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Sunset Beach

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Address: Sunset Blvd, Lower Township, NJ 08212
09:30 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Great offseason visit

Definitely worth a visit. Awesome view and very interesting to see the difference in the Sand Composition and Dune structure up and down the Coast. I think this is probably pretty... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chuck B
Cornell, Michigan

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Cornell, Michigan
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154 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth a visit. Awesome view and very interesting to see the difference in the Sand Composition and Dune structure up and down the Coast. I think this is probably pretty crazy during the "Season

Thank Chuck B
Elkton, Maryland
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150 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bring your camera! The little gift shop claims free coffee - and they have it. Unfortunately it was so cold and blustery that day that others had already taken advantage of it and we were a little late. None the less, the shop is full of curios and beach stuff, yet not overpriced. But the real attraction is the sunset.... More 

Thank mysterytraveler56
Sellersville, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We had such fun looking for the famous Cape May diamonds! I thought they might be hard to find but they were everywhere! We brought home a bottle full for the grand-kids. Most were real small but we found a decent amount of good-sized ones, they shine like glass when they are wet but turn cloudy when dry. We were... More 

Thank jomidy
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41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Sunset beach has the most breath-taking sunsets on the East Coast. You have to see for yourself. It is at the end of the Cape May island and in the evenings they do a flag raising ceremony honoring our war veterans.

Thank K O
Lockport, New York
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47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I come to Cape May often to visit my Aunt and Uncle. I have come with family and also on girls trips ( we're all in our flurries early 50s now but have been coming for over twenty years) Sunset Beach is a must stop every time!! Many people come for the sun set and it is breath taking!! There's... More 

Thank Theresa C
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We spend a week in Cape May and spend some time twice on this beach, best beach in Cape May. The stones to collect are fantastic.

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Blackwood, New Jersey
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Went for the first time on our 17th anniversary. Wanted yo do again for our 25th. No two sunsets are the same.

Thank Lynn H
Enola, Pennsylvania
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308 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

I visited this beach in July 2016 and we came here one night for the sunset. The place was packed with other people who came out to watch the sunset as well. There was plenty of space though, so it wasn't to crowded. The sunset was absolutely beautiful and totally worth coming here for. However, I don't know if this... More 

Thank Alex A
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I visited Sunset Beach on each of the 4 nights that I was in Cape May at the suggestion of a "local". Each night found the sunset getting progressively better. People were very respectful of each other and of the natural beauty around us. Highly recommend taking the time to visit at sunset.

Thank cyclst8
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 November 2016

a beautiful beach, but more for sight seeing than sun tanning,although the fishing is good. this is the very tip of new jersey, hence why it's the only place to see a sunset in the west. they are always beautiful and they play "god bless america" just before and have volunteers to lower and fold the flag. look for cape... More 

Thank Donna G

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