Where to bicycle in Cape May this summer.
Cape May is a beautiful town that is perfect to explore by bicycle. That’s why we’re excited to remind our guests that we have a set of brand-new bikes available for all to enjoy.
The Queen Victoria is ideally situated in the center of Cape May just blocks from the Washington Street Mall. Here, you can ride around and take in the town’s history and gorgeous architecture. Spend a day simply enjoying the atmosphere, great shopping, novelty stores, and exceptional restaurants.
What are the best things to see on a bicycle in Cape May?
Cape May Promenade
Also known as the Boardwalk, Cape May’s promenade runs parallel to Beach Avenue and stretches for nearly two miles. The promenade is your gateway to unparalleled views of the ocean. Plus, there are a handful of businesses small business along the way including candy stores, arcades, and ice cream shops.
The Wildwoods scenic bike route runs nearly the entire length of Cape May, beginning at Rambler Road in Wildwood Crest. This beach-side bike path runs north, continuing to Wildwoods Boardwalk at Cresse Avenue via the bike ramp connector. The boardwalk stretches nearly 2 miles north to a connecting ramp between 15th and 16th avenues. Then, cyclists can continue on a path parallel to the beach along JFK Boulevard. A dedicated bike lane is available throughout the length of North Wildwood, from First to 26th avenues along Surf Avenue. Bicycles are allowed on the boardwalk from 4am until noon.
Cape May Shoreline
Another great ride to tour is the Cape May Shoreline. This ride includes destinations like the Cape May Lighthouse, Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal, Cape May Nature Center, and Sunset Pavilion. You’ll see some of Cape May’s most popular sights while enjoying the fresh air, sunlight, and shoreline scenery. Use a Cape May Shoreline Ride Map to make the most of your outing.
Tour the Lower Township via the Cold Spring Bike bath from Sandman Boulevard to Cold Spring. This 2.7-mile paved bike path stretches through Erma and Sally Marshall Crossing and features a 40ft long pedestrian bridge over an intermittent stream.
The Middle Township Bike Path is nearly 8 miles long and runs south from the Cape May County Park & Zoo to Sally Marshall Crossing, where the Cold Spring Bike Path begins. The path follows the old railroad bed of the Cape May Seashore Line and links the zoo, Atlantic Cape Community College, the 4-H Fairgrounds and the Davies Sports Complex.
Can’t bring your own bike with you? No worries. We have plenty of excellent bikes to share with guests. So, come and stay with us! We’ve got everything you need to have lovely summer stay in Cape May.