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.
Wellfleet is known for its oysters. And with its annual OysterFest in October - now a highly anticipated Cape Cod tradition - the small Outer Cape town willingly embraces this creature of the sea.
While the beaches are the main attraction on Cape Cod, there are plenty of family-friendly parks, amusement centers and nautical activities to keep kids of all ages and their parents entertained all day.
Sure, the dish originated in actual England, but Cape Cod restaurants have made golden-fried fish and chips distinctly their own. After a long day at the beach or at a table by the water, these favorite spots for fish and chips will have you hooked.
Massachusetts loves its ice cream. Year after year, the state top the charts for ice cream consumption.
No trip to Cape Cod is complete without some quality outdoor time. With seven beaches all bordering calm, scenic Cape Cod Bay, there are plenty of opportunities to get just that in Brewster.
Great Runs, the ultimate guide to the best places to run in the world’s major cities and destinations, has recently completed the first ever guide to running on Cape Cod! Our 25+ routes are a great collection of beach runs, bike trails, off-road paths, oceanfront roads, and architectural gems.
Throw open the windows and send the winter comforters back to storage. There’s nothing like daffodils, ocean air, and those first “open” signs on seasonal shops again to inspire a bit of spring cleaning. Here’s how to mix work and play:
Cape Cod is home to more than two dozen public golf courses, where golfers of every skill level will find picturesque, challenging and affordable options. The variety of captivating layouts begins the moment you cross over the Sagamore and Bourne bridges and extends into the Lower Cape towns of Wellfleet and Truro.