When the off-season months are wearing on you and you’re looking for something fun to do until the beach weather returns, you haven’t to look too far for plenty of local attractions and special events taking place.
At the top of your list should be the many different types of tours available in the area. From horse drawn carriage rides to wetlands safari tours to scary ghost tours there are plenty of opportunities to have fun exploring the entire Cape May region.
Take in the Tastings & Tours winery tour along with a lunch. You’ll enjoy a carefree day tasting and touring some of the finest wineries, breweries and brew pubs in the Cape May area. Let someone else do the driving while you sit back, relax and take in the scenery. You’ll get to enjoy sampling at many different wineries and breweries. Enjoy special guided all inclusive, private VIP tastings not normally offered to the general public. Tours are offered 7 days a week.
Some of the most fun you’ll have around Cape May are the ghost tours of haunted areas. Did you know Cape May is one of the most haunted towns you’ll ever visit? These family friendly tours will define excitement in possibly a whole new way for you and your family. Both walking and trolley tours are available. The following ghost tours are available in the area:
1879 Emlen Physick Estate
Ghosts of the Lighthouse Trolley Tour
Midnight at the Physick Estate
Ghost 101 Investigation
Historic Haunts Combo Tour
Full Moon Ghost Hunt with Ghost-One
A Walk with the Ghost Writer
Tickets for ghost tours can be purchased at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth at Ocean Street. For more information, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278.
If you enjoy jazz music a couple events are coming up that you won’t want to miss. The Midiri Brothers Jazz Band performs from 2-4 p.m. on January 12, 2014 at the VFW Post 386, 419 Congress St., Cape May. This is one of the top traditional jazz bands in the country. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Call 609-675-0175 for more information.
The Perceverance Jazz Band will be performing at this same location from 2-4 p.m. on February 9. Come out and hear Jonathan Davenport and his group of young enthusiastic Trad Jazz musicians on trombone, banjo, clarinet, trumpet, tuba, drums, keyboard, bass, and vocals. It promises to be a good fun time. Call 609-675-0175 for more information. Both of these performances are sponsored by the Cape May Traditional Jazz Society.