Located on 100 acres of gardens and nature trails, Heritage is Cape Cod’s premier cultural attraction for people of all ages. Heritage holds a significant collection of specialty gardens and water features. Hidden Hollow™, an interactive family-friendly area, allows for play and exploration of the natural world. Heritage also has three gallery buildings housing automobiles, American folk art, historical artifacts, a vintage carousel, and special exhibitions.
Kids of all ages love Cape Cod! Families can have a full day of activities on the Cape and Islands, beginning with the beach, bike rides, and mini-golf, and ending with a movie and popcorn at one of the nation’s only remaining drive-in theaters. We have everything from pirate boats where children can pull up their own loot, to fishing excursions and our very own Cape Cod Children's Museum. There are surf and stand-up paddle lessons, hikes through tidal pools, boat cruises for kids, and more!
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The Cape Cod Ski Club was formed in 1978 by a group of skiing enthusiasts. Members range in age from 21 to 80+. Most members live on or near Cape Cod, but some members as far away as Arizona and Florida!a
The Club offers many ski trips to members from December to March including day trips, overnight bus and "U drive" trips and fly trips. Members also organize various off-season activities including kayaking, biking, golfing and sailing. Club news is published monthly via newsletters. The website also provides current information about Club activities.
Experience Cape Cod’s newest interactive science museum featuring real pirates and real treasures! A must-see attraction for all ages where you will touch, see and interact with the worlds only authenticated pirate treasure, discovered in 1984 off the coast of Wellfleet.
Now the only museum in the world that features authenticated pirate ship treasure, the Whydah Pirate Museum provides an interactive and fun learning experience for children and adults. Truly a must-see collection!
Cape Cod Potato Chips began as a dream of producing and selling kettle-cooked potato chips using a small-batch process that allows you to taste the true potato flavor. The distinctive crunch and hearty flavor became legendary among Cape Cod tourists and quickly spread to the rest of New England and beyond. What started as a 800-square-foot storefront location on West Main Street in Hyannis, Massachusetts, is now sold in retail locations across the United States.
Kids on the Cape Guidebook has become the "bible" for families visiting the Cape. The focus of the guide is on family activities: whale watching, kids theater, family fishing, places to eat, etc. There is no parenting advice in these pages! Just ideas to make a family vacation
memorable. Look for the current issue at establishments all over the Cape!
Join us for an unforgettable excursion across Cape Cod Bay to Stellwagen Bank, feeding grounds of the world's largest mammals. Discover the great whales of the North Atlantic during a 4-hour Capt. John Boats whale watch adventure. Among our marine mammal sightings are the Humpback, Finback, Minke and Pilot whales, as well as dolphins, porpoises and seals.
Founded in 1954, the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History encourages and advances understanding of our natural environment through discovery and learning. The museum is set on 80-acres, abutted by 300 acres of town-owned conservation land. Two floors of exhibits feature the flora and fauna of Cape Cod, including exhibits on whales, indigenous birds, and coastal change, and several an aquarium housing different species of crustaceans, mollusks, fish, frogs, turtles and snakes. Several displays are interactive and geared to children.
The Yarmouth Ice Club (YIC) was founded by Carolyn Kendrick and a group of interested parents in 1972 when the Cape Cod Coliseum was built in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts. In our continued commitment to be active in the growth and development of figure skating, the Yarmouth Ice Club is a founding member of the Massachusetts Inter Club Council and a the New England Inter Club Council and is proud to have had many YIC members hold offices in both of these organizations. We are also the home club for many members of several USFS National committees and numerous skating judges.
Shark Shark Tuna charter fishing offers Cape Cod residents and visitors a wicked on the water experience they will never forget. With Captain Shane’s passion for fishing combined with his extensive knowledge of the Cape’s surrounding waters and species, SST clients become hooked for life. Our pristine beaches and landlocked attractions offer just a tiny taste of Cape Cod. Fishing our waters under the guidance of Capt.
The Cape Cod Family Restaurant adjacent to the Cape Cod Inflatable Park offers free admission to the park for each night you stay with us. In addition, when parents eat at Shark Bites, kids eat free. Our newly renovated rooms offer a flat screen TV, refrigerator, hair dryer and free wireless internet.