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Life in Cape May

Cape May News - admin - April 15, 2019

For anyone who has ever visited Cape May the thought may have occurred…”What would it be like to live in Cape May?”

Cape May is a time capsule. Many of the homes are on the Historic Home Register. A walk through the historic district will take visitors back to a time where the town thrived with beautiful Victorian architecture. The historic homes are now protected by a historic commission. Should an owner of a home want to make changes to the exterior they will need approval from the Historic Commission. Why is this important? The community is protected from historic homes being torn down for new homes. So to begin with if you choose to live in Cape May you will own property in a community that cares about its past.

The town has everything a typical town has for commerce. We have an Acme and a CVS and many other businesses that specifically cater to the tourist. A favorite time of the year is the off season for many full time residents. The off season seems to be shorter each year in Cape May. The rental season is now 8-10 months of the year. Cape May is becoming a year round destination. Cape May is a wonderful place to retire and relax. If you get bored easily Cape May will fill your days with fun. There is always something going on …an event, a concert, a movie on the beach and so much more. If you need a break from the everyday routine residents can walk the beach or take a bike ride through town. Cape May is a pet lovers town. Residents can be seen walking throughout the town with their dogs.

So if your thinking of moving to the Cape do your homework on where the best locations are to live and start looking for your dream place. What are you waiting for? Cape May is the best place to live!

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Tips for Renting a Cape May Vacation Rental

Cape May News, Vacation Rental News - admin - April 11, 2019

We are often asked what is the best way to choose a rental for a vacation in Cape May

Below are a few questions to ask yourself to help choose the perfect rental.

  1. What features do you want in a Cape May rental? A/C, Fully Equipped Kitchen, Yard, Pool, Garage, Front Porch, Roof Deck, Hot Tub, Parking on-site or off-site
  2. Where in Cape May do you want to stay? Beachfront, Oceanview, Near Shopping, Secluded or Bayfront.
  3. Can I bring my pet? Cape May has many Pet Friendly rentals available. Many properties have yards for your dog. Many owners have size requirements for pets.
  4. Do owners rent whole homes? Yes. Many Cape May rentals offer whole house rentals for large families. Some homes will accommodate 20 or more guests. Check to see how much parking they provide as parking can be a challenge in Cape May.
  5. What are some of the best locations to rent in Cape May? The number one destination will always be beachfront. However due to the historic nature of Cape May many renters choose to be in the historic district. Jackson Street is the most centrally located street in town. It overs easy access to the beach and Washington Street Mall.

There are many decisions to make when choosing a vacation rental in Cape May. Our best tip is to take your time and speak with the owners and read reviews. Good luck in finding your perfect Cape May Rental.

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Wildwoods Race of Gentlemen

Uncategorized - admin - April 3, 2019

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Race fans, hold onto your seats while vintage motorcycles and automobiles battle it out on the shore against the rising tides for your viewing pleasure. Indian, Harley Davidson, Excelcior, Ford, Dodge Brothers and more! An extraordinary display of why America’s love for vintage automotive will never fade. Do not miss your chance to see these fine men flog their jaw-dropping machines on the sand, just like in days gone by. Come one, come all to watch in awe as they roar at the shore!

Join us to experience the greatest race on earth! The Race of Gentlemen is an automotive carnival that celebrates American racing heritage. A true homage to automobile and motorcycle history, hosted by the Oilers CC/MC. Spectators and racers alike will experience a simpler time of when guys were gentlemen and cars were king! Stultz & Son Productions will exhibit their hand-selected group of gentlemen, who will showcase their pre-war machines at the water’s edge on the beach of Wildwood, New Jersey. Commonly referred to as TROG for short, the carefully curated event will give you a history lesson and an unforgettable weekend, all rolled into one.

Other Dates For This Event:
  • Thursday, October 03, 2019
  • Friday, October 04, 2019
  • Saturday, October 05, 2019
  • Sunday, October 06 2019
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Coast Guard Community Festival

Cape May News - admin - April 3, 2019

A celebration of the USCG Training Station’s presence in Cape May County. Featuring events on and off the base. Festival goers will explore the extensive TRACEN base on foot and by trolley, get an inside look at US Coast Guard vessels and view a Coast Guard helicopter up close. The Coast Guard Recruit Band and drill team will give engaging performances and US Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City will conduct thrilling search and rescue demonstrations. There will be tours of Cape May Harbor, children’s activities, interactive displays, vendors, food, beer, live music and cultural and historical exhibits.

Saturday, May 04, 2019 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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