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Southern Shore is one of the coastal regions of New Jersey.

Counties[edit]

Map of Southern Shore


Cities[edit]

  • 1 Cape May — Victorian town at the southern tip of New Jersey.
  • 2 Millville
  • 3 Ocean City — a popular family resort on the Southern Shore.
  • 4 Vineland
  • 5 Wildwood — the ultimate vacation spot for families, with great dining, nightlife, free beaches and plenty of fun for the whole family.

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Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

Atlantic City International Airport is the closest "large" airport, but nearby Philadelphia International Airport is significantly larger, offering many more flights.

By car[edit]

This region can be accessed by the Garden State Parkway South or NJ 55.

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Cape May County[edit]

  • Discovery Seashell Museum — A museum located in Ocean City with over 10,00 species of the most finest and rarest sea shells. They also carry an extensive collection of nautical gifts.
  • Historic Cold Spring Village — This Village brings to life the day-to-day activities of villagers living in South Jersey during the “age of homespun". Visitors can make a personal connection between the past and present through the interactive, educational, and hands-on family activities.
Victorian style homes in Cape May
  • Wetlands Institute — "The Natural Place to have fun." They promote the conservation and preservation of coastal ecosystems by providing a fun and educational experience for families, school groups and vacationers of all ages.
  • Laura's Fudge Shop-Complete your visit to the shore with a pound of Laura's Fudge, Ocean City, NJ.
  • Cape May Bird Observatory — They are dedicated to research in bird conservation and education.
  • Cape May County Park & Zoo — Has 200 different species of mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles totaling nearly 550 animals
  • Elaine's Victorian Inn & Dinner Theatre — located to other attractions in Cape May
  • Morey's Piers — Three different Amusement Parks along the boardwalk of Wildwood
  • Sunset Hydrofest — Hydroplanes and flat bottoms compete on the beautiful bay area of Wildwood Crest.
  • Delaware River & Bay Authority — A way of traveling between Delaware and New Jersey
  • Original Fudge Kitchen — They make Home-made fudge for centuries now with a variety of 18 different flavors. This is located in many of the boardwalks located in New Jersey.
  • Sensia Therapy — A store that specializes in aromatherapy, independent music and arts & crafts.
  • Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts — Authorities in charge of events, tours and activities
  • NAS Wildwood Aviation Museum- They want to restore Hangar #1 at the Cape May County Airport, Lower Township, New Jersey, into an aircraft museum honoring the 42 Naval airmen who perished while training there during World War II.
  • Splash Zone Waterpark — A family-friendly water park with the biggest and intense water rides in the East Coast. It's just steps away from the boardwalk.
  • Cape May Jazz Festival — Cape May Jazz Inc, a non-profit organization, develops and implements a jazz event to show great appreciation for this genre of music. It is scheduled annually in the Spring and Fall.
    Morey's Pier in Wildwood
  • Cape May County Culture & Heritage — They promote public interest in the arts and history and help create an environment that appreciate arts and history.
  • Cape May Beach — A more quieter beach for the residences in the area. It has a promenade filled with food vendors, gift shops, and restaurants.
  • Wildwood Beach — A more hip beach with a boardwalk including games, amusement parks, food, and restaurants.

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