Cape May Activities

Things to Do on your Cape May Vacation

There’s always something exciting happening at Cape Resorts. From summer carnivals to Winter Wonderland festivities, any time of year is a great time to experience something new on our island! Take a look below for a listing of Activities happening now in Cape May.
cape may point state park trail with lighthouse in the background

Guest Activities

During your stay, you’ll be delighted by our selection of wellness classes, nature hikes and guided tours, each designed to be engaging for guests of all ages.

Join us for activities like Gardening, Birding, Beach Plum Farm Tours, Cape May Point State Park Hikes and more! Most activities are included in your stay as a Cape Resorts guest.

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All activities are included with your Cape Resorts hotel stay unless otherwise noted.
All outdoor activities are weather permitting.

Cape May Hiking Trails

Cape May is filled with scenic walkways and paths less traveled—and we've compiled a list of some of our favorites. Follow the link below to view a map, as well as Google Maps directions that will help you plan your next outdoor adventure.
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Historic staff picture in front of Congress Hall

History Tours

at Congress Hall

Did you know that Congress Hall is the oldest seaside hotel in America? On a Congress Hall History Tour, you'll be guided through this grand hotel's storied past. Led by "Annie Knight" who owned the hotel from 1904-1931, our 60-minute History Tours are an interactive and engaging way to learn all about the Big House by the Sea. Click here to view the History Tour schedule.

To join us on a History Tour, meet us in the Lobby at Congress Hall.

History Tours are included in your stay as a Cape Resorts Guest.
Non-guests can purchase tickets for $5 from the Concierge Desk.

Men playing guitar on sand dunes

Live Music

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Events Calendar

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Winter Wonderland 2022

The Magic Returns to Cape May

Congress Hall is delighted to announce its twelfth annual Winter Wonderland—our beloved holiday spectacular that celebrates this special time of year in Cape May. Join us for old favorites like Breakfast with Santa, Congress Hall Express rides, and Santa's Workshop activities.
November 25, 2022 through January 1, 2023
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Quick Links

Book Breakfast with Santa Book Thanksgiving in the Ballroom Book Christmas Cabaret Book Christmas Dinner in the Ballroom Book Glitter Ball

Guest Shuttle & Rentals

bike shop at congress hall

The Bike Shop

at Congress Hall

Open Daily:
Friday-Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday-Thursday: 9:00am - 4:00pm

The Congress Hall Bike Shop is your one-stop resource for rentals of singles, doubles, and children's bicycles, as well as whole-family surreys and all the supplies you'll need for a day of pedaling around town. Now renting electric bikes!

Please note that Bike Shop hours are weather dependent. The Last the short term rental (1 hour surrey, 1.5 hour bikes) goes out 1 hour and 15 minutes before closing.

Cape Resorts

Guest Shuttle

between Congress Hall & Beach Plum Farm

Friday - Sunday 9:00am-4:00pm

Catch the shuttle to Beach Plum Farm! The complimentary Cape Resorts Hotel Guest Shuttle runs in a constant loop from Congress Hall to Beach Plum Farm, departing Congress Hall on the hour.

The Concierge Desk

at Congress Hall

Have questions about where to dine and what to do while you're here with us? The Concierge Desk at Congress Hall is your one-stop resource for all things Cape May. We'll gladly assist you in planning dining reservations, spa treatments and anything else you need to make your vacation that much more special.
Email [email protected] Call (609) 884-6542