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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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Nice lighthouse! We didn't go up it or up to it. Just saw it from the parking lot. It makes for a... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2016
DianeRenee
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Maple Valley, WA
Iconic. Beautiful lighthouse.

Loved the visit to the lighthouse. Perfectly positioned for views, of course, and the history of... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2016
RonL40
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Utica, New York
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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 16 June 2016

Nice lighthouse! We didn't go up it or up to it. Just saw it from the parking lot. It makes for a great picture from many view points.

Thank DianeRenee
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Loved the visit to the lighthouse. Perfectly positioned for views, of course, and the history of the tour is very interesting. Iconically beautiful building.

Thank RonL40
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Great light house. You need to walk up a lot of steps but it is well worth it. I highly recommend would do it again.

Thank tee522
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This is a fun historic adventure for a couple of hours. You can go up to the top and really check it out. I think it cost $8. The whole area around the lighthouse is very nice. Great for the family.

Thank tigrompy
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Thought the Cape May Lighthouse was beautiful. The view is breathtaking. It's best to visit this spot as early as possible. Especially if you are going to climb up to the lighthouse.

Thank esor
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Whats a visit to Cape May without seeing the famous Cape May Lighthouse? After doing our shopping and eating in Cape May, we drove to the lighthouse for a quick visit. It is only about 5 minutes from the downtown part of Cape May. The...More

Thank Hgtravl
Reviewed 14 June 2016

We were excited to visit the lighthouse but arrived and ended up a bit disappointed. The overall structure is a bit rundown to look at. When on the beach looking up at it, it appears in great condition but once closer you can see the...More

Thank Aimie A
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

We had such fun climbing the light house and learning all the history. Hard climb but so worth it. The nature paths on the other side of the main parking lot offers so much for the nature/bird lover.

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Had a very good time visiting the lighthouse. The views around it are amazing and is definitely a place to see while in Wildwood or Cape May. The cost to walk to the top of the lighthouse is $8 per person, which I think is...More

Thank Joseph P
Reviewed 13 June 2016

There is a WW II bunker on the beach, very interesting. It is also good for birdwatchers, you can see hawks there.

Thank Mabel L
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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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