a central kiosk; get receipt to place on your windshield..
A municipal lot is located at Jackson & Perry Street.
Free parking is available at the Cape May Elementary School located at the intersection of Lafayette Street and  Madison Avenue now through Labor Day. A trolley shuttle runs from the parking lot.

MAC's three historic sites -- the Emlen Physick Estate, the Cape May Lighthouse and the World War II Lookout Tower -- all have free on-site parking for visitors, and are RV-friendly.


BEACH TAGS
Beach tags are required on all persons 12 years of age and over on all city beaches from 10 am - 5:30 pm at all times Beaches are open or when lifeguards are on duty.Limit of 5 beach tags per person
-Seasonal $28 ($20 if purchased before March 31st)
-Weekly (Saturday - Saturday) $15
- Three Day $12
- Daily $ 6

Where to Stay                                
So many choices! You'll find great accommodations in and around Cape May for whatever you like best, from the intimate B&B experience to family house rentals, and even camping!
 CLICK HERE to visit MAC's business partners and find something that's perfect for you!

GETTING HERE
Approximate travel time from....
New York City: 3 hours
Philadelphia: 1.75 hours
Baltimore: 3 hours
Washington, DC: 4 hours

Other Tours & Attractions
What To Do                                         
DETAILED MONTHLY CALENDAR

MUST-DO ACTIVITIES
Cape May is rich in history and is a wonderful place to explore. Be sure to do the following while you're in town:
VISIT OUR HISTORIC SITES
TAKE A CAPE MAY TROLLEY TOUR

How to Buy Tickets                      
For many of our events and activities, you can purchase tickets in advance right here on our website, or by calling us at 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278.  Once you're here in town, you can purchase tickets at the following locations:


WASHINGTON STREET MALL INFORMATION BOOTH: Located at junction of Washington Street and Ocean Street at the end of the mall. Tickets for most trolley tours are sold here, and trolley tours leave from the trolley stop across the street from the booth, unless otherwise noted. You may also purchase tickets here for most of our other tours and events. See hours of operation below.


CARRIAGE HOUSE VISITORS CENTER: Located in the Carriage House on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St. As you come in the main drive, the Carriage House is straight ahead (the first building you see). You may purchase tickets here for any tours or events See hours of operation below.

HILL HOUSE OFFICE: Located on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., the Hill House office is directly behind the main house. If you ordered advance tickets, you can pick them up here, as well as purchase tickets here for any tours or events. Hill House is open daily, 9am-5pm.

 


HILL HOUSE OFFICE: Located on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., the Hill House office is directly behind the main house. If you ordered advance tickets, you can pick them up here, as well as purchase tickets here for any tours or events. Hill House is open 9am to 5pm, Monday through Friday.

Biking Around Cape May           

This is a great way to see this historic town. If you don't want to bring your bikes along, check with your accommodations; many provide bikes for their guests. In addition, there are several bike rental shops in Cape May.

 CLICK HERE  for information on our handy Bike Tour guide.