There’s no place better for families than Cape May! You’ll find a variety of multi-generational activities designed for kids and parents (or grandparents) to enjoy together. In addition to trolley tours, house tours and nature tours, MAC offers lots of family-perfect activities during the summer season. So, get off the beach for awhile and out of that arcade and do something together!
FESTIVALS AT THE PHYSICK ESTATE
Don’t miss these fun family festivals on the beautiful grounds of the Estate!
CAPE MAY LIGHTHOUSE
Family Fun Days, Lighthouse Storytime, Keepers on Duty and more!
CHILDREN’S TROLLEY RIDES
Board MAC’s jolly red trolley for a guided tour of Cape May’s Historic District geared specially for 3 to 7 year olds.
BREAKFAST WITH THE PIRATES
Ahoy, mateys! Enjoy breakfast with your youngsters while you listen to a story and pirate music, take part in a craft, plus go on a treasure hunt with our pirates.
FAIRY TALE BREAKFAST
Enjoy a sampling of children’s activities including interactive stories, games and face painting while enjoying a breakfast buffet.
PHYSICK ESTATE CHILDREN’S TOUR
What was life like in the Victorian era? Kids can find out on a guided tour of the Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May’s only Victorian house museum.
PHYSICK ESTATE SCAVENGERS HUNT
Have an adventure the whole family will enjoy at the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate!
KIDS CRAFTS AT THE WORLD WAR II LOOKOUT TOWER
Bring the whole family for some patriotic, musical, and plain old fun crafts at this historic site.
What does a butterfly like to eat? How about a crab? How are shells made? Take a Harbor Safari with a marine biologist from the Nature Center of Cape May as your guide and find out.
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.
BEACHCOMBING AT THE COVE
Explore one of the area’s ever-changing coastal habitats — the beach, ocean, and dunes of Cape May’s “The Cove” beach.
AROUND CAPE ISLAND CRUISE
All aboard the Cape May Whale Watcher for a 2-hour narrated sightseeing cruise around the island of Cape May.