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Sip & Savor the Flavors of Fall in the Wildwoods, NJ

Sip & Savor the Flavors of Fall in the Wildwoods, NJ

Autumn marks the start of the Wildwoods’ Second Season. With less crowds, mild temperatures, attractive off-season rates for accommodations and an all-star lineup of events and activities, there is no better time to explore and experience the Wildwoods, NJ.

The Wildwoods offer a sumptuous variety of restaurants and eateries, as well as popular breweries, distilleries and nearby wineries. In the fall, these favored Wildwoods landmarks embrace the change of season by offering one-of-a-kind, autumn-inspired creations. The Wildwoods provides the perfect setting to indulge with a unique seasonal beverage while savoring the fresh catch of the day in the crisp autumn air.

The restaurant renaissance that started years ago in Cape May has spilled over into the Wildwoods, and a growing number of premier restaurants are now located throughout the five-mile island, each of them garnering superb reviews from critics and patrons alike. The Wildwoods’ upscale restaurants offer memorable surroundings, remarkable cuisine and attentive service for a perfect evening touched with romance, candlelight and delectable food.

The ideal time is now to visit the area’s finest wineries, located just minutes from the famous five-mile island, as grape harvesting is at its peak. The Wildwoods are in the midst of this ever-burgeoning wine country, and the phenomenon is no coincidence either – the sandy soils along with Southern New Jersey’s unique mild climate make the area surrounding the Wildwoods an ideal environment for grape growing and wine making.

A quick tour of the vineyards surrounding the Wildwoods illustrates that New Jersey lives up to its moniker as, “The Garden State.” New Jersey’s southernmost region is an agricultural hub for wine cultivation. Rich farmland is home to acres of vineyards whose grapes patiently transform into award-winning, hand crafted fine wines. Wines from these local wineries are even served in many of the Wildwoods’ fine restaurants offering a great dining experience to a beautiful fall getaway.

Also nearby are breweries and distilleries, where taste testing, dining, shopping, and exploring beckon – all with minimal crowds and a calmer atmosphere, make for an ideal fall getaway. Be sure to put these breweries, distilleries, and wineries on your fall bucket list when visiting the Wildwoods:

Wildwoods, NJ Breweries

MudHen Brewing Company

127 West Rio Grande Avenue

Wildwood, NJ 08260


Cape May County, NJ Breweries

7 Mile Brewery

3156 Route 9 South

Rio Grande, NJ 08242


Bucket Brigade Brewery

205 North Main Street

Cape May Court House, NJ 08210


Cape May Brewing Company

1288 Horney Road

Rio Grande, NJ 08242


COHO Brewing Co.

28 Indian Trail Road Suite 103

Cape May Court House, NJ 08210


Cold Spring Brewery

733 Seashore Road

Cape May, NJ 08204


Gusto Brewing Company

3860 Bayshore Road

North Cape May, NJ 08204


Ludlam Island Brewery

9 Stoney Court

Ocean View, NJ 08230


Slack Tide Brewing Company

1072 Route 83 Unit 3

Clermont, NJ 08210


Wildwoods, NJ Distilleries

Lazy Eye Distillery

135 East Spicer Avenue

Wildwood, NJ 08260


Cape May County, NJ Distilleries

Cape May Distillery

371 Route 47

Cape May Court House, NJ 08210


Nauti Spirits Distillery

916 Shunpike Road

Cape May, NJ 08204


Cape May County, NJ Wineries

Cape May Winery & Vineyard

711 Town Bank Road

North Cape May, NJ 08204


Hawk Haven Vineyard & Winery

600 S Railroad Avenue

Rio Grande, NJ 08242


Jessie Creek Winery

1 N Delsea Drive

Cape May Court House, NJ 08210


Natali Vineyards

221 North Delsea Drive

Cape May Court House, NJ 08210


Turdo Vineyards & Winery

3911 Bayshore Road

Cape May, NJ 08204


Willow Creek Winery 160-168 Stevens Street West Cape May, NJ 08204


For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit or call 800-992-9732.

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