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Large blue and white Victorian style house with brown door, many windows, and green shrubsThere is a wonderful, rich history that surrounds the area of Cape May, NJ. We have unique attractions located in venues throughout the County where you can take a step back in time. You can experience our history at the Historic Cold Spring Village, the Cape May Lighthouse, the Naval Air Station Wildwood, or the Cape May County Museum to name a few. Our area is filled with buildings and sites that are on the National Register of Historic Places. The city of Cape May is actually the state’s only National Historic Landmark City! Victorian Weekend, coming up next month, is just one opportunity we have to celebrate our heritage and we’d love for you to check it out!

Victorian Weekend, which celebrates the unique heritage of our city, is exciting and entertaining from beginning to end. This is the 45thanniversary for this landmark weekend, happening October 4-8, 2018. There will be various events and activities planned over the 5-day weekend—you just need to pick your favorites and enjoy! See below for some of the highlight events for this year.

Victorian Weekend Highlights

  • Tours of the Physick Estate
  • Murder Mystery Dinners
  • Crafts and Collectibles Show
  • Underground Railroad Trolley Tour
  • Brunch Walk
  • Cape May Wine School
  • Taste Your Way Inn Tour

During the Victorian period you could see scenes of lavish parties, lawn tennis matches, yachting, and promenading along the beachfront. This area became known back then as the “President’s Playground.” Presidents Lincoln, Grant, Arthur, Buchanan, Hayes, and Benjamin Harrison all vacationed here. We would love for you to be our next guest! Book online and come enjoy a spectacular fall getaway to the beautiful seaside resort of Cape May.