Let the Victorian grandeur of Cape May capture your heart on this classic getaway. Enjoy gorgeous seaside accommodations, admire breathtaking architectural structures, and even learn about how Cape May Diamonds come to be. While you’re there, be sure to sit back and enjoy some delectable wine and cocktails!
Day 1 - Arrive Cape May, NJ
This morning is an early morning departure to Victorian Cape May. For nearly 160 years, Cape May has been one of the most popular seaside resorts in America. It was the vacation spot of choice for the rich and famous in the 1800’s, and its’ turn of the century Victorian splendor is unmatched. Today, lovely Cape May still captivates visitors with its Victorian grandeur. The entire town is on the National Register of Historic Places, and it is this very fact that sets Cape May apart from everywhere else on the New Jersey shore. We will spend two nights at The Grand Hotel Oceanfront, on scenic Beach Drive. This popular hotel overlooks Cape May’s famous Atlantic Ocean beaches. Enjoy cocktails, included at our hotel, followed by dinner at Cape May’s popular Union Park Restaurant. (D)
Day 2 - Cape May Diamonds
Breakfast is included at the Grand Hotel, before heading out this morning to experience the Victorian side of Cape May. Beginning with a guided tour that includes the Emlen Physick Estate, a glimpse into a bygone era, including a visit to the Carriage House Art Gallery on the Estate grounds. View the Cape May Lighthouse on Delaware Bay and learn all about famous Cape May Diamonds that are found on the beach. We will also learn about Cape May’s unique architectural styles and folklore and of course, no trip would be complete without a visit to the Washington Street Mall. It’s a nostalgic, old fashioned Main Street. Here we will also take a Trolley ride. Tonight, enjoy dinner at Sapore Italiano. (B, D)
Day 3 - Renault Winery
This morning we can enjoy a leisurely quiet morning, which includes breakfast, before we are off to nearby Egg Harbor, NJ. Here, we will have lunch, a guided tour and tasting at Renault Winery. This afternoon finds us winding our way back home. (B, L)