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Things to do in Cape Cod

 

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Shining Sea Bikeway (Falmouth)
Ranked #1 of 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Biking Trails
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Ranked #2 of 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: National Parks; Beaches; 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 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #4 of 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: History Museums; Gardens; Art Museums; Parks; Specialty Museums; Museums
You can enjoy more than 70 acres of gardens after visiting the art and history museums at the Heritage.
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Nauset Beach (Orleans)
Ranked #5 of 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Beaches
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Provincetown Library (Provincetown)
Ranked #6 of 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Libraries
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Ranked #7 of 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; History Museums

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 #8 of 242 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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Ranked #9 of 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Biking Trails; Trails; Hiking Trails
This bike path runs 25 miles, from Dennis to Wellfleet.
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Ranked #10 of 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Trails
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Pirate's Cove (South Yarmouth)
Ranked #11 of 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
This golf-and-games complex has a pirate/adventure theme.
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Ranked #12 of 242 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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Commercial Street (Provincetown)
Ranked #13 of 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Herring Cove Beach (Provincetown)
Ranked #14 of 242 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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Ranked #15 of 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Parks; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Nature trails run among the beach, rock and trees of this hidden shelter.
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Marconi Beach (Wellfleet)
Ranked #16 of 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Beaches
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Nauset Light (Eastham)
Ranked #17 of 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Lighthouses

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 #18 of 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Specialty Shops; Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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Beech Forest (Provincetown)
Ranked #19 of 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Forests
This reserve is a primary birdwatching region on Cape Cod.
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Skaket Beach (Orleans)
Ranked #20 of 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #21 of 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Birdwatchers flock to this Cape Cod wildlife habitat with a special emphasis on migratory birds.
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Ranked #22 of 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #23 of 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Ferries/ Boats
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 #24 of 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Movie Theaters
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Ranked #25 of 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Specialty Museums; History Museums; Art Museums; Science Museums
The museum details the history of the Boston and Sandwich Glass Company.
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Great Island Trail (Wellfleet)
Ranked #26 of 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Beaches; Trails
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Ranked #27 of 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: State Parks
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Cape Cod Canal (Buzzards Bay)
Ranked #28 of 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #29 of 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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
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Boardwalk (Sandwich)
Ranked #30 of 242 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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