Want a family-friendly summer destination? Come on down to Cape May, N.J., and enjoy a day full of fun activities on the historic lighthouse grounds, on Wednesdays now through Aug. 22
Family Fun Days provide kids with hands-on activities like pirate hat-making, along with performers and kid-friendly entertainment. Adults are not left out — they may browse among the crafts vendors, all at the base of the 1859 lighthouse. Climb the 199 steps to the top and enjoy the best view of the Jersey Cape.
Family Fun Days, Wednesdays, through Aug. 22 from 9 am to 2 pm. Admission is free to activities on the grounds and there is a separate admission to climb the lighthouse: $8 for adults and $5 for children (ages 3–12).
Cape May Lighthouse [Cape May Point State Park, Cape May, N.J., (800) 275–4278; www.capem