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Published: June 20th 2015
is a city
at the southern tip of Cape May Peninsula
in Cape May County
, New Jersey, where the Delaware Bay
meets the Atlantic Ocean
. One of the country's oldest vacation resort destinations.
In the summer, Cape May's population is expanded by as many as 40,000 to 50,000 visitors. The entire city of Cape May is designated the Cape May Historic District
, a National Historic Landmark
due to its concentration of Victorian buildings
With a rich history, award-winning beaches, designation as a top birdwatching
location, and many examples of Victorian architecture
, Cape May is a seaside resort drawing visitors from around the world. Cape May was recognized as one of America's top 10 beaches by the Travel Channel
and its beach was ranked fifth in New Jersey in the 2008 Top 10 Beaches Contest sponsored by the New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium.
Washington St is about a mile long and Amber and I walked it every morning even when it was really cold. We couldn't have enough of the pretty houses, gardens and porches. Definety a must "to do". The street leads you right into a historic area with a fun mall with souvenir stores and Italian style cafes.
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