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La Mer Beachfront Resort – Escape to Cape May, NJ
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The BEST Summer Activities and Things to Do in Cape May

Discover the magic of Cape May, New Jersey—your ultimate summer getaway destination. This charming seaside town offers a captivating blend of relaxation, adventure, and unforgettable experiences for visitors of all ages. Soak up the sun on the pristine beaches, embark on thrilling whale-watching excursions with Cape May Whale Watcher, indulge in wine tastings at the picturesque Willow Creek Winery and Cape May Winery, and savor craft brews at Behr Brewing. For a day of aquatic fun, make a splash at Morey’s Water Park, featuring exhilarating rides and relaxing attractions. Step back in time and explore the Victorian elegance and maritime heritage of historic Cape May, from climbing the iconic lighthouse to joining immersive trolley tours. With exclusive deals and discounts available through our concierge, along with expert assistance in planning special celebrations, La Mer Beachfront Resort can help an unforgettable summer escape in the heart of Cape May.

Whale Watching and Dolphin Spotting with Cape May Whale Watcher

Embark on an unforgettable maritime adventure with Cape May Whale Watcher. This premier tour operator offers a variety of thrilling experiences, including their signature “Cetacean Spectacular” tour. Set sail on a 3-hour excursion through the bay and Atlantic, where you’ll have the chance to witness majestic whales and playful dolphins in their natural habitat. With the largest and fastest boats in New Jersey and a unique “Marine Mammal Sighting” guarantee, Cape May Whale Watcher ensures an extraordinary wildlife encounter.

Whale Watching Cape May, NJ

For those interested in more than marine mammals, our fleet also provides daily fishing, boat rentals, kayak tours, bird-watching excursions, and even a visit to the Dancing Dolphin Gift Shop and Picnic Area. Our base at 2nd Avenue & Wilson Drive, 1218 Wilson Drive, Cape May, NJ 08204, offers free parking and is open daily from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. You can easily book your adventure by clicking the buy tickets button on our website or by calling 1-800-786-5445.

Cape May Whale Watcher has something for everyone—whether you’re seeking a solo adventure, a unique story to share with friends, a fun-filled family outing, or a romantic escape. From watching fireworks and air shows from our decks to embarking on special lighthouse cruises, the possibilities for creating new memories are endless. Check our full calendar for more details on our trips, which require a minimum of 25 passengers to sail.

Wine and Dine at Willow Creek Winery

For a touch of sophistication and romance, head to Willow Creek Winery, a stunning 50-acre estate nestled in the heart of Cape May. This award-winning winery offers a delightful escape from the ordinary, transporting you to the picturesque vineyards of France or Southern California. Indulge in a wine-tasting experience, savoring estate-grown and blended wines paired with delectable charcuterie boards and gourmet grill offerings. With its rustic charm and breathtaking views, Willow Creek Winery is the perfect spot to unwind and create lasting memories.

Willow Creek Winery in Cape May

Willow Creek Winery Address: 160-168 Stevens St, West Cape May, NJ 08204 Hours: Open daily, 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM Phone: (609) 770-8782

Sip and Savor at Cape May Winery

Discover the charm of Cape May Winery, a cornerstone of the region’s vibrant wine scene since 2003. This family-owned winery prides itself on crafting exceptional wines from grapes meticulously grown on its own estate. Embark on a self-guided tour and delve into the unique artwork displayed throughout the premises, each piece narrating a fascinating story of the winery’s heritage.

Relax and unwind on our scenic patio or choose from our indoor seating options as you sip on your favorite wines. Cape May Winery offers an intimate and inviting atmosphere, perfect for enjoying our daily wine offerings and delicious tapas prepared by Chef Mike Siegel. Our menu features wine available by the bottle, handpicked featured wines by the glass, wine flights, and even 1L carafes and growlers available at the bar.

Cape May Winery in Cape May, NJ

Cape May Winery Address: 711 Townbank Rd, Cape May, NJ 08204 Hours: Open daily, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Phone: (609) 884-1169

Craft Beer Enthusiasts Rejoice at Behr Brewing

For those who prefer the hoppy delights of craft beer, Behr Brewing is a must-visit destination. Started by two local entrepreneurs, this Cape May brewery has quickly become a favorite among beer aficionados. With a diverse selection of brews, from refreshing shandies to robust stouts, there’s something to satisfy every palate. Enjoy a flight or pint in the inviting taproom, complete with a cozy fireplace and handcrafted decor. Be sure to grab a bite from their rotating selection of food trucks and soak up the laid-back, dog-friendly atmosphere.

Behr Brewing in Cape May. NJ

Behr Brewing Address: 605 Lafayette St, Cape May, NJ 08204 Hours: Open Thursday to Sunday, hours vary Phone: (609) 435-5469

Stay in Style at La Mer Beachfront Resort

Nestled along the pristine shores of Cape May, La Mer Beachfront Resort provides a tranquil oasis for your summer escape. With its stunning ocean views, elegant rooms, and top-notch amenities, this resort ensures that your stay will be nothing short of exceptional. Our resort’s attentive staff is dedicated to making your visit truly memorable.

Make a Splash at Morey’s Water Park

When it’s time to cool off and make a splash, head to Morey’s Water Park for a day of aquatic adventures. This two-in-one park features Raging Waters for thrill-seekers and Ocean Oasis for a more relaxed experience. Brave the near-vertical drop of Shotgun Falls, race down the exhilarating Speed Slides, or take on the twists and turns of the Rocket Raft Run. For a gentler pace, float along the Endless River, sip cocktails at the Water Lilies Swim Up Bar, or let the little ones explore the interactive play area at Bonsai Beach.

Morey's Waterpark in Cape May, NJ

Ready to make a splash at Morey’s Waterpark this summer? The park is open daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day, with hours typically from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Visitors can purchase single-day tickets or a season pass for unlimited summer fun. Be sure to check the official Morey’s Piers website for the most up-to-date information on hours, ticket prices, and special promotions.

Historic Cape May

Step back in time and explore the Cape May Historic District, a designated National Historic Landmark, you’ll find yourself transported to a bygone era, surrounded by meticulously preserved Victorian homes, quaint shops, and historic sites that whisper tales of the past. From the majestic Cape May Lighthouse, where you can climb to the top for breathtaking views of the coastline, to the opulent Emlen Physick Estate, a preserved Victorian mansion offering guided tours, and the World War II Lookout Tower, which played a crucial role in defending the shores during the Second World War, Cape May’s historical treasures are waiting to be discovered.

To delve deeper into the town’s history and architecture, join one of the renowned trolley tours led by knowledgeable guides, or take advantage of the La Mer Beachfront Resort’s “Taste of History” package, which allows you to choose from a selection of historic sites to visit during your stay, ensuring an unforgettable and immersive experience in this captivating seaside town.

Celebrate Special Occasions with La Mer Beachfront Resort

Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, anniversary, or any other special milestone, La Mer Beachfront Resort is the perfect backdrop for your festivities. Our concierge can help you arrange room decorations, special gifts, and other thoughtful touches to make your celebration truly remarkable. From intimate dinners to grand gatherings, we’ll work with you to create an unforgettable experience.

Plan Your Summer Getaway in Cape May

Ready to dive into your summer adventure in Cape May at La Mer Beachfront Resort? Contact us today to book your stay and discover all the exciting activities Cape May has to offer. Whether watching majestic whales, exploring historic sites, savoring local wines and brews, or making a splash at the waterpark, we are here to make your summer unforgettable.

For more information or to start planning your journey, contact us at La Mer Beachfront Resort or call our front desk for personalized assistance. We look forward to welcoming you to a summer filled with adventure, relaxation, and unforgettable memories at Cape May!

Concierge Exclusive: Special Offers and Discounts

As a guest of La Mer Beachfront Resort, you have access to exclusive deals and discounts through our concierge. Take advantage of vouchers and tickets for Cape May Whale Watcher, Willow Creek Winery, Cape May Winery, Behr Brewing, and Morey’s Water Park.

Feel free to contact Caskia, our guest experience manager and concierge, who is committed to helping you enjoy your Cape May experience. La Mer Beachfront Resort Concierge: (609) 770-4810

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