Cape Cod, MA

Cape Cod is rich with recreation, from the artistic to the adventurous. Cape Cod has been named as one of the top ten spots in the world for whale watching and water activities, including paddle boarding, kayaking, fishing and windsurfing. The region is also ranked among the ten most popular destinations in the U.S. for beaches and golf. They have world-class bike paths, scenic hiking trails, and some of the best shopping around. The Cape and Islands also have been named one of the top 25 arts destinations in the country for their wealth of galleries, art studios, and museums. Come explore! Description Credited to Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce. 

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Destination Highlights

Attractions

From picture-perfect beaches and beautifully maintained walking trails to campfire programs, historic sights and working lighthouses, it can all be found at the Cape Cod National Seashore.

From historic Sandwich to the artists’ colony in Provincetown, every town and village on Cape Cod has artists’ studios, music festivals, galleries and craft shops to enjoy. Explore museums like Heritage Museums & Gardens or Cape Cod Museum of Art, along with historical societies. There are outdoor concerts and the world-class Cape Symphony. Theaters abound, including the Cape Playhouse, America’s oldest professional summer theater. Historic attractions are plentiful, from the JFK Hyannis Museum to Pilgrim Monument in Provincetown.

With their seemingly endless coastline, water sports and fishing are always popular ways to spend a day (or two) on the Cape. their stunning natural beauty is on full display when hiking their well-maintained nature trails, winding through wooded conservation lands and along cranberry bogs and salt marshes. Explore the Cape on a bike ride along scenic bikeways and mountain trails. Take an epic seal or whale-watching tour, or go on a sightseeing tour. Perhaps your perfect day involves lying under an umbrella at one of their sandy beaches with a good book and picnic lunch. When on land, their pristine golf courses are a golfer’s dream, and a game of mini-golf is a Cape Cod tradition. Many kid-approved activities are outdoors, including Hidden Hollow at Heritage Museums & Gardens and the Cape Cod Inflatable Park. The Cape Cod Baseball League, the nation’s premier summer collegiate baseball league and the launching pad for Major League talent, has free weekly games each summer. And when dusk falls, pack your blanket and hit one of these recommended spots for an amazing Cape Cod sunset. Description Credited to Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce. 

Things To Do

Hopping on a bike is one of the best ways to enjoy the natural beauty of Cape Cod – whether you are taking a mountain bike trail through marshland and forests, a ride on their scenic byways, or a cruise down one of their dedicated paved trails.

With 559.6 miles of pristine coastline, Cape Cod offers some of the finest beaches in the world, especially those along the Cape Cod National Seashore, a 40-mile stretch of unspoiled sandy beach in Outer Cape Cod. Cape Cod’s constantly changing coastline has created new reasons to come and see their beautiful coasts. Get your binoculars out! Cape Cod’s diverse habitats and geography make the destination the perfect place to watch migratory birds during the spring and fall. Shorebirds of every variety, songbirds, hawks, osprey, snowy owls, and other rare species pass through their region on their migratory paths.

Conservation and preservation are high priorities on Cape Cod, and their natural beauty can be appreciated best along their well-maintained nature trails, perfect for scenic walks and hikes. Description Credited to Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce. 

Food & Culture

Cape Cod is a festival for the senses. And while you can’t bottle the Cape and take it with you, you can sip and savor some of its unique local flavor all year long. From craft breweries to award-winning wineries, these will have you yearning for the shores of the Cape and Islands. Vineyard tours, brewery tours, wine tastings and beer tastings are offered at most!

Immersing yourself in the cultural districts of Cape Cod is an opportunity to explore the Cape from an entirely new perspective. Meet unique characters, discover remarkable creations by local artists, view captivating public art and engage in cultural events for the entire family. Explore them all!

There is tons of fun to be had when the sun begins to set on Cape Cod, especially in season. Enjoy acoustic music on an outdoor deck at happy hour, or live bands in a local tavern after dark. Bistro dining meets bowling at the Lanes Bowl & Bistro and Ten Pin Eatery. Escape rooms at Riddle Cape Cod and Ten Pin are a fun option for groups, and comedy nights at local hotels and bars bring on the laughs. A cinema pub pairs your favorite flick with your favorite cocktail. Jazz, karaoke and open mic nights are never hard to find. Find a roundup of their favorite dive bars on the Cape here! Description Credited to Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce. 

Cape Cod is rich with recreation, from the artistic to the adventurous. Cape Cod has been named as one of the top ten spots in the world for whale watching and water activities, including paddle boarding, kayaking, fishing and windsurfing. The region is also ranked among the ten most popular destinations in the U.S. for beaches and golf. They have world-class bike paths, scenic hiking trails, and some of the best shopping around. The Cape and Islands also have been named one of the top 25 arts destinations in the country for their wealth of galleries, art studios, and museums. Come explore! Description Credited to Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce. 

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