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Cape Cod National Seashore

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508 771 2144
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Ranked #4 of 254 attractions in Cape Cod
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks, Beaches, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Activities: Biking
Description: Over 40,000 beautiful acres of protected beach and dunes, stretching from Chatham to Provincetown.
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Revere, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Visitors to Cape Cod need to visit this area. Miles of sandy white beaches and often spectacular waves lends visitors to an outstanding beach day! As you get closer to Chatham, the seals appear, and their can be many of them. This area is not to be missed!

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Fairfax, Virginia
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154 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

This is a must see for anyone who visits the Cape. The beaches and dunes are spectacular and well worth the stop!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We stopped by the Cape Cod National Seashore to do a bit of information gathering for biking, walking and general touristy activities. We attended two of the free movies and learned about the area. Staff were very helpful with suggestions.

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Tyler, Texas
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We would have loved to spend more time here. However, we walked for hours and saw dozens of seals in the waves! We were not expecting to see them and were very pleased! The water was lovely, cool, and refreshing, and the sand was warm beneath our feet. Sigh! So glad I video-taped the seals so I can hear the... More

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East Aurora, New York
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We stayed on the harbor side of Cape Cod but we spent alot of time on the seashore! We biked in from Provincetown, beautiful bike paths through the dunes! If you go to different beaches, plan ahead and get a parking pass. Head of the Meadow Beach in Truro is great for families with young kids; at low tide there... More

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Deerfield, Illinois
11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

If you love US National Parks and the ocean, don't miss Cape Cod National Seashore! Thanks to President Kennedy there are miles and miles of seashore to explore on foot, by bike or kayak and ranger led programs. We stopped at both visitor centers. The staff at Province Lands at Race Point was so enthusiastic and helpful. Thanks to them... More

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Abington, Massachusetts
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

One of the best beaches on Cape Cod - it's great to take the dog there during the winter - lot's of open space to run and swim - never really crowded

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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83 reviews 83 reviews
48 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The drive up the tip was uneventful, you cannot see the water. Provincetown was crazy crowded and next to impossible to drive through. Parking was scarce and expensive.

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Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The beaches are gorgeous -- we went to Nauset, Coast Guard Beach, the bayside beach in Brewster, and the bayside of the beach in Wellfleet. All were beautiful but Wellfleet was stunning! We did the ranger led 3 hour canoe trip, exploring the bay, the wild life, and getting out to hike Great Island. With the exception of the canoe... More

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Franklin, Tennessee
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We stopped in at the Salt Pond Visitor's Center and watched a quick movie about the formation of Cape Cod. We picked up a Junior Ranger booklet for our 13 year old and stamped our NP passports. We took a short hike on the Nauset Marsh Trail near the Visitors' Center. It was very easy but not that exciting. It... More

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