Monthly Archives for November 2019

Cape May Cottage Rentals

Cape May News, Vacation Rental News - admin - November 22, 2019

The Classic Cape May Cottage is perfect for a small family (4-5 people) or two couples. Many Features include: Off street parking, Central heat and air-conditioning throughout. Wide plank oak floors, vaulted ceilings are traditional elements of the Cape May Cottage. The front door often leads to a small enclosed porch. Tin ceilings above the kitchen and dining area reflect the Victorian era. The colored light from the stained glass shines throughout the room in the afternoon Many Cape May Cottages are located close to the white sandy beaches and boardwalk and the Washington Street Mall . Stroll through the gas lit streets of the nearby 1860’s national landmark historic district, with over 600 Victorian structures. Bike to Cape May Point and see the lighthouse, unforgettable sunsets, the dunes and seasonal migrations of birds. If your looking for the perfect Cape May rental visit

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Cape May Historic District

Cape May News - admin - November 22, 2019

To visit Cape May is to step back in time. Cape May is considered the best-preserved 19th-century seashore resort in the United States. The historic district is the center of Cape May. Cape May is a registered National Historic Landmark with over 600 Victorian-era houses. Each home has a unique look with gingerbread elements and Victorian architecture.

At the heart of the Historic District, the Washington Street Mall. Over 30 stores and restaurants spread over 3 blocks offer visitors a wonderful choice of things to do. From ice cream shops, jewelers, fudge shops. art stores and more, there is always something interesting to see or do.

The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities offers guided walking tours along Washington Street, where many of the town’s prettiest old houses are found. Other especially lovely Victorians grace Lafayette Street, Hughes Street, and Columbia Avenue. The “Stockton Row Cottages” on Gurney Street are also famous.

Several landmark hotels dot the beach front on Beach Avenue overlooking the ocean: Congress Hall built in 1816, and the Victorian-era Inn of Cape May. In October, during Victorian Weekend, tourists enjoy special house tours and entertaining activities such as playing Victorian parlor games.

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A Congress Hall Christmas: A Cape May Stage Production

Cape May News - admin - November 22, 2019

Join us in the Harrison Room for an original holiday play: A Congress Hall Christmas. Written by Marlena Lustik and directed by Roy Steinberg of Cape May Stage, A Congress Hall Christmas is a heartwarming tale filled with Christmas and Congress Hall characters alike! The whole family will love this production about a rekindling of the holiday spirit.

With Christmas soon approaching, Santa and Mrs. Claus head to their favorite vacation spot for some rest and relaxation. With the assistance of their new friend Blue the Pig, Mr. and Mrs. Claus soon meet some of the ghosts hanging around Congress Hall and find the holiday spirit they were searching for!

November 29th – December 29th
Thursdays & Fridays at 7:30pm
Sunday Matinees at 3:00pmCost: $25 General Admission, $15 Children


Congress Hall
200 Congress Place
Cape May , NJ 08204

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Physick Estate Christmas Tours

Cape May News - admin - November 12, 2019

Visit the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate and see it decked out in true Victorian fashion for Christmas! 


This 1879 Victorian house museum sparkles for the holidays with authentic Victorian decorations that invite you to step back into Christmas past!

On the Physick Family Christmas House Tour, you will visit the Physick Estate, decorated in true Victorian style, for a unique living history experience with members of the Physick Family household of the 1890s. Also see the Christmas Traditions exhibit at the Carriage House Gallery, a breathtaking Dickens Village beneath the boughs of a giant Christmas tree.

Adults: $15;

children (3-12): $8


The ultimate Cape May Christmas experience!

Combine a 45-minute Historic District Trolley Tour with a 45-minute guided tour of the 1879 Physick Estate, decorated in true Victorian style, presented through the eyes of a Physick Family member in the 1800s.  Admission includes the “Old-Fashioned Christmas” exhibit in the Carroll Gallery at the Physick Estate. Begins at the Washington St. Mall Information Booth at Ocean Street.

 Adults $25;

children (3-12): $15

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Cape May Annual Christmas Candlelight House Tours for 2019

Cape May News - admin - November 12, 2019

Experience the high point of cape may’s holiday season during these self-guided walking tours, which feature: homes, inns, hotels & churches specially decorated for the holidays

Christmas caroling and strolling musicians, trees and garland & good old-fashioned cheer hospitality centers with warm beverages & home-baked goodies

Admission to the Emlen Physick Estate, cape may’s only Victorian house museum, and to “an old-fashioned Christmas: holiday traditions through the Years” exhibit in the Carroll Gallery (includes hospitality in the Cafe & Tearoom tent).

Limited trolley shuttle service provided. Limited tours. Reserve early!Cost: $40 adults, $20 children (ages 3-12)


Emlen Physick Estate
1048 Washington St
Cape May, NJ 08204

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