Kate Gould Park in Chatham, Massachusetts, is small and doesn't have many amenities, but it's a focal point of life in this small Cape Cod town and locals wouldn't have it any other way.
Living in Truro, MA, has tons of benefits, including access to the Cape Cod National Seashore. You'll find numerous activities to keep you busy in this region, making it one of the top places to buy a home on the Cape.
Provincetown is known for its culture and inclusiveness, but there's another side to P-Town. Beech Forest has both hiking and biking trails, making it a great place to visit when escaping the crowds.
Wellfleet, Massachusetts, has many things going for it, including the Town Pier area. There's plenty to do in the region around the pier, as it's a gathering place for locals to eat, play, relax, and soak up the sun.
While Provincetown and other communities get much of the attention from the artistic community, there is a popular art scene in Orleans, as well, making it an excellent location for lovers of the arts to buy a home.
The Sandwich Flea Market offers the chance to pick up some unique items without venturing far from home. The market is different every week and is incredibly popular with shoppers on Cape Cod because there's no telling what you'll find.
Bars and pubs are a big part of Cape Cod, and the Upper Cape towns of Mashpee and Sandwich are no exceptions. Whether you want to stop for a beer on your way home from work or are looking for a place to enjoy with friends on a night out, these two towns are sure to have something for you.
Hatchville is a tiny neighborhood in the East Falmouth village, but it's absolutely loaded with activities, including four golf courses within a few minutes of each other. For a golf lover, there's no better place to live on Cape Cod than Hatchville, MA.
It might not be the biggest or the best golf course on Cape Cod, but the Cotuit High Ground Country Club fills a niche for recreational golfers of all skill levels who want to get out and enjoy a round in an unpretentious environment.
A lot is going on in Osterville, MA, including the Skunknett River Wildlife Sanctuary. This park is full of rare birds and great trails to explore, making it a relaxing place to hike through Cape Cod's woodlands.
Centerville, Massachusetts, features a historic district that is full of old homes with character that you won't find anywhere else. Take a walk through the neighborhood to see why this section of Cape Cod is such a great place to live.
When you buy a home in Barnstable Village, you'll find all kinds of ways to spend your time. Whether you're a boat owner or just someone who loves the water, Barnstable Inner Harbor will surely become one of your frequently-visited 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.
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.
In 2020, you'll be able to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower landing by taking a tour through historic sites in Boston, Plymouth, Cape Cod, and more.
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.
Hyannis is full of great shopping experiences, including its abundance of thrift stores. These shops allow you to find one-of-a-kind items and a variety of vintage clothing styles that you won't come across in many other locations.
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.
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.
The Cape Cod Fish Pier is a top attraction for locals and visitors alike because of its outstanding fish market and the unique Cape Cod atmosphere that you'll experience while wandering the area.
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.
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.
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.
With there being so much to do on the Cape, you might never want to leave, but there are a couple of beautiful islands nearby that you might have heard about a time or two.
And with so many ferry options available, there has never been a better time to visit Martha's Vineyard or Nantucket for a day, a week, or anywhere in between.
As you can see, keeping cool when the mercury rises is entirely possible, no matter your budget. There are free facilities both on and off Cape Cod where you can avoid the beach altogether and still get in the water, in addition to venues that will charge you an annual membership fee but give you access to unparalleled amenities.
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.
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 might be known for its oceanfront beaches and deep sea fishing, but its freshwater bodies are also legendary because of their generally calm atmosphere and outstanding fishing opportunities. Get out there in the spring and summer because you’re unlikely to find better trout fishing anywhere than these stocked ponds and lakes.
Living on Cape Cod means being surrounded by history at every turn. Once you reside here, you won’t be able to escape the historic sites and venues that are seemingly everywhere, not that you’d want to get away from them.
Visiting some of the oldest buildings and sites on Cape Cod will give you an entirely new appreciation of what it means to be a resident of the Cape by allowing you to experience firsthand the lives of the people who first inhabited this wonderful part of the world.
Finally, the theme of this year's parade is community spirit. All of the floats will incorporate the idea of community spirit, and you can show your pride in the Cape's community by showing up and supporting the 14th annual Cape Cod St. Patrick's Day Parade in Yarmouth.
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.
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.
Falmouth's Jazztober Fest Weekend takes place on Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21. This event, which is free unless you participate in a special Sunday brunch, brings regional and national jazz musicians and groups to Falmouth, MA on Cape Cod, making it well worth a visit.
Life in Dartmouth, MA. If you’re thinking about making the move to southern Massachusetts, Dartmouth should be high on your list of places to consider. This town of about 34,000 people is located in Bristol County and was one of the earliest settled locations in New England.
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.