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!

Family Fun Calendar

FEATURED EVENTS

CAPE MAY LIGHTHOUSE

The present tower, which is the third documented lighthouse at the southern tip of New Jersey, has been an aid-to-navigation for mariners and attraction for visitors since it was built in 1859.

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2 kids holding painted pumpkins that htye made at the crafts table at a cape may mac festival on the grounds of the physick estate

FESTIVALS AT THE PHYSICK ESTATE

Don’t miss these fun family festivals on the beautiful grounds of the Estate!

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FAMILY MEMBERSHIP

Family membership helps you make the most of your Cape May experience! Membership helps you save on your vacation by offering free tours and select discounts.

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treasure map

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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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

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.

Pick-up at one of our points of sale.

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emlen physick estate on washington street in cape may new jersey

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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