Cape May NJ BeachesPlan Your Stay

Helpful information for planning your stay in historic Cape May, New Jersey

Area Transportation

Cape May-Lewes Ferry
1-800-64-FERRY
Car & foot passenger fares. Operates year round, weather permitting. Shuttle available 7 days, Mid-June through Mid-October, weekends in Spring and Fall.

New Jersey Transit
In NJ Call 1-800-582-5946. Out of State 215-569-3752
Bus service to Cape May from New York City, Philadelphia & Atlantic City.

Atlantic City International Airport 609-645-7895

Philadelphia International Airport 215-937-6937

Woodbine Airport 609-861-1300 (Private Aircraft Only)

Visitor Services

Beach Information
Beach tags are required on Cape May, NJ beaches from 10am-5pm for ages 12 and older from Memorial Day Through Mid-September. You can purchase daily, weekly or seasonal beach tags at all beach entrances. Call 609-884-9522 for more information.

2017 Rates
Seasonl tag: $28
Weekly tag (Sat. to Sat.) $18.00
3-day tag $12.00
Daily tag $6.00

Beach Wheel Chairs are available at no charge. Call 609-884-9520.

Bicycling / In-Line Skating
Throughout the streets of Cape May, anytime.
On the Promenade, 4am-10am
(May-October31)

Churches
Allen A.M.E., 717 Franklin St. 609-884-4044
Assembly of God, 1068 Seashore Rd., 609-884-2424
Beth Judah Temple, Pacific & Spencer, Wildwood, 609-522-7541
Cape May Lutheran, 506 Pittsburg Ave., 609-884-2181
Cape Island Baptist, Columbia & Gurney Sts., 609-884-3917
Church of Advent, Franklin & Washington Sts., 609-884-7239
Franklin Street Methodist, Lafayette & Franklin Sts., 609-884-7239
Macedonia Baptist, Lafayette & Franklin Sts., 609-884-3270
Our Lady Star of the Sea, R.C., 525 Washington St., 609-884-5311
1st Presbyterian, Decatur & Hughes Sts., 609-884-3949
1st United Methodist, 635 Washington St., 609-884-3792

Fire
Emergency - 911, Non-emergency 609-884-9512

Hospital
Emergency - 911
Cape Regional Medical Center, exit 10 Garden State Parkway, 609-463-2000

Information Centers
Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cape May, 609-884-5508
Welcome Center, Lafayette & Bank Sts., 609-884-9562
Information Booth, Washington St. Mall at Ocean Street
Civic Affairs Office, Convention Hall, Beach Ave., 609-884-9565

Library
Cape May, Ocean & Hughes Sts., 609-884-9568
County Library, 30 West Mechanic St., Cape May Ct. House, 609-463-6350

Parking in Cape May
Free Parking (Summer Only), Cape May Elementary School, Lafayette & Madison Sts.
Metered Parking, Municipal Lot, Jackson & Perry Sts. and on Streets throughout the City.

Playgrounds & Parks
Kiwanis Park, Madison St. (BBQ Grills)
Nature Center, 1600 Delaware Ave. (Picnic Tables)
Rotary Park, Lafayette & Decatur Sts. (Picnic Tables)
State Park, Cape May Point (Picnic Area & BBQ Grills)

Police
Emergency - 911, Non-emergency 609-884-9500

Post Office
Washington & Franklin Sts., 609-884-3578, 9am -5pm Monday-Friday, 8:30am-12:30pm Saturday

Public Restrooms
Ocean St. at Washington Commons
Decatur St. (between Mall & Lyle Lane)
Transportation Center, Lafayette & Elmira Sts.
Beach Ave. & Broadway
Promenade at Beach Ave., near Grant St.
Convention Hall and Solarium on the Promenade between Stockton & Gurney Sts.
Beach & Philadelphia Aves.
New Jersey Ave. & Wilmington Ave.
Welcome Center, (Lafayette & Bank Sts.)

Recycling
Call 609-884-9591 for schedule

Rental Equipment
Beach Equipment, various entrances on beach
Bicycles, Cape Island Bike Rentals 609-884-8011, Shields Bike Rentals 609-884-BIKE