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?

CapeFlyer - credit Ben Nugent

Navigate Cape Cod Without a Car

Cape Cod is a dreamy summer getaway, and quite literally a short trip to far away for most New Englanders. But like any popular vacation destination, the roadways leading to the Cape can get busy in summer months. Fortunately, there are affordable and relaxing alternatives to traveling here by car. Here’s how to leave your car behind and enjoy Cape Cod in a greener, more sustainable way.

Hannoush Jewelers - Cape Cod

Treasures on Cape Cod: Cape-Inspired Jewelry

Few places on Earth have such breathtaking landscapes as Cape Cod. The Cape’s natural beauty has inspired generations of creative types, from painters and writers to actors and architects. Even jewelry makers aren’t immune to the region’s charms, as shown by their Cape-inspired collections. Here are a few of our favorites.

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.

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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.

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