Cape May is one of the most haunted towns you’ll ever visit. Is it any wonder? It’s such a marvelous place, even the spirits don’t want to leave Cape May! Dozens of Victorian gems have been investigated and documented to have “spirit” residents, all of whom are quite friendly, we assure you. Take a giant step back in Cape May’s past and see if a ghostly encounter is in the cards for you!

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Featured Tours

MURDER MYSTERY DINNERS

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The Trouble With Silver Spoons

Enjoy a four-course dinner and watch as the mystery and drama unfold around you during “The Trouble With Silver Spoons,” an original mystery written by Jacklyn Fazio. Isabella Duffield has had everything handed to her her entire life. Now that includes the family estate and the large fortune that goes with it. Can she learn how to play nicely with others, or will her spoiled attitude land her in hot water? Limited event. Inn of Cape May, 7 Ocean St.

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GHOSTS OF CAPE MAY
TROLLEY TOUR

Ghost like photo of victorian man riding trolley

What was that shadow? Was it the undead of Cape May’s past wandering their beloved haunts? You might scoff, you might shudder, but rest assured: on board a trolley with an experienced guide you will begin to wonder what’s beyond when you hear the tales of hauntings unearthed in Cape May by renowned psychic medium and author Craig McManus. Begins and ends at the Ocean Street trolley stop.

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SPIRITS & ODDITIES
TROLLEY TOUR

Cats in ghostly form purr from the beyond. Beloved family members in photographs without their heads. Graves equipped with a torpedo to put off intruders. Victorians of the late 19th century had wild notions about the passage from life to death. Belief in ghosts and spirits was common and superstition abounded. Hear several Cape May ghost stories and more strange stories from Victorian Cape May history that are macabre, mysterious or just plain weird! Begins and ends at the Ocean Street trolley stop.

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SHERLOCK HOLMES WEEKEND

March 19-21, 2021
October 29-31, 2021
November 5-7, 2021

The game’s afoot in Victorian Cape May… Choose your weekend for a suspense-filled encounter with that inimitable detective Sherlock Holmes in the National Historic Landmark City of Cape May, New Jersey.

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HISTORIC HAUNTS
COMBINATION TOUR

a run down emlen physick estate victorian house

Take an evening trolley ride through the Historic District and hear stories of haunted Cape May. Step off the trolley at the Physick House Museum with your guide and see Cape May’s only Victorian house museum, reputed to be haunted, as you learn about Victorian Spiritualism. This tour combines a Ghosts of Cape May trolley tour with a visit to the Physick House. In the museum, guides will compare the methods of spirit contact used by the Victorians with those of today’s paranormal investigators. Selected rooms on both floors are included in the tour. Begins and ends at the Ocean Street trolley stop.

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HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS

Man dressed as a graveyard keeper for halloween

Cape May is one of the most haunted places in America and if you get a thrill from things that go bump in the night, this is the place for you.

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