The best way to see Cape May is by foot. Take a walk down the many beautiful streets to see some of the most amazing architecture. The Historic district Covers an area of over 380 acres. Considered to be America’s oldest seaside resort, the district has a unique character with its various architectural style buildings including Gothic revival, Queen Anne, French Second Empire, and Italianate. The Cape May Historic District features about 600 buildings made in Late Victorian style and Bungalow style. These buildings give Cape May a historical identity and uniqueness which makes it worth witnessing.