Discover a selection of 6,000 vacation rentals in Cape May County that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $116 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Cape May County. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Soak up the Victorian seaside in Cape May County

Cape May County lies along the southern shores of New Jersey and has long been a popular seaside vacation spot. If you book up Cape May County vacation rentals in the historic town of the same name, you'll be close to the resort's attractions, like the zoo, the winery and the old lighthouse museum. Most of the adventures here are centered around the sea. Exciting boat charters take eager anglers out on sports-fishing trips daily, while whale watching is possible if you visit in the right season. Alternatively, just soak up the Victorian seaside ambiance in town or head out to a wildlife refuge to birdwatch.

Things to do

Cape May County's maritime history

This little seaside vacation town in southern New Jersey has several attractions away from the beach. It's best known for the grand old Emlen Physick Estate, whose preserved interior is open to the public. You may want to climb the 199 steps in the Cape May County Lighthouse, for magnificent views across Delaware Bay and to learn about New Jersey's maritime history. Bringing kids? They will love the 500 different critters at the Cape May County Zoo that's surrounded by beautiful country gardens. If you're not, you might be better suited to tastings at the local winery and vineyard.

Activities

Adventures to be found in Cape May County

If you've scored a Cape May County vacation rental on the waterfront, you'll be perfectly placed for walking down onto the beach. If the weather's good, it can be hard to tear yourself away, but those who do won't find themselves twiddling their thumbs. You can hop aboard one of the daily fishing charters to try your hand at sports-fishing. If that's not your thing and you visit Cape May in season, how about heading out to sea to catch a glimpse of the humpback whales? Alternatively, you can rent all sorts of water sports equipment and paddle around at your own pace.

Weather

Idyllic temperatures in Cape May County

The 2 best seasons to stay in a Cape May County vacation rental is between May and June or September and October. During these shoulder months, the temperatures can be idyllic for outdoor activities, the hordes of crowds have yet to come or all but disappeared and the rental prices have dropped. Summer season is the busiest and if you're looking to hit the beaches with the hottest weather, July and August are best. Travelers abandon Cape May during the winter, but if you are looking for complete solitude at rock-bottom prices, it might be for you.

Natural features

Cape May County: a haven for birdwatchers

Cape May County has long been known as one of the premier birding locations along the East Coast. For years, birdwatchers have been coming to the Cape May National Wildlife Refuge, a land of fresh water marshes and wetland forest. These habitats support a diverse list of critters, including more than 300 species of birds, many of which are migratory and stop here on their way south. You'll likely spot raptors, woodcocks and songbirds. Along with the avifauna, there are several dozen species of mammal and more than 50 reptiles and amphibian.

How many vacation rentals are available around Cape May County?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 5,793 vacation rentals around Cape May County. From 3,273 house rentals to 2,473 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

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