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Cape Cod National Seashore

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Address: What Is the Address, MA
Phone Number: 508 771 2144
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Description: Over 40,000 beautiful acres of protected beach and dunes, stretching from...
Over 40,000 beautiful acres of protected beach and dunes, stretching from Chatham to Provincetown.
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greatest treasure on the east coast

Fifty years ago thousands of acres were set aside to be free from further development, so outer Cape Cod offers miles of natural beaches, woodlands, hiking and bike trails. Two... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2015
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Cape Cod Ma.
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Fifty years ago thousands of acres were set aside to be free from further development, so outer Cape Cod offers miles of natural beaches, woodlands, hiking and bike trails. Two visitor centers offer programs, attractions, lectures, etc. The area offers superb beaches...ocean, bay and pond and wonderful scenery.

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Worcester, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

In addition to the beach, there is also a visitor's center with lots of information on the beach, the area in general and local goings on. In the summer ranger tours are available. Lots of hiking tours are also available. It is a nice way to spend the day. Note - dogs are not allowed off lease at the National... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We spent 2 nights camping on the Cape that was just fabulous. The campground was very nice and the scenery and atmosphere was so relaxing and beautiful. This stop was between Boston and NYC on our east coast swing last May. Perfect place to just hang out, build a nice fire and relax.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I went to the National Seashore in December and it was awesome. Luckily the weather was in the mid 40s (7c) with no wind. It was cloudy but spectacular, I was the only one on the beaches and was making my own tracks. Very peaceful and I loved the solitude! The sound of the waves and the fresh air was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The pilgrims may have been the first Europeans to sight this jewel of the Atlantic coast, but here we are revelling in the same topography, of pristine beaches, dunes and wildlife. Beach-front properties are at such a premium, so as to preclude even dreaming about it. What with most of the US coastline devoured by cities, hotels and beach resorts,... More 

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Connecticut
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This is the place to go in New England during 3 seasons! Something for nearly everyone; history, activities, eateries, scenery, clean, life-guarded beaches with now-protected sand dunes, bike trails, hiking, artist colonies and shows, community theater performances, bird sanctuary, a broad variety of lodging alternatives, fishing, seal-watching, boating, and touring historic locations. Traffic during the prime summer months can be... More 

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Coast guard beach with the seals, 2 other seashore beaches within 10 minutes, Three Sisters light houses. No shells on the beaches, just pretty rocks. Stop in the Pard visitor office. Lots of Info. Self guided walking light house tour, covers half the coast.

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Dorset
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Drove from Providence, RI, to Provincetown at the farthest, northern tip of Cape Cod and return in one day attempting to take in all the historic locations. A very pleasant drive through interesting countryside. At Provincetown the bird-watching was excellent. Had a good look around Hyennis Port and the surrounding area. One of those Everest sort of days!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This is a very beautiful place, but apparently we need more signs to help us appreciate it. Control, control. Whatever happened to letting people enjoy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The beach clean and goes for miles. My wife and I love it. A good place to spend a few hours and enjoy nature. We will come back and recommend.

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