Sunset Beach, Lower Township

#4 of 6 in Beaches in Cape May County
Appropriately named, Sunset Beach is well-known for the show of colors as the sun dips below the horizon. The sunset attracts a crowd, so head there well before it's time for the sun to go down to snag a spot. The beach is also famous for the flag ceremony honoring veterans that happens every night during summer. Marvin Hume, the owner of this stretch of beach property, has held this ceremony for the last 40 years. The temperature drops when the sun disappears, so bring a blanket to cozy up. You may find be lucky enough to find a "Cape May diamond," beautiful pure quartz crystals known to wash up on the beach. Make your Lower Township itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Get a bike and ride the 1.4miles along the boardwalk. At the end you see this amazing beach, seating and a pavilion. Touch the flagpole for a trip well worth it. We were there in the morning with beau...  more »
  • September 24, 2017
    Enjoyable place for taking pictures and walking. Saw some interesting wave and tides due to the tropical storms.  more »
  • September 21, 2017
    We got there just as the flag lowering was completed, wish we could have witnessed that. Even with the number of people in attendance we were able to find parking. The beach is just so clean and free!...  more »
  • July 9, 2017
    Free Sunset!!!! My favorite thing to do at any time of year, Take a pic of your loved ones with the sunset in the background.. Visit the sweet stores there and take in the natural serenity of this historic point.
  • June 28, 2017
    Wide variety of merchandise. Clean, organized, recently expanded facility. Friendly, helpful staff. Unique items. Have been shopping here many years, always find something interesting.
  • July 8, 2017
    Great view of the sunset. Cute place with min golf and small restaurant. And cute shops. Sometime yoy can see dolphins
  • July 10, 2017
    Great views and little ships, love love love the mini golf! There is also a hiking trail very close that is SUPER neat! Love the lighthouse and the old ship wreck. I LOVe this beach!!!
  • June 8, 2017
    It's a nice beach but we went and the sand was very rocky and not nice to walk on. The beach is a nice swimming spot, if you don't mind the sharp rocks, it has breakers to stop hard waves and are soft waves. Pros and cons of it.

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