Visit Cape May During Presidents Weekend

Experience the charm of Cape May during Presidents Weekend, from February 16-19, and immerse yourself in all this historic seaside resort offers. Discover why winter is a favorite time of year for many visitors as you explore the quaint streets and beautiful scenery.

Begin your adventure by strolling through the crafts & collectibles shows at Cape May Convention Hall on February 17 and 18. Here, you'll find a treasure trove of unique wares from vendors and crafters hailing from the northeast. Whether searching for a one-of-a-kind gift or enjoying handmade crafts, this event will not be missed.

For a deeper understanding of Cape May's rich history, hop on one of the trolley tours offered by Cape May MAC. Join the Stories of Cape Island Trolley Tour to learn about whaling, farming, and the fascinating tales of the area. The Historic District Trolley Tour will take you on a journey through Cape May's Victorian architecture, showcasing the magnificence of the oldest seaside resort in America. If you're interested in the Underground Railroad and the courageous stories of enslaved people seeking freedom, the Underground Railroad Trolley Tour will captivate you.

Are you looking for something a little more spine-tingling? Embark on the Ghosts of Cape May Trolley Tour and listen to the haunting tales uncovered by psychic medium Craig McManus. The tour will take you to various eerie locations throughout the city, providing a chilling glimpse into Cape May's paranormal history.

To delve further into the past, go to the Emlen Physick Estate. This beautifully preserved Victorian mansion offers visitors an in-depth look at the architecture and lifestyle of a Victorian family. Take a guided tour and step back in time as you explore the elegant rooms and learn about the estate's history.

For lighthearted fun, attend Bunch & Bingo at the Inn of Cape May. Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet, try your luck at bingo, and be dazzled by a fashion show featuring the latest trends. It's the perfect way to unwind and have laughter-filled moments in Cape May.

No visit to Cape May is complete without experiencing the Cape May Wine Trail. Explore the region's wineries, sample unique vintages, and savor a delightful lunch. Allow yourself to be transported by the flavors and aromas of the region's exceptional wines, creating a memorable gastronomic experience.

And don't forget to make your way to the iconic Cape May Lighthouse. Take the opportunity to climb to the top and enjoy a wintery panorama of Delaware Bay. The breathtaking views from the lighthouse will leave you in awe of the beauty that Cape May has to offer.

Purchase tickets in advance to ensure you don't miss out on any of these incredible experiences. Tickets are available on the Cape May MAC website at or 609-884-5404. Cape May MAC is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and enriching the Cape May region, making your visit memorable, and supporting a worthy cause.

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