Looking for Something to do in Cape May? Visit the Cape May Lighthouse and Cape May Point State Park
by Ryan Reclaim on 07/31/12
Visit the Cape May Lighthouse and Cape May Point State Park
Cape May Lighthouse is part of the Cape May Point State Park . This park is a major migratory stop over for shore birds and also a stop over for butterflies. This park has a number of trails for walking and you also will get a great view of the ocean beach side. On most days you can see dolphins playing off shore from the lighthouse less than a hundred yards from the beach side. In addition to the Lighthouse, you can also check out the World War II bunker of visit the World War II tower, which is an old range site.
This park is the southern most tip of New Jersey, and is usually a quiet relief from the busy town of Cape May. If you are going to the Park or the Lighthouse don’t forget to stop in at the Red General Store for a breakfast, lunch or ice cream or ice tea for a refreshment. If you continue down Sunset Drive you will get to Sunset Point, every night they have a flag ceremony at sunset and play God Bless America. This is one of our most favorite spots in Cape May, it’s always a surprise to visit this special location during each season to check out the local wild life and enjoy the sunset, don’t miss it if you come to Cape May. Don’t forget to hunt for Cape May Diamonds at the point, or you can always visit the Sunset Point gift shop and pick up a shell or collectible. The Cape May Lighthouse Visit this fully restored 1859-vintage structure, one of the oldest continually operating lighthouses in the United States, which offers a breathtaking views.