In the middle of it all
Middle Township, NJ is easily accessible from several exits off the Garden State Parkway and is the perfect vacation spot for nature lovers.
The Cape May County Zoo, on Route 9 less than a quarter mile from the Parkway, is one of the most popular attractions in all of southern New Jersey. Located in the Cape May County Park, always a popular stop for visitors, the Zoo features exotic animals housed in natural, spacious habitats with a World of Birds exhibit in a tropical plant-filled aviary that resembles a rain forest.
The Wetlands Institute on Stone Harbor Boulevard overlooks 6,000 acres of marshes, home to osprey, turtles, ducks, sea birds and salt water creatures. Exciting activities, including summer kayak tours, and programs are scheduled throughout the year with a gala Wings ‘n Water Festival every September.
Campgrounds that cater to outdoor visitors with camping tent sites, cabins and RV hook-ups dot the township, each with the amenities campers need including pools, lakes, activities, playgrounds and modern facilities.
For a change of pace, the Performing Arts Center in Cape May Court House hosts a variety of programs for all cultural tastes throughout the year. History buffs will want to include a stop at the Cape May County Historical and Genealogical Museum for a glimpse of the county’s historical legacy that dates back to before the American Revolution.
Cape May Court House, the county seat of government, is a historic town dating back to the county’s earliest days, when the area was settled in the 1600s.
The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce Information Center is located in Middle Township at Exit 11 on the Garden State Parkway.