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.

Black Cat Tavern - Lobster Roll, credit Ben Nugent

The Best Places for Lobster on Cape Cod

Nothing says summer on Cape Cod quite like a lobster feast. Not only is lobster decadently delicious, it’s also harvested by fisheries on the Cape. When you order a lobster dinner, it’s a win/win. You’re in for a treat, and you’re supporting local fishermen at the same time.

Kayaking on Bass River

Cape Cod Road Trip: Dennis

On a short stretch of Old King’s Highway, otherwise known as historic Route 6A, you’ll arrive in a section of Dennis that features some of the region’s top cultural attractions.

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.

Bulb River at Heritage Museums and Gardens

Sure Signs of Spring on Cape Cod

With the birds chirping, the last of the snow melting, and tulips and daffodils ready to bloom, there are plenty of signs that spring is really here.

Over the next few weeks, Mother Nature will make her own statement here on Cape Cod that winter – and the frigid weather it brings – can go into hibernation for at least nine months (ten would be better).

Lobster ice cream from Ben & Bill's - credit Paul Scharff

19 Things You Can Only Do on Cape Cod

Cape Cod is no ordinary beach destination. With some 560 miles of beautiful shoreline plus historic lighthouses, award-winning seafood and a rich history, including many American firsts, this sandy peninsula offers visitors a long list of experiences. Here are some favorites to add to your bucket list.

1. Retrace the first steps of the Pilgrims in the New World

Inn at Cape Cod

Savor Spring Break on Cape Cod

While the calendar says spring is arriving next week, cold weather and nor'easters have the whole East Coast feeling trapped in a never-ending winter. Escaping to Cape Cod, if only for a long weekend, might just be enough to recharge your batteries. After all, why should college kids be the only ones to enjoy a little Spring Break fun?