Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary, credit Bill DeSousa-Mauk

Favorite Spring Hikes on Cape Cod

The last of the snow flurries are behind us, and spring crocuses, daffodils and tulips are starting to unfurl their showy blooms. It's an ideal time to lace up your sneakers and explore Cape Cod's natural treasures through wooded paths, salt marshes and beach dunes. You'll enjoy warming temps and later sunsets, while still feeling like you have the Cape all to yourself.

Wequassett Resort

Pampered Getaways on the Cape & Islands

Let’s face it. Sometimes you don’t just want a break from it all, you need one. Lucky for you, there are plenty of ways to relax and recharge on Cape Cod and the Islands. Here’s your guide to some of the best places around to truly indulge.

STAY

Cape Cod Biking -National Seashore

5 Perfect Family Bike Rides

Whether you make a day of it or simply take the scenic route to the beach, these five family-friendly joyrides are Cape classics.

Shining Sea Bikeway
Distance:
10.7 miles

Commercial Street, Provincetown - credit Paul Scharff

Exploring the Main Streets of Cape Cod

There is much to be said about Cape Cod’s scenic backroads and byways, but the Cape’s bustling downtown hubs are just as alluring, offering unique dining, shopping, art and activities—all within walking distance. These seven village centers are worth the trip. Just park your car and explore on foot!

PROVINCETOWN

Heritage Museums and Gardens

7 Reasons to Love Spring on Cape Cod

Don't let the cool temps fool you, spring is now officially upon us! Here are the best ways to celebrate high seas, gorgeous blooms, beautiful beaches and more as Cape Cod awakens for the season.

The Knob in Falmouth - Greta Georgieva

Our Picks: 5 Best Secret Beaches on Cape Cod

If you know where to go, the Cape Cod beach season can last all year long. From sandy hideaways to hiking paths, these hidden spots provide unmatched views and solitude by the sea. Visit during the offseason when the only sound is the sea lapping against the shore.

Bound Brook Island Beach, Wellfleet

Liam Maguire's Irish Pub - Cape Cod

St. Paddy's Day Fun on Cape Cod!

That pot at the end of the rainbow? You don’t have to travel over the Cape Cod Canal to find it, at least on St. Patrick’s Day. That’s because the luck of the Irish can be found here, thanks to an array of festive celebrations that would make anyone green with envy.

Route 6A, Cape Cod

Cruisin' Route 6A

Spanning salt marshes, crimson cranberry bogs and former sea captains’ homes, Cape Cod’s historic Route 6A is easily one of the most picturesque byways in the United States. The seaside stretch known as Old King’s Highway mixes old world charm and breathtaking vistas with quaint shops, trendy restaurants, cultural venues and eclectic galleries.

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