Travel with Bennett-Watt and discover the boardwalk beach in Wildwood and the Cape May national historic landmark.
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The Jersey Shore is playground to millions each year though recent statistics in this particular area show a drop in tourism members. As a result, the community is working harder to make everyone’s experience a little better and that too includes the boardwalk and beach cruise up well before the sand.
The Wild Wood Boardwalk is open to bicycles until 11 AM then transportation is either by the city train or on foot.
Cape May at the southern tip of New Jersey holds a distinction of America’s oldest seashore resort. At the tip of the 20 mile long sandspit, the community is a living museum of Victorian charm and architecture. In the 1800s, Cape May became the summer destination for well healed Americans. Architecturally Victorian in style, several hundred of the grand summer homes have been preserved and restored. Cape May is designated a national historic landmark, one of only five towns in the country. That designation requires a community must retain all structures in their original form and design. Added insurance, Cape May will remain within the architectural guidelines of the Victorian period.
In the 21st century, the community is still a popular summer destination along the Jersey Shore. The most significant landmark in town Congress Hall, once served as a summer white house for Benjamin Harrison, it was also a favorite of John Philip Souza who conducted his famous concerts on the hotel lawn.
The Cape’s 157 foot tall lighthouse has been a beacon to mariners since 1859. It is operated by the coast guard. Though the building is least in the mid-Atlantic center for arts to operate tours and maintain the gift shops there. Out on the beach below remains of an old World War II gun battery guarding the entrance is Delaware Bay.