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Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities - A multi-faceted non-profit organization that promotes the restoration, interpretation and cultural enrichment of greater Cape May for its residents and visitors.

Cumberland Players - A group made up entirely of volunteers who are amateurs in the true sense of the word. They produce shows only for the love of theatre and the desire to share their talents with the community and those who visit the area.

East Lynne Theater Company - Directors, musicians, designers, and actors work together throughout the year to create quality productions not seen anywhere else.

Morey's Piers - Offers seven world-class roller coasters, two huge beachfront waterparks and family rides galore.

Pirate Island Avalon - 18 holes that take you on a journey through theme-park like attractions of animated pirates, caves, waterfalls, suspension bridges, and pirate ships - a unique adventure for all ages!

Boardwalk Adventures - When it comes to splashing, wet fun in the sun, Boardwalk Adventures is your destination water playground at the Jersey Shore! Boardwalk Adventures has everything to suit the whole family.

Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center - A large cultural arts center which features various glass and craft demonstrations, a museum, stores and a half-scale model stationed at the restored 1880 Palermo train station which takes visitors on a scenic ride through the Pinelands.

Ocean City Historical Museum - An extensive collection of Ocean City heirlooms and memorabilia. Take a trip back in time as you hear stories of a princess, a shipwreck filled with treasures from the Far East, sandy beached, marshes, wildlife and its famous boardwalk.

Leaming's Run Gardens - The largest annual garden in the USA - featuring acres of beautiful flowers, ferns, lawns and ponds.

Cape May Whale Watch & Research Center - Offers boat tours featuring breathtaking sights of the world's largest mammals, dolphins and other seldom seen rare and endangered species.

Landis Theater - Hosts events including professional entertainment, national touring artists, cultural and multi-cultural enrichment programs, dance, classical music, jazz, doo-wop, musicals, drama, local talent, productions by The Landis Theater Actors and much more.

Elaine's Dinner Theater - The dinner theater package includes a full course dinner and show. You will choose from a wonderful selection of sumptuous entrees, cooked to order and a performance that is just as tasty.

Gillian's Wonderland Pier - If you are looking for fun and excitement in "America's Greatest Family Resort" you will find it here at Gillian's Wonderland Pier. Gillian's Wonderland Pier offers a wonderful collection of rides, slides, and attractions located in Ocean City.

Splash Zone Water Park - Mixing adrenaline-pumping thrills with family-style fun. With more than 16 attractions, Splash Zone Water Park offers a variety of experiences for everyone.

Historic Cold Spring Village - An educational institution established primarily as an outdoor living history museum. The village offers a variety of displays, publications, live performances, films, traveling and loan exhibits representative of the 19th century.

Museum of American Glass - The largest museum in the country dedicated to preserving the history of glass made in the United States. The glass is housed in a building modeled after one of Cape May's elegant Victorian era hotels. Over 6,500 pieces from the museum's permanent collection are shown in 20,000 square feet of exhibition space.

Millville Army Air Field Museum - Preserves U.S. military aviation history, including the recent Middle East conflict. Museum programs and tours focus on education about Millville's vital role in aviation history and the history of the P-47 Thunderbolt.

Nature Center of Cape May - Founded in 1992, with the twin goals of creating a responsible stewardship program for open space surrounding Cape May Harbor and providing environmental education for people of all ages. The center offers interactive displays, games, activities and programs.

Wetlands Institute - Uniquely housed in a cedar shake building designed to resemble a turn-of-the-century coast guard. The station is situated overlooking 6,000 acres of pristine coastal wetlands. Other attractions include various educational exhibits, gift shop, an aquarium, nature trails, an observation tower and marsh walks.

Cape May County Zoo - A free family fun zoo. Have a wild time as you explore more than 85 acres of beautifully maintained exhibits. With 250 different species of mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles and over 550 animals, you're sure to see something new.