New Jersey South Shore has more than 30 miles of wide sandy beaches. At New Jersey’s southern tip is the village of Cape May, a National Historic Landmark with more than 600 Victorian-era buildings. Shop along cobblestone streets, enjoy tea on the porch of a quaint bed-and-breakfast inn or dine in one of the many gourmet restaurants.
Fine wines, outstanding restaurants, classic jazz festivals and special events year ’round. Some things just get better with age, and charming Cape May is no exception. This historic Victorian seaside gem is the oldest resort and one of the most beautiful spots in the country. The entire city is a National Historic District, with nearly 600 preserved Victorian buildings.
The Cape May area also offers some of the finest campground resorts and RV locations found anywhere in the US and known as a family resort destination.
The Cape May Region has a rich history of award-winning beaches, a designation as the top birdwatching location in the US, and many examples of Victorian architecture, Cape May is a seaside resort drawing visitors from around the world. Cape May was recognized as one of America’s top 10 beaches by the Travel Channel and its beach was ranked fifth in New Jersey in the 2008 Top 10 Beaches Contest sponsored by the New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium.