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: There is a lot of history along the border of Manalapan and Freehold Township, where one of the largest battles of the American Revolution took place in the fields and forests that now make up Monmouth Battlefield State Park.

BACKGROUND: Find out what life was liked in 18th century southern New Jersey with a visit to Historic Cold Spring Village, located at 720 Route 9 in Cape May. The village is an Early American open-air living history museum that brings to life the day-to-day activities of southern New Jersey …

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: Pay tribute to the men and women who campaigned for equal treatment by visiting the Atlantic City Civil Rights Garden. The monumentĀ is dedicated to history, events and people of the Civil Rights Movement.

BACKGROUND: It's now a twisted hulk of concrete and rebar poking out of the bay at Sunset Beach at the end of Sunset Boulevard in Cape May Point. But the Atlantus is a wonderful example of American wartime ingenuity.