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4 Grove St, Sandwich, MA 02563, USA
What better name for a town to draw self-proclaimed "foodies" from the far reaches of the world?! If you are visiting Boston, it is worth the hour drive or train ride south from the city to visit the "oldest town in Cape Cod". Better yet, don't...
54 Shore Rd, North Truro, MA 02652, USA
Several years ago we were captivated by the colorful canvasses painted by Robert Cardinal, which we saw in a Provincetown gallery. So much so that my artist wife took the liberty of doing her own version of a Cardinal depiction of Highland Light....
67 Grove St, Sandwich, MA 02563, USA
The Heritage Museums and Gardens has something for everyone. There is an antique car museum, educational areas for kids, and acres of interesting gardens to walk through. This Labyrinth hidden among tall trees is one of the many areas you can...
Nauset Light Beach, Eastham, MA 02642, USA
Nauset Lighthouse is located in Eastham, Massachusetts on Cape Cod. The area around the lighhouse provides for some great pictures. Tours are offered on some days. Check online for schedules. The entrance to a beach is located across the street...
381 Lower County Rd, Dennis Port, MA 02639, USA
My son had his own room with a big-boy bed in the rental house on Cape Cod. On the wall was a painting of an ice cream shop called Sundae School. Our 4-year-old atheist didn't get the pun, but he thought the old-fashioned ice cream truck was cool....
830 Stony Brook Rd, Brewster, MA 02631, USA
Cape Cod has an abundance of historic buildings. It has old Inns, churches, Saltbox homes, and mills like this one in Brewster, Massachusetts. This is the Stony Brook Gristmill and Museum. During May you can see schools of herring swimming in the...
Barnstable County, MA, USA
If you want to go somewhere with a nautical atmosphere then Cape Cod is perfect. There are countless harbors with boat-lined docks like this one. Whether you want to go on a whale watch, spend an afternoon on a fishing boat, or just paddle around...
15 Hinckley Rd, Hyannis, MA 02601, USA
Hidden down a nondescript side road close to the Hyannis airport is a boulangerie and cafe that has no equal on Cape Cod. The bread and buttery croissants will transport you to France immediately. The cafe serves European-style breakfast, lunch...