Town Bank and Cape Island Tour

Map of route.
  • Start at Whaler's Cove on Beach Drive in Town Bank
  • Go South on Beach Drive into Douglass Park to the Cape May Canal
  • Go North to Lincoln Blvd and turn right
  • Keep going to traffic light and turn right on Bayshore Road
  • Stay with the road which becomes Jonathan Hoffman Road and parallels the canal
  • Bear right onto Seashore Road and up over the West Cape May bridge
  • Turn right immediately at the base of the other side of the bridge onto New England Road
  • Ride along the canal and turn left at Bayshore Road (next left after Shunpike); you can go straight instead and end up at Higbee Beach
  • Stay on Bayshore Road until you come to Rea's Farm; turn right onto Stevens Street
  • Turn right at the stop sign on Sunset Blvd
  • Proceed straight to the Bay at Sunset Beach
  • Head back down Sunset Blvd and turn right into the "gate" of Cape May Point
  • Turn left on Lake Drive and ride past Lilly Lake
  • Head toward the Cape May Lighthouse
  • Enter the Cape May Point State Park; you can visit the beach, the lighthouse, or the Hawkwatch while you're here
  • Leave the State Park and turn right at the exit
  • Turn right on Sea Grove Avenue
  • Turn right on Sunset Blvd
  • Continue to the traffic light and turn right on Broadway
  • Pass Daniel's Restaurant on the right and proceed to Beach Drive at the Ocean
  • Turn right on Beach Drive and ride to the cove
  • If it's earlier than 10 AM, you can ride the Promenade; otherwise head East on Beach Drive to the end at Poverty Beach
  • Turn left and explore the development of East Cape May
  • Work your way back to Pittsburgh Avenue and turn right heading out of town
  • Pass by the Coast Guard Base and turn right at the Fisherman's Memorial sign
  • Ride back out to Pittsburgh Avenue and turn right
  • Follow the road as it turns right at Washington Street and again at Lafayette Street and crosses the little bridge over Cape Island Creek; you are near South Jersey Marina and should see lots of boats on either side
  • Turn right at the Lobster House Restaurant and take a quick tour of that area
  • Leave the Lobster House area and turn right toward the Cape May Bridge
  • Turn right at the U-turn just at the base of the bridge
  • Turn right at the end of the U-turn loop toward Cape May
  • Turn right past Jim's Bait and Tackle and take a quick tour of the Miss Chris dock area
  • Ride back to Lafayette Street heading into Cape May and turn right
  • Stay on Lafayette Street and turn right at St. Johns Street
  • Ride past the railroad station and turn right on Elmira Street
  • Turn right at the stop sign on Park Avenue
  • Follow the road around a left bend and turn right at the stop sign on Broadway (Seashore Road)
  • Go over the West Cape May Bridge and turn left at the base onto Jonathan Hoffman Road
  • Backtrack to Whaler's Cove
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