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Top Ten things to do in Cape May During the Spring

Top Ten things to do in Cape May During the Spring


SpringIt’s almost Spring in Cape May. Cape May is a year round resort destination at the New Jersey Shore, with lot’s of events in place for the start of the Spring Season. You can enjoy the Easter Bunny at the Harbor View Inn. Or take the Kids to the Easter Fashion Stroll at the Washington Street Mall. The Cape May Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities will be featuring several private tours and Spring Events for the new season. You can even enjoy an early Spring Dolphin and Whale Watching trip aboard the Cape May Whale Watcher. Take the time to Come to visit Cape May early this Spring, enjoy the newly budding tulips and enjoy an Easter Sunday Dinner at your favorite Cape May Restaurant with your Family and friends.

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Top Ten things to do in Cape May During the Spring


    1. Cape May Spring Festival -Ready to put the long, cold winter behind you? Come and celebrate the arrival of Spring in Cape May. Stroll the historic streets and enjoy the gorgeous blooms and the warm sunshine. We have lots for you to enjoy as you celebrate Spring!
    2. Breakfast with the Easter Bunny in Cape May NJ.  -Harbor view Restaurant Breakfast with the Easter Bunny – An annual event, enjoy breakfast with the Easter Bunny at the Habor view. Plenty of specials for the kids. Bring your camera for plenty of free pictures with the Easter Bunny! Reservations accepted but not required. Date: March 26, 2016 Time: 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT  Website: http://www.harborviewcapemay.com
    3. cape may ferry easterEaster Saturday come to either Ferry Terminal for one  of two seatings to enjoy Breakfast with the Easter Bunny!  With hot and cold buffet selections, there’s something for everyone while the little ones in your life get their picture taken with Mr. Bunny.Registered children can also participate in an Easter Egg hunt between  seatings with special golden eggs for Ferry prizes.Date: Saturday, March 26   Where: Each terminal’s salon.  Price:  $22 per adult (age 13 or older), $12 per child (ages 3-12), children under 3 Free. Reservations: Required. Call: 1-800-643-3779
    4. 37th Annual Spring Fling In Cape May NJ Saturday May 21st @ Elaines Boutique Hotel in Cape May features artisans and crafters displaying and selling accents and accessories for you, your home and your gardens as well as eco-friendly resources to help promote a Green Cape May. Explore Cape May’s seaside gardens during Cape May Garden Tours. Enjoy the sights and smells of a variety of Cape May gardens as your guide leads you on a scenic hour-long stroll. Allow your senses to carry you back into times gone by as you tour Cape May’s hidden treasures. Tours cost $10 per person. Name: 37th Annual Spring Fling Date: May 21, 2016 Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM   Website:http://www.capemaychamber.com
    5. Spring Festival Crafts and Antiques Shows in Cape May – April and May
      The Annual Spring Festival Crafts & Antiques Shows held at the Physick Estate becomes an outdoor marketplace as arts and crafts vendors from throughout the Northeast display their wares.
      FROM 04/22/2016 TO 04/24/2016 AT MULTIPLE VENUES  
    7. Cape May Whale Watching in the Sping-Plan You Spring and Order Ticket in Advance for the Cape May Whale Watcher You can plan your trip in advance and order your Cape May Whale Watching tickets online and save 10% for all on line orders.
    8. Cape May Spring Festival: SO.MANY.BIRDS! May 19-22, 2016 Experience all of our favorite walks, led by our superb leaders. There will be lots of opportunities to witness our world-renowned shorebird migration spectacle  and our beloved horseshoe crabs. ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN
    9. Cape May Spring Beach walks Spring has sprung in Cape May at the Jersey Shore and it’s time to put away those winter jackets and get outside for a brisk spring walk at the Jersey Shore in Cape May. We’ve listed a few of our local favorites in Cape May. This beach side resort offers a number of areas to enjoy a brisk walk from the quiet sanctuary of Cape May Point park, to the top of the Cape May Lighthouse or sitting beachside at the Beach Shack Restaurant after a day on the sand.

      Our favorite top ten places to stroll in Cape May during the Spring Season.



  1. Beach Ave, Cape May – It’s Spring and the parking meters are still free, park the car and walk the promenade running across from Beach Ave. You can stop into George’s for lunch or visit the new Convention Hall, and the Surf Shop to check out the new accessories for this years beach stays.
  2. Cape May Lighthouse Pointe – Take a brisk walk on the nature trail, and join the bird watching crowd in search of local hawks and the occasional eagles spotted. The Lighthouse park has very good public access rest rooms and your steps away from the Cape May Lighthouse. Cape May Point State Park is a 235 acre state park located in Cape May Point, New Jersey. It has walking, hiking and nature trails as well as beaches, an exhibit gallery, and ranger office. For more information on the park please visit the NJ site here.
  3. Cape May Point – Cape May Point offers a quiet and tranquil park direct across the street from the Red General Store Restaurant. This quaint restaurant is a hidden gem located at 500 Cape Ave in Cape May Point NJ 08212. You can bring your small dog with you and site outside or have a lunch or dinner in this reconditioned general store. After lunch enjoy a slow walk aroend the meticulously kept park in Cape May Point.
  4. Cape May Ferry – Yes the Cape May Ferry Terminal is one of our most favorite places to walk and visit during the Spring. The Ferry has an outdoor mini putt range, and you also have one of the best views of boat traffic entering and departing the Cape May Canal. For more information on the Cape May Ferry, please visit the direct link here.
  5. The Docks at South Jersey Marina – We always enjoy walking the docks at the South Jersey Marina in Cape May. You can view all of the available fishing boats as the return with the day’s catch or take a cruise withe the Cape May Tiny Ferry service offers informational local harbor tours and pick and drop off service to the Lobster House and local marinas.
  6. Sunset Beach at Cape May Point – Sunset Beach is located at the very end of Sunset Drive as you head south past the West End Garage Ship in West Cape May. During the Summer Time you will find may bikers, joggers and birders all heading to the point. The best part about this walk is you get to visit the Sunset Beach Gift shop, you can play mini gold and it’s very close to the to the SS Atlantus and the Cape May Light.
  7. Walk over to the Congress Hall and the Virginia Hotel – The Cape May Resorts group offers several premier properties in Cape May. Our favorite walking property is theCongress Hall Hotel located beachside. You can walk the property, enjoy the great back lawn, and take a rest on the row of rocking chairs as you sit back and take in the warm summer light an beach breeze.
  8. The Beach Shack  Bar and Rusty Nail Surfer Bar – A few short blocks down from the Congress Hall you can join the hip crowd of local beach goers and families with dog’s in tow at the bar. The Beach Shack has a dog friendly menu and you will often see local’s and tourist enjoying a cool Corona in the sand crowded around the only beachside outdoor fire pit in Cape May.
  9. Cape May Shopping at the Washington Street Outdoor Shopping Mall – If you don’t mind lot’s of crowds in summer time try the Washington Street Mall and you will be rewarded with a plethora of unique beach shops and local eateries. Don’t miss the famousHot Dog Tommy’s on Jackson Street in Cape May. You can visit Tom with the famous Hot Dog Weiner hat on his head, for some of the best local dogs in Cape May.
  10. Dog Friendly Places to walk with your Dog in Cape May –we are dog lovers, and are always searching for a good place to take our pup for a walk in town. Please keep in mind that Cape May has a strictly enforced no Dog Policy on the beach and your pooch will require to be leashed.  Please note that theCape May Dog Park is closed for the next two years. For more information on places to take your talk please visit our dog friendly pages here. Cape May is very Dog Friendly, including many outdoor restaurants, or you can event take you dog for a whale and dolphin watching trip aboard the Cape May Whale Watcher. For additional info Dog Friendly places to walk and go please visit our dog friendly page here.

Cape May Spring Events

It’s almost Spring in Cape May, come down to the Jersey Shore and enjoy the start of the new Season.

There is so much to do and see in Cape May that even during the Spring Season. Come down to Cape May and enjoy the start of a new season. You can find shopping, go whale watching or fishing, visit the local wineries or enjoy the beach.

Cape May Spring Festival – Ready to put the long, cold winter behind you? Come and celebrate the arrival of Spring in Cape May. Stroll the historic streets and enjoy the gorgeous blooms and the warm sunshine. We have lots for you to enjoy as you celebrate Spring! April 29th to May 8 2016.

Cape May Birding – Cape May Bird Observatory Plan your visit or simply check to see what’s happening today. The online calendar puts it all at your fingertips. You’re only one click away from a new adventure!

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at the Harborview Restaurant – An annual event, enjoy breakfast with the Easter Bunny. Plenty of specials for the kids. Bring your camera for plenty of free pictures with the Easter Bunny! Reservations accepted but not required.

Come to Cape May and Enjoy the First Whale Watching Trip of the Season this Year on March 19th

It’s been a rough winter in New Jersey with ice storms and snow piled up. We have finally reached the month of March with daylight saving times and we start the rites of Spring in Cape May. The Cape May Whale Watcher and the Stewart’s family kick off another season this year with the first trip starting on  March 19th 2016.

Cape May Spring Whale Watching 2014

Starting since  1993, the Cape May Whale Watcher, with the Stewart Family has remained the leader of their industry in both ecotourism and first rate boat tours in Cape May. The average monthly temperatures in the spring are 60ºF in April, and Cape May offers shore bound visitors any number of activities from whale watching to shopping or visiting a local winery. It’s time to get ready for the upcoming summer season and come to Cape May to enjoy the Easter Holiday and take a brisk walk on the beach and enjoy the warm sun aboard the Cape May Whale Watcher.

Keep in mind that the Cape May Whale Watcher’s boat is specifically designed for this event and offers a fully climate controlled cabins with a steady platform to enjoy the dolphins and sea life you most certainly will encounter. The best part of the Cape May Whale Watcher is that they are also Pet-Friendly with oversized ramps and you can bring your well behaved leashed pooch with you to enjoy the trip. So come down to Cape May this Spring, the Stewart Family welcomes you aboard the first trip of the year for your weekend getaway in Cape May.

by Ryan Reclaim

Plan You Spring and Order Ticket in Advance for the Cape May Whale Watcher

You can plan your trip in advance and order your Cape May Whale Watching tickets online and save 10% for all on line orders.

Cape May Spring Events in May 2015

Feasting on History: The 15th Annual Restaurant Gala, May 5th

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photo 217 webHistoric Cold Spring Village kicks off the 2015 season with its signature fundraiser, Feasting on History. The annual restaurant gala is one of the most anticipated social events of the season- now in its 15th year! Feasting on History will be held at the Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum at the Cape May Airport on Tuesday, May 5th at 6pm. Over 45 of Cape May County’s favorite restaurants, wineries, and breweries, generously donate popular foods, signature dishes, wine, craft beers and desserts. Last year, nearly 700 guests enjoyed a night of food, music and networking while celebrating the mission of Historic Cold Spring Village. The presenting sponsor of Feasting on History is Sturdy Savings Bank. Additional support has been provided by the Cape May-Lewes Ferry and Cape May Airport, Gaiss’ Market, Cape May Magazine, Billmae Cottage and Ford Scott & Associates.

Feasting on History not only supports the Village and its mission of historic preservation, history education and heritage tourism, it also offers guests the opportunity to celebrate their favorite restaurants and dining experiences in the company of friends and colleagues. The gala will feature the second annual “Best of Feasting on History” contest, giving guests the chance to vote for their favorite dishes, desserts and drinks. This year’s event will also feature a silent auction, where guests can bid on sports memorabilia, artwork, vacations, special event tickets and much more! Proceeds from the 15th Annual Restaurant Gala are being dedicated to the preservation and restoration of the early 19th century Stillwell and Elizabeth Corson Barn, the future site of the Cold Spring Brewery.

Tickets to Feasting on History are $80 per person, or $750 for a table of ten. Seating will only be reserved for groups of ten guests. For all other guests there will be open seating. Advanced ticket sales only.

Order your tickets online now or by calling (609) 898-2300, ext. 10.

Spring in Cape May 2014

Enjoy the Start of Spring in Cape May NJ

Cape May Spring Walk on the BeachThe end of snowfall, freedom from warm clothes and clear outdoors all signify one thing: the arrival of green and refreshing spring; the time when you are free to explore the outdoors without worrying about the cold, when the grass is greener than ever and everything is filled with hope. Don’t you think it’s the best time to revisit the ever-so exquisite Cape May and experience its beauty to the fullest? With its beautiful surroundings, this place will be the perfect location to revive your relationship. A Cape May romantic weekend with your partner in spring will rejuvenate you and your relationship!

Accommodations in Cape May

First things first, you will need to make arrangements for your accommodations and we recommend a bed and breakfast near the beach. This way you can go to the beach anytime you want, take long romantic walks with your partner/hubby, smell the fresh spring flowers at the beach and take comfort in the beauty of nature and the best company.

Cape May Spring Things To Do – Explore Your Options!

Cape May Discounted Whale Watching Tickets for the Spring In addition to blooming flowers and clear weather, visiting Cape May in spring has its own benefits, the highlight of which is the chance to witness the much awaited Easter parade. Usually the parade starts at 1 pm preceded by the Easter egg hunt that starts early in the morning. In Cape May Easter Parade you will find several people dressed in colorful attire, celebrating the arrival of Easter Sunday. You can participate in the parade too but for that you will have to go through a registration process. And hey, there’s an award ceremony at the end so you may end up winning a vacation prize!

Cape May Spring Events Whale WatchingIf you are looking for more activities then you are in luck as Cape May Whale Watching in the spring is one of the most popular activities of the season. Cape May prides itself in hosting the largest and fastest fleets for this activity and spring is the best time to look out for these adorable whales, porpoises and dolphins. You can find several deals for Cape May Whale Watching online; choose the one that best fits your timings and requirements and experience this unique trip. If during the first trip you do not observe any sightings of these sea mammals then you will be granted a free pass for another trip. Isn’t that exciting!

The perfect way to end the day is by devouring a scrumptious meal at one of the finest Cape May restaurants; after all, you deserve it at the end of a tiring day! Some people like to dine at open air restaurants so that they can appreciate nature along with food; however, the indoor restaurants are just as exquisite.  Have the food of your choice at the location of your choice!

Cape May NJ has the best combination of nature and leisure that can make your vacation memorable. So, are you ready to have the most romantic and fun filled spring of your life?