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.
Whether you're a commuter returning home from a day at the office in Boston or Providence, or someone looking for a night out on the weekend, the Upper Cape has plenty of bars and pubs in Bourne and Falmouth. Food, entertainment, and, of course, drinks are aplenty in all of these great locations.
South Yarmouth's South Shore Drive is a bustling location with plenty of beaches. The neighborhood is worth serious consideration when you buy a home in Yarmouth.
Sesuit Harbor is a popular place for Cape Cod's ocean lovers because they can be on their boat and into Cape Cod Bay within minutes of arrival. Nowhere else on the Cape provides such quick access to Cape Cod Bay, and the harbor's East Dennis location is incredibly central.
Taking the family for a picnic is a favorite activity for Mid-Cape residents because there are so many great locations. Each venue offers something different, allowing you to try a few locations before determining your favorite.
The airport in Chatham, Massachusetts is a little hidden and often forgotten, but it's actually a great place to take an aerial tour of Cape Cod or even catch a charter flight to another airport on the East Coast.
Residential property taxes on Cape Cod are a mixed bag, as they reach a high of $14.31 per $1,000 of assessed value in Sandwich and a low of $4.82 per $1,000 in Chatham. Read about the 2020 tax rates and how you might be able to reduce your tax bill.
“In representing both sides of this deal, Kinlin Grover proved once again why it has knowledge and access to serve as the undisputed Cape Cod Real Estate leader,” Tanco said.
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.
Dating back to 1913, Eldredge Park in Orleans is a historic venue that has been home to Orleans' entry in the Cape Cod Baseball League since the 1920s. The park is more than a baseball diamond, however, as it provides a gathering place for locals.
Lower Cape Cod might be known for its oceanfront beaches, but there is an abundance of ponds in Harwich and Brewster that are worth checking out this summer.
Although getting to Cuttyhunk Island is a pain, especially if you don't have your own boat, it's worth it once you find a stretch of secluded beach all to yourself.
There are plenty of places to take your dog on Cape Cod, but none are more enjoyable for both you and your furry friend than Kent's Point Conservation Area in Orleans.
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.
Some restaurants on Cape Cod are ready to feed you over the holidays. Since many restaurants on Cape Cod are small, locally-owned establishments, you won’t find an abundance of eateries open on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. There are dining options, however, and the following venues are either open for Christmas or provide takeaway meals that you can heat the next day, helping to ease your cooking worries.
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.
The next time you're hosting a dinner party or other event at your home on Cape Cod, have a look at some of the local catering options available.
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.
As you can see, you'll find plenty of things to do on Veterans Day, but it's about more than entertaining yourself on this special weekend. Veterans Day is about remembering everyone brave enough to go into battle and stand up for the freedoms that we enjoy to this day.
Veterans Day is an excellent chance to show individuals who have served in conflicts all over the world that we remember their contributions and recognize the sacrifices that they made.
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.
Cape Cod Quahog Day is a free event that is suitable for all ages. It all gets started at 2:00 PM and the exhibition as a whole lasts until about 4:00. Keep in mind that the prediction comes pretty early, so plan to be there by 2:00 if you want to catch it.
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.
The private oceanfront property faces south and features 215 feet of sandy beach with panoramic water views of Cotuit Bay and Nantucket Sound. This property had been owned by the same family for more than 100 years, so it’s quite literally an once-in-a-lifetime piece of oceanfront Cape land.
You’ll probably spend most of your time this summer on Cape Cod, and with good reason. A quick 15-minute drive from downtown Sandwich takes you to Scusset Beach State Reservation, however, and it's well worth checking out at least once this year, especially if you want to do some fishing, camping, swimming, biking, hiking, and ship-watching, all in the same day.
Cape Cod is full of great places to check out, but very few have as broad a range of activities in such a small area as Hyannis’ Inner Harbor.
Here, you have the chance to watch luxury yachts as they pass by, dine at some of the Cape’s top seafood restaurants, swim in the ocean, and go into Lewis Bay on a boat all in the same day. If you’re looking for something to do in the spring and summer, you could certainly do worse than a day on the Inner Harbor.
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.
What do Clearwater, Florida, Lahaina, Hawaii, Jekyll Island, Georgia, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and Provincetown, Massachusetts all have in common? Why, they're home to some of the country's best beaches, of course.
The 2019 Hyannis Marathon will take place on February 23 and 24. The Hyannis Marathon is a vital event on the running calendar because it offers USATF certification in the marathon and half marathon categories, and also acts as a Boston Marathon qualifier. If you plan to run, you’ll probably want to invest in a warm base layer, some ear warmers, and a comfortable pair of mitts, as well, since the daytime highs on these days are set to reach only 39 and 41 degrees respectively.
Cape Cod Islanders play in the North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL), which is a Tier III junior association for players aged 20 and under. They play at the Falmouth Ice Arena and it's always a good time because the Islanders have some highly skilled players and play an exciting brand of hockey.
Superbowl Sunday is Sunday, February 3rd. If you’re planning to watch the big game on Cape Cod, you’ll have plenty of options. Most pubs and restaurants will have food and drink specials, and there are even places where you can bring the kids.
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?
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Keep in mind that there are a few things you can do to help yourself. Here are a few tips to reduce your property taxes, but it will not be easy.
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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.
On Cape Cod there are Christmas strolls almost every weekend between now and the big day. These strolls leave you plenty of opportunities to not only support local businesses while doing your holiday shopping but also take part in some of the festivities. These strolls seem to grow every year and are found all over the Cape, so have a look at what is scheduled in 2018 and figure out where you want to do your Christmas shopping this holiday season.
Do you know that Cape Cod has a professional symphony? Not only that, but the Cape Symphony plays in a large venue and features some of the most talented artists not only in New England but anywhere in the country.
Capa Cod has numerous marinas. There are marinas with access to the Bays, Sounds, Ocean and rivers. The marina you choose is dependent on the type of boat you have and which activities you see yourself doing on a regular basis. Here are some of the largest marinas on Cape Cod and what they have to offer residents.
Bass River is the largest river on Cape Cod. On any given day in the summer, you’re sure to see people boating and fishing up and down the river, or using it as an easy entry to the Atlantic Ocean by traveling south through the waterway. The river was, at one time, considered as the location of a canal connecting Nantucket Sound to Cape Cod Bay, but local officials ultimately scrapped these plans. As a result, the river runs from Nantucket Sound in the south to Kellys Bay and Follins Pond in the north, with parking and entry points found all along its banks.
The Shining Sea Bikeway runs from North Falmouth to the center of Woods Hole. It is 10.7 miles in length and travels along the shoreline of Vineyard Sound for a considerable stretch, making it one of the more scenic trails on Cape Cod. The Shining Sea Bikeway is just one of the many ways that you can get out there and enjoy the Cape in any season, as there are numerous rail trails and other paths up and down Cape Cod for you to explore.
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.
There’s nothing more American than heading to the ballpark on a warm summer’s evening and catching a baseball game, and this is the exact lifestyle that Cape Cod has to offer its permanent residents. The Cape Cod Baseball League has long been one of the country’s top developmental associations. There are currently ten teams in the CCBL, each of which has its own home field. The league is broken down into two divisions, the East and West, with the winner of each division facing off in the championship series.
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.