Heritage Museums & Gardens is the largest public garden in Southern New England. It is located on 100 acres of magnificent grounds and trails on the banks of Shawme Pond in Historic Sandwich. 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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Enjoy a panoramic view of Provincetown Harbor, Cape Cod Bay, Cape Cod National Seashore and the Town of Provincetown from the top of this 252 foot granite structure commemorating the "first landing" of the Mayflower Pilgrims on November 21, 1620. The Provincetown Museum features exhibits on the Pilgrims, the building of the Monument, maritime history, the early days of modern American theater as well as an impressive collection of paintings, furniture, functional and decorative arts.
Ever think of having a Face Painter at your child's next birthday party, cookout,or an event at your church or hometown? Well, you're in the right place. Becky is a Cape Cod artist who is known throughout Cape Cod villages for her creative style. Becky's talent for making children smile and sit still for their faces to be painted, is a constant remark made by parents.
Enjoy Chatham's seals, sandy beaches and picturesque harbors aboard one of the bright yellow Beachcomber Boats. Offering exciting Seal Tours along the beautiful Chatham Harbor waterways between North Beach, Chatham Light and the Break. Offering round trip beach shuttle, boat rides and flats fishing service from the Fish Pier on Shore Rd. Customize your cruise for great family get-togethers, wedding events or Group Charters by appointment. All Beachcomber captains are U.S. Coast Guard Licensed Masters! Our awesome boats are all USCG Inspected.
Cruise into Nantucket Sound, you find yourself in one of the best areas for bottom fishing on the East Coast! Anglers from Montreal to New Jersey travel to the Ocean Street Dock every year and get on board for their chance at the scup, tautog, and sea bass found in these waters. It's a guaranteed great time, that's fun, for the whole family!
It’s family fun for everyone at Southern New England’s only water park.... Water Wizz! Surfs always up at Muscle Beach Wave pool. Get wet ‘n’ wild at Captain Kid’s Island! Or just relax on the Lazy River. For the more adventurous, take the Pirates Plunge, challenge yourself on Squid Row or fly down Hurricane Hill. Make sure you check out our two newest rides....Thunder Falls and Devils Peak...they are sure to be an adventure! Best of all ride the slides just like the movie stars did in Grown Ups and The Way Way Back!!!
Highfield Hall & Gardens, a magnificently restored historic mansion and estate, is now a vibrant center of cultural and community life on Cape Cod. The story of this property is a dramatic one as it was literally saved from the wrecking ball in 1994, and loving restored as a museum in late 2006. Surrounded by 400 acres of public woodlands and spectacular gardens, Highfield is both a hub for public events, art exhibitions and a lovely venue for private or corporate functions.
Recommended in Parade Magazine, 2010, as "One of America's Great train Rides," the Cape Cod Central Railroad offers a "never-forget" experience for everyone. Romantic dining is offered on our Cape Cod Dinner Trains; and our Sunday Brunch and Cape Cod Luncheon Trains provide a refreshing mid-day break. Two-hour narrated Coastal Excursion Trains offer the best of Cape Cod legend and lore on the scenic "road" around the cape. All trains provide air-conditioned comfort. Reservations required for our dining trains.
Where can you go to be the captain of your own vessel and hit baseballs and softballs like a pro on Cape Cod? Grand Slam Entertainment on Cape Cod in Harwichport!
Voyage around the world during the Golden Age of Sail when New Bedford’s famed whaling fleet circled the globe to hunt the giants of the deep for whale oil to light the lamps of the world and lubricate the wheels of the Industrial Revolution. With more than 750,000 items in its collection, this 112-year old institution, which was founded by the whaling families of the greater New Bedford area, is now the world’s largest and most comprehensive museum devoted to the global story of whales, whaling and the history of Massachusetts’ south coast region.