Chatham, credit Paul Scharff

Cape Cod Road Trip: Chatham

"Jaws" may have been filmed on Martha’s Vineyard, but it is Chatham that has become the unofficial home of the great white shark.

Sailboat in Fall on Cape Cod - credit Paul Scharff

Five Reasons We Love September on Cape Cod

The days are getting shorter, but there's still plenty of summer fun left on Cape Cod. Take advantage of warm waters, uncrowded beaches and smooth passage over the bridges, and dive into a more intimate Cape experience.

Here's how to make the most of what may just be our favorite month on Cape Cod.

Take a Beach Day

La Tavola - Mashpee

Best Bets for August on Cape Cod

With six weeks of summer to go, it’s time to get serious. August on Cape Cod is jam-packed with annual events that take all your favorite summer activities and turn them (way) up a notch.

Some favorites not to miss:

Commercial Street, Provincetown - credit Ben Nugent

Cape Cod Road Trip: Provincetown

Regardless of the time of year, Provincetown always knows how to throw a party. This is why the region’s outermost community is perfectly situated at the tip of the 65-mile long stretch known as Cape Cod. No matter how long it takes to get there, the drive is always worth it because a party awaits.

Rolling out the Red Carpet

Bay State Cruise Co.

4 Easy Ways for Bostonians to Enjoy Cape Cod Without a Car

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 Beaches, credit Ben Nugent

Cape Cod Road Trip: Wellfleet

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.

Kids Fishing, credit Paul Scharff

Kid Approved! Indoor and Outdoor Family Fun on Cape Cod

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.

Cape Cod Canal Railroad Bridge - credit Paul Scharff

Instragram Worthy Spots on Cape Cod

While Cape Cod is most widely known as New England's summer playground, it also offers some of the most scenic views on the East coast. From stunning sunsets to iconic bridges and lively street scenes, here are the best places to capture picture-perfect snapshots, selfies and Instagram posts on Cape Cod.

Captain Frosty's Fish & Chips

Our Picks: Best Places for Fish & Chips on Cape Cod

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.

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