History-heavy Cape May and all its old-time houses may not seem to be the ideal spot to show your kids a good time at the shore, but "when people can't go to the beach, you should see the cars backed up on the way into Cape May," says Margo Harvey, from the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts a…

BACKGROUND: Antique Victorian homes line the streets of Cape May. These colorful houses are some of the chief contributors to the charm and history of the beachside town.

BACKGROUND: Here's a trip the family will remember. Steel Pier, located at the Boardwalk and Pennsylvania Avenue, offers helicopter tours of the city and beach every weekend, weather permitting. The helicopter rides are a fantastic way to see the city in a whole new light.

BACKGROUND: The Cape May is a hot spot for bird watching. That's because of the geography of Cape May. Birds spend some time in Cape May before crossing the 13 miles of Delaware Bay to continue their migrations. Some birds actually follow the Garden State Parkway on their annual commute to w…

BACKGROUND: With a history as rich as Cape May's, there are bound to be a few skeletons - or at least ghosts - in the closet. Luckily for visitors with a supernatural interest, a small industry has sprung up offering tours of the city's haunted locations.