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Avalon History Center

The Avalon History Center is a local history museum that displays a collection of objects from Avalon’s past. Visitors can view fun and fascinating displays, including a 1925 Avalon Life Boat that they can climb into. The History Center’s collection includes thousands of photographs, objects and ephemera that tell the story of Avalon’s residents, places and events. Programming includes... Read More

Hereford Inlet Lighthouse

Historic and picturesque Hereford Inlet Lighthouse, a beacon of safety and assurance to the 19th century mariners, has become a cherished landmark for residents and visitors of this seashore resort community.

The Lighthouse is situated on the south side of the Hereford Inlet, which leads from the Atlantic Ocean to the famed Intra-Coastal Waterway linking Maine to Florida. First used by... Read More

North Wildwood Sea Wall

Stroll along North Wildwood’s concrete seawall, beginning at Second Avenue & John F. Kennedy Boulevard, and take in breathtaking views of the ocean, inlets and rock formations. Sit on one of the many benches that line the trail, and be sure to stop by the historic Hereford Inlet Lighthouse.

Cape May Bird Observatory

Founded in 1976 by New Jersey Audubon, the Cape May Bird Observatory (CMBO) is a leader in research, environmental education, bird conservation, and recreational birding activities.

CMBO fulfills New Jersey Audubon’s twofold mission of connect people to nature and steward the nature of today for the people of tomorrow in several special ways.

First, embedded in... Read More

Nature Center of Cape May

Nature-focused campus featuring an observation tower, themed gardens & hands-on activities for kids.

Cape May Promenade

Cape May’s promenade runs parallel to Beach Avenue and stretches for nearly two miles, taking you on a scenic walk or run past Cape May’s beaches.

Features

  • You do not need a beach tag to access the promenade. It is open to the public
  • There are access ramps
  • Public restrooms are located along the promenade approximately every half mile
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Emlen Physick Estate

A visit to the Physick Estate today offers a look back at our Victorian past as evidenced by its architecture, decorative arts, customs, and the lives of one particular Cape May family, the Physicks. Emlen Physick Jr., his widowed mother, Frances Ralston, and his maiden aunt Emilie Parmentier moved into their home when it was completed in 1879.

Emlen, who never married, was descended... Read More

Cape May Fireman’s Museum

The museum is open and free to the public. Please come visit and enjoy the history of the City of Cape May Fire Dept. Shirts can be purchased inside the Station. The career personnel on staff will be happy to assist you. Our Antique Fire Engine is a 1928 American La France and is housed inside the museum. Enjoy your visit!

Cape May County Historical Museum

Established in 1927, The Museum of Cape May County has been our county’s foremost advocate for the acquisition, preservation and display of local history. With guided tours, rotating exhibits, lectures and special events, the museum offers something for the whole family including children. The museum also houses an outstanding genealogical and research library for the serious historian.

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Morey's Piers Welcomes Guests Back to Summer this Memorial Day Weekend

THE WILDWOODS – Celebrating 50 summers of family fun, Morey’s Piers & Beachfront Water Parks, located on the boardwalk of the Wildwoods, welcomes guests back to the piers for the unofficial start to summer on Memorial Day Weekend.

With the opening of Raging Waters Water Park on Saturday, May 26, guests can cool down on exhilarating water rides such as the River Adventure, Shotgun... Read More