Father's Day Gift Ideas - Cape Cod

Father's Day Gifts with a Cape Cod Twist

When it comes to Father’s Day gifts, most dads have unwrapped their fair share of neckties, socks and personalized mugs. So if you’re looking to surprise Dad with something a little outside the box this year, we can help!

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Mashpee Fireworks, credit Ben Nugent

Fourth of July Festivities 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.

Marshland - Cape Cod

Where to Find the Best Stuffed Quahogs on Cape Cod

Stuffed quahogs - known affectionately locally as "stuffies" - are a staple on menus across New England, from casual seafood shacks to fine dining restaurants. In fact, the oversized bivalve might be even more beloved than our next favorite sea critter, the lobster.

Nauset Light, credit Paul Scharff

6 Perfect Days: Cape Cod Lighthouses

If you count lighthouses among your favorite coastal sights but have never viewed one from the inside, your ultimate Cape Cod day awaits. These six lighthouses are iconic for a reason, with picturesque grounds, unmatched views and histories that will remind you why Cape Cod would never be the same without them.

Take a day (or six) to explore the Cape’s brightest lights.

Chapin Beach, credit Matt Suess Photography

8 Spots to Catch Dramatic Cape Cod Sunsets

While the main draw of Cape Cod during summer months is sun, sand and sea, intense sunsets are a bonus. The best views are at the tip of the Cape at Race Point Beach, as well as sheltered spots along Cape Cod Bay that provide sweeping western views.

Here are eight sure bets for catching a truly spectacular Cape Cod sunset.

Cape Cod Canal

Olde Barnstable Golf Course - credit Chris Kazarian

Stay and Play on Cape Cod!

It’s spring, and the world is green again! All over the Cape, seasonal golf courses have reopened for the season, while year-round courses are beginning to show their true colors.

Chatham Outdoor Band Concert - credit Paul Scharff

10 Ways to Enjoy Cape Cod Al Fresco

In addition to world-famous beaches, Cape Cod has miles of hiking and biking trails, hidden nature preserves tucked between coasts, and enough outdoor activities to keep you busy your entire vacation and then some. See how many you can squeeze in before you go home!

1. Art’s Dune Tours

Falmlouth Bike & Carriage Parade - 4th of July

Independence Day Fun on Cape Cod

Looking for ways to make the most of your seaside Independence Day celebrating on Cape Cod? From village parades and jaw-dropping fireworks displays to patriotic concerts that will have you singing right along, here's a round-up of just some of the ways you can show your red, white and blue stripes this Fourth of July!

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Chatham Bars Inn - Cape Cod

Best Cape Cod Spots for Mother's Day

Whatever the mom in your life prefers when it comes to brunch - whether breakfast favorites or classic meals with an oceanfront view - you'll find plenty of options across Cape Cod. Here's where to go to pamper mom while enjoying a memorable Mother's Day meal. Remember that many of these places require reservations in advance, so don't wait until the last minute to make your plans!

Credit Patrick Wiseman

Spoil your Mom on Cape Cod!

Still searching for the perfect gift for mom? Let us help! Whether it be handcrafted jewelry, brunch on wheels or a stroll through vibrant gardens, Cape Cod has you covered.

Next week is National Small Business Week, so let’s start with the fact that you can (and should) shop small and shop local for mom this Mother's Day.

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