Trips on a Tank: Cape May, NJ
Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum
500 Forrestal Road, Cape May, NJ 08242
Aviation Museum is a non-profit museum located at the Cape May Airport inside historic Hangar #1. Commissioned in April 1943, NASW served as an active dive-bomber squadron training facility during World War II. Today, Hangar #1 has been restored and transformed into an Aviation Museum that houses a number of aircraft, engines, special exhibits, and educational interactive displays. The museum invites visitors to explore aviation, New Jersey, military and WWII history through “hands-on,” fun and educational activities for the entire family! Bring the kids and travel back in time to this 92,000 square foot sampling of the 1940’s, and don’t forget your camera!
Cape May Lighthouse
Lighthouse Avenue, Cape May Point State Park, Cape May, NJ 08204
859 Cape May Lighthouse, fully restored. Climb 199 steps to the top for a breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean and Delaware Bay. Open daily. Evening trolley tours. Museum shop.
Cape May Carriage Company
315 Ocean St, Cape May, Cape May, NJ 08204
A horse-drawn carriage company providing guided tours through Historic district of Cape May. Located at the corner of Ocean and Washington St, the Cape May Carriage Company has been a part of Victorian Cape May since 1983. Tourist and residents alike have shared in the beauty of proud horses fine carriages and extraordinary tours detailing Cape May’s historical streets.
World War II Lookout Tower/Fire Control Tower No. 23
756 Sunset Boulevard, Cape May, NJ 08204
Think of it as Cape May’s hidden jewel. The World War II Tower is part of the little known Ft. Miles, the defense of the Delaware River and Bay during World War II. Part of the goal in preserving the Tower is to tell little known stories and give visitors an appreciation for the impact of the war in the area.
Nature Center of Cape May
1600 Delaware Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204
Located on the Harbor in Cape May City, this learning center and exhibit aquaria is dedicated to providing environmental education for people of all ages.
421 Washington Street Mall, Cape May, NJ 08204
Located on Washington Street Mall in Centre mall located upstairs and to the right. Over 15 signature salads including special sides with take Out AND Delivery now available. Open 7 days from 11am to 9 pm or later.
Peter Shields Inn & Restaurant
1301 Beach Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204-2726
The Peter Shields Inn quality cuisine bursts with freshness and creativity. The Peter Shields offers a la carte dining along with a four course chef’s tasting menu. Also expect to find weekly menu additions that incorporate fresh and innovative ingredients. The magnificent ocean views are the perfect scenery to celebrate a special occasion or simply enjoy a memorable dining experience. In the summer months, outdoor dining is available on porches overlooking the ocean. The Inn also specializes in both casual & elegant ocean front weddings. For the absolute finest local and seasonal fare, Peter Shields Inn & Restaurant is a favorite of residents and visitors to Cape May alike. Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, BYO Liquor, Chef’s Table, Entertainment, Fireplace, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Private Room
Hot Dog Tommy’s
on Jackson St & Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ
Hot Dog Tommy’s offers nothing less than the finest and freshest ingredients from the
tiny galley. Those “Wonderful Wieners” are the famous Berks Brand – official hot dog
of Hershey Park. On a hot summer day, even the sign quenches your thirst – Frozen Coke, Frozen Stewart’s Root Beer, Frozen Orange Cream and Cold Spring Water. Nostalgia never tasted this good