A view of the inns along Jackson Street in Cape May.
Congress Hall in Cape May.
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Places to go
The Colonial House, next to City Hall on Washington Street, is one of the city’s oldest houses and is now a museum.
Nearby, tucked at Washington and Franklin streets, is a firefighting museum.
Horse and buggy rides on Ocean Street are operated by Cape May Carriage Co.
Trolley tours by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities are available from the Emlen Physick Estate on Washington Street.
Rent a bike at Village Bicycle Shop on Lafayette Street, Shield’s Bike Rentals on Gurney Street or Cape Island Bike Center on Beach Avenue.
Play tennis at the William J. Moore Tennis Center, 1020 Washington St.
Where to park
Free parking with shuttle at Cape May Elementary School.
Large metered lots at Jackson Street and Bank Street.
Where to eat
Dine in an old Victorian hotel at Congress Hall on Congress Street or the Inn of Cape May on Ocean Street.
The Washington Street Mall offers tavern fare at the Ugly Mug or the Pilot House.
Or leave the beaten track for fine dining at 410 Bank Street or Frescos on Bank Street.
The Chalfonte on Howard Street has sit-down dinners with a southern flare.
George’s and the Y.B. (younger brother of George) are popular beachfront restaurants.
Services in the district
Beach Patrol Headquarters at 206 Beach Ave.
Police Department, 643 Washington St.
Public restrooms at Ocean Street, Decatur Street, Wilmington Avenue, Trenton Avenue, Philadelphia Street, Gurney Street, Grant Street, Second Avenue and Broadway.
Public library at 110 Ocean St.
Posted: Sunday, July 7, 2013 10:55 pm
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Sunday, July 7, 2013 10:55 pm.