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#1 of 27 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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Nauset Light (Eastham)
#2 of 27 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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MacMillan Wharf (Provincetown)
#3 of 27 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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#4 of 27 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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#5 of 27 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Lighthouses
One of the most famous and interesting lighthouses on Cape Cod.
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#6 of 27 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Lighthouses
This lighthouse was the first light sailors glimpsed when reaching this side of the Atlantic Ocean.
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Nobska Lighthouse (Woods Hole)
#7 of 27 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Lighthouses
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Boardwalk (Sandwich)
#8 of 27 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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Provincetown Causeway (Provincetown)
#9 of 27 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Lookouts
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#10 of 27 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers
The highest point of land on Cape Cod, the view from this stone observation tower sweeps across Cape Cod Bay to Provincetown.
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#11 of 27 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Architectural Buildings; History Museums; Specialty Museums
Early Coast Guard sea rescue station and museum of rescue techniques, artifacts and history.
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#12 of 27 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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#13 of 27 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Bridges
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#14 of 27 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Monuments/ Statues
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Race Point Lighthouse (Provincetown)
#15 of 27 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Lighthouses; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
This historic Cape Cod lighthouse has been in operation since 1816.
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Wood End Lighthouse (Provincetown)
#16 of 27 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Lighthouses
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#17 of 27 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Bridges
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#18 of 27 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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#19 of 27 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Built in 1834, Sandwich Town Hall was restored to its former glory in 2009. The second floor ballroom and theater is... more » Owner description: Built in 1834, Sandwich Town Hall was restored to its former glory in 2009. The second floor ballroom and theater is particularly beautiful with its historically accurate ceiling stenciling of tan and brown paint and gold leaf. As in the early 1900s, silent films are again presented here complete with a live piano accompaniment. Sandwich Town Hall was granted a Preservation Award for Rehabilitation & Restoration by the Massachusetts Historical Commission in 2011. In 2014 Sandwich, the oldest town on the Cape, will be celebrating its 375th anniversary. « less
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#20 of 27 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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#21 of 27 attractions in Cape Cod
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#22 of 27 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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#23 of 27 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums
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#24 of 27 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Scenic Drives
Owner description: The Old King's Highway, Cape Cod Route 6A, is on the northern, or bay side, of Cape Cod and winds its way through some of the... more » Owner description: The Old King's Highway, Cape Cod Route 6A, is on the northern, or bay side, of Cape Cod and winds its way through some of the oldest villages in America: 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. « less
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#25 of 27 attractions in Cape Cod
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Werner Schmidt Observatory (South Yarmouth)
#26 of 27 attractions in Cape Cod
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums
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