How to Get to Cape May New Jersey for the New Years Holiday

How to Get to Cape May New Jersey in time for the New Years Holiday, Where exactly is Cape May?

Planning a trip to visit Cape May by car or ferry. It’s easy to drive to Cape May New Jersey just go to the southern most end of the Garden Stare Parkway or the famous Exit 0. Please keep in mind summer traffic patterns on the Garden State Parkway and Atlantic City Expressway. Cape May is accessible from the Garden State Parkway, or from the Delaware Bay by Ferry, or you can fly into the Atlantic City Airport or Philadelphia Aiport and drive ” down to the shore”. If you have a private airplane you can also fly into Cape May County Airport into Rio Grande NJ. If you are traveling by boat on the Delaware Bay you will enter into the Cape May Canal from the bay passing the Cape May Ferry Terminal. If you are traveling from the Inter coastal you will enter in the Cape May Harbor just south of Wildwood. If you are sailing on the Ocean side you can enter in from the Cape May Inlet. The Cape May Inlet is well marked safe inlet with and supports a large commercial fishing fleet and may private local fishing boats.

It’s time to Head down to the Shore to Cape May

Head to Cape May for the New Years , Go South to Exit 0

It’s easy to drive to Cape May New Jersey just go to the southern most end of the Garden Stare Parkway and head to the the famous Exit 0. Please keep in mind summer traffic patterns on the Garden State Parkway and Atlantic City Expressway.

Driving to Cape May from  Philadelphia – please expect 1 hour and 45 minutes based on traffic local traffic. . If you are coming from Philadelphia, take either the Walt Whitman or the Ben Franklin Bridge to I-676 S. Follow the signs to RT-42 S and Atlantic City Expressway. Once on the Expressway, get off at Exit 7S to the Garden State Parkway. Follow the parkway to the southern most exit of the Garden State Parkway or Exit 0. Total driving time: 1.5 to 2 hours, depending on traffic

Driving from New York City to Cape May -Total driving time: 3.5 to 4 hours, depending on traffic . Head to the New Jersey Turnpike South and exit to the Garden State Parkway Exit 11.
From the Turnpike, get off at exit 11 and continue to the Garden State Parkway heading south. take the Garden State Parkway to the Exit 0.

From Baltimore Total driving time: 3 hours from Baltimore, depending on traffic
If you are coming from Baltimore & southern locations, you may want to consider the Cape May-Lewes Ferry (see below). Otherwise, take 95 North and cross the Delaware Memorial Bridge. Take the bridge to Route 40 East. Follow Route 40 to Route 55 South. Take Route 55 to its end, which is at Route 47 South. Continue along Route 47 South toward the Garden State Parkway. Take the southbound GSP (there is a toll) until its end.

Take the Ferry to Cape May for the New Year

Cape May Ferry a Relaxing Trip on the Bay

Spend a quick relaxing trip on the Delaware Bay from Lewes or Cape May. Whether you’re crossing the Delaware Bay for a fun day trip or as part of a long-distance trip, on the Cape May-Lewes Ferry, your journey is sure to be a memorable one. You can also check the Cape May Lewes Live Cam to view the loading lanes before your trip across the bay.

Enjoy historic lighthouses, picturesque harbors, oceangoing vessels, unique seabirds and, just maybe, your very own dolphin escort!

The 17-mile, 85-minute cruise between New Jersey and Delaware can cut miles off a trip along the Atlantic Coast, connecting points like Wildwood, Stone Harbor, Avalon, Ocean City and the rest of the Jersey Shore with Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Sussex Shores, Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island, Ocean City, MD, and destinations throughout Virginia.

The Cape May Lewes Ferry modern terminals are a destination in and of themselves, with enjoyable restaurants and lounges, and well-stocked gift shops! Please note that carry on alcoholic beverages are prohibited.

Take a relaxing day trip and leave your car behind. You can pick up a shuttle on the Cape May side of the ferry terminal to take you into Cape May. Please click below to check the Cape May Ferry Fares and Schedules.

You Can Plan Your Cape May Trip here on the Google Map Below

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About Cape May and Cape May

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. With a rich history, award-winning beaches & boating, designation as a top birding location, and many Victorian structures, 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. is a site that’s totally dedicated to the historic Cape May Resort vacation area. We have two goals – to promote our beautiful town’s local businesses and to assist potential visitors in finding anything they could want or need in and around Cape May.

This site is home to custom pages and video of easy to navigate information about Cape May- from restaurant choices to weather reports to local events in Cape May We also host a local Cape May Blog featuring  local events, Things to Do in Cape May, shopping and beach information and much more.   You can check out Blog at is a custom photo sharing site in which you can explore local Cape May images, download your favorite vacation spot or order a custom framed picture or a one of kind gift of your vacation memory. Cape May is a local Cape May Web Site featuring Things to Do in Cape May, along with Cape May Digital Coupons for savings. If you’re looking for information and reviews for your next trip to Cape may, you’ve come to the right place. At Cape May we’ll give you the most current information from Yelp and real time local You Tube Videos to preview your next vacation or week-end trip.  We offer the best in recent reviews from Real People with Real Reviews from Yelp.  Looking for Something to Do in Cape May New Jersey. Spend a day at the beach, or go Dolphin and Whale Watching. Visit a local winery or check out the lighthouse and sunken ship at Cape May State Park. Cape May offers beach lovers Victorian architecture, fine dining, bird watching, boating and fishing in addition to world class resort and vacation accommodations.  If you’re looking for information and reviews for your next trip to Cape may, you’ve come to the right place.Cape May has been part of the South Jersey Cape May area since 1988. Let us put our local experience to work for you.