Cape May Tourism

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.


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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