As the vibrant days of summer have officially faded away until next year, a new season is in effect, capturing Cape May in a different light. Fall has transformed our charming coastal town into a tranquil retreat of colorful views, crisp air and a quiet atmosphere that attracts visitors to enjoy its unique beauty. Come explore the delightful appeal of fall in Cape May and discover why it’s the perfect destination for your next autumn escape.
Fall in Cape May brings a stunning transformation to the coastal retreat. The town’s historic streets are lined with Victorian homes and trees whose leaves have gradually shifted from bright green to warm gold over the course of the past few weeks. Despite the change in the weather, the beaches of Cape May are surely just as beautiful. Now, calmer and less crowded, the beaches offer the perfect opportunity to hear the peaceful crash of waves and feel the cool sea breezes.
Touring The Town
Fall is certainly a picturesque backdrop for Cape May tours. Rich with history, the town is budding with stories of the past. Take a guided trolley tour out of the Emlen Physick Estate. Experience how Cape May and its heritage are preserved and shared as you explore the historic district of the town. The tours emphasize the enduring beauty of the community and its architecture. Once you have taken in the architectural beauty of the town, find your way to Cape May Point State Park. Here you can tour the wildlife trails and discover why Cape May is known as a notorious birdwatching destination. Witness the annual bird and monarch butterfly migrations as they pass through on the way to warmer weather. Don’t forget to bring your binoculars for the best sightings.
Family Friendly Fall
Cape May offers a family-friendly environment year-round, including the Fall. From the corn maze, firepits and fields of sunflowers at Nauti Spirits to climbing to the stars at the Cape May Point Lighthouse, the kids are sure to have a great time in Cape May. In addition, plan a visit closer to the Holidays. The family can experience Cape May transform for the Holiday season!
Comfortable and Cozy Stays
Fall in Cape May is a great time to experience the charm, beauty, and hospitality of the town. Whether you are looking for a quick romantic getaway or bringing the family for a week of Fall fun, Homestead has a home for everyone!