Welcome to the village where Cape Cod begins. Enjoy Sandwich's historic charm, with unique lodging choices, restaurants for the romantic -or the family - and many choices for recreation, and exploration.
Centrally located amid beautiful walking and biking trails, bird sanctuaries, salt water estuaries, fresh water ponds, and seashore. Sandwich offers easy access to day-trippers, weekenders, and international travelers alike. An hour from Boston, Providence, and Provincetown, Sandwich is the ideal lodging destination.
Sandwich is rich with historical and working museums. New galleries representing up-and-coming artists with worldwide recognition are located in the village and along Old King's Highway. Historical walking Tours are available. Thornton Burgess may even be seen leading a tour through town on a sunny day. Enjoy an afternoon of jam making at Greenbriar in their working jam kitchen.
Ride your bike along the Cape Cod Canal, the widest sea-level canal in the world, and enjoy the view. Go on a whale watch or fish for stripers in Cape Cod Bay. Shop in our village for something special for yourself or a friend.
This is the town that Glass built - don't miss live glass blowing demonstrations. The Sandwich Glass Museum houses original pieces created during the 1800's and provides demonstrations of glass blowing technique. The museum's theater shows a great documentary of the history of Sandwich. Throughout the village there are glass blowers, artists, and potters with open studios to visit.
The oldest house on the Cape, the Hoxie House, and the lush gardens and antique car museum at Heritage Museum & Gardens, are waiting to be enjoyed. Delight in the town's nightlife with a lantern tour of an old graveyard, listen to local talent at the Grange Hall Coffeehouse, or in one of the local taverns. Play a round of golf or enjoy a clambake.
Come enjoy the "Holly Days" celebration throughout the month of December. This town-wide collaboration features train rides to the North Pole, a visit to "Spectacle of Lights" in the Heritage Museum & Gardens, decorating contests, home tours, and carol sings that create wonderful memories to last a lifetime.