It’s hard to believe summer is coming to a close and we’re already preparing for another Labor Day in Cape May. This year, Labor Day in Cape May is sure to be special, as it always is. Below, read a NEW Cape May Labor Day itinerary.

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Cape May Labor Day Itinerary 

Morning in Cape May: 

  1. Start your day with a leisurely stroll along the Cape May Promenade, a beautiful beachfront walkway. Enjoy the fresh ocean breeze and take in the stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean.


  1. Head to one of the local cafes or bakeries for a delicious breakfast. Some popular options include George’s Place, The Blue Pig Tavern, or Bella Vida Garden Café.


  1. After breakfast, visit the Cape May Lighthouse. Climb to the top for panoramic views of the surrounding area and learn about the history of this iconic landmark.


Afternoon in Cape May: 

  1. Spend the afternoon relaxing on one of Cape May’s pristine beaches. Whether you prefer sunbathing, swimming, or building sandcastles, Cape May offers several beautiful beaches to choose from. Popular beaches include Sunset Beach, Poverty Beach, and Higbee Beach.


  1. After the beach, explore the Washington Street Mall, a charming pedestrian-friendly shopping district. Browse through the unique boutiques, art galleries, and specialty shops, and perhaps pick up some souvenirs to remember your trip.


  1. If you’re interested in history, visit the Emlen Physick Estate. Take a guided tour of this Victorian mansion and learn about the life of the Physick family, as well as the architecture and lifestyle of the era.


  1. Enjoy a delicious lunch at one of Cape May’s waterfront restaurants. Some popular options include The Lobster House, The Rusty Nail, or The Mad Batter.


Evening in Cape May: 

  1. Take a relaxing sunset cruise along Cape May Harbor. Enjoy breathtaking views as the sun sets over the water and take in the beauty of the surrounding nature.


  1. For dinner, indulge in some fresh seafood at one of Cape May’s renowned seafood restaurants. We recommend The Washington Inn, The Merion Inn, or The Lobster House.


  1. End your evening with a visit to the Cape May Stage, a professional Equity theater company. Enjoy a live performance and immerse yourself in the vibrant arts scene of Cape May.


Note: It is always a good idea to check the opening hours and availability of attractions and restaurants in advance, as they may vary. 

We hope you enjoy our Labor Day in Cape May itinerary. Though we’re sad to see summer come to an end, we look forward to welcoming guests this fall and winter. Visit our Rooms page to learn more about The Queen Victoria accommodation option. Take a look at our Things To Do page for more ideas about how to spend time once you’re here.