Cape May Hotels & Vacation Rentals for Christmas

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A Holiday Guide to An Unforgettable Cape May Christmas

Christmas in Cape May is like living in a Victorian dream. People on candlelight tours, the smell of burning hearths – walk down a street of decorated Victorian homes and fill yourself with the warmth of the holiday spirit. Located at the southern tip of the Jersey Shore, Cape May hotels for Christmas help you make the most out of the holiday season.

Christmas in Cape May: Top Accommodations

Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey, United States
from $132
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey, United States
from $165
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey, United States
from $255
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey, United States
from $394
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4.6
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey, United States
from $158
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4.9
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey, United States
from $221
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4.9
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey, United States
from $223
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5.0
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey, United States
from $165
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4.2
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey, United States
from $265
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5.0
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Where to Dine for Christmas in Cape May

You're probably wondering where's best to eat, drink, and be merry with your friends and loved ones during your Cape May vacation. Here is a list of great places to dine on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day:

  • 1. Mad Batter Restaurant

    Found on Jackson Street just a 2-minute walk from the beach, this highly acclaimed restaurant offers wine dinners for guests. Mad Batter serves an excellent 5-course dinner with an option to pair each course with a fine selection of wines. Always fun, happy hour thrums with live music performances which ensure everyone has a jolly good time.

  • 2. Chef's Dine-Around

    Drop by Chef's Dine-Around, where guests revel in the holiday season with 5-course gourmet meals. A different wine is assigned to each course and a representative explains each pairing to the guests.

  • 3. Breakfast with Santa

    Congress Hall’s Breakfast with Santa offers a family-friendly breakfast buffet. Treat the kids to story time visit with Santa, who reads them a Christmas classic aloud. Your little ones also delight in sharing their wish lists with St. Nick.

  • 4. Blue Pig Tavern

    If you're looking to have a great place to have a Christmas brunch, this place has a wonderful selection of salads, appetizers, Mediterranean omelets, and chocolate pancakes. After a hearty meal, walk around the lovely historic grounds of the Congress Hall.

Best Places to Stay for Christmas in Cape May

Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey, United States
from $199
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4.8
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey, United States
from $155
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4.5
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House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey, United States
from $180
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4.9
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Best Holiday Attractions in Cape May

If you're in the mood for a festive getaway at the most wonderful time of the year, Cape May exudes the ideal Christmas spirit for a holiday respite. In this laid-back seashore community, visitors enjoy architectural marvels, unforgettable trolley rides, and lovely house tours. Make the most of the season from the comfort of one of many excellent Cape May vacation rentals for Christmas.

  • 1. Holiday Lights Trolley Rides

    This 30-minute ride has you cruising through the historic district of Cape May. Take in the glorious holiday splendor of twinkling gaslights and fragrant evergreens as your guide discusses Victorian Christmas traditions with you. An impromptu sing-along might just surprise you.

  • 2. Winter Wonderland at Congress Hall

    During the holiday season, the grand lawn of Congress Hall transforms into a winter wonderland. Do your Christmas shopping in the enchanted village where various merchants sell arts, crafts, and unique gifts for your loved ones.

  • 3. Christmas Candlelight House Tours

    On this self-guided walking tour, you stop at churches, homes, inns, and hotels decorated for Christmas, passing by Christmas carolers and wandering musicians who add to the festive mood. Hospitality centers offer you homemade treats and hot cocoa along the way.

Recommended Accommodations for Christmas in Cape May

Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey, United States
from $208
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5.0
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey, United States
from $237
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey, United States
from $133
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4.7
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Things to Do With Your Family During Christmas Vacation in Cape May

With an array of beautiful Cape May hotels for Christmas and lots of family-friendly activities, this charming seaside town is a top family destination for the holidays. Couples and families alike stay enthralled throughout their entire stay.

  • 1. Santa’s Trolley Rides

    Trolley rides appeal to visitors of all ages. A visit to the Physick Estate sparks children's imagination, where they go on an unforgettable ride listening to songs and stories performed by Mrs. Claus. Once at the Carriage House, Santa greets everyone with a treat!

  • 2. The Carroll Gallery

    Located in the Physick Estate, in the months of November and December the Carroll Gallery transforms into a Christmas delight. Admission to this old-fashioned Christmas exhibit is free. Children love it here. They drop their letters and Christmas wishes in the mailbox for direct delivery to Santa in the North Pole.

  • 3. Winter WonderFEST

    You have to take a ferry ride to reach this winter carnival. The whole family enjoys ice skating at the Delaware Ice Rink and indulging in some outdoor fun on the amusement rides afterward. Games galore, interactive activities at Santa's workshop, and lots of picture-taking with both Mr. and Mrs. Claus entertain young and old.

Top Offers for Christmas in Cape May

Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey, United States
from $96
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Apartment ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey, United States
from $294
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey, United States
from $196
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