Cape May Tourism

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Cape May is a city at the southern tip of Cape May Peninsula in Cape May County, New Jersey, where the Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. One of the country's oldest vacation resort destinations, it is part of the Ocean City Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city had a year-round population of 3,607, reflecting a decline of 427 (-10.6%) from the 4,034 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn declined by 634 (-13.6%) from the 4,668 counted in the 1990 Census. In the summer, Cape May's population is expanded by as many as 40,000 to 50,000 visitors. The entire city of Cape May is designated the Cape May Historic District, a National Historic Landmark due to its concentration of Victorian buildings. With a rich history, award-winning beaches, designation as a top birdwatching location, 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.

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The resort town of Cape May has been a favourite holiday destination in New Jersey. Most of the architecture seen here today has been constructed in the Victorian period and is likely to mesmerise anyone who sees it. The Delaware Bay empties itself into the Atlantic Ocean near Cape May. This calls for a lot of seaside activities like swimming, surfing, parasailing and jet skiing. The Coast Guard Training Centre is in Cape May. Washington Street Mall is a major tourist destination for tourists visiting Cape May. Head out into the open sea to observe whales and dolphins in their natural habitat. There are some wineries located just outside of town where you can spend an afternoon tasting the blends and watching how they are made. Travel to Cape May for a sunny vacation full of fun and enjoyment.

 

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Facts and Stats for Cape May*

  • Cape May: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Cape May for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Cape May.

    • Burglary and Theft 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 33.33 (Low)
    • Drug offense 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 66.67 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Cape May - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 54.69 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 81.91 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Cape May

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Cape May

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.33 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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