Naukabout Brewery - credit Ben Nugent

Best Places for Grown-Up Winter Fun on Cape Cod

Cape Cod is known as a family-friendly beach destination… which it is. But what about the grown-ups? What is there for us to do when the weather is chilly, we don’t have kids in tow, and we still want to explore one of New England’s best weekend getaways?

Sandwich Boardwalk - credit Paul Scharff

Journey Around Cape Cod: 21 Memorable Landmarks and Lighthouses

Cape Cod offers more than majestic beaches. Here are the top spots for free tours, priceless views from atop lighthouses and towers, and peaceful walks along hundreds of miles of shores and marshes – starting from the bridges and traveling all the way to Provincetown at the Cape’s tip.

Cape Cod Coffee

Recharge at Cape Cod's Favorite Coffee Shops

Massachusetts regularly ranks as one of the highest coffee consuming states in the country, and Cape Cod offers a bevy of specialty coffee shops and cafes to satisfy that insatiable need. Here are some of our best bets as you set out in search of a great cup of java.

Family on Nauset Beach

Here's Why You Should Plan Your Cape Cod Vacation Now

Sure, it's winter in New England and the immediate priority is planning what to serve while watching the Patriots play in Sunday's NFL playoffs. But after all the chicken wings and guacamole have been gobbled up, consider moving on to the next big action item: finalizing your travel plans to Cape Cod.

Cape Cod Symphony, credut Jerome Karter

Best Bets for January

New year, new you! January isn’t just the best month to start fresh, it’s also a perfect time to seek out something new on Cape Cod. Here are your best bets for exploring this month—and keeping those resolutions.

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First Night Chatham

Welcome the New Year on Cape Cod!

If your travels take you to Cape Cod for New Year’s, don’t even think about going to bed early on December 31. There’s plenty of indoor and outdoor art, music and family-friendly events up and down the coast to keep the revelry going well into the night.

Gardens Aglow, credit Marissa Ashcraft

Best Places for Holiday Photos on Cape Cod

Holiday photos say a lot about who we are as a family. Are you keeping it classic with matching skirts and bow ties? Perhaps, pompom hats and warm woolen mittens are more your style. Or, are you an ugly-Christmas-sweater party, gone awry?

Cape Codder Water Park

10 Kid-Approved Activities for Christmas Break on Cape Cod

Mary Poppins might not be available to entertain the kiddos during Christmas break, but fortunately Cape Cod is full of activities for both parents and kids regardless of the weather. Get some fresh air, opt for special exhibits at museums, or get a taste of summer right on the Cape in the middle of winter.

Hyannis Boat Parade, Paul Scharff

Christmas on Cape Cod: A Few of our Favorite Things

The holiday season is the perfect opportunity to experience winter at its best on Cape Cod. With cozy inns, festive celebrations, boutique shopping, and the chance to sip your favorite cocktails next to a roaring fire, even the most diehard beach bums will fall in love with the Cape all over again this December.

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