Cape May is a beautiful town to explore. Enjoy the outdoors with these specialty tours!

Victorian style porch located in cape may new jersey

PAINTED LADIES, PORCHES, & MORE WALKING TOUR

Sundays, Tuesdays & Thursdays
9:30am

Take a walk from the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate to the Washington Street Mall with a knowledgeable guide and experience charming Cape May, a National Historic Landmark city, up close. Delight in beautiful gardens as you learn about Victorian architecture and Cape May’s colorful history along the way. Discover the interesting features of various Victorian styles and learn why front porches were so important to Victorian social customs. Tour lasts 45 minutes. Comfortable shoes recommended.

$15 adults, $10 children (ages 3-12)

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Tickets are limited to help maintain social distance. We ask that you bring and wear your own mask during the tour. Masks will be provided on request. Tickets will be refunded and admission denied to ticket holders, who, for whatever reason, decline to or cannot wear a mask. Refunds will be handled by phone or email.

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DR. PHYSICK’S NEIGHBORHOOD WALKING TOUR

Wednesdays beginning September 9, 2020
9:30am

Join Dr. Emlen Physick on a walking tour along Washington St. that describes the architecture and the families who lived there in Dr. Physick’s time. Tour lasts 45 minutes. Comfortable shoes recommended.

$15 adults, $10 children (ages 3-12)

PURCHASE TICKETS

Tickets are limited to help maintain social distance. We ask that you bring and wear your own mask during the tour. Masks will be provided on request. Tickets will be refunded and admission denied to ticket holders, who, for whatever reason, decline to or cannot wear a mask. Refunds will be handled by phone or email.

CAPE MAY BIKE TOUR BOOK

A self-guided tour book, perfect for biking or walking in Cape May, NJ. Book includes a map indicating notable sites and information on historic Cape May buildings and architecture.

This tour begins at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth at Ocean Street. It makes several loops through Cape May, West Cape May, and Cape May Point. Always pull over to a safe spot out of the flow of traffic to read this guide. This tour is mostly stop-and-go, with two longer riding segments along Sunset Boulevard to Cape May Point and along Beach Avenue to East Cape May.

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FREE EXPERIENCES

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CAPE MAY FAMILY TREASURE HUNT

Discover the fun of exploring Cape May and uncovering its architectural elements from a kid’s perspective! The Family Treasure Hunt packet includes a clues sheet and map that will take you on a self-guided discovery tour set to your own pace (answer sheet also included). A great family activity for any time of day, it’s available year-round.

Free – Donation Suggested

Pick-up at one of our points of sale.

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PHYSICK ESTATE SCAVENGERS HUNT

Have an adventure the whole family will enjoy at the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate! Use our map to explore the grounds and find the answers to questions about the Physick family and life in Victorian times on this educational scavenger hunt. Turn in your answer sheet at the Carriage House Museum Shop and receive a prize!

Available daily at the Hill House office or the Carriage House Visitors Center at the Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St. and at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth.

Free – Donation Suggested

Pick-up at one of our points of sale.

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a photo of a Cape May MAC Story Stop fixture used by self-guided tour goers.

STORY STOPS AT THE PHYSICK ESTATE

Look for various story stops on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate and listen to first-hand accounts of life at the Physick Estate during Victorian days in Cape May.

1048 Washington St., Cape May

FREE

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