Cape May City Beaches

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Cape May City Beaches
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RoadtripCowboy
Burlington, CT736 contributions
We visited this beach twice over the course of our three day Labor Day weekend visit. Staying in a nearby hotel allowed for a convenient walk to the beach. We had to pay $6 per person entry fee upon entering the beach, which was a little inconvenient. The sand is really fine and the water temperature was acceptable for our high standards. It did get quite crowded on this holiday weekend , so getting here early to claim a space is definitely recommended. We had a good time while here at Cape May Beach.
Written October 31, 2020
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1Harry Donnelly!
24 contributions
Friends
Cape May has a very strong energy in the air, due to being at the bottom of the state. Please everyone contact the City officials to enact a ban on horse carriages and instead implement electric ones. Thank you very much. Look up these models.
Written April 21, 2022
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vacation06Mexico
Burlington, NJ30 contributions
Cape May has alot to offer. The beaches are beautiful with the sunrise and sunsets, you don't have to walk a long distance to get to the water, plenty of restaurants along the beachfront and the shopping on Washington Street Mall has the best shops in the area. So much to do, including the free Cape may Zoo, free festivals, boat tours, dolphin watching and so much more
Written July 6, 2020
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Jessica L
Arkansas2 contributions
Family
If you like drugs and trash on your beach, this place is for you! If you love to pay $8 EACH PERSON for a PUBLIC beach, it's just great! Someone is raking in the cash on this deal. You pay to park also- 25c for 10 minutes...yes, 10 minutes. This city is basically taking money from the people who support them. I don't know what happened but someone decided they didn't want to pay their fair share in taxes so they put them on the tourists. Or, covid hit them hard and now they're attempting to recoup the losses. Whatever the issue (having grown up in a popular beach town and having visited many beaches from FL to CA) this place sucks. There's a lot of traffic, rude people, trash, addicts, loud noises, strange poo smells wafting about. There are plenty of better beaches to visit, just drive a little more, it will be worth it.

People drinking and wearing their underwear instead of bathing suits was an extra special touch. Lots of loud music, no lifeguards and what seemed like miles to the nearest bathroom. That's what you get for $8, folks. You can do better. One of the only positives- every restaurant we ate in had great food.
Written June 22, 2021
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lizeg1
16 contributions
Couples
The sand is so soft and clean, a little tough to walk because its so soft. It dies take a bit more effort so maybe not good for someone with hip or foot problems..However water is not rough sand is beautful felt like you were far away from city ....Amazing will defintley recommend.
Written June 26, 2020
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PaleoGypsy
Philadelphia, PA2,110 contributions
Bring quarters to park you car. 25 cents buys 10 minutes. Know how to parallel park. Watch for the influx of pedestrian traffic. Some of the port-a-potties have been placed on the street. The doors open towards the busy road. So, be careful. Stay off of the dunes. Read the rules before you go. Walk along the beach, or sit on the bench. Have a good time.
Written May 9, 2021
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Cassysj
Brooklyn, NY276 contributions
What I saw of the beach was attractive but I find it outrageous that there are fees to walk on the beach. I have been to beaches all over the world and have never been asked to pay just to walk on the beach. Also no lifeguard on duty on a weekend afternoon. What on earth are people paying fees for? I don't want to hear clean beaches because I've seen clean beaches in Hawaii, California, Caribbean and they didn't shake people down for money. I will say the gatekeepers are very polite but the fact that they ask for money turned me off the whole experience.
Written June 7, 2021
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New Yorker
New York City, NY951 contributions
Family
I do enjoy coming all the way after 3.5 hours of long drive.
Beach is nicely kept on clean condition and of course, right now, everyone is so keen on social distancing.
No crazy party people are around- very quiet - sometimes hear kids giggling or quietly chatting and mostly the sound of waves ... unlike other beaches.
People here keep well mannered and respect each other’s privacy very well, which is amazing and I would like this beach keeps like that going forward as well.
Written August 14, 2020
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TDHSNJ
New Jersey709 contributions
Clean beaches, easily accessible from various areas in Cape May. A lot of the B&B locations are within a short to reasonable walk to the beach areas. The beaches are clean and, based on your location, provide plenty of areas to swim within eyesight of life guards. There is a cost of $6 pp per day or $15 for a 3-day pass.
Written August 20, 2020
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TravelGirlAK87
242 contributions
Friends
We visited during the week and it was perfect. The beaches are big, well maintained, and quiet. If you go down to the south end of Beach Ave you have views of the lighthouse. There are plenty of comfort stations with restrooms, snack stands, and beach rentals all along Beach Ave. Parking is Street parking and most spots are metered. You can download the Park Mobile app to pay via your phone and add time to the meter without leaving your beach chair.
Written September 4, 2020
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