Two and a half hours from the bustle of New York City is the coastal Cape May New Jersey a seaside resort at the tip of southern New Jersey’s Cape May Peninsula.
Why is Cape May the perfect Daytrip and not the popular Hamptons or Rockaways? They’re great too, the dolphin and whale watching cruises of course!
Start your trip early in the am to beat both the city traffic as well as make it to the whale watching boat at 10 am.
Grab a Daytrip – we’re vibing on Daytrip Tangerine Sparkling Water mixed with 1/3 of orange juice in your water bottle – on ice to rise and shine with sunny happiness this early morning. Turn on some tunes from either Bruce Springsteen, Whitney Houston, or guilty pleasure it up with the Jonas Brothers (hey, if it’s good enough for Sophie Turner it’s good enough for us!)
All Jersey born and Jersey proud!
Upon arrival at Cape May, hop on board a boat at the Cape May Whale Watch and Research Center and head into the Atlantic to peep sea life. A fully eco-tour operation your patronage goes towards their Clean Ocean Initiative Program.
Once finished you’re probably famished. So head up the cape to Beach Plum Farm Kitchen, the dreamiest farm to table lunch spot with a market that will inspire the most delicious smoothies and salads for days.
Now it is a toss-up for lazy beach afternoon or getting in some cardio before you’re back in the car… (stand-up paddle, surf and kayaking are all available. Regardless of your choice beach chairs, umbrellas and boards are all rentable Steger Beach Services at https://steger-beach-services.booqable.shop if you didn’t bring your own.
And then finish your day with a bonfire and the Rusty Nail a proper beach bar popular with surfers from the 1970’s with the beach front umbrellas and a long wooden bar.