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Address: Buzzards Bay, Bourne, MA
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Fish, Roller Blade, Bike, Skateboard, Walk or just sit

Fun for the entire family. Enjoy the day along the canal, watch the boats pass by, be active or just sit and take in the breeze. Relax and unwind along the canal. We've biked... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 13, 2013
Laura M
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Rochester, Massachusetts
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Rochester, Massachusetts
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Fun for the entire family. Enjoy the day along the canal, watch the boats pass by, be active or just sit and take in the breeze. Relax and unwind along the canal. We've biked along the whole mainland side, next summer we're going over the bridge to do the other canal road. Always a good time.

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Massachusetts
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202 reviews 202 reviews
34 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Both sides of the canal have walking/biking trails and overlooks. Many seafood restaurants dot the adjacent roads. Skilled fishermen often catch striped bass here in season. Very nice place for a family day together.

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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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117 reviews 117 reviews
26 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

The cape cod canal cruise departs from Onset and sails through a lovely bay before entering the canal. The narration was sparse but interesting and informative. However, the 3 hour cruise is about 90 minutes too long. The boat has restrooms and junk food snacks.

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
24 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

You can walk the canal,or just take out a chair and read a book.Watch the boats go by.Relaxing.The Tall Ships have passed through here.

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stoughton, ma
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326 reviews 326 reviews
90 attraction reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

This is a favorite for a great summer day, spring or fall you never know what kind of ships you will see. Their is almost always a cool breeze. The boats and ships are so close you almost feel that you can touch them.

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Kingston, Massachusetts, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

If you're one for a peaceful walk, this is the place. It's nice to see the birds floating along the canal and watching the boats travel in and out. Also for you adventure seekers, look into Geocaching (www.geocaching.com) as there are a decent amount along either side of the canal.

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Whitman, Massachusetts
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56 reviews 56 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

You can pull off the main highway to unwind and enjoy the water and some seabirds. There are restrooms available ..A welcoming site when traveling to Cape Cod..

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Mass.
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

This is the best place to ride a bike or go for a walk. It is surprising that more people don't use this treasure

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Montreal
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72 reviews 72 reviews
19 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

Travelling the canal by boat is a lot of fun - just ensure that you are going the speed limit.(Canal police are monitoring you!) It has some pretty interesting history and make for an interesting visit. You can also bike along the canal - but I havent tried that yet.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

I love inline skating and this place is excellent. I try to go early especially on the weekends it can really get quite busy. I always find a parking place at the railroad bridge - there are also very nice bathrooms.

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