Halloween in Provincetown

Halloween Fun on Cape Cod

Haunted hayrides, frightful walks, costume parades and Halloween-themed getaways are just a few of the October happenings taking place across Cape Cod. Dress up, get lost in a maze or celebrate the season at these spooky spots.

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Cape Cod Canal Railroad Bridge - credit Paul Scharff

Cape Cod Road Trip: Bourne

The gateway to Cape Cod, Bourne is the first town that greets visitors traveling to this section of the state.

It has the charm that its other counterparts on the Cape have, all while providing relatively quick access to New Bedford, Providence, and Boston, making it an ideal location for those commuting to work in those larger cities.

Best Fall Bike Rides on Cape Cod

This time of year, Cape Codders trade beach towels for sneakers to trek or bike around foliage-lined trails, scenic hills and quiet ocean paths. Here are the best routes for bikers who want easy rides along paved paths, or more challenging mountain bike trails within forested conservation areas.

Paved Trails

Cape Abilities Farm

Best Fall Farmers' Markets on Cape Cod

From tart tomatoes to gorgeous gourds, farmers' markets across Cape Cod spill over into September with the best of late summer produce and autunn must-haves, like pumpkins, cranberries and mums. Here's where to go to sample some of the freshest farm-to-fork food and goods that Cape Cod has to offer.

Chatham, credit Paul Scharff

Cape Cod Road Trip: Chatham

"Jaws" may have been filmed on Martha’s Vineyard, but it is Chatham that has become the unofficial home of the great white shark.

Sailboat in Fall on Cape Cod - credit Paul Scharff

Five Reasons We Love September on Cape Cod

The days are getting shorter, but there's still plenty of summer fun left on Cape Cod. Take advantage of warm waters, uncrowded beaches and smooth passage over the bridges, and dive into a more intimate Cape experience.

Here's how to make the most of what may just be our favorite month on Cape Cod.

Take a Beach Day

La Tavola - Mashpee

Best Bets for August on Cape Cod

With six weeks of summer to go, it’s time to get serious. August on Cape Cod is jam-packed with annual events that take all your favorite summer activities and turn them (way) up a notch.

Some favorites not to miss:

Commercial Street, Provincetown - credit Ben Nugent

Cape Cod Road Trip: Provincetown

Regardless of the time of year, Provincetown always knows how to throw a party. This is why the region’s outermost community is perfectly situated at the tip of the 65-mile long stretch known as Cape Cod. No matter how long it takes to get there, the drive is always worth it because a party awaits.

Rolling out the Red Carpet

Bay State Cruise Co.

4 Easy Ways for Bostonians to Enjoy Cape Cod Without a Car

It's no secret that Cape Cod is the summer getaway of choice for Bostonians, however, summer paradise comes with a cost—traffic. For urbanites who would rather read instead of navigating potential delays (or those that don't own a car), there are several hassle-free options from the city to the Cape by plane, train, bus or boat.

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