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Wilderness Adventures

Explore. Learn. Grow.

Visit Cape May for Spring Break and embark on new and exciting adventures with Cape Resorts. Join us for fun-filled activities and become a member of the Cape Resorts Explorers Club. Hop on the shuttle to Beach Plum Farm, where a day full of Wilderness Adventures awaits. Discover rare birds, plant a beautiful garden, create nature-inspired art, learn about life on the farm, gather round the campfire and more! At Congress Hall, help the scientists in the CH Lab with their latest experiment, or put on your Chef’s hat to create a culinary masterpiece. Each explorer will receive a sash and a field guide at check-in to use throughout their adventures. With each completed activity, explorers will receive a special button for their Adventure Sash!
Throughout all of spring break, shuttles will be available to and from Beach Plum Farm to each Cape Resort’s Property.

Select activities are included with the
Wilderness Adventures Getaway Package.

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Activity passes are also available for public purchase:

Week 1 Activities Pass: $35 per person
(valid April 17-21, 2019)


Week 2 Activities Pass: $50 per person
(valid April 21-26, 2019)


Call to reserve passes: (609) 884-6542

Special Packages

Wilderness Adventures Spring Break Getaway Package

Stay Dates: April 12, 2019 - April 28, 2019

Package includes accommodations, Many Wilderness Explorer Activities, Explorers Club backpack, $50 dining credit per night, the option to add Premium Spring Break Activities and more.

Wilderness Adventures
Spring Break Getaway

Thaw out from the winter frost with the ultimate spring break getaway! This year we are excited to introduce the Cape Resorts Explorer’s Club! Grab a trusty field guide for all of your Wilderness Adventures at Beach Plum Farm and Congress Hall. From Gardening and Birding, to Watercolor Painting and Archery, explorers will earn a special pin for their special sash with each activity they complete. At Congress Hall, cooking classes, scavenger hunts, and science experiments will fill the day with creativity and fun. Shuttle service is offered from all Cape Resorts Hotels to Beach Plum Farm, plus select activities are included as part of the package. Be sure to include Easter weekend in your stay and enjoy our Easter Brunch and all the Easter festivities on April 21st.

Spring Break Package includes:

  • Hotel Accommodations
  • An Explorers Club drawstring backpack for the kids, filled with items and special treats for your daily adventures.
  • Many Wilderness Adventure Activities (see activities below)
  • $50 Dining Credit at Congress Hall, per night*
  • Plus the option to add Premium Wilderness Activities and Easter Brunch tickets at the time of booking with our Stay Enhancements!

*Daily credit has no cash value and charges must be signed to your room folio for credit to apply.

Bringing family and friends or just want extra room for your stay, the new Beach Plum Farm Cottages
or the Virginia Cottages could be the ideal place to stay.

A stay at the Beach Plum Farm Cottages during spring break will include the following package components:

  • Farm Cottage or Barn Accommodations
  • An Explorers Club drawstring backpack for the kids, filled with items and special treats for your daily adventures.
  • Many Wilderness Adventure Activities (see daily activities below)
  • Stocked refrigerator with all the makings for a farm fresh breakfast plus other farm treats
  • Access to the Beach Plum Farm golf carts and bicycles
  • Plus the option to add Premium Wilderness Activities and reserve Easter Brunch at Beach Plum Farm at the time of booking with our Stay Enhancements!

To book the Congress Place Suites, please call: (800) 732-4236

Book now

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Easter Getaway Eggstravaganza Package

Available April 18, 2019 - April 23, 2019

Get hopping to Cape May this Easter and enjoy a delicious Easter Sunday brunch in the Ballroom, exciting family activities, a late checkout on Easter Sunday and more.

Easter Getaway Eggstravaganza Package

As the scent of Spring fills the air, head to Cape May for a wonderful Easter celebration. Enjoy a delicious brunch in the Ballroom and participate in all of the fun with the Easter Bunny and his sidekick, Blue! Stay busy all weekend with all of the festivities including Easter egg hunts, scavenger hunts, train rides and our many Spring Break events!

Easter Getaway Package includes:

  • Deluxe Accommodations
  • A delicious Easter Sunday brunch for two in the Ballroom
  • A late check-out of 1pm on Easter Sunday
Call Now To Book

Call (855) 290-8467 to book your Easter Getaway today!

*Additional guests can be added to Sunday Easter Brunch as a Stay Enhancement.

Wednesday, April 17th

Self-Guided Tours

Birding

10:00 am - 11:00 am | Beach Plum Farm

Did you know that Cape May is one of the best places in the world to look for the prettiest and most interesting birds? Each explorer will receive a field journal complete with an Audubon guide to help them spot the famous fowl as they walk around the farm. Identify the birds that like to hang out in Cape May during the spring and receive your birding button!

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 1 pass purchase

Tree Printing

Tree Printing

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Can you tell the difference between an oak tree and a maple, or a poplar from an elm? The leaves and bark of a tree are like their fingerprints-they let you know how unique each tree can be! Tree bark varies between species of trees and the best way to identify them is by taking a tree bark rubbing. Explorers will experiment with different art supplies like wax paper and pastels to focus in on different patterns and textures. Use the trusty field guide to peek at the science behind the leaves and earn your Fingerprinting pin when you identify the beautiful trees at Beach Plum Farm.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 1 pass purchase

Davies Lake Hike

Davey's Lake Hike

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Sunset Beach

Discover Cape May’s hidden gem, Davey’s lake. At the very tip of the island by sunset beach, you’ll find a magical trail full of the flora and fauna that makes this tiny hamlet by the sea so unique. Go on a guided hike through the forest and learn all about the plants and wildlife, until you make it to a beautiful back woods oasis- Davey’s Lake. The hike lasts about 45 minutes, where upon completion explorers will receive their Davey’s Lake pin.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 1 pass purchase

Cape May Diamonds

Cape May Diamond Hunting

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm | Sunset Beach

Search along the sands of Sunset Beach for Cape May Diamonds! These quartz crystals were once thought to hold supernatural powers, and were used by the Lenne Lenape Tribe for jewelry and trading. Earn your pin while taking some of these beautiful rocks home to tumble and polish into beautifully formed genuine Cape May Diamonds.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 1 pass purchase

Dinner with Blue

Dinner Time | The Blue Pig Tavern

Celebrate the year of the Pig with your favorite cerulean swine, Blue! Kids eat free* all night long, and Blue himself will be hanging out to say hello and snap some selfies.

*Kids Eat Free: For every adult entrée ordered off the regular Blue Pig Tavern menu, one child age 12 years or younger may order from the Blue Pig Tavern Children’s menu.

Congress Hall Train

Congress Hall Express

10:00 am - 5:00 pm | Congress Hall

All aboard! A favorite for kids of all ages, the Congress Hall Express train loops around the veranda and grand lawn.

Thursday, April 18th

Chemistry

Chemistry

10:00 am - 11:00 am | Congress Hall

The scientists in the CH Lab need your help! Join them for a morning of silly experiments and mixing up all sorts of fun ingredients to make your very own lava lamp.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 1 pass purchase

Watercolor Painting

Watercolor Painting

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Why did so many famous artists paint beautiful landscapes and fields of endless flowers? They must have been inspired by the beauty of nature itself, which you can see around every corner at Beach Plum Farm. Let your inner Manet shine and capture the beauty of the spring flowers popping up left and right at Beach Plum Farm this spring.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 1 pass purchase

Critter Care

Critter Care

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Cape May’s Nature Center pays a visit to Beach Plum Farm, along with a few furry friends. Come learn the ins and outs of caring for your own favorite critters and gain some insight into the wildlife that is indigenous to Cape May.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 1 pass purchase

Congress Hall Train

Congress Hall Express

10:00 am - 5:00 pm | Congress Hall

All aboard! A favorite for kids of all ages, the Congress Hall Express train loops around the veranda and grand lawn.

Friday, April 19th

Cooking

Cooking

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Congress Hall

Earn your pin from Le Cordon Bleu du Cape Resorts. Join our chefs in creating your own culinary masterpiece. Enjoy feasting on the fruits of your labor after whipping up a tasty lunch at Congress Hall.

$30 per child | $15 per adult

Slime Making

Slime Making

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Congress Hall

If you’re a fan of all things oozy, gooey and guaranteed to entertain for hours on end, then you won’t want to miss slime making! Learn how to make your very own slime, and take some home along with your Explorer pin.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 1 pass purchase

Chemistry

Chemistry

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm | Congress Hall

The scientists in the CH Lab need your help! Join them for an afternoon of silly experiments and mixing up all sorts of fun ingredients to make your very own lava lamp.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 1 pass purchase

terrarium with plant and shells

Terrarium Making

4:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Create your own portable garden to take home. Learn about all kinds of plants that go into your terrarium. What better way to earn your pin and have an awesome souvenir from Beach Plum Farm?

$25 per person

Campfire and Movie

Campfire & Movie

6:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Gather ‘round the flicker of the campfire and catch one of your favorite flicks while looking up at the stars.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 1 pass purchase

Congress Hall Train

Congress Hall Express

10:00 am - 5:00 pm | Congress Hall

All aboard! A favorite for kids of all ages, the Congress Hall Express train loops around the veranda and grand lawn.

Saturday, April 20th

Scavenger Hunt at the Farm

Scavenger Hunt at The Farm

10:00 am - 5:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Discover every corner of Beach Plum Farm while searching for all of its hidden gems on a scavenger hunt!

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 1 pass purchase

Scavenger Hunt at Congress Hall

Scavenger Hunt at Congress Hall

10:00 am - 5:00 pm | Congress Hall

Congress Hall is one of the oldest places in all of Cape May. Did you know, the building itself has been standing in its place since 1879? With 140 years of history there’s plenty to discover in every corner of the Big House by the Sea (like….why is it known as “the big house by the sea?”). Learn that fun fact and more on this scavenger hunt of America’s First Seaside Resort.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 1 pass purchase

Tractor

Hayrides

10:00 am - 5:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Bring your whole family for a fun ride around the farm.

Congress Hall Train

Congress Hall Express

10:00 am - 5:00 pm | Congress Hall

All aboard! A favorite for kids of all ages, the Congress Hall Express train loops around the veranda and grand lawn.

EASTER BRUNCH
& EGG HUNTS

Enjoy a delicious Easter Brunch in our Grand Ballroom and bounce on over to the lawn for a day full of fun family activities. Join the Easter Bunny along with his sidekick, Blue the Pig at Congress Hall's Annual Easter Egg Hunt.
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Monday, April 22nd

Self-Guided Tours

Birding

10:00 am - 11:00 am | Beach Plum Farm

Did you know that Cape May is one of the best places in the world to look for the prettiest and most interesting birds? Each explorer will receive a field journal complete with an Audubon guide to help them spot the famous fowl as they walk around the farm. Identify the birds that like to hang out in Cape May during the spring and receive your birding button!

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 2 pass purchase

Tree Printing

Tree Printing

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Can you tell the difference between an oak tree and a maple, or a poplar from an elm? The leaves and bark of a tree are like their fingerprints-they let you know how unique each tree can be! Tree bark varies between species of trees and the best way to identify them is by taking a tree bark rubbing. Explorers will experiment with different art supplies like wax paper and pastels to focus in on different patterns and textures. Use the trusty field guide to peek at the science behind the leaves and earn your Fingerprinting pin when you identify the beautiful trees at Beach Plum Farm.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 2 pass purchase

Gardening

Gardening

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Whether you live on a farm or are aspiring to obtain green thumb status, by the end of this class at Beach Plum Farm, you’ll be an expert in making a garden grow. Explorers will get a chance to help with planting beds at the farm and start their own seedlings to take home.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 2 pass purchase

Archery

Ready, Aim, Archery

2:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

A vacation at Cape Resorts really hits the spot- but even more so when you actually learn how to score a Bulls’ Eye. Archery Guides will lead explorers through a training session on archery fundamentals. Explorers will then have a chance to have at it, as guides offer tips and tricks during open range time and target archery.

$30 per child | $15 per adult
Must be age 7 or older.

terrarium with plant and shells

Terrarium Making

4:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Create your own portable garden to take home. Learn about all kinds of plants that go into your terrarium. What better way to earn your pin and have an awesome souvenir from Beach Plum Farm?

$25 per person

Campfire and Movie

Campfire & Movie

6:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Gather ‘round the flicker of the campfire and catch one of your favorite flicks while looking up at the stars.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 2 pass purchase

Congress Hall Train

Congress Hall Express

10:00 am - 5:00 pm | Congress Hall

All aboard! A favorite for kids of all ages, the Congress Hall Express train loops around the veranda and grand lawn.

Tuesday, April 23rd

Cooking

Cooking

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Congress Hall

Earn your pin from Le Cordon Bleu du Cape Resorts. Join our chefs in creating your own culinary masterpiece. Enjoy feasting on the fruits of your labor after whipping up a tasty lunch at Congress Hall.

$30 per child | $15 per adult

Slime Making

Slime Making

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Congress Hall

If you’re a fan of all things oozy, gooey and guaranteed to entertain for hours on end, then you won’t want to miss slime making! Learn how to make your very own slime, and take some home along with your Explorer pin.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 2 pass purchase

Chemistry

Chemistry

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm | Congress Hall

The scientists in the CH Lab need your help! Join them for an afternoon of silly experiments and mixing up all sorts of fun ingredients to make your very own lava lamp.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 2 pass purchase

Congress Hall Train

Congress Hall Express

10:00 am - 5:00 pm | Congress Hall

All aboard! A favorite for kids of all ages, the Congress Hall Express train loops around the veranda and grand lawn.

Wednesday, April 24th

Gardening

Gardening

10:00 am - 11:00 am | Beach Plum Farm

Whether you live on a farm or are aspiring to obtain green thumb status, by the end of this class at Beach Plum Farm, you’ll be an expert in making a garden grow. Explorers will get a chance to help with planting beds at the farm and start their own seedlings to take home.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 2 pass purchase

Archery

Ready, Aim, Archery

11:00 am | Beach Plum Farm

A vacation at Cape Resorts really hits the spot- but even more so when you actually learn how to score a Bulls’ Eye. Archery Guides will lead explorers through a training session on archery fundamentals. Explorers will then have a chance to have at it, as guides offer tips and tricks during open range time and target archery.

$30 per child | $15 per adult
Must be age 7 or older.

Cape May Diamonds

Cape May Diamond Hunting

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Sunset Beach

Search along the sands of Sunset Beach for Cape May Diamonds! These quartz crystals were once thought to hold supernatural powers, and were used by the Lenne Lenape Tribe for jewelry and trading. Earn your pin while taking some of these beautiful rocks home to tumble and polish into beautifully formed genuine Cape May Diamonds.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 2 pass purchase

Davey's Lake Hike

Davey's Lake Hike

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Sunset Beach

Discover Cape May’s hidden gem, Davey’s lake. At the very tip of the island by sunset beach, you’ll find a magical trail full of the flora and fauna that makes this tiny hamlet by the sea so unique. Go on a guided hike through the forest and learn all about the plants and wildlife, until you make it to a beautiful back woods oasis- Davey’s Lake. The hike lasts about 45 minutes, where upon completion explorers will receive their Davey’s Lake pin.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 2 pass purchase

Dinner with Blue

Dinner Time | The Blue Pig Tavern

Celebrate the year of the Pig with your favorite cerulean swine, Blue! Kids eat free* all night long, and Blue himself will be hanging out to say hello and snap some selfies.

*Kids Eat Free: For every adult entrée ordered off the regular Blue Pig Tavern menu, one child age 12 years or younger may order from the Blue Pig Tavern Children’s menu.

Congress Hall Train

Congress Hall Express

10:00 am - 5:00 pm | Congress Hall

All aboard! A favorite for kids of all ages, the Congress Hall Express train loops around the veranda and grand lawn.

Thursday, April 25th

Chemistry

Chemistry

10:00 am - 11:00 am | Congress Hall

The scientists in the CH Lab need your help! Join them for a morning of silly experiments and mixing up all sorts of fun ingredients to make your very own lava lamp.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 2 pass purchase

Watercolor Painting

Watercolor Painting

11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Why did so many famous artists paint beautiful landscapes and fields of endless flowers? They must have been inspired by the beauty of nature itself, which you can see around every corner at Beach Plum Farm. Let your inner Manet shine and capture the beauty of the spring flowers popping up left and right at Beach Plum Farm this spring.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 2 pass purchase

Critter Care

Critter Care

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Cape May’s Nature Center pays a visit to Beach Plum Farm, along with a few furry friends. Come learn the ins and outs of caring for your own favorite critters and gain some insight into the wildlife that is indigenous to Cape May.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 2 pass purchase

Congress Hall Train

Congress Hall Express

10:00 am - 5:00 pm | Congress Hall

All aboard! A favorite for kids of all ages, the Congress Hall Express train loops around the veranda and grand lawn.

Friday, April 26th

Cooking

Cooking

10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Congress Hall

Earn your pin from Le Cordon Bleu du Cape Resorts. Join our chefs in creating your own culinary masterpiece. Enjoy feasting on the fruits of your labor after whipping up a tasty lunch at Congress Hall.

$30 per child | $15 per adult

Slime Making

Slime Making

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Beach Plum Farm

If you’re a fan of all things oozy, gooey and guaranteed to entertain for hours on end, then you won’t want to miss slime making! Learn how to make your very own slime, and take some home along with your Explorer pin.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 2 pass purchase

Chemistry

Chemistry

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm | Beach Plum Farm

The scientists in the CH Lab need your help! Join them for an afternoon of silly experiments and mixing up all sorts of fun ingredients to make your very own lava lamp.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 2 pass purchase

terrarium with plant and shells

Terrarium Making

4:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Create your own portable garden to take home. Learn about all kinds of plants that go into your terrarium. What better way to earn your pin and have an awesome souvenir from Beach Plum Farm?

$25 per person

Campfire and Movie

Campfire & Movie

6:00 pm | Beach Plum Farm

Gather ‘round the flicker of the campfire and catch one of your favorite flicks while looking up at the stars.

Included with Wilderness Adventure hotel package or with Week 2 pass purchase

Congress Hall Train

Congress Hall Express

10:00 am - 1:30 pm | Congress Hall

All aboard! A favorite for kids of all ages, the Congress Hall Express train loops around the veranda and grand lawn.