Hop on one of Cape May MAC’s cheery red trolleys and take a guided tour the easy and comfortable way. Knowledgeable guides will tell you everything you want to know about America’s first seaside resort, from our Victorian heritage to our seashore and maritime history and more, with plenty of fun facts sprinkled in.

MANY TROLLEY TOURS ARE OFFERED SEASONALLY

Accessible trolley tours are available but must be pre-arranged at least 48 hours in advance by calling

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FEATURED TROLLEY TOURS

WELCOME TO CAPE MAY TROLLEY TOURS

This tour is designed for the first-time visitor to Cape May who wants a quick introduction to the many cultural, historical, and natural attractions on the island. From Cape May Harbor to Sunset Beach, tourgoers will learn all they need to know to make the most of their Cape May visit. Wheelchair accessible trolley tours are offered, subject to availability.

$15 adults, $8 children (ages 3-12)
20% off admission for Active Military & Veterans

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Cape May MAC Trolley filled with people on a tour of the town

HISTORIC DISTRICT TROLLEY TOUR

Get acquainted with Cape May on a trolley tour as knowledgeable guides present entertaining and educational stories about the nation’s oldest seashore resort. Tours begin and end at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth.

$15 adults; $8 children (ages 3-12)
20% off admission for Active Military & Veterans

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SPIRITS & VICTORIAN ODDITIES TROLLEY TOUR

They Did What ??!! Headless Photography?   Electric Corsets?   Coffin Torpedoes? Explore some of the strange beliefs, superstitions, oddities,  fads, curiosities and mysteries from the end of the 19th century – the Victorian era – in this half hour trolley tour through the gaslit streets of Cape May.  Hear stories from Cape May’s history that are bizarre, unexplained or just downright weird! Tours begin and end at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth

$15 Adults; $8 children (ages 3-12)

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Ghost like photo of victorian man riding trolley

GHOSTS OF CAPE MAY TROLLEY TOUR

Nobody knows Cape May’s ghosts better than psychic medium Craig McManus. Your MAC guide relates his findings on this 30-minute trolley tour through darkened streets of Cape May beneath flickering gas lamps. Discover just what the ghosts said to McManus and where they are living…well, sort of.

$15 adults, $8 children (ages 3-12)

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HOLIDAY TROLLEY TOURS

Christmas Trolley Tour

HOLIDAY LIGHTS TROLLEY RIDES

Who can resist the twinkle of Cape May’s beautiful Victorian homes decorated for Christmas? This trolley ride through the historic streets of Cape May is a delight. Listen to Christmas music and enjoy hearing about the history of many of our Christmas traditions today. Victorian Cape May is outstanding at Christmas and this is a ride to share with friends and family to revel in Cape May’s Christmas spirit. Trolleys are open-air. Blankets are recommended! Cape May MAC blankets are available for purchase at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth, Hill House Visitors Center and Carriage House Museum Shop. Tour begins and ends at the trolley stop on Ocean Street.

Adults: $15; Children (3-12): $10

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SANTA’S TROLLEY RIDES

Bring the kids to the Physick Estate on weekends for a ride around Cape May with stories and songs led by Mrs. Claus.  Santa will greet children with a sweet in the Carriage House. All rides start at the Physick Estate.

Adults $10; Children (ages 3-12) $8.

Advance reservations are strongly recommended.

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CAPE MAY TROLLEY TOUR AT CHRISTMAS WITH LIGHTS ON THE HOUSES

GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST TROLLEY TOUR

A member of the East Lynne Theater Company regales you with a Victorian holiday ghost tale as you ride through Cape May’s festively decorated Historic District. Rides start at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth, except Nov. 23, when rides start at the Physick Estate.

Tickets $15 adults; $8 children (ages 3-12).  Advance reservation strongly recommended.
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SPECIALTY TROLLEY TOURS

COMBINATION TROLLEY/PHYSICK ESTATE TOUR

Take a guided trolley tour of Cape May’s Historic District, followed by a guided tour of Cape May’s only Victorian house museum, the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St. Combination Trolley/Physick Estate Tours last about 2 hours. Admission includes the Carriage House Gallery at the Physick Estate.

 $25 adults; $15 children (ages 3-12)
20% off admission for Active Military & Veterans

Combination tour tickets are not available for online purchase. Click the link below to find out where to purchase tickets.

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Harriet Tubman

UNDERGROUND RAILROAD TROLLEY TOUR

Saturday’s starting September 12 at 9:30am

Climb aboard this trolley tour to hear true tales of Cape May’s connection to the Underground Railroad.. Hear how enslaved people in Maryland, Delaware and Virginia braved strong currents and stormy seas to free themselves, guided by the beacon of the Cape May Lighthouse. Hear why Harriet Tubman walked these streets before her legendary freedom runs. See the summer refuge of the formerly enslaved Stephen Smith, one of America’s wealthiest businessmen whose railroad cars ferried hundreds to freedom. Board the trolley at the Washington Street Mall information booth at Ocean Street for this 2-hour tour.

$20 Adults; $15 children (ages 3-12)

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A women dressed in victorian clothes looking through a vintage projector

MAGIC & MYSTERY COMBINATION TOUR

Want more weirdness? Combine the Magic & Mystery house tour with the Spirits & Victorian Oddities trolley tour.

Adults $25; Children & Military $15

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