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2022 Best Shore Trip

Cape May

Thanks to a brand-new $2 million restaurant, bar and concert-venue development at the Cape May ferry terminal (where you can hop a boat to Lewes, Delaware), New Jersey’s southernmost shore has had some much-needed new life breathed in. At Ferry Park, get cocktails at Boat Drinks, brews and casual fare at Exit Zero, and steaks and seafood (and peerless views) at the Lookout. When it’s time for bed or just relaxing by the pool or sea, stay at La Mer Beachfront Resort for the most fashionable oceanfront suites in town. Before you head back home, kick it old-school at the Lobster House’s locals-heavy breakfast counter — if you can get a stool. Read More »

2021 Best Getaway for Beer Nerds

The Dogfish Head Experience in Lewes

Lewes, Delaware — a.k.a. “that town on the other end of the Cape May ferry” — is actually a charming beach resort that boasts the beer-centric Dogfish Inn. From there, you can pedal (on free Dogfish Head loaner bikes) to the Dogfish Head Brewery, where you’ll try exclusive Dogfish Head beers, and to Dogfish Head’s nearby restaurant, Chesapeake & Maine. Be sure to head home with Dogfish Head’s Compelling Gin, which has become an essential bottle in our bar. Read More »

105 Savannah Road, Lewes, DE Website

2013 Best Shore Getaway

Starlux Boutique Hotel

The recently renovated property a block from the Boardwalk successfully marries Wildwoods nostalgic doo-wop style and architecture with upscale comforts, modern Service and Help, and one of the best pools at the Jersey Shore. Once you add in all the freebies like bikes (throwback Boardwalk cruisers) and beach gear (dont bother bringing chairs, umbrellas, buckets or pails), youd be silly to stay anywhere else. Read More »

305 Rio Grande Avenue, Wildwood, NJ | 609-522-7412 | Website