Revel in the sparkly lights of Cape May’s beautiful Victorian homes decorated for Christmas on this Holiday Lights Trolley Ride followed by a guided tour of the first floor rooms of the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate, authentically decorated for a Victorian Christmas. Afterwards, visit the Carriage House for holiday refreshments and a visit to “An Old-Fashioned Christmas” exhibit. Tour begins and ends at the Ocean Street trolley stop. Adults $18; children (3-12) $13. (Offered every evening, Nov 29 through Dec 30, except Dec 5, 7, 14, 24, 25 &28. Hours vary)
Take a guided, daytime, living history tour of the magnificent 1879 Physick Estate, Cape May’sonly Victorian house musem, decorated in authentic Victorian style for Christmas, presented through the eyes of a Physick family member in the early 1900s. The tour includes a visit to the Carriage House Gallery at the Emlen Physick Estate where you can see “An Old-Fashioned Christmas” exhibit. Adults $12, children (3-12) $6 (Offered daily. Hours vary. No tours Nov 28, Dec 25)
Take a ride through Cape May’s Historic District and see cheerfully decorated inns and homes as guides talk about Victorian Christmas traditions, lead sing-alongs, and play Christmas music. All seats $10. (Offered Saturday, Nov 23 and nightly Nov 29- Dec 31. Hours vary. No tours Dec 5, 7, 14, 24, 25, 28 Jan 1)
Bring the kids to the Physick Estate on weekends for a ride around Cape May with stories and songs led by Mrs Claus. Santa will greet children with a sweet in the Carriage House. All seats $8. (Saturday, Nov 23, Saturdays & Sundays, Nov 30- Dec 21. Hours vary.) Advanced reservations strongly recommended.
Relive the memories of Christmas past by joining in this self-guided tour of five of Cape May’s finest Bed and Breakfast inns and private homes, specially decorated for the holidays. A different holiday theme will be the focus at each location. The tour also includes a visit to the Carriage House Gallery at the Emlen Physick Estate where you’ll receive your souvenir gift, enjoy warm beverage and holiday treats, and see “An Old-fashioned Christmas” exhibit. Adults $20 children (3-12) $15. (Fridays, Dec 6- Dec 27; Saturdays, Nov 30 and Dec 21; and Monday, Dec 30: 7pm-9pm; Tuesday Dec 31: 1pm-3pm)
A member of the East Lynne Theater Company will regale you with a Victorian holiday ghost tale on a ride through Cape May’s festively decorated Historic District. Adults $10, children (3-12) $7. Tour begins and ends at Washington Street Mall at Ocean Street. (Fridays, Nov 29 – Dec 27; Saturdays, Nov 23- 30, Dec21; Sundays, Dec 1-29; Thursdays, Dec 26, Monday, Dec 30, Tuesday, Dec 31. Hours vary.) Advanced reservation strongly recommended.
Get into the Christmas spirit at three of Cape May’s festively decorated Bed and Breakfast Inns and private homes decorated for the holiday on these self-guided tours. Adults: $15, children (3-12) $10. (Monday – Thursday, Dec 2 – Dec 12: 1pm - 3pm)
Shop for unique hand-made gifts and seasonal decorations at one of the most popular shows of the year at Cape May’s Convention Hall, Beach Avenue at Stockton. Adults: $2, children free. (Friday, Nov 29 – Saturday, Nov 30: 10am - 4pm)
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