If you are spending your vacations at Cape May beachfront rentals, you don’t just need to take your kids for a walk on the boardwalk or to the beach. You can keep your kids from getting miserable and cranky by taking them out for a lot of activities near your Cape May vacation home.
These activities include, but are not limited to, visiting the Colds Spring Village, Cape May County Museum, the local zoo and fairs. Read on to find out more about kid-friendly, fun activities near Cape May vacation homes.
Colds Spring Village
Cold Springs Village is a re-enactment of the historic colonial village situated on Route 9 of Cape May. The village has a good kid’s program suited for ages 7 to 11. The program is called “Village Kids.” The program is held on Thursdays and Fridays during the month of July. It covers a wide range of topics and touches on everything from metal works to the colonial American life. The sessions are long enough to keep the kids busy and have some interesting activities like period costume dress-ups, history lessons from professionally trained historic interpreters and handicraft-making. Depending on the time available, a youngster may opt for anywhere from 2 to 8 sessions a day on varied topics.
Cape May County Museum
The Cape May County Museum is a museum dedicated to preserving the local history. It is situated on the famous Route 9. The museum is not only a great place to visit, but it also holds a lot of kid-friendly programs. These include a special guided tour of the museum that has been oriented towards kids. There is also a special hide and seek activity based on a guide and a book of peculiar artifacts. They have an active kids club that sponsors new and varied activities every month. You and the kids will find something new on every visit.
Cape May County Zoo
The Cape May County Zoo has always been a favorite among visitors. The zoo houses a large number of exotic animal and bird species. They are open all days of the week from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. There is no entry fee for the general public as of winter 2010. Every summer, the Cape May County Zoo holds something called the “Fair Days.” The Fair Days include fun, games and activities like, educational tours, live music, art and craft competitions and food. Kids can also sign up for the Zoo Camp that holds weeklong educational sessions.
There is no lack of kid-friendly activities in and around the Cape May County. No need to take them to boring beaches and the putt-putt parks daily. To have fun, you need to get down to Vamoose.com to find your Cape May vacation home. You can search through Cape May beachfront rentals by type, price, size and closest amenities.