Paddleboarding in Provincetown - credit Courtney Wittenstein

Active Traveler: Top Paddleboarding Spots

It's not quite surfing, not quite kayaking. It's paddleboarding, and this water sport is riding the wave to the top of Cape Cod's most beloved water sports.  Also known as SUP or Stand Up Paddling, paddleboarding – thought to have roots deep in Polynesian history - has become a fixture on the Cape Cod summer scene.  

Cape Cod Children's Museum, Mashpee, credit Dan Cutrona

The Cape for Kids: Rain or Shine

Anyone who has planned a vacation with kids knows two things. 1) The summer solstice has nothing on a rainy day in a hotel room with bored kids, which wins hands-down as the longest day of the year. 2) Beaches, mini golfing, the Cape Cod Baseball League, and the sixth trip to the ice cream parlor are summer classics, but sometimes you need an extra dose of inspiration to mix up the fun.

Cape Cod Fishing Charters

Active Traveler: Charter Fishing Adventures

The waters around Cape Cod are warming up as the summer season kicks into full swing.  Many visitors and locals enjoy boating, fishing and other water activities.  However not everyone is lucky enough to own their own vessel.  

Chatham Cape Cod Outdoor Band Concert, Paul Scharff

Fourth of July Fun on Cape Cod!

Everybody knows that hot dogs taste best on the beach, which is just one more reason Cape Cod is a quintessential destination for a seaside Independence Day. Keep your eyes posted on local events listings in the weeks to come for a full-schedule of festivities around the Cape.

Cape Cod Wedding

The First Dance

Some couples look forward to it, and some couples just want it to be over, but the first dance is a really beautiful moment for the couple and for the guests at any wedding. When it comes to planning your first dance we have a couple of recommendations to get it done and get it done right, even if you are deathly afraid of dancing in front of a crowd!
Cape Cod National Seashore App

Active Traveler: Cape Cod National Seashore App

Apps for travel have made the world a smaller place, in a good way.  Gone are the days of jotting down directions and writing out itineraries. These apps make visiting new destinations much easier and significantly less intimidating.

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