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SUMMER 2010

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Enjoy the Wonders of Nature at The Nature Center of Cape May Southern Delaware: Discover Our Treasures

Check out the new online version of the Traveller Magazine! A quick click from the Cape May–Lewes Ferry website.


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SUMMER 2010

TA B L E O F

CONTENTS Activities galore for kids of all ages at the Nature Center of Cape May. See page 6.

F E AT U R E ENJOY THE WONDERS OF NATURE AT THE NATURE CENTER OF CAPE MAY by Linda Horner.................................................6

SHORE SCENE SOUTHERN DELAWARE: DISCOVER OUR TREASURES by Scott Thomas.............................................13

D E PA RT M E N T S ALL ABOARD

A letter from the director....................................2

Southern Delaware has many hidden treasures to offer. See for yourself on page 13.

FERRY INFORMATION Fares .................................... 20 Schedules ..............................21 Area Maps ..............................24 Driving Directions....................26

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Be sure and check out the new ferry rates along with our maps to help guide you around the Twin Capes region. See page 20.


ALL ABOARD

Welcome aboard the Cape May–Lewes Ferry

In Delaware, although mostly noted for its beautiful beaches, rated among the cleanest in the country, Southern Delaware’s true appeal is its collection of small towns that differ in personality but share the same charm and welcoming vibe. Come visit one of the many destinations listed in our article and learn what makes this one of the premiere destinations of the Delaware Bay.

SUMMERTIME GREETINGS FROM THE TWIN CAPES REGION!

With summer upon us, there’s no place better to be than the Twin Capes resort communities. The Cape May–Lewes Ferry gives you a relaxed, easy way to visit the beautiful, inviting surroundings of the Delaware beaches and New Jersey shore areas in the same day! Come enjoy a scenic ride on one of our ferries and take in what both sides of the Delaware Bay have to offer.

If you’re looking to take a break from the ordinary, you may want to browse the more than thirty regional events on the ferry’s website at www.cmlf.com/events. As always, thank you for including the Cape May–Lewes Ferry in your travel plans. We hope you can visit with us again soon.

In Cape May, New Jersey, take the opportunity to visit the Nature Center and get a feel for what the area has to offer in the picturesque great outdoors. Throughout the summer, children and adults can take advantage of a Nature Center tour, such as a kayaking or biking tour; or, maybe you’d rather enjoy a relaxing garden tour. At the Nature Center, you’ll quickly discover a rich ecosystem in the area that will just add to your appreciation of our gem in the Mid-Atlantic States.

Jim Johnson Executive Director Delaware River & Bay Authority

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A D V E RT I S E R S

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Accents...........................................................18 Aloysius Butler & Clark................................. 18 Atlantic Sands Hotel....................................IBC

Heather

Baywood Greens...........................................19

Brian

James

Pam

Bobbi

EDITOR

Boardwalk Plaza Hotel................................... 5

Heather Skelly traved@travmag.com

Brandywine Senior Living............................BC ART DIRECTOR The Breakers Hotel & Suites........................IBC

Brian Tharan

Cape May County Tourism............................12 PRODUCTION ARTIST

Cape Regional Medical Center......................11

Brian Tharan

The Depot Travel Park.....................................4 COPY EDITOR

Georgetown Chamber of Commerce...........12

James Kassees

Hampton Inn–Rehoboth Beach......................4 CONTRIBUTING WRITERS

Irish Eyes........................................................19

Linda Horner, Scott Thomas

Jungle Jim’s....................................................18 PRODUCTION MANAGER Pam Stevenson

NJ Southern Shore.........................................12 Schell Brothers Homes..................................IFC Southern Delaware Tourism.........................28

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE Bobbi Engel

Wildwoods Tourism.......................................10 TAC...................................................................4

SALES MANAGER Lana O’Hollaren • Lana@travmag.com

The Twin Capes Traveller is an editorial magazine published three times a year (spring, summer and fall editions) by Bi-Coastal Publications. The publication is distributed at the Cape May–Lewes Ferry and at numerous other destinations in New Jersey and Delaware. Printed in the USA. The Cape May–Lewes Ferry is operated by the Delaware River & Bay Authority.

A D S A L E S C O O R D I N AT O R Bobbi Engel • BEngel@travmag.com

C A P E M AY – L E W E S F E R R Y

If you would like your organization to be considered for editorial coverage, or you have a story idea, request a copy of next issue’s editorial lineup and direct all editorial queries, submissions or press kits to Heather Skelly at traved@travmag.com. Advertising in Twin Capes Traveller does not guarantee editorial inclusion.

Jim Salmon • Public Information Officer, DRBA

SALES OFFICE (302) 249-6759 P.O. Box 1033 • Wilmington, DE 19899

©2010 Bi-Coastal Publications

EDITORIAL OFFICE (302) 655-1552 819 N. Washington St. • Wilmington, DE 19801

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Calm harbor waters teeming with sea life...vibrant wildlife-friendly themed gardens...rural farmland vistas with roadside vegetable stands...and laughing, engaged children. All this and more await DRBA ferry travelers at New Jersey Audubon’s Nature Center of Cape May. The Nature Center, one of New Jersey Audubon’s nine staffed nature sanctuaries throughout the state, is situated on the shores of picturesque and wildlife-rich Cape May Harbor. The center has been delivering award-winning, interactive children’s, family and adult environmental education programs since 1992.

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On Friday and Saturday, June 18 and 19, join the Nature Center of Cape May and its community partners for our third annual Harbor Fest, celebrating the sea, along with its culture and ecology. The festival will take place along the shores of beautiful Cape May Harbor and Delaware Avenue and on the nature center’s environmental education campus from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fresh seafood and other delicacies, live music, local arts and craft vendors, and seafood cooking demonstrations from Cape May’s finest chefs will fill the streets while marine educational programs, a kayak and canoe regatta, and much more will fill your weekend. Friday evening’s activities include a blessing of the fleet at the Cape May Fisherman’s Memorial on the harbor and an art exhibition and summer solstice family campfire with live music at the Nature Center. In case of rain, Harbor Fest will be held on Sunday, June 20. Throughout the summer, children, adults and families will find a wide range of daily nature discovery programs including harbor safaris, biking tours, beginner birding, guided kayaking ecotours, beach adventure hikes and private garden tours that will lead you right into the heart of Cape Island’s amazing natural habitats. The Nature Center also offers a series of popular children’s science day camps, held Monday through Thursday mornings throughout July and August, for preschool through ninth grades. They’re designed with summer visitors in mind, and 8


campers may attend just one day or all summer. Friday morning children’s programs feature story hours and arts and crafts. Our adventures do not end with the setting sun. Join us for one of many evening family programs, including marine life discovery tours by boat, naturalist-led beach strolls in search of bats, fireflies, ghost crabs and other nocturnal creatures, family art programs, and sunset and full-moon kayak ecotours. The visitors’ center features a three-story observation tower and second-floor deck that offer stunning, panoramic vistas of the harbor and surrounding marshes and maritime forest. Saltwater aquaria teem with local marine life such as pipefish, whelks, sea stars, drumfish, flounder, horseshoe crabs and diamondback terrapins. There are changing natural history exhibits and artifacts; busy songbird feeding stations; a children’s hands-on activity room and sensory garden; a wildlife habitat meadow with a nature trail and bridge; and a series of themed hummingbird, butterfly, seaside, shade and songbird gardens. The Nature Store features the best in nature gifts, field guides, clothing and children’s discovery items. The Nature Center of Cape May’s exhibits are free and open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily from June through August. There is plenty of free parking. Call us at (609) 898-8848, or visit our website at www.njaudubon.org/centers/nccm for a complete listing of activities and program fees. You can find us on Facebook at NJ Audubon’s Nature Center of Cape May and get the latest tweets at twitter.com NatCenCM. The Nature Center of Cape May is located at 1600 Delaware Ave. in Cape May, New Jersey—only a short drive away from the Cape May Ferry Terminal. Come see us, and get ready for a world of natural wonders awaiting your discovery.

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that I enjoy my job so much is that it keeps me constantly moving around Southern Delaware in order to keep in touch with the places and people that make the region such a memorable and compelling place to visit. Whether you are a first-time visitor or veteran traveler to coastal Delaware, there is always something new to do or place to discover; you have to trust me on this one. Although mostly noted for our beautiful beaches, rated among the cleanest in the country, Southern Delaware’s true appeal is its collection of small towns that differ in personality but share the same charm and welcoming vibe. This will stay with you from the seaside boardwalks of the Atlantic to the riverside villages of the Nanticoke.

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The spirit of summer comes alive here as Southern Delaware is a popular getaway and vacation choice from Memorial Day to Labor Day. However, more visitors are returning or opting to come in the fall and beyond based on the festival season, less crowds and idyllic weather. After Labor Day, endless summer fun continues with awardwinning events planned throughout the region. The Annual Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival (September 11) showcases a large variety of artists throughout the East Coast. The Nanticoke Indian Powwow, a two-day weekend event planned for September 11–12, is a significant cultural event in the Mid-Atlantic, celebrating the traditions of Delaware’s Native American community. Each year, guest tribes from throughout the nation join the Nanticoke people in dancing, story telling while providing insight into the rich culture of the First People of the First State. Visit the Sussex County Airport in Georgetown on October 2 to see vintage World War II planes, reenactments and classic cars while enjoying food and entertainment at the 3rd Annual Wings & Wheels Festival and Fly-In. Delaware’s maritime history comes alive during The Lewes Maritime Weekend (October 2–3). This event combines Lewes’s annual Boast the Coast Festival on Saturday, followed by University of Delaware’s Coast Day on Sunday. The festival provides educational exhibits and programs for children, marine petting zoo, arts and crafts shows, incredible food from local restaurants, boat tours, and a lighted boat parade at dusk. Where else can you attend an Apple-Scrapple Festival other than Bridgeville, Delaware? This fun-filled event honors two local delicacies, apples and scrapple. The annual event takes place throughout the town during October 8–9 and offers food vendors, crafts, entertainment and children’s games. 14


Another popular October event is The Rehoboth Beach Autumn Jazz Festival (October 14–17). This event has featured well-known Grammy Award–winning performing artists such as The Neville Brothers, James Ingram, Peter White, Brian Culbertson, Chaka Khan, The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and many more. The award winning Annual Sea Witch Halloween and Fiddlers Festival (October 29–31) in Rehoboth Beach is a must for family fun and is a Halloween tradition along Delaware’s coastline. Thousands of costumed visitors parade down Rehoboth Avenue and join in the unique fun activities of a broom tossing contest, horse parades on the beach, best dressed pet contest, hayrides, and so much more. The internationally known World Championship Punkin Chunkin is set for November 5–7 in Bridgeville. Will the world record launch of 4,484 feet be beat? The Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival (November 10–14) is another annual event. It spotlights highly creative independent films that are shown throughout this five-day festival. This event also features panel lectures featuring film professionals from around the world. Take time for “education in your vacation” by exploring our one-of-a-kind museums and historic sites that attract visitors throughout the world. A great way to enjoy the outdoors and see our local habitat in action is to visit one of our five Delaware State Parks, Center for the Inland Bays or Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge (just to name a few). Be it beachcombing, crabbing, clamming, fishing, birding, biking, paddling, or tax-free shopping and dining throughout our culinary coast, you’ll find it all in Southern Delaware. Here’s to discovering new treasures! For more details, event updates, and hotel packages and specials in Southern Delaware, visit our website at www.VisitSouthernDelaware.com or call 800.357.1818. 15


 See the magical glow of Trap Pond’s waters while traveling through the northernmost stand of bald cypress trees in North America. Enjoy the views by pontoon boat tour, kayak or canoe rental. Trap Pond State Park outside of Laurel, 302.875.5135, destateparks.com.  Step back into the 1940s by visiting one of the largest and most heavily armed coastal fortifications ever built. At Fort Miles in Cape Henlopen State Park in Lewes, take a tour of the fort, walk through a gun battery and climb one of the World War II Fire Towers while enjoying breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. 302.645.8983, destateparks.com.  See real treasures left behind from shipwrecks and pirates on the Delaware Coast. DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum in Fenwick Island houses one of the largest collections of recovered artifacts in the Mid-Atlantic (more than 10,000). Free tours are available year-round. 302.539.9366, discoversea.com.  See the house hit by a cannonball during the War of 1812 while touring Historic Lewes, the first town in the first state. The 10-stop Lewes Maritime History Trail includes a floating lightship, U.S. Lifesaving Station and lighthouses. 302.645.7670, historiclewes.org.  Feeling off-centered? Take a free brewery tour of the nationally recognized Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Milton, where they produce “off-centered ales for off-centered people.” Dogfish Head offers award-winning tours and tastings year-round. 302.684.1000, dogfish.com.  Walk in the footsteps of Captain John Smith back in 1608 at Phillips Landing just outside the historic shipbuilding village of Bethel. This picturesque location was the site of Captain Smith’s most inland discovery during his exploration of the Nanticoke River. Pack a picnic lunch. friendsofthejohnsmithtrail.org.

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 Visit one of the most important horseshoe crab spawning beaches and shorebird feeding areas in the world at the DuPont Nature Center on the Delaware Bay in Slaughter Beach. While horseshoe crab spawning can only be observed from May to June, you can still visit the center year-round to learn about this prehistoric species and more than 130 other species of wildlife that populate the area. 302.422.1329, dupontnaturecenter.org.  Have a picnic surrounded by endless rows of grapevines at Delaware’s first and only award-winning winery at Nassau Valley Vineyards just outside Lewes. Take a free tour and learn about the history of wine. 302.645.9463, nassauvalley.com.  Visit one of the most unusual museums in Delaware at the Seaford Museum in downtown Seaford. View hundreds of artifacts that include displays relating to early agriculture, shipbuilding and the Civil War. 302.628.9828, seafordhistoricalsociety.com.  Get a glimpse into the rich culture and heritage of the Nanticoke Indians at the Nanticoke Indian Museum between Long Neck and Millsboro. The museum houses an array of artifacts that include jewelry, pottery, spears and arrow points. Visitors can hear the history of “The People of the Tidewater” with a dynamic tour guide or visit the museum’s extensive library room that was once a one-room schoolhouse. 302.945.7022, nanticokeindians.org.

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FARES

Save up to $12 per vehicle with purchase of return-trip value fare! All fares are one-way unless noted.

SPECIAL DISCOUNT FARES FRIENDS AND FAMILY: All passengers greater than 4 in the vehicle travel FREE! First 4 passengers (including driver) must pay full fare. Higher fares pay first. Not valid with any other discounts. Other restrictions may apply. GROUP RATES: Available for parties of 25 or more.

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• Check out the Ferry Schedules on the next page. • Explore Delaware and New Jersey with our Maps, starting on page 24.

CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN—NEW FOR 2010: For a 33% savings on vehicle fares, discount books are now available—only $24 per crossing. Some restrictions may apply. Ask for details. Nov.– April– Peak† VEHICLE & DRIVER March Oct. Car, SUV, Van, Pickup Truck, one-way (vehicles less than 20’ length) $30 $36 $44 Return-Trip Value Fare $26 $32 $32 Motorcycle or Motorbike, one-way $25 $31 $36 Return-Trip Value Fare $22 $27 $27 6-Pack*, valid for 2 customers (all vehicles less than 20’ length) $153 $153 $153 6-Pack* (commercial vehicles) 15% off scheduled fare 12-Pack*, valid for 2 customers (all vehicles less than 20’ length) $288 $288 $288 *Discount books of six (6) or twelve (12) tickets. Not valid Saturdays, Sundays or Holidays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. from Memorial Day to Labor Day. VEHICLE & FOOT PASSENGERS Children, ages 5 and under FREE FREE FREE Children, age 6–13, one-way $4 $5 $5 Return-Trip Value Fare $3 $4 $4 14 years of age and older, one-way $8 $10 $10 Return-Trip Value Fare $6 $8 $8 6-Pack Adult Tickets, valid for 2 customers $45 $45 Please note that all return-trip value fares must be purchased with initial sailing. CHARTER BUS PASSENGERS Children, age 5 and under Children, age 6–13 14 years of age and older

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FERRY TERMINAL SHUTTLE FARES Children, age 5 and under FREE 6 years of age and older $4

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OTHER DISCOUNTS & FEES Internet Reservation Discount Non-Refundable Reservation Cancellation Fee

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OTHER VEHICLES & DRIVER 20’ to under 25’ 25’ to under 35’ 35’ to under 45’ 45’ to under 60’ More than 60’

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$50 $61 $69 $85 $113

PEAK FARES valid from Memorial Day to Labor Day— Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays.

TICKET EXPIRATION: Purchased ferry tickets expire two years following purchase date.

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Vehicle discounts available when you book online! Please reserve! We reserve up to 100% of our vehicle space. Go to www.CMLF.com.

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NOTE: • Schedule subject to change without notice. Check www.CMLF.com for additional departures and changes. • Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. • Pets are permitted on all boats, with some on-board restrictions, but are NOT permitted on shuttles. • Photo ID required for driver and all foot passengers. • Reservations are required for buses and other groups. • Reserved customers may forfeit their reserved status and a $5 cancellation fee if they have not completed check-in 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure time. • Have your vehicle size, passenger count, and a credit card number handy when you call. • Vehicle discounts are available when booking online.

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Crossing 17 miles 80 minutes

Numbers in parentheses indicate mileage from ferry terminal.

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for the whole family

Visit www.CMLF.com or call 800.643.3779 for information and reservations.

Lucky 7 Atlantic City Tours Adults: $12; Available every Wed. & Thurs., 6/16–8/26. Departing from Lewes at 9:15 a.m.

Cape May County Zoo Trip Every Tues. and Thurs., 6/22–8/26. Adults: $26; Children 6–13: $18; Children under 6: Free. Departing from Lewes at 9:15 a.m. and returning from Cape May at 4:30 p.m. Space is limited. Reservations are required.

Cape May Guided Trolley Tour Weekends, 5/1–6/13 and 10/2–10/31; Daily 6/14–10/1. Adults: $25; Children 6–13: $18; Children under 6: Free.

Historic Lewes Guided Trolley Tour Available on the 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. departures from Cape May, Tues.–Thurs., 6/15–9/16. Adults: $25; Children 6–13: $16; Children under 6: Free.

Historic Lewes Tour (Self-Guided) Mon.–Sat., 6/14–9/18; Open 7 Days 7/11–8/15. Adults: $25; Children 6–13: $18; Children under 6: Free.

Rock the Boat

Lighthouse Pete’s Family Fun Cruise

Every Friday, 7/9–8/27; FREE with price of ferry passage. Cruise departs Cape May at 6:00 p.m. and Lewes at 6:15 p.m.

Wed. (CM) & Thurs. (LW), 7/7–8/26; FREE with price of ferry passage. The cruise departs Cape May every Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. and Lewes at 4:15 p.m. every Thursday.

Cash, travelers checks and credit cards accepted. For tour information, comments or questions, please contact us at: 800.643.3779 or

customerservice@drba.net Vessels’ salon decks are accessible via terminal elevators. Advise tollbooth/ticket agents upon arrival of your needs. Groups are requested to call in advance at 800.643.3779. For information on these and other exciting activities and events including NASCAR® packages and the Cape May Wine Festival at the Ferry, go to www.CMLF.com.

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Tourism Information

DART First State Resort Transit

Downtown Lewes–Rehoboth Shuttle

Cape May–Lewes Ferry Shuttle Stops

Biking to Cape Henlopen State Park: Take a left as you leave the Lewes terminal and go straight to the park on Cape Henlopen Drive, approx. 1 mile.

Biking to Downtown Lewes: Turn right as you leave the terminal onto Cape Henlopen Drive to Savannah Road (Dairy Queen) intersection. Go left on Savannah Road and proceed across the drawbridge to downtown Lewes, approx. 1.2 miles.

Biking across the bay?

Reservations: 800.643.3779 or www.CMLF.com

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Accessing Bike Path to Historic Cold Spring Village: Turn right as you leave the terminal and proceed on Route 9 through the third traffic light (Seashore Road intersection) for a few hundred yards to the railroad. Go left on the path at the tracks, which takes you to Historic Cold Spring Village and beyond.

on Route 9 to the third traffic light at Seashore Road (school on left). Go right on Seashore Road, over the canal bridge and proceed to Beach Drive in Cape May, approx. 7 miles.

Biking to Downtown Cape May: Turn right as you leave the terminal and proceed

Biking across the bay?

Step back in time on a Cape May Guided Trolley Tour. The 45-minute trolley tour gives you a beautiful view of the Victorian town.

Destination New Jersey

Reservations: 800.643.3779 or www.CMLF.com

New Jersey

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Cape May Ferry Shuttle

Cape May–Lewes Ferry Shuttle Stops


Directions to Popular Destinations

from the Lewes Terminal Tanger Outlets; Rehoboth Beach, Delaware/Ocean City, Maryland. Take Rte. 9 West to Rte. 1 South. Outlets border Rte. 1. Continue South on Rte. 1 past Tanger Outlets about a mile and follow signs to the town of Rehoboth Beach, approx. 7 miles, 10 minutes. For Ocean City, continue on Rte. 1 South. Approx. 34 miles, 45 minutes. Dover, Delaware. Take Rte. 9 West to Rte. 1 North. Approx. 32 miles, 45 minutes. Easton/St. Michaels, Maryland. Take Rte. 9 West to Rte. 1 North (right). Turn left onto Rte. 9 West to Georgetown, DE. Turn onto Rte. 18 West to Rte. 318 West (Federalsburg area). Rte. 318 and Rte. 331 will merge. Stay on Rte. 331 North to Easton, approx. 56 miles, 70 minutes. For St. Michaels, take Rte. 33 West out of Easton. Approx. 68 miles, 1-1/4 hours. Annapolis/Baltimore, Maryland/Washington, D.C. Take Rte. 9 W to Rte. 1 North (right). Turn left onto Rte. 9 West to Georgetown, DE. Turn onto Rte. 18 West to Rte. 404 West. In the Wye Mills, MD, area, take Rte. 50 West over the William Preston Lake, Jr. Memorial Bridge. Annapolis, approx. 89 miles, 1-1/2 hours. For Baltimore, continue on Rte. 50 to Rte. 97 North. Approx. 116 miles, 2 hours. For Washington, continue on Rte. 50 West directly into Washington, D.C., or you can get on the Beltway, Rte. 495, North or South, around Washington. Approx. 122 miles, 2-1/4 hours. For All Points South. Take Rte. 9 W to Rte. 1 North (right). Turn left onto Rte. 9 West to Georgetown, DE. Turn left onto Rte. 113 South to Pokomoke City, MD. This merges and becomes Rte. 13 South. Continue on Rte. 13 to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.

Chincoteague, Virginia. Follow “Points South” directions and then take Rte. 175 East. Approx. 77 miles, 1-1/2 hours.

Norfolk/Virginia Beach/Williamsburg, Virginia. Follow “Points South” directions and then cross the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (toll). Short portion of Rte. 13 remains after the bridge. Norfolk/Virginia Beach, approx. 160 miles, 3 hours. For Williamsburg, take 64 West. Approx. 206 miles, 4 hours.

95 South/Emporia, Virginia. Follow “Points South” directions and then cross the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (toll). Rte. 13 turns into Rte. 64 East. Take 64 East around the Norfolk area to 58 West. Continue on 58 West to Emporia, Virginia, to pick up 95 South. Approx. 240 miles, 4-1/2 hours. Outer Banks, North Carolina. Follow “Points South” directions and then cross the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (toll). Rte. 13 turns into Rte. 64 East. Exit onto Rte. 168 South. Take 168 to 158 East. Continue to Rte. 12 in the Outer Banks. Approx. 210 miles, 4-1/4 hours.

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Follow “Points South” directions and then cross the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (toll). Rte. 13 turns into Rte. 64 East. Exit onto Rte. 17 South and continue to Myrtle Beach. Approx. 534 miles, 11 hours.

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Directions to Popular Destinations

from the Cape May Terminal Cape May, New Jersey. Exiting the Cape May terminal area, bear to the right. At the third traffic light on Sandman Blvd., turn right. This is Seashore Road, which turns into Broadway in Cape May. Road dead-ends at the beach; turn left to go downtown or park to go to the beach.

For All Southern New Jersey Shore Points. Exit the ferry terminal onto Sandman Blvd. (also known as Lincoln Blvd. and Rte. 9). Follow the signs located at every intersection to local communities or the southern beginning (Exit Zero) of the Garden State Parkway, 3 miles east of the terminal.

Cape May County Park and Zoo. Follow “Southern New Jersey Shore Points.” At the third traffic light on the Garden State Parkway (at the Chamber of Commerce building), make a left. At the next stop sign, which is Rte. 9, simply cross over and enter the park. Approx. 15 miles, 25 minutes.

Wildwood, NJ. Follow “Southern New Jersey Shore Points” to exit 4B (12 miles). Stone Harbor, NJ. Follow “Southern New Jersey Shore Points” to exit 10A (14 miles).

Avalon, NJ. Follow “Southern New Jersey Shore Points” to exit 13 (17 miles). Ocean City, NJ. Follow “Southern New Jersey Shore Points” to exit 25 or 29 (36 miles).

Atlantic City, NJ. Follow “Southern New Jersey Shore Points” until you reach exit 38A. This is the Atlantic City Expressway. Approx. 45 miles, 1 hour.

Delaware Memorial Bridge. Take Rte. 9 North to Rte. 47 North. In the city of Millville, Rte. 47 and Rte. 49 intersect. Take Rte. 49 West. Continue on Rte. 49 West to 295 South. Approx. 87 miles, 1-1/2 hours.

Trenton. Follow “Southern New Jersey Shore Points.” Exit the Garden State Parkway onto the Atlantic City Expressway at 38B (Philadelphia). Take the Expressway West to Rte. 54 North (exit 28). Take Rte. 54 North to Rte. 206 North. Continue on Rte. 206 North to Trenton. Approx. 123 miles, 2-1/4 hours. New York City. Follow “Southern New Jersey Shore Points.” At exit 129 (Woodbridge), exit the Parkway and get onto the New Jersey Turnpike heading north. Take the New Jersey Turnpike to exit 16E (Rte. 495 North) to New York City via the Lincoln Tunnel. The Lincoln Tunnel takes you into Manhattan. Approx. 160 miles, 3 hours.

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Come to the Culinary Coast.

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There’s a narrow strip of land along Delaware’s coast that’s home to more great chefs and restaurants than you can shake a potsticker at. From Lewes to Rehoboth Beach to Fenwick Island, you can delight in a variety of truly sumptuous fare—Italian, Mexican, Pacific Rim and more. But be sure to give yourself at least a few days to try as many restaurants as you can. Like all the chefs who once came for “just a visit,” you might just decide to stay! To learn more about some of the region’s fantastic eateries, simply visit

www.visitsoutherndelaware.com/culinarycoast Funded in part by:

LIFE TASTES BETTER HERE.

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