Plimoth Plantation

Why History Buffs Love Cape Cod

There's more to Cape Cod than sandy beaches and breath-taking vistas. The peninsula, first settled by the Wampanoag tribe long before the Pilgrims came ashore in Provincetown, is full of archaeological gems, presidential pride and plenty of the nation’s firsts. Here are the best spots to soak in history and culture as you start exploring.

Early roots

Shui Spa - Cape Cod

Where to Celebrate Valentine's Day on Cape Cod

If you're looking for alone time with your sweetie this Valentine's Day (or Valentine's Weekend), Cape Cod is the perfect destination for a relaxing and romantic getaway. Experience delicious dining without the crowds, take in a stunning sunset, or do a little window shopping with your loved one.

Relax with a massage

Chatham Squire

Best Bets for Winter Nightlife on Cape Cod

With 2018 still less than a month old, there’s time to set some resolutions for the new year. But instead of setting the bar high, why not aim for something achievable AND fun like exploring the abundance of nightlife adventures that exist here on the Cape.

Homeless for the Holidays - Cape Cod

7 Good Deeds this Christmas on Cape Cod

It’s easy to get so focused on brightening the holiday season for our loved ones that we lose sight of the fact that others around us struggle to provide even the most basic needs for theirs. But giving back to those in need may just be the most rewarding gift you can give yourself this Christmas.

Santa's Boat Parade - Hyannis

Top 5 Reasons We Love Christmas on Cape Cod

A significant part of the holiday season – at least for children – can be tied to the simple concept of lists. Long before the internet made lists popular, a jolly man in a big red suit spent much of his time reading hand-written ones from children all over the world.

Pilgrim Monument, credit Paul Scharff

Eat, Drink and Be Thankful on Cape Cod this Thankgiving

Cape Cod is serious about Thanksgiving. After all, the Pilgrims landed first in Provincetown before sailing about 30 miles south west to Plymouth across Cape Cod Bay. The four-day weekend is a perfect time to visit and take advantage of classic New England cooking, cozy fires in local taverns, and village centers that feel much more homey without big summer crowds.

Field of Honor, credit Courtney Wittenstein

Best Bets for November on Cape Cod

Cape Cod is in the throes of what many locals regard as one of the best times of the year: the exhilarating shoulder season of autumn. November is a fantastic time to visit the Cape, as the crisp air brings bright colors to our landscape, and festive events bring people together for some old-fashioned fall fun.

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.

Best Bets for Adults

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.

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