Local Attractions

We know that most days down the shore are spent on the beach, at the pool and going to the boardwalk, but there are so many other things in the area to experience. The following is a list of activities, restaurants and general information to help you plan your trip!

Other Things to Do & See!

  • Cape May Free Magic Shows


    Enjoy a Free Magic Show for children & families with a magician  at Cape May Convention Hall located at 714 Beach Avenue. Free fun for the whole family, no need to call ahead!

  • Atlantic City Casino’s


    Choose from many Casino’s in Atlantic City

  • Bingo Nights



    New Jersey Bingo Halls Listings for Cape May County.


  • Free Movies on the Beach


    The event is FREE each week! Each Thursday, join us on Leaming Ave Beach to see the 30ft inflatable movie screen showcase a new and popular movie rated G, PG or PG-13. Enjoy dinner and a movie with our food vendors, plus have a snack from our kettlecorn, ice cream, or funnel cake vendors! The event opens at 7:30 PM, with the movie starting as soon as dusk hits, around 8:30 PM. Beach chairs and blankets are encouraged, but please no tents, umbrellas, or flags.

  • Wildwood Bike Rental


    Chill or thrill? Crazy or lazy? Explore 5 miles of free white-sand beaches and 38 blocks of boardwalk excitement.  The best way to see Wildwood is on a bike – and we provide the best value bike rental for smiles and an adventure you’ll never forget! Free parking while renting. Rent by the hour, day or week. Free helmets, and locks lights if needed.

  • Zippy’s Bike Rental


    We have thousands of bikes available to suit all riding styles and terrain.

  • Konsole Gaming Center


    We are a New Age Arcade offering the latest and retro gaming console systems with 1000’s of games to choose from. Come in and enjoy games and delicious food in a fun, friendly, and safe atmosphere! “A world light years beyond your imagination”
    Along with Konsole Gaming Center we have Game Of Cones offering ice cream and food Located in the Rio Mall by Frank Theatres in Rio Grande NJ
  • Franks Theatres


    Longtime movie theater chain screening current films & offering standard concessions.

  • Washington Street Mall


    Shop, Dine, Relax

  • Wild Island Scooters


    Welcome to Wildwood’s ONLY motorized scooter rental! Enjoy the island of Wildwood in a fun NEW way this summer! With approximately 4.9sq miles of The Wildwoods to explore, you’ll find yourself seeing fun new things regardless if it’s your first time in Wildwood or if you’ve been coming down for years. Ride along the Atlantic Ocean  in North Wildwood. Cruise down Ocean Ave. in Wildwood. Or take a ride along Sunset Lake in Wildwood Crest.

  • Escape May


    Cape May County’s ORIGINAL Escape Room! ESCAPE MAY is a live action adventure where you’ll race to solve clues, puzzles, and riddles to escape before time runs out!​

  • Escape NJ


    Enter into an exciting new world where you and your team use your wits and physically interact with your environment to accomplish a common goal!

  • Downtown Wildwood’s Farmer Market


    The Downtown Wildwood Farmers Market will be held from 8:00am until 12:30pm, from Memorial Day through Labor Day

  • Island Bowl


    Vintage bowling center offering theme nights, an arcade & a pro shop, plus bars for snacks & drinks.

  • Cape May Stage


    Intimate theater showcasing an array of plays, plus dinner & show packages in a 19th-century church.

  • Cape May Carriage Co.


    The Cape May Carriage Company has been a part of Victorian Cape May since 1983.

Adult Activites

  • The Star Beach Bar


    Set on the ocean, this chic bar serves small plates & signature cocktails amid sofas & a fire pit.

  • Flip Flopz Bar & Grill


    Tropics-inspired food & cocktails in a lively beach hangout with patios & a seasonal rooftop pool.

  • Flow House


    Flow House Wildwood is the Ultimate Urban Beach Club entertainment venue pioneering the action water sport of Flowboarding in New Jersey!

  • Dogtooth Bar & Grill


    Good Food…Good Drinks…Good Friends

  • The Deck at Holly Beach


    Easygoing restaurant/bar with American food, flat-screen TVs & outdoor seating, plus entertainment.
  • Shamrock Beef & Ale


    The oldest Irish Pub in Wildwood NJ

  • Good Night Irenes


    Life Is Too Short To Drink Crap Beer! Wildwood Largest Craft Beer Selection with over 90 different selections!

  • Natali Vineyards


    Take a New Jersey winery tour on your next vacation!

  • Willow Creek Winery


    Willow Creek Winery is a winery in West Cape May in Cape May County, New Jersey. Formerly a produce farm, the vineyard was first planted in 2005, and opened to the public in 2012. Willow Creek has 40 acres of grapes under cultivation, and produces 6,000 cases of wine per year.

  • Hawk Haven Vineyard & Winery


    Hawk Haven Vineyard & Winery is a winery in Rio Grande section of Lower Township in Cape May County, New Jersey. A family dairy and produce farm since 1940, the vineyard was first planted in 1997.

  • Cape May Brewing Co.


    Three guys and a beer — that’s how Cape May Brewing Company came to be. Back in 2011, Ryan, Hank, and Mop Man brewed their first batch of Cape May IPA, kegged it up, and sold it to a bar up the street…

  • 7 Mile Brewery


    Great Beer for Great People

  • Mud Hen Brewing Co.


    MudHen Brewing Co. Only Brewery in Wildwood, NJ

  • Cape May Winery


    We invite you to come and experience our winery! Plan a visit to one of our three tasting rooms, enjoy a bottle of wine on our charming deck, go on a winery tour, or simply take in the breathtaking views of the oldest vines in Cape May County. Come and see what makes the Cape May area such a premier grape growing region. From Cape May’s sandy soil to mild climate, our grapes have the ideal temperature in which to grow.

Water Activities

  • Sup Guy Stand Up Paddleboards and Kayaks


    SUP Guy specializes in Stand Up Paddle Board Rentals for the Jersey Shore.  We offer FREE delivery and pick up to your doorstep for daily and weekly rentals.

  • Atlantic Parasail


    Come fly with us at Atlantic Parasail and experience the thrills of an offshore powerboat ride, parachuting, ballooning and gliding all in one “action packed adventure”, at a fraction of the cost! Parasailing is terrific fun for the whole family and we offer triple, tandem and solo flights. Our proximity to both Cape May and Wildwood means that we’re the closest parasailing outfit to the inlet, which means more air time for you!

  • Lake View Docks


    Largest Riding Area in the Crest. Voted Best Watersport Rental 2011, 2012 and 2014.

  • Mocean Waverunners


    Providing top-of-line equipment and professional instruction/supervision to cruise around or open the throttle on 3+MILES of FREESTYLE riding area. THE PLACE YOU DON’T RIDE IN CIRCLES! 

  • Wildwood Wave Runners


    For an action packed adventure on your next trip to the Jersey Shore please visit Wildwood Waverunners

Nature & Outdoor Adventure

  • Tara Anne Sports Fishing


    Family owned business operating out of Wildwood NJ since 1997. Our boat is very spacious 30 ft boat providing plenty of room for fishing. We provide everything you and your crew will need for a successful day on the water.

  • Fins & Grins Sport Fishing


    She is 40’ by 14’ wide, custom built, powered by a reliable C-9 503 horsepower Caterpillar engine. The boat cruises at 20 knots and tops out at about 24 knots. A hydrodynamic hull was specially designed for an extremely comfortable ride and to be a stable vessel in drifting conditions. Sailing daily according to species regulations of the season.

  • Hit the Surf Charters


    Each trip is catered to meet the clients skill level and expectations, from all ages and anglers experience, from veteran to novice. I will make every effort to exceed all expectations, enhance your fishing skills, and give you memories to last a life time, so that your family and friends come back for many years to come!

  • Royal Flushing Fishing


    Captain John Royles, a true veteran of the party boat fishing industry, began steering his father’s boat at the age of three. The pride instilled in him is evident the moment you step aboard. The ROYAL FLUSH is maintained to yacht-like standards.

  • Tree to Tree Adventure Park


    Tree To Tree Adventure Park is South Jersey’s NEWEST adventure for thrill seekers of every age and ability. Play within the tree-tops where the wild ones roam on a series of progressively challenging obstacles set within the heights of the Cape May County Zoo.

    Explore the never before on Giant zip lines, rope swings, climbing walls, nets, ladders and more.

  • Skimmer Salt Marsh Safari


    Explore the Cape May Coastal Wetlands Wildlife Management Area aboard the 40′ SKIMMER. Tour one of N.J.’s densest populations of nesting Ospreys.  Nearly a dozen nests are visible at once! The SKIMMER is the only tour vessel in Cape May and Stone Harbor that routinely visits these spectacular natural areas. Our tours explore the coastal salt marsh. Itinerary includes natural history, fish, crustaceans, shellfish, marine mammals, plant life, tidal flows, and bird life. Tours remain on placid inland waters. Your fare promotes a non-consumptive use of our environment.

  • Cape May County Zoo


    Cape May County Zoo – a free zoo, great for the kids, so many things to see.

  • Cape May Whale Watch and Research Center


    The Cape May Whale Watch and Research Center (CMWW & RC) presents an unparalleled seafaring safari to the oceanic wonders of the Atlantic. Thrill to breathtaking sights of the world’s largest mammals surfacing and breaching. Enjoy the antics of man’s best friends—the dolphins, as they cavort and frolic right alongside the boat.

  • The Wetlands Institute


    Come discover why The Wetlands Institute of Stone Harbor, NJ is “The Natural Place to Have Fun!” At the Wetlands Institute, we promote the conservation and preservation of coastal ecosystems by providing a fun and educational experience for families, school groups and vacationers of all ages. Various events for kids.

Boat Tours

  • Thunder Cat Dolphin Watch


    Join us as we cruise along the beaches of Wildwood and Cape May experiencing sea life at its best! Enjoy the thrill of seeking out those irresistible Atlantic bottle-nosed dolphins. The Thunder Cat is truly a “one of a kind” specially designed boat. With 99% successful dolphin sightings every year, our guests call her the “dolphin magnet”.

  • Big Blue Sightseer Whale & Dolphin Cruises


    The Big Blue Sightseer will take you on an enchanting 3 hour tour and bring out the kid in you. We sail every day throughout the summer season! We’ve been a Wildwood tradition for over 60 years and offer three daily cruises to choose from.

  • Silver Bullet Tours


    The Worlds Largest Speedboat & Dolphin Watching

    Ever wished you could experience the thrill of a Nascar Race Driver as he accelerates coming out of a corner? The Silver Bullet can give you this thrill and more as it speeds up and down the oceanfront.


  • Dark Star Pirate Cruise


    Welcome aboard the Dark Star, our 50 ft modern day pirate ship, and join the roughest swaggerin’ scallywags that ever sailed the seven seas.

  • Starlight Fleet


    J.J.C. Boats has a variety of vessels and trips available for everyone in the family. We have a variety of fishing trips available for first-time anglers, experienced fisherman and accommodate for Seniors, School Field Trips, Parties and Private Charters!

  • Cape May Whale and Dolphin Watching


    Cape May whale and dolphin watching aboard the 110 foot Cape May Whale Watcher. We are the largest and fastest marine mammal sightings boat in New Jersey and the only boat to guarantee marine mammal sightings on all of our regular cruises.

Museums & Historical Sites

  • The Hereford Inlet Lighthouse


    The Hereford Inlet Lighthouse was built in 1874 and is the most important historic structure on Five Mile Beach. The Lighthouse is open to the public and continues to function as an active navigational aid maintained by the United States Coast Guard. Visitors to the Lighthouse will learn about the history of the building and the local area. The Lighthouse grounds are a great place to relax and take in the ocean air, and a stroll the gardens will allow visitors to enjoy the beauity of the seashore right up to the seawall at Hereford Inlet. For additional information, questions or inquiries, please email herefordlighthouse@northwildwood.com.

  • Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum


    Interavtive Family Fun…Rain or Shine!

    Naval Air Station Wildwood Foundation is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to restore Hangar #1 at the Cape May County Airport, Lower Township, New Jersey, into an aircraft museum honoring the 42 Naval airmen who perished while training there during World War II. Hangar # 1 was listed onto the National Register of Historic Places September, 1997.

  • Historic Cold Spring Village


    Historic Cold Spring Village is an Early American open-air living history museum. The Village brings to life the day-to-day activities of villagers living in South Jersey during the “age of homespun.” (1790-1840). Visitors can make a personal connection between the past and present through the interactive, educational, and hands-on family activities. Take a stroll along our 22 acres of shaded lanes, enjoy the gardens and observe the farm where heritage crops are grown; visit twenty-six restored antique buildings housing historically-clothed interpreters, who educate and entertain visitors about the lifestyles, issues, trades and crafts of yesteryear. Children enjoy playing at the activity area where they take part in a variety of projects such as trying on costumes, participating in hands-on crafts and playing games.

  • The Museum of Cape May County


    Visitors are invited to learn about the Jersey Cape through the programs and tours of the historic Cresse-Holmes Estate. Events for kids listed.


  • Splash Zone


    Multiple slides & a lazy river round out the attractions at this water park with a grill & cabanas.

  • PigDog Beach BAR* BQ*


    Made so you can drink up and pig out! The new barefoot beach bar is a dog friendly, BBQ spot on the beach behind Raging Waters. Bring the whole family and enjoy brews and chews with ocean views.

  • Morey’s Piers


    During your next Jersey Shore getaway or family beach vacation, come enjoy Morey’s Piers—the largest amusement piers in the world! Located on the boardwalk in Wildwood, New Jersey, next to historic Cape May, New Jersey, and not far from both Ocean City and Atlantic City, Morey’s Piers offers over 100 exciting amusement park rides and attractions, including TWO large beachfront waterparks, kiddie rides, roller coasters and more! Avoid the long theme park lines and come enjoy a classic seaside amusement park with your family!


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Food & Restaurants

  • Two Mile Landing


    500 feet of, waterfront dining,  21 beers on tap, 12 wines on tap, delicious house-made desserts, famous house-made crab cakes and
    fantastic sunsets

  • Boathouse Restaurant & Marina


    Specializing in Fresh Seafood, Steaks & Sunsets! Built almost all over water, and offering inside or outside deck seating with a panoramic view, the BOATHOUSE immediately captured a loyal vacationer following when its doors opened in 1989.

  • Schellenger’s Restaurant


    Schellenger’s Restaurant has been serving fine food for over 35 years.

  • Carinis Ristorante & Pizzeria


    Great family restaurant—The BEST Pizza in town and fresh yummy Italian favorites. Eat in, take out and delivery

  • Alumni Grill


    Great unique casual food! Home of the Jekyll and Hyde Cheesesteak!


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