Going to the beach is not exactly my idea of a great vacation. However, there are others who think differently. But, as you will see, Southern New Jersey has much more to offer than crowds and beaches.

Lake Nummy in Bellplane State Forest

Bellplane State Forest

Belleplain State Forest was established in 1928 by the State of New Jersey for recreation, wildlife management, timber production, and water conservation.

Victorian House in Cape May, New Jersey

Cape May Architecture

Today, 600 buildings in Cape May are on the National Register of Historic Places. Even to those who can't distinguish the Queen Anne architectural style from a queen bee, strolling among these meticulously preserved buildings is like disembarking from a time machine.

Source: Baltimore Sun

Horseshoe Crab on Cape May Beach

Cape May Beach

The Beach, dunes, wetlands, people watching, Piping Plovers, Horshoe Crabs...

 Jetty Hotel ~  
 Epic Road Trips 2006

The Jetty Hotel

"The Jetty Hotel offers stunningly furnished rooms, with two double beds or one king-sized bed, overlooking the ocean." So states the hotel web page, any way.

 Cape May Migratory Bird Refuge  
 Epic Road Trips 2006

CapeMay Migratory Bird Refuge

"The The Cape May Migratory Bird Refuge, also known as "The Meadows" is located on the southwest tip of the Cape May peninsula a\has beautiful dunes, fresh and saltwater marshes, meadows, ponds, and a full mile of beachfront.


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