Cape May

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Cape May — Cape May, on the Jersey shore, was America’s first seaside resort, at one time rivaling Newport, Rhode Island, in class and status. Now it’s the laid-back vacation spot of choice for young families, East Coast honeymooners, and those seeking an easy sun-and-surf summer getaway. Although not as popular in the winter, weekends draw couples from nearby New York City and Washington, D.C., with the promise of a relaxing escape spent curled up by a fire in a cozy, Victorian-era B&B.

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For a charming seaside retreat that’s close enough to New York City and Washington, D.C. for an easy weekend escape.

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