We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Attractions (211)
Activities (211)
Nightlife (28)
Shopping (107)

Things to do in Cape Cod

Name
Ranked #1 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Beaches; National Parks; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
Over 40,000 beautiful acres of protected beach and dunes, stretching from Chatham to Provincetown.
Map | Visitor photos (147)
Race Point Beach (Provincetown)
Ranked #2 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Map | Visitor photos (95)
Nauset Beach (Orleans)
Ranked #3 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Visitor photos (39)
Book a Tour
$62* and up
Ranked #4 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Museums; Landmarks
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
Map | Visitor photos (219)
Ranked #5 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: ; Art Museums; History Museums; Gardens; Parks; Specialty Museums; Museums
You can enjoy more than 70 acres of gardens after visiting the art and history museums at the Heritage.
Map | Visitor photos (123)
Edward Gorey House (Yarmouth Port)
Ranked #6 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Historic Sites; Specialty Museums; Cultural
Dedicated to the author-illustrator, Edward Gorey, and to raising awareness for animal welfare issues.
Map | Visitor photos (13)
Provincetown Library (Provincetown)
Ranked #7 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Libraries; Cultural
Map | Visitor photos (21)
Commercial Street (Provincetown)
Ranked #8 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
Map | Visitor photos (240)
Ranked #9 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
A great beach to hike, relax and soak up the natural beauty of the Cape Cod National Seashore.
Map | Visitor photos (27)
Ranked #10 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: History Museums; Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Cultural

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 »

Map | Visitor photos (32)
Beech Forest (Provincetown)
Ranked #11 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Forests; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
This reserve is a primary birdwatching region on Cape Cod.
Visitor photos (41)
Skaket Beach (Orleans)
Ranked #12 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Map | Visitor photos (7)
Ranked #13 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
Map | Visitor photos (6)
Herring Cove Beach (Provincetown)
Ranked #14 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Part of the Cape Cod National Seashore, Herring Cove is Provincetown's most popular beach.
Map | Visitor photos (100)
Ranked #15 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: State Parks; Outdoors
Map | Visitor photos (15)
Ranked #16 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Zoos/Aquariums
Birdwatchers flock to this Cape Cod wildlife habitat with a special emphasis on migratory birds.
Map | Visitor photos (33)
Ranked #17 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Owner description: Founded in 1985, WHAT is the award-winning non-profit theater on Cape Cod that the New York Times says brought "a new vigor... more » Owner description: Founded in 1985, WHAT is the award-winning non-profit theater on Cape Cod that the New York Times says brought "a new vigor for theater on the Cape." and the Boston Globe says "is a jewel in Massachusetts' crown." Boston Magazine named WHAT the Best Theater in 2004 and the Boston Drama Critics Association has twice awarded WHAT it's prestigious Elliot Norton Award « less
Map | Visitor photos (27)
Ranked #18 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Map | Visitor photos (4)
Ranked #19 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Specialty Shops; Cultural
Map | Visitor photos (71)
Ranked #20 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Ferries/ Boats; Other
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
Map | Visitor photos (13)
Marconi Beach (Wellfleet)
Ranked #21 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Map | Visitor photos (41)
Ranked #22 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Zoos/Aquariums
This preserve is a great place to commune with nature and watch the sunset.
Map | Visitor photos (14)
Cape Cod Canal (Buzzards Bay)
Ranked #23 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Map | Visitor photos (26)
Ranked #24 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Parks; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Outdoors
Nature trails run among the beach, rock and trees of this hidden shelter.
Visitor photos (37)
Long Point (Provincetown)
Ranked #25 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Map | Visitor photos (29)
Nauset Light (Eastham)
Ranked #26 of 211 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 »

Map | Visitor photos (68)
Ranked #27 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
This lighthouse was the first light sailors glimpsed when reaching this side of the Atlantic Ocean.
Map | Visitor photos (74)
Nobska Lighthouse (Woods Hole)
Ranked #28 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks
Map | Visitor photos (36)
Ranked #29 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Route 6A, which is on the northern, or bay side, of Cape Cod, winds its way through some of the oldest villages in America,... more » Owner description: Route 6A, which is on the northern, or bay side, of Cape Cod, winds its way through some of the oldest villages in America, including Bourne, Sandwich, Barnstable, Yarmouth, Dennis, Brewster and Orleans. Many of the homes and churches along this tree-shaded road are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.If you are interested in seeing what Cape Cod looked like before tourists discovered it, and want to visit some of the best quaint, little shops in New England, Route 6A is the place to be. « less
Visitor photos (19)
Ranked #30 of 211 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
Map | Visitor photos (23)
Trusted travel advice about Cape Cod