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Great way to see the Cape.

Ol Cape Cod... as the song goes, and when you travel down route 6A, you will see just that. The... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2018
stgnts
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Bridgewater, Massachusetts
Gentle drive

This road is a slower and more gentle means of going along the Cape from Sandwich to Orleans, than... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2017
Michael C
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Derby, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Reviewed January 4, 2018

Ol Cape Cod... as the song goes, and when you travel down route 6A, you will see just that. The road is quaint, slower, nice homes, and shops here and there (not too many). Begin in Sandwich and enjoy a 30 - 40 MPH curving...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed October 29, 2017

This road is a slower and more gentle means of going along the Cape from Sandwich to Orleans, than the hectic Route 6. Whenever possible, we took the little detours to the beaches and harbors. The whole trip took nearly a day and we had...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

I thought I was going to love driving down this road but turned out I was not that impressed. We started in Sandwich and I loved it there. We went to glass museum and grist mill and had lunch. All wonder full. There were lots...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 30, 2016

This road is the perfect way to enjoy Cape Cod. Nice easy drining with safe speed limit to enjoy the sites. Slow down and enjoy.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

We took the convertible on a drive here. Even though it was a cloudy day, we still had fun. The speed limit averages 40 mph, but I would not have wanted to go faster anyway. This is a great drive.

Date of experience: June 2013
4  Thank bwco
Reviewed November 28, 2012 via mobile

Actually a well paved state highway but speed limit is averages 40 mph. Old homes, theaters , beaches close to road. Original road on Cape Cod before rte 6. Great ride in a sports car in summer, smooth slow curves.

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