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Celebrating the Holidays in Cape May

With Victorian charm, small-town splendor, and a love for the classic Christmas celebration, Christmas in Cape May will warm your heart and your soul. See how Cape May transforms into a Charles Dickens Christmas village, adorned with colorful lights, fanciful garland, and singing carolers. Get into the spirit this season and spend the holidays in Cape May!

Winter Wonderland at Cape May Zoo

Join in on a Winter Loving Animals Scavenger Hunt and enjoy the festive holiday decorations at the Winter Wonderland at the Cape May Zoo. The event runs from December 19th through January 3rd (closed on Christmas).

Winter Wonderwalk

New to Cape May this holiday season is the Winter Wonderwalk at the Emlen Physick Estate. A free event the entire family can enjoy, where you can walk the grounds of the estate and vote on your favorite fun and whimsical display of winter’s past.

Holiday Trolley Tour

See Cape May’s Victorian homes twinkle with decorations this holiday season with a Holiday Lights Trolley Tour. Listen to Christmas music along the way and delight in Cape May’s Christmas spirit that shines bright this time of year. There are other holiday-themed trolley tours including, the Ghosts of Christmas Past or the Santa Trolley rides.

Lamplighter Walking Tour

Or walk amongst the streets of Cape May yourself and take a historical tour of Cape May. Solve a mystery and learn about the history of Cape May, all guided by a well-lit lamp and tour guide.

Emlen Physick Holiday House Tours

The Emlen Physick Estate is one of the most well-known Victorian homes in Cape May. And during the holidays in Cape May, they open their doors to visitors with their many holiday tours. Choose from the Dr. Physick Christmas Tour, the Family Christmas House Tour, and the Evening Yuletide House Tour.

Old-fashioned Christmas Exhibit

Visit the Carroll Gallery in the Carriage House for their display of an Old-Fashioned Christmas exhibit. Walk through a holiday wonderland and see 56 Dickens Village collection resting below the festive Christmas tree hanging from above. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

Give the gift of travel

Bestow them memories that will last a lifetime with a vacation to Cape May and a stay at Stockton Inns. Gift them the gift of travel with a Stockton Inn gift certificate.

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Stockton Inns is the perfect choice for your Cape May vacation. The beach and boardwalk are right across the street from our Victorian mansion and family-style motel. Romantics love the 1872 Victorian Stockton Manor and families love the well-appointed motel rooms at the Stockton Inn.