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Cape May Lighthouse

215 Lighthouse Avenue, Cape May Point State Park, Cape May, NJ 08204
+1 609-884-5404
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Awesome piece of history

Great little park next to Cape May Point houses. Took my wife and son to the top and was amazed by... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mark Y
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Ebensburg, Pennsylvania
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I Love Lighthouses!!!!

Beautiful, well maintained lighthouse in Cape May. Love the climb to the top but it gets a bit warm... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kasbar1571
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Brooklyn, NY
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1859 Cape May Lighthouse, fully restored. Climb 199 steps to the top for a breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean and Delaware Bay. Open daily. Evening trolley tours. Museum shop.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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215 Lighthouse Avenue, Cape May Point State Park, Cape May, NJ 08204
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great little park next to Cape May Point houses. Took my wife and son to the top and was amazed by the view. Definitely a must-see.

Thank Mark Y
Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful, well maintained lighthouse in Cape May. Love the climb to the top but it gets a bit warm in there so you need to pace yourself. Beautiful views at the top and a nice gift shop.

Thank Kasbar1571
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Cape May Light is one of the few you can still go into and climb. There are 199 steps to the top utilizing a metal spiral staircase. The price is $8 for adults and $6 for kids. I'm sure under a certain age it...More

Thank Jae E
Reviewed 2 days ago

We decided to go on Wednesday morning and it was a good decision! Our group of 10 arrived there and it wasn't crowded. The ages of the people in our group ranged from 4 to 65. So, as we trekked up the 199 steps, we...More

Thank LAE127
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our trip to this lighthouse. There is free parking for visitors and the beach is a short walk from there. There are trails around the lighthouse for exploring and there are also events held in the area (eg bird...More

Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This little lighthouse was fun to travel all the way to the top. The porthole windows & historic plaques offered a something to do will catching your breath! And the view was breathtaking. A good stop! Just don't shout at the top!! Whoops.

1  Thank ssummers20162016
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Cape May Lighthouse is worth going up at least once if you are a frequent visitor to Cape May. The young kids will enjoy it though it may be quite a hike up for the very young.

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can walk up the 199 stairs or can just visit the rest of the park like we did. The ladies at the visitors center went out of the way to help us giving us information on the lighthouse and places of interest in the...More

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice and well-kept lighthouse. We took the trip up and were treated to a wonderful view of Cape May - worth the trip.

1  Thank VLKenyon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lighthouse is beautiful. It is well kept. They offer you to take a tour of it and climb to the top and go outside on top for a small fee. The views on top are so pretty. There are quite a bit of stairs...More

1  Thank trista d
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Mary624_12
23 July 2016|
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Response from Paula B | Reviewed this property |
I apologize we do not know all of the details of Cape May, googling the visitors bureau will probably be the best bet. They have EXTENSIVE information. I can tell you that September is a GREAT time of year to visit as it... More
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mcguirk193
31 August 2015|
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Our kids are 8,7 and 5 and saw families with younger kids than ours. There are A LOT of steps and stair well if very tight so I wouldn't recommend bringing kids younger than 5, it will be very hard on them and you since... More
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