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Cape May Vacation Rentals


By Jennifer Weiss

Cape May, New Jersey is an amazing vacation destination if you enjoy spending time in and around the water, watching the various marine animals of the Atlantic, and strolling through picturesque streets that are lined with Victorian homes. The city has something to offer every visitor with its beautiful scenery and numerous activities and attractions, so why not make this the year you venture to southern New Jersey for a relaxing trip at a comforting pace.

After deciding that Cape May is the perfect place to escape from a hectic schedule and a busy lifestyle, you will need to find accommodations that allow you to realize the vacation you imagined. One of the best options is a Cape May vacation rental that sits in a quiet neighborhood with minimal traffic noise. You can rest on the porch, listening to the early morning sounds of the birds chirping in the nearby trees, and slowly sip your coffee. The peace and serenity that surround you will calm your nerves and make it easy to begin the day stress-free and ready for anything.

Staying in Cape May Point, just a five minute drive from downtown Cape May city, is an excellent way to get back to nature and enjoy some of the finest historical aspects of the city. While the lighthouse is the biggest draw, Cape May Point State Park is an excellent place for taking in the peaceful setting and interesting sights and bird watching on the numerous trails. By vacationing in a Cape May Point beach house, you can take advantage of all these outdoor wonders while only being one block from the pristine Point beaches.

When the beach is the biggest attraction for you, stay in a Cape May cottage that is ideally situated on the water so all you need to do is step out your back door for an exciting day of sun and sand. Make your way down to the beach at your own leisure since you do not need to worry about parking, and set up for a whole afternoon of family-fun near the water. If you happen to forget extra sunscreen or run out of juice for the kids, you can take the short walk back up to your rental and load up on the supplies you need without any hassle. The day will fly by and everyone will have a great time when everything you need for the perfect day is at your fingertips.

Although the kids would certainly love to spend every waking moment playing in the sand or getting out on the water for a day of boating, jet skiing, or fishing, there are bound to be times when you need to rest within your lodging. When you stay in a vacation rental, you do not need to worry about the kids getting restless when you want to relax. Simply pop in their favorite DVD or hook them up to the wireless internet as you unwind on the outdoor porch or roof deck, reading your favorite book or listening to the sound of the waves crashing against the shore.

When you want to retreat from it all and simply enjoy the glorious surroundings of Cape May, then a home that is situated on a large lot and has an abundance of towering trees is perfect for you. The park like atmosphere and the proximity to the wild preserve that encompasses Cape Island Creek are ideal for bird watching and getting back to the peacefulness of nature. Walk the scenic back route for fantastic views of the area, or bike into town, which is only one mile away. You truly can get away from it all without inhibiting your ability to enjoy the award-winning restaurants and shops when you stay in a Cape May house that is ideally located for your needs.

Cape May vacation rentals have all the amenities of home in a location that makes it easy to enjoy all this breathtaking city has to offer. Begin your search today for a rental that meets all your needs and you are bound to find one that exceeds all your expectations.

HomeAway.com has the most comprehensive selection of vacation rental homes on the Internet. For an alternative lodging option, consider Cape May vacation rentals for your next trip to southern New Jersey.

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