The seaside resort of Cape May is a National Historic Landmark town, at the southern end of the Jersey Shore. It’s one of the country’s oldest vacation destinations, known for its Victorian architecture, carnivalesque boardwalks, and avian observatories. This guide for running in Cape May also includes the the boardwalks and paths of nearby Wildwood and Ocean City.
When it comes to running in Cape May, the best options in town are Beach Ave and Cape May Point, and our Victorian Architecture tour. Nearby are the famed boardwalks of Wildwood and Ocean City. There are also several bike baths you can use to commute up and down the peninsula, including the Cold Spring Bike Path and the Middle Township Bike Path. Those looking for trails and solitude can explore the paths of the Cape May Wetlands for beautiful views of the coast and lighthouse.
Cape May is small, so getting around on your own two feet is an easy endeavor. However, there is a park and ride trolley which circles the main part town. Otherwise, you’ll need a ride to get to some of the northern routes.