Harwich, MA, is full of wonderful activities, but a membership at the Wychmere Beach Club, perhaps the Cape's most exclusive private organization, is one of the best.
You wouldn't expect to find a quiet haven from Hyannis' bustle in this part of the village because there's so much noise, but that's precisely what Hathaway's Pond provides. This small water body is only 1.5 miles north of the Cape Cod Mall and right in the thick of the action. At the same time, it's quiet because it's surrounded by forests and is just far enough from Iyannough Road and Route 6 that it escapes their traffic.
Although there is no hard evidence, stories of a sea serpent living around Provincetown have been around for centuries. Living on Cape Cod provides the opportunity to explore these waters for yourself.
There are clubs up and down the Cape worth considering after buying a home here. The Bass River Yacht Club is one of the region's most accessible private facilities and membership is something to look into if you plan to spend a lot of time on or near the water.
Provincetown is one of the country's most diverse and accepting locations, and it also has a long and unique history that is worth exploring.
The Falmouth Service Center does a lot of good in the Cape Cod community. Even new Cape Cod residents can participate by making donations or volunteering.
A primitive form of the internet was active in Truro in the 1950s. This little-known tidbit of Cape Cod history is worth learning more about and, as a bonus, it's possible to visit the site where it occurred.
As you become part of the Cape Cod community, you'll likely want to try some local cuisine and drinks. The Cape Codder is a cocktail named after the region, and while it's very simple, there are enough variations to make it worth your while.
Quissett Harbor is a unique spot on Cape Cod because it's a mostly residential area with a deep water harbor, marina, yacht club, golf course, beaches, and hiking trails in a small section of land. As a result, there's plenty for residents to do every day of the year.
Although Harwich Port gets the attention of visitors to Cape Cod, locals know that Harwich Center provides an excellent quality of life in a quiet, yet historic, location.
Gut check is an annual adventure triathlon in Brewster's Nickerson State Park and accommodates athletes of various ages and fitness levels. The event is becoming popular with Cape Cod residents because it provides a great reason to spend more time in the park.
The Cape Cod Curling Club provides a place for curlers of all ages to learn the sport, and also organizers matches and tournaments for more experienced players.
The Cotuit Mosquito Yacht Club is a strange little organization that is run completely by youths. At the same time, the club has a history that is important to Cape Cod, and a tradition that has provided endless summer joy for thousands of children.
Falmouth Inner Harbor is a humanmade site that has become a central part of living in Falmouth. Whether you own a boat or just like being by the water, you're sure to spend time here while living on Cape Cod.
How did a town on Cape Cod end up with a French name and who is the Duke of Orleans? Cape Cod is full of surprising stories that make up its unique and colorful history.
Wequaquet Lake in Centerville provides plenty of activities in a quiet environment, making it the perfect place to escape to during the busy summer months.
There are war memorials and monuments all over Cape Cod, and taking the time to visit them is a great way to show respect for our veterans.
When looking to buy some property, you might be interested in purchasing a quintessential Cape Cod style home. After all, if you’re living on the Cape, you might as well live in a design that was named after the region.
But what exactly is a Cape Cod home?
Over the years, the Cape Cod Baseball League has attracted the country’s top college players who are looking to get some additional games in once their season ends. The league’s popularity has led to over 1,100 MLB players spending time on the Cape, including three hall of famers.
Do your best to get out to watch a few games this summer because you never know when baseball’s next superstar will spend a summer on the Cape.
Hollywood’s relationship with Cape Cod isn’t a new thing, and we’re sure to have more filming taking place here in the near future. For now, if you’re in the Provincetown area, producers will be looking for locals to fill the roles of extras in Hightown, and if the series is picked up for a second season, we’re sure to have additional scenes filmed on the Cape.
Before 1936, Strong Island didn't have any full-time inhabitants, although research suggests that the Monomoyick people spent their summers there before the arrival of Europeans, and would head to more protected inland areas for the winter. That all changed in 1936 when banker William H. Potter Jr. purchased the island and built a home on its banks.
After a season where he completed 70.6% of his passes for 3,674 yards, with 37 touchdowns against only seven interceptions, while adding 853 yard and 11 touchdowns on the ground, Kyler Murray was named the 2018 Heisman Trophy winner as the country’s top collegiate football player.
It undoubtedly was a season for the ages, as the University of Oklahoma quarterback also won the Davey O'Brien Award, given to the nation's best college quarterback, was named the Associated Press Player of the Year and Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year, and made the All-Big 12 and All-American first teams. What does this have to do with Cape Cod and, more specifically, the town of Harwich?
The Cape Cod Coliseum opened in September 1972 and immediately became the area's largest event center, as it was 46,000 square feet in size and could seat between 5,000 and 6,500 people, depending on the configuration. The large entertainment venue hosted hockey games, professional wrestling, concerts and more until 1984. The final event at the Coliseum was a wrestling match featuring Sergeant Slaughter on June 4, 1984.
Looking for a Cape Cod Christmas tree? There are many places you can cut your own tree of help to support a local charity or business. The following is a list of places where you can buy Christmas trees on Cape Cod in 2018.
After Labor Day on Cape Cod, there’s really no rush to get your boat winterized. That way, you can take advantage of some of the outstanding fall weather on the Cape and enjoy the peace and serenity of its waterways when seasonal residents return to their other homes.
Selling your home soon? There are many ways in which you can manipulate a buyer in the most positive way. Portraying your home in the best possible light, as well as using these simple psychology tips can drastically affect a buyer’s feelings toward your home.
Part of the charm of living on Cape Cod is the interaction that you'll have with wildlife and sea animals at any given time. That said, you should make an effort to see the North Atlantic right whale, which is an endangered species that makes its home in Cape Cod Bay in the late winter through the spring. While planning to see a right whale might be tricky, they tend to come close to shore, and there are hundreds of sightings annually.
Osprey return to Cape Cod every March, ready to hatch and care for their young. The osprey, is a bird of prey that can reach over two feet in length and has a wingspan of nearly six feet. These birds generally have brown wings and gray heads and underparts and spend most of their time near the water.
The real estate industry as a whole is at a crossroads in 2018 because millennials, or Generation Y, are currently the nation's largest group and they are reporting a set of challenges that is far different than what previous generations experienced.
A sure sign of springtime on Cape is the annual herring run. The herring run occurs when these fish return from the ocean and swim up local rivers and streams to the area's freshwater ponds to spawn in the summer.
Wings Neck is a small area in the village of Pocasset, in the town of Bourne on Cape Cod. It jets out into Buzzards Bay, making it convenient for water-lovers, while still providing easy access to the highways heading to the mainland and other parts of the Cape. Wings Neck is a quiet and private peninsula that over time, has gained traction as one of the more exclusive areas on Cape Cod.
Falmouth is a beautiful town that attracts year round visitors as well as the summer crowd. Falmouth has plenty to do in the summer, with beaches, sunshine, and plenty of outdoor activities, but the town is also a year-round destination. Many Falmouth restaurants and attractions tend to stay open throughout the fall and winter, unlike on other parts of the Cape, ensuring residents always have access to all the necessary amenities.
Fall, what some call the most beautiful season on Cape Cod.
Bourne, a beautiful town on Cape Cod, is a family friendly vacation spot. Check out this town's history and its local splendor to plan your next trip to this vacationer's paradise.
An ode to ocean air: from yoga to personal health benefits from sand and salty ocean water, take a look at the what vacationers and locals alike love about beautiful Cape Cod and it's scenic beaches.
The town of Brewster has many exciting activities to offer families and lots of great historical spots for learning more about the area's history. With great surrounding schools and beautiful ocean scenery, learn why moving to Brewster is a great decsision.
What makes the small town of Cotuit a great spot for living? Take a look at great food, fun, and local treasures this beautiful, family friendly place holds.