Your visit to the Wing Fort House historic site will find you steeped in American history. Coming to the colonies in 1632 to seek religious freedom, some Wings were members and strong supporters of the first society of Friends or Quakers organized in America, that of Sandwich, Massachusetts, in 1656.
From historic Sandwich to the artists’ colony in Provincetown, every town and village on Cape Cod has artists’ studios, music festivals, galleries and craft shops to enjoy. The Cape has over 83 museums to explore, including the Cape Cod Museum of Art and Heritage Museums & Gardens. There are outdoor concert and the world-class Cape Symphony. Theaters abound, including the Cape Playhouse, America’s oldest professional summer theater. Historic attractions are plentiful, from the JFK Hyannis Museum to Pilgrim Monument in Provincetown.
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From Cochrane and Traynor to Munson and Fisk, from Garciaparra and Erstad to Varitek and Helton, the Cape League has proven a breeding ground for top Major League talent since the turn of the century. Suffice it to say, the CCBL will once again prove it is the place where "tomorrow's stars shine tonight."
The Cape's largest celebration of the green! This annual event - held every March - has become one of the largest and most anticipated off-season occasions on the Cape, drawing upwards of 45,000 spectators from all over the country.
Guyer Art Barn is a showcase for emerging and established local artists in a wide variety of genres. It is a community art space-a working artist studio and professional artist gallery supporting and promoting the arts where visitors gather year round to enjoy changing exhibitions, classes and workshops.
The Provincetown Art Association and Museum is a nationally recognized, year-round cultural institution that fuses the creative energy of America’s oldest active art colony with the natural beauty of outer Cape Cod that has inspired artists for generations.
Girl Scouts is the premier leadership program for girls, letting the girls themselves determine how they will spend their time and the impact they can make in their community and the larger world. It began over 100 years ago with one woman, Juliette Gordon Low, who believed in the power of every girl. Today, we continue her mission of building girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.
The historic Cape Cod Canal's only sightseeing cruise!
This man-made canal, a National Historic Civil Engineering landmark, is the widest sea-level canal (without locks) in the world.It was built to create more efficient nautical trade routes, opening in July 1914. Passage through the Canal is safer than having to maneuver around the dangerous shoals and unpredictable currents surrounding the Outer Cape, and also saves ships more than 160 miles of travel, instead of having to navigate around the tip of Cape Cod.
Get up close and personal at the Cape Cod Melody Tent. For 62 years, the Cape Cod Melody Tent and our sister venue, the South Shore Music Circus, have been presenting world-class entertainment in the scenic Massachusetts coastal communities of Cohasset and Hyannis. The only two continuously-operated tent theatres in the round in the United States. No one gets you closer to the stars!
Take a 19th century Cape meetinghouse, an extraordinary history, and more than eighty seasons of top-notch professional theatre, and it's easy to see why the Cape Playhouse is one of the most famous summer theatres in the country! America's Oldest Professional Summer Theatre has combined the best Broadway comedies, musicals, mysteries and dramas with unforgettable performances from the nation's finest actors since 1927. Also, the Cape Cod Center for the Arts offers fantastic Theater for Children.
Visit for the Witch Trials, The Scarlet Letter, and American maritime heritage; stay for the unique shopping , great restaurants, and magic around every corner. Just 16 miles north of Boston and a 90 minute drive from Hyannis, you don’t want to miss the permanent and special exhibits at the Peabody Essex Museum, the stories of the witch trials at the Salem Witch Museum, the iconic mansion at The House of the Seven Gables, and the early American and pirate history told at the Witch Dungeon, Witch History, and New England Pirate Museums.