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Ranked #1 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Biking Trails
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Ranked #2 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Beaches; National Parks; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Over 40,000 beautiful acres of protected beach and dunes, stretching from Chatham to Provincetown.
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Race Point Beach (Provincetown)
Ranked #3 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Nauset Beach (Orleans)
Ranked #4 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #5 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Museums
Owner description: This monument commemorates the Pilgrim's first landing in Provincetown (not Plymouth), where they conceived, wrote and... more » Owner description: This monument commemorates the Pilgrim's first landing in Provincetown (not Plymouth), where they conceived, wrote and committed to the Mayflower Compact - the foundational document for the democracy America enjoys today. The Monument is the tallest all-granite structure in the U.S. rising 353 feet above sea level, and at the top, visitors are provided the most spectacular view of Cape Cod.In addition to the MOnument, the Provincetown Museum presents the unique cultural heritage of this historic town with special exhibitions and permanent displays.The Monument and Museum has ample parking, is open daily from APril 1st through November 30, and NEW this year - a food concession call the "Shallop Cafe" where visitors can enjoy a picnic lunch overlooking Provincetown and the Bay. « less
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Edward Gorey House (Yarmouth Port)
Ranked #6 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Historic Sites; Specialty Museums
Dedicated to the author-illustrator, Edward Gorey, and to raising awareness for animal welfare issues.
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Ranked #7 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Biking Trails; Hiking Trails; Trails
This bike path runs 25 miles, from Dennis to Wellfleet.
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Ranked #8 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: History Museums; Tourist/ Visitor Centers

The Salt Pond Visitor Center is the main service facility for Cape Cod National Seashore.  Here visitors can see a museum of natural and cultural history, view orientation films... more »

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Ranked #9 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Museums; Art Museums; History Museums; Gardens; Parks; Specialty Museums
You can enjoy more than 70 acres of gardens after visiting the art and history museums at the Heritage.
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Commercial Street (Provincetown)
Ranked #10 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #11 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Beaches
A great beach to hike, relax and soak up the natural beauty of the Cape Cod National Seashore.
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Provincetown Library (Provincetown)
Ranked #12 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Libraries; Traveler Resources
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Beech Forest (Provincetown)
Ranked #13 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Forests; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
This reserve is a primary birdwatching region on Cape Cod.
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Herring Cove Beach (Provincetown)
Ranked #14 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Beaches
Part of the Cape Cod National Seashore, Herring Cove is Provincetown's most popular beach.
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Skaket Beach (Orleans)
Ranked #15 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #16 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #17 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: State Parks; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #18 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Specialty Shops
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Ranked #19 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #20 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Ferries/ Boats; Transportation
Owner description: The Fun Way to Martha's Vineyard! Sail away on the Island Queen from Falmouth, Cape Cod and you will experience Martha's... more » Owner description: The Fun Way to Martha's Vineyard! Sail away on the Island Queen from Falmouth, Cape Cod and you will experience Martha's Vineyard within just 35-minutes. Convenient parking just 200 yards from the dock. Enjoy our enclosed lounge, outside decks, full-service snack bar and our friendly crew! Daily sailings beginning at 9:00am from late May to mid October. Children ages 4 & under travel free! Group discounts for 20 or more passenger available. « less
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Ranked #21 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Historic Walking Areas
This preserve is a great place to commune with nature and watch the sunset.
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Highfield Hall (Falmouth)
Ranked #22 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Marconi Beach (Wellfleet)
Ranked #23 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #24 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #25 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Birdwatchers flock to this Cape Cod wildlife habitat with a special emphasis on migratory birds.
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Cape Cod Canal (Buzzards Bay)
Ranked #26 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Nauset Light (Eastham)
Ranked #27 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks

The present Nauset Lighthouse, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is made of cast iron with a brick lining and stands 48 feet high. It was built in 1877... more »

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Ranked #28 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Parks; Historic Walking Areas
Nature trails run among the beach, rock and trees of this hidden shelter.
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Ranked #29 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
This lighthouse was the first light sailors glimpsed when reaching this side of the Atlantic Ocean.
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Nobska Lighthouse (Woods Hole)
Ranked #30 of 233 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
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