Come to Cape May This Fall Season and Enjoy a Weekend at the Jersey Shore

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Top 10 Things to Do in The Fall in Cape May NJ

800px-Mini_pumpkins It’s the  fall  season in Cape May and you can  score some good room rates  at Congress Hall, the Virginia or any of your local Bed and Breakfast Inn’s. If your a wine lover visit one of the many vineyards in Cape May, and enjoy a wine sampling and tour before the crowds arrive for the summer. You can experience a tasting in relaxed and comfortable environment at the Cape May Winery. One of our favorite things to do for a romantic winter warm up is to visit the Brown Room Cape May Resort in Congress Hall and have a cocktail while warming yourself after a brisk walk on the beach. Cape May is a year round resort destination offering world class  accommodations  and dining all within a 90 minute drive from Philadelphia. Take a Whale and  Dolphin Watching t rip aboard the Cape May Whale Watcher for the Labor Day Weekend

Top 10 Places to go in Cape May during the Fall Season 

  1. Find a local resort for your vacation, you can stay at the  Virginia Hotel –  come down to the shore for the  new year and listen to Jazz Pianist Paul Sottile every Friday and Saturday evening. You can check the schedule here for  additional information.
  2. Walk the Beaches  – the slow season is the best time to walk the beaches and hunt for shells. Bring you favorite pup and take a brisk walk in the morning while enjoying the fresh Cape May Salt air.
  3. Go Shopping on the M all – the Washington Street Mall is open every weekend. You can walk the mall during the weekend and score some great deals before the new summer season kicks in.
  4. Visit the Light House  – Grab a warm cup of coffee or hot chocolate and head down to the lighthouse for a brisk walk.
  5. Bed and Breakfast  for two Come down to the Shore for the Valentine’s Day weekend and stay at a local Bed and Breakfast Inn. Enjoy sleeping in on a Sunday morning and getting up to a home prepared breakfast while reading the paper in a relaxing environment.
  6. Bring Your Pet to Cape May  – Cape May is Pet-Friendly, you can bring you favorite Pet for the offseason and stay in a Bed and Breakfast or special Pet-Friendly Accommodations.
  7. Come to Cape May and Enjoy the Jazz Festival in November
  8. Enjoy the Christmas Tree Lighting in Cape May
  9. West Cape May offers the Lima Bean Festival Every year.
  10. The birding season is in full swing with the Fall Migration
  •  If you can’t make it to Cape May this weekend curl up and read a good  book  at home this fall from a Cape May author or study the local history. You can get doorstep  delivery  on any of these fine Cape May books, or you can start to decorate for the Holidays and add a little beach shabby chic to your home with some new beach  accessories  or lighting. Fall is a special time in Cape May with the International Jazz Fest and it only gets better with the special magical time of Christmas in Cape May.

The Cape May Fall Season is in full Swing- Top Ten Things to Do in Cape May During the Fall Season

The summer is over and it’s fall in Cape May. The Fall Season is in full swing in Cape May with many new local events taking place. Some come down to the Jersey shore, stay at a Bed and Breakfast and visit America’s best East Coast Resort Area this fall. We’ve been staying in Cape May for over 20 years and the fall events keep getting better. Here’s a list of our favorite things to do in Cape May, bring the kids and the dog or just come down and have a romantic weekend to relax and walk the beach. You can view the  Cape May 2012 visitors guide  here to plan your trip.

Cape May Whale Watcher It’s the official end of the Summer in Cape May NJ with the start of Fall Season.Come to Cape May for the Fall Season and spend the weekend at the Jersey Shore. Go Whale and Dolphin watching this summer weekend or catch the beautiful sunset aboard the Cape May Whale Watcher with a spectacular evening cruise.  Go Fishing Aboard the Famous Cape May Lady- Captain Jason from the Cape May Lady is back in service with a complete re-power for the famous Cape May Lady 4 hour fishing trips. Get discounted tickets here for the Cape May Lady and book online. You can also book your tickets and board by using your own smartphone.

 List of 20 Things Things to Do in Cape May During the Fall Season

  1. Hit the  Beach  before the Summer Ends here in Cape May, you paid for those beach tags, no go ahead and use them. The best time to visit the beach is during September, the summer crowds are gone and the ocean water temperature remains tepid.
  2. Take a late September  Whale Watching Cruise  aboard the Cape May Whale Watcher, Enjoy the crisp offshore air as you round the point and view the dolphins and waterside view of the Cape May Light House.
  3. Visit the Lobster House Fish Market and select the fresh catch from the day to prep your end of summer meal. The Lobster house which is home to a commercial fishing fleet also has a dockside raw bar and the outdoor Schooner American restaurant to sit and order fresh fish and have a cold beer.
  4. Why not Shop and Stroll, check out the Washington Street Mall a three-block pedestrian concourse between Perry and Ocean Streets, don’t forget to visit West Cape May and  check out the West End Garage.
  5. Sunset Beach in Cape May  – Salute the Flag at Sunset Point, the Sunset Point Gift shop holds a Flag Ceremony every day at dusk, listen to the old scratched record over the loudspeakers you can hunt for Cape May Diamonds at Sunset Beach in front of the Concrete Ship.
  6. Cool off with  Wine Tasting in Cape May , You can visit the Cape May Winery or try the Hawk Haven Winery in Rio Grande NJ.  The Cape May Winery and Vineyard offers award-winning wines in a pristine tasting environment. Spend a September afternoon sipping wine and enjoying the great September weather in Cape May.
  7. Order a Cold Beer and have a bucket of peel and eat shrimp, check out the  Beach Shack  and the Rusty Nail in Cape May they both offer hip family fun dining with an outside bar. You can sit around the fire pit with your toes in the Sand during the evening, or you can bring your Pooch to the Beach Shack and order from the “Dog-Friendly” menu.
  8. Hit Happy Hour at dusk, you can check out the Brown Room located inside the  Congress Hall  or visit Martini Beach, or the new Sea Salt Restaurant with a beach front view.
  9. Take a tour of the Cape May Light, Concrete Tower of the Physick House.  You can get discount  tickets here from the Cape May Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts; don’t forget to bring the camera for a great photo opp.
  10. Visit the South Jersey Marina and take a  Cape Harbor Tour  aboard the Cape May Tiny Cruise. Captain Doug departs from the South Jersey Marina, providing a slow and comfortable harbor side view from his 12 passenger Tiny Cruise Line.
  11. Last Chance for a High Speed Run on the Jet Boat Adventure departing from Utsch’s Marina. Captain Andy’s  Jet Boat Adventure  is a high speed adventure with exhilarating 180 degree turns and high speed runs up to 35 MPH on the water. Expect to get a little wet and scream aboard this roller coaster like water ride in Cape May.
  12. Spend a Quiet Afternoon at the Red Point  General Store in Cape May Point . This quiet and secluded getaway offers farm fresh to the table breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. You can escape the crowds of Cape May, enjoy al fresco dining and take a stroll in the park across the street after your meal.
  13. Go on a  4 Hour Fishing Trip  aboard the Cape May Lady at South Jersey Marina. September is one of the best months for fishing here in Cape May. Spend the day on the water and enjoy a pristine day of fall fishing before the winter temperatures set in.
  14. Take on Last Climb up the  Cape May Lighthouse  15 Lighthouse Avenue Cape May Point
    It’s 199 steps to the top, the view is worth every step overlooking the Atlantic coastline and the Delaware Bay.
  15. Visit the  Emlen Physick Estate  located at 1048 Washington Street. You can experience what life was like during the Victorian Era. See what life was like in Cape May in Victorian times by touring this estate. You can also have afternoon tea in the converted carriage house.
  16. Visit the  Cape May County Zoo  Visit the Cape May County Zoo located on Route 9 only five miles or a 10 minute drive from the center of Cape May, New Jersey. Plan for a day outdoors with some walking for about two hour stay, pack your lunch or eat at the Zoo. The park has many shaded stations to stop and rest and comfortable concession areas.
  17. Check out the Vintage Aircraft at the  Naval Air Station Wildwood  Naval Air Station (NAS) Wildwood Aviation Museum is a non-profit museum located at the Cape May Airport inside historic Hangar #1.
  18. Bring you  Pooch to Cape May , May of the Beach areas open up after September. Head down to Sunset Beach which is Dog Friendly at Cape May Point. The Sunset Beach Grill features outside tables which are Pet Friendly. Sunset Beach includes a fully stocked Gift Shop, Miniature Golf and you can also view the famous Concrete Ship Atlantis. For a complete list of Cape May Dog Friendly Things to do please visit our  Dog Friendly page here , don’t forget  the BillMae  Suites Cottage  in Cape May which is completely Pet Friendly.
  19. Hit the Greens and Play a Round at  Cape May National .   Book Local Cape May and Atlantic City Golf Live On Line Today
  20. Go  Boating in Cape May  and visit one of Cape May’s word class Marina’s The pristine beaches, ideal back bay inter-coastal waterways and close proximity to the Historical town of Cape May make for ideal boating conditions. Cape May located on the Southernmost tip of New Jersey offers an easily accessible inlet on the Atlantic side and a safe and easy passage from the Delaware Bay via the protected Cape May Canal.

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