Find the best place to stay — Cape May

Where to stay around Cape May?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,955 holiday lettings near Cape May. From 954 condos to 615 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cape May is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Cape May?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Cape May:

  • Admiral Estates: 85 holiday homes
  • Historic District: 306 holiday homes
  • Village Green: 219 holiday homes
  • The Glade: 271 holiday homes
  • Cape May Court House: 108 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Cape May?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Cape May. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Historic Cold Spring Village: 2,391 holiday lettings
  • Washington Street Mall: 3,382 holiday lettings
  • Easy Lynne Theater Company: 3,382 holiday lettings
  • Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum: 2,268 holiday lettings
  • Cape May Stage: 3,378 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Cape May listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent condos in Cape May?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 954 condos in Cape May. Our other popular types of Cape May holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 615 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 97 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 63 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cape May?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 660 holiday homes with pool available in Cape May. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Cape May, New Jersey, USA your home away from home

    Cape May is on the southern tip of the Cape May peninsula where the Atlantic Ocean meets the waters of Delaware Bay. It is one of America’s longest established resorts and has up to 50,000 visitors in the summer.

    Things to Do in Cape May, NJ

    Explore the small city of Cape May on foot or with a local guide on an African American History Tour. Visitors can appreciate the Victorian architecture of the 600 homes, known as gingerbread homes, in the Historic District. The award-winning sandy beaches have been listed among America’s 10 best beaches, according to the Travel Channel. They are ideal for sunbathing, relaxing, playing ball games or enjoying sailing and watersports. Cape May holiday rentals make a great base for birdwatchers as the area is a top location for ornithologists with over 400 species of birds recorded. Cape May also has an active arts scene. It hosts the Cape May Music Festival, the Jazz festival and the New Jersey Film Festival. There are several theatres offering a choice of performances during the summer months and the mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts offers arts classes

    Places to Visit Around Cape May, NJ

    Head down to Sunset Beach and join the hunters for “Cape May Diamonds”. These clear quartz pebbles wash down the Delaware River and are sold in Cape May as polished semi-precious stones. The Cape May Bird Observatory is at Cape May Point and is an ideal spot for watching migrating birds and dolphins that are regularly seen in this area. Further along the coast there are various small resort towns to visit including Wildwood, Stone Harbor and Avalon.

    Weather in Cape May, NJ

    Cape May holiday rentals experience a humid subtropical climate with hot summers reaching an average 84°F (29°C) in July and August. In winter the temperatures drop to well below freezing (27°F -3°C). Rainfall is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year and falls as snow in winter. The surrounding seawaters mean that Cape May has cooler summers and milder winters than other cities in New Jersey.

    Travel to Cape May, NJ

    The nearest major airport serving Cape May holiday rentals is Atlantic City International (ACY) Airport which is about 44 miles away. It is served mainly by Spirit Airlines, a budget carrier with flights to many major US cities. It is easy to get a connecting flight to Atlantic City Airport from Boston, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Myrtle Beach, Tampa, Chicago and other airline hubs. This domestic airport is very convenient for driving south to Cape May in a hire car along the Garden State Parkway South in less than an hour. Other airports to consider are Philadelphia International (PHL) Airport which is 67 miles away and Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall (BWI) Airport which is 96 miles away.

    Attractions in and around Cape May

    First time in Cape May and looking for things to do? Don't miss landmarks such as Cape May Lighthouse and Colonial House, and unique cultural highlights such as Cape May Stage Professional Equity Theater and Easy Lynne Theater Company. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Poverty Beach and Sunset Beach or experience the natural beauty of South Cape May Meadows and Cape May Point State Park. You can take a shopping trip to Washington Street Mall and Wildwood Boardwalk. Discover Cape May Stage, Cape May Model Trains or Emlen Physick Estate while exploring the city during your stay. Other things to do while in town include a visit to Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts, Historic Cold Spring Village and Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum.