Wildwood New Jersey 2013
Sightseeing and Shopping in Cape May
The Cape May Lighthouse
The Cape May Lighthouse, as seen from the beach.
One of our vacation days was a washout with clouds and intermittent rain that lasted throughout most of the day. Our rainy-day activity was to visit the historic Cape May Lighthouse located in the Cape May Point State Park. Besides the lighthouse the park includes bird watching platforms, an environmental classroom, and a museum.
The Cape May Point State Park.
The Cape May Lighthouse.
The interior was closed during our visit.
The Plaque at the Lighthouse.
We didn't read the whole thing...
schedule or something.
While in Cape May, the WhatIDidOnVacation.com team did some shopping at the Washington street shopping areas.
The Cape May Washington Commons and Washington Street Mall
The Washington Commons is a shopping area that directly adjoins
the Washington Street Mall.
The Washington Commons is smaller than the Washington Street Mall
and is laid out with sidewalks instead of streets.
Just across the street from the Washington Commons is the Washington Street Mall.
The brick-paved streets of the Washington Street Mall.
Unique shops of every kind are found at the Washington Street Mall.
Cape May merchandise is found at this shop.
The quiet experience of the Washington Street Mall is a nice respite from the hustle and bustle of the Wildwood Boardwalk.
The WhatIDidOnVacation.com team reached this point at 8:07PM.
This gift shop had a welcoming exterior.
And an even more welcoming interior.
Sunset at the Washington Street Mall.
At night, the Washington Street Mall's period lighting can really be appreciated.
Well lit shops of the mall at night.
The Pilot House Restaurant's attractive lighting scheme.
Since we parked at the Washington Commons,
we completed our night there.
Being hungry, we ducked into this Pizza shop located in the Washington Commons.
Mario's Pizza And Italian Eatery turned out to be a treasure find.
This thick pizza is called Nonna's Focaccia - $3.50 per slice.
The Nonna Bella - $3.95 per slice.
The Nonna Bella turned out to be a great choice.
It was absolutely scrumptious.
It had a crisp crust and a sweat tomato sauce that was wonderful.