Cape May Convention Hall
Cape May Convention Hall
Cape May Convention Hall is a state-of-the-art facility located in one of the Mid-Atlantic region's most desirable destinations. Situated directly on the beach, the 20,000 square-foot facility features two event halls, a catering kitchen, a meeting room, a wraparound deck, and a multi-purpose atrium with an unparalleled view of the beach and the ocean. Cape May is an upscale resort so there is always a variety of accommodations available, and the pedestrian- and cyclist-friendly layout of the town makes it an attractive alternative to busy urban areas.
Flying For most travelers, the closest major airport to Cape May is the Philadelphia International Airport, about 2 hours away by car, or the Atlantic City International Airport, 45 minutes away. In both cases, car rentals are recommended. Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) Time from Philadelphia: Approx. 1 hour 40 minutes by car. For most travelers, the closest major airport is the Philadelphia International Airport. It is an easy drive from Philadelphia to Cape May which takes just under two hours. Please follow the directions below. Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) Time from Atlantic City: Approx. 45 minutes by car. Atlantic City International Airport is 45 minutes north of Cape May. Currently, only AirTran, Spirit Airlines, and West Jet fly into Atlantic City. Rental cars, taxis, and shuttles run out of Atlantic City. If you need an alternate form of transportation into Cape May you can take a taxi or a shuttle to the NJ Transit Bus Station in Atlantic City. Buses run from this station directly into Cape May. Taxis are always at the airport and Yellow Van Shuttle can be contacted direct for rates and reservations. For a bus schedule from Atlantic City to Cape May please visit www.njtransit.com Cape May County Airport (WWD) Time from Cape May: 10 minutes by car. The closest airport to Cape May is the Cape May County Airport. You can fly into the Cape May County Airport if you have your own small plane or access to a corporate jet. 1108 Lexington Avenue, Erma, NJ 08242 609-886-8652 www.capemayairport.com Driving to Cape May From Philadelphia Total driving time: 1.5 to 2 hours, depending on traffic If you are traveling from Philadelphia, take either the Walt Whitman or the Ben Franklin Bridge to I-676 S. Follow the signs to RT-42 S and Atlantic City Expressway (Toll Road). Once on the Expressway, get off at Exit 7S to the Garden State Parkway (Toll Road). Follow the parkway until it ends and you're in Cape May! From New York Total driving time: 3.5 to 4 hours, depending on traffic If you are coming from New York, there are three ways to get to Cape May. Holland Tunnel, Lincoln Tunnel or George Washington Bridge. Once you've made it through or over one of the aforementioned, follow the signs to the New Jersey Turnpike South (Toll Road). From the Turnpike, get off at exit 11 and continue to the Garden State Parkway (Toll Road) heading south. Follow the Parkway until it ends. From Baltimore Total driving time: 3 hours from Baltimore, depending on traffic If you are coming from Baltimore & southern locations, you may want to consider the Cape May-Lewes Ferry (see below). Otherwise, take 95 North and cross the Delaware Memorial Bridge. Take the bridge to Route 40 East. Follow Route 40 to Route 55 South. Take Route 55 to its end, which is at Route 47 South. Continue along Route 47 South toward the Garden State Parkway (Toll Road). Take the southbound GSP (there is a toll) until its end. If traffic is backed up across the main bridge entering Cape May, try the alternative. The West Cape May bridge leads into (what else!) West Cape May. This bridge is most commonly used when coming into town by way of the Cape May-Lewes Ferry. But to get to the bridge from the end of the Garden State Parkway, go North on Route 109 (a right turn). Follow 109 (or the signs to the ferry) around a jug handle. At the first light (Route 626 - Seashore Road) turn left and drive straight across the canal into West Cape May. This road becomes "Broadway" and terminates at the Atlantic Ocean in Cape May City. Cape-May Lewes Ferry Time from Ferry Terminal: 5 minutes by car. The Cape May Lewes Ferry is a great option for drivers coming from the South. The ferry will take you from Lewes, Delaware (17 miles or so) over the Delaware Bay to North Cape May. From North Cape May, you are only a 5 minute drive into Cape May. The ferry crossing takes approximately 80 minutes to cross the Delaware Bay. This is another great option for foot passengers or day trippers who want to leave their car behind. There are shuttles on the Cape May side of the ferry terminal to take you into Cape May. Please visit www.cmlf.com or 1-800-64(FERRY) for rates and ticketing information. If you take the ferry across to Lewes, Delaware and points south, allow yourself 20 minutes to get to the ferry dock from the center of Cape May. You need to cross a bridge and traffic can build up easily. Public Transportation Is there a bus that runs directly into Cape May? Yes. The NJ Transit buses run from Philadelphia, New York and from many locations in New Jersey to Cape May. For a complete bus schedule, please visit www.njtransit.com. On the NJ Transit site, type "Cape May Bus Terminal" as your destination. This drops you off right by the Welcome Center, in the heart of town, in walking distance to many B&Bs, restaurants, and shopping. In some cases, such as coming from New York City, you may need to use a combination of public transportation, including subway trains. The NJ Transit website will help you create a full itinerary.