Saturday, April 15, 2023 / by Teresa DiPeso
WorldAtlas.com delivered another great award to Cape May County beach towns this week, in their "8 Cutest Small Towns in New Jersey" list. Coming in atop them all was Cape May, with Cape May Point right behind it on the list!
Here is what WorldAtlas.com had to say in their article:
From the charming coastal towns along the Jersey Shore to the quaint inland towns with their well-preserved colonial heritage, New Jersey's small towns offer a unique blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. With their welcoming locals, friendly shops, and serene parks, exploring the small towns of New Jersey is an opportunity to experience the slower pace of life, indulge in local flavors, and soak in the nostalgic charm that these hidden gems have to offer.
Situated on the beautiful southern tip of the Jersey Shore, Cape May boasts pristine beaches, historic architecture, and vibrant local culture. The town's streets include impeccably preserved Victorian houses, adorned with colorful gingerbread trim and intricately carved details that transport visitors to a bygone era. From strolling along the sandy beaches, exploring the quaint boutiques and art galleries, to indulging in the local cuisine at everything from hot-dog stands on the beach to world-class restaurants, Cape May offers a unique blend of coastal beauty and historic charm that captivates visitors. As the sun sets, the town comes alive with a warm glow, and the sound of live music fills the air, adding to the enchanting ambiance of this coastal treasure.
Cape May Point
Located just west of Cape May, is the quaint little town of Cape May Point. This tranquil beach town sits at the southern tip of New Jersey, and its pristine sandy shores and gentle ocean waves make it an idyllic spot to unwind and soak in the sun. Known for its unspoiled beauty and peaceful ambiance, it is a popular destination for those seeking a laid-back beach retreat away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Here, you can stroll along the shore, breathe in the fresh sea air, and listen to the soothing sound of the waves crashing against the sand. The picturesque lighthouse, the Cape May Point State Park, and the Cape May Bird Observatory are also nearby, offering opportunities for hiking, bird watching, and enjoying the natural surroundings. With its serene and unspoiled beach, Cape May Point is the perfect destination for those who crave a peaceful and relaxing seaside getaway.