December 18, 2014

Category Archives: Explore Cape Cod

Coming Up on Cape Cod: Yarmouth Summer Celebration Sand Sculptures

For those of you heading to Yarmouth soon for a family vacation, be sure to set your plans and dig up some time for the third annual Yarmouth Summer Celebration hosted between June 21th and June 29th. With many of the activities taking place just minutes from Cape Cod hotels along Route 28, events areContinue Reading

Cape Cod Vacation Specials: Deals from the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce

A Cape Cod Vacation is full of perks, and nothing beats a Cape Cod vacation during Maritime Days festivities. A month long festival celebrating Cape Cod history (see our feature here) Here is one of our picks from the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce for deals that you can take advantage of during your stayContinue Reading

Cape Cod Happening: Cape Cod Maritime Days

A favorite of Cape Cod Vacationers every year, the 20th Annual Cape Cod Maritime Days will be occuring from May 19th until June 21st. Enjoy a celebration of Cape Cod’s maritime history over this month long exhibition of walking tours, art features, and lighthouse showings. Taking place aroung mid-Cape and withing close proximity to most Cape CodContinue Reading

Introduction To Cape Cod Lighthouses: Cape Cod Light and Nauset Light

Because of hard-to-spot and constantly moving shoals off-shore, Cape Cod’s coastline has been called an “ocean graveyard”, and is estimated to contain over 3,000 shipwrecks. In fact, between Truro and Wellfleet alone, there have been more than 1,000 wrecks, including that of the Whydah Gally, the famed pirate ship of Samuel Bellamy (for more informationContinue Reading

Great for Kids: Mudflat Mania!

Part of the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History’s summer exploration series (click here for more information about the Museum). Mudflat Mania is a fantastic program geared at children. It provides a great way for kids and families to spend a few hours outside it the heart of Cape Cod’s beautiful environment. Featuring tons ofContinue Reading

Cape Cod Vacation Favorites: The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History is located in Brewster, about 10 miles from hotels along Rt.28. The museum was founded in 1954, and has been a fantastic institution for education on Cape Cod’s unique natural environment. Best of all, most of the displays and activities in the museum are designed for families orContinue Reading

Cape Cod Vacation Tips and Tricks: Cape Cod Beaches Explained

With more than 115 beaches constituting over 550 miles of coastline, the Cape Cod shore can be a bit overwhelming to those planning a Cape Cod vacation. Visitors have enough on their plate sorting through Cape Cod hotels and restaurants, we decided to take a little trouble out of the equation when it comes toContinue Reading

Biking Cape Cod: An Introduction to the Cape Cod Rail Trail

                            Looking for an active way to spend the afternoon on your next Cape Cod vacation? When the sun is shining the Cape Cod Rail Trail offers the best of the best when it comes to scenery. The 22-mile trail, suitable forContinue Reading

Scallop Festival

Looking for something to do after Labor Day? Some of the Cape’s best festivals can be found after the summer rush. When Cape Cod accommodations are on special and the weather is cooling down, treat yourself to a second vacation and see your favorite spot once fall hits. Check out the information for this year’s ScallopContinue Reading

Cranberries can be a Fruitful part of any Cape Cod Family Vacation

Cranberries are just as much a part of the landscape of Cape Cod as sand dunes, beautiful beaches, and quaint family motels.   Because cranberries require constant moisture, a spongy, low-lying wetland, known as a bog, is their natural habitat. Famous for their tartness and bright color, cranberries are a big business on Cape Cod.Continue Reading

Cape Cod National Seashore

A 40-mile stretch of unspoiled sandy beach in Outer Cape Cod. With 559.6 miles of unspoiled coastline, Cape Cod offers many beautiful sandy beaches for you to enjoy. Cape Cod National Seashore beaches are part of the Blue Wave Campaign for quality.Continue Reading