Centerville, MA, might not have the country's most impressive shopping districts, but it has enough to keep locals satisfied because its smalls and plazas have most of the retailers and service providers they need.
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.
Burgess Park and Hamblin's Pond are popular with Marstons Mills residents because of their on-site facilities. These venues are sure to become part of your life after buying a home in the area.
Brooks Park acts as a recreational center and meeting place for the residents of Harwich Center. The park isn't overly busy on a day-to-day basis but has everything locals need for a fun day with family and friends.
The Ridge Club provides an unparalleled living experience in Sandwich, MA. This gated community features one of Cape Cod's most exclusive country clubs, providing residents with a luxury setting and all of the amenities they could ever dream of having in their neighborhood.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wondering about year-round dining options on Cape Cod? The Cape has many year-round restaurants that have been open for decades and that’s because locals continue to support them year after year because of their top-notch quality and outstanding service. These venues are open in every month and on every section of the Cape, leaving you with a vast assortment from which to choose.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Woods Hole is a small village in the town of Falmouth on the very southwest tip of Cape Cod. Woods Hole has a lot more going on than you’d expect to find in a village of just 781 people. And it doesn’t matter that Woods Hole is a little out of the way, being a fair distance from larger centers like Barnstable and Yarmouth, and 4.5 miles from downtown Falmouth, because the village is surprisingly packed with its own amenities.
The Town of Barnstable, Massachusetts, is comprised of seven different villages each having its own unique flair. Barnstable stretches from Cape Cod Bay in the north to Nantucket Sound in the south, with a total area of 76.3 square miles. With a population of about 45,000, Barnstable is technically a city, despite being commonly referred to as a town.
The Gray Gables is a neighborhood in the town of Bourne. Also, the region was once where President Glover Cleveland spent much of his free time, both while in and out of office. Grover Cleveland is responsible for starting the tradition of a Summer White House with his summer home in Gray Gables.
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.
Earth Day is this Sunday April 22. On Cape Cod there’s plenty to do not only to celebrate the occasion but also to make a difference in the community. Events are taking place throughout the weekend and involve both physically cleaning some of the Cape’s beautiful landscape and quietly educating yourself on what needs attention in the future.
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.
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.
Years into the real estate recovery, take a look at the progress the market is making. Emily Micucci analyzes the reasons Cape Cod is such a hot spot for luxury second homes and what keeps people coming back time and time again.
We are excited to announce the oppening of a new office location in Dartmouth, MA. This location offers great, friendly agents, and an abundance of new homes to explore for interested buyers.
The booming healthcare industry on Cape Cod is spuring economic growth and oppertunity that attracts new healthcare support systems for those in need of them and an welcomes an influx of great medical professionals to the beautiful island.
Have you thought about the possibility of summering on Cape Cod? Take a look at why the Cape is becoming a popular spot for second homes, and what individuals are looking for when they settle here.
From the Heritage Museum and Gardens in Sandwich to the Annual Glassblowers' Christmas at the Sandwich Glass Museam, check out how Cape Cod celebrates the Christmas season.
With plenty of options to keep families and individuals busy and satisfied, prospective home buyers are finding there is much to offer in historic, yet eclectic Falmouth, MA.
The month of November is one of the best times to enjoy the arts on Cape Cod. As the cool fall air rolls in, discover what Cape Cod offers on and off the beach including an eclectic and entertaining display of performances, art shows, and local talent.
Caoe Cod, said to be one of the most haunted places in the country, is home to more than a few restless souls not quite ready to leave us. Read up on these classic Cape ghosts and their background.
There are countless stories of hauntings on Cape Cod but only one mixes both sorcery and piracy in a legend that continues to endure to this day. In this classic seasonal favorite, the legend of "Black Sam" and "The Witch of Wellfleet" is retold.
Barnstable, a historic Cape Cod town known for its hospitality and picturesque community is a wonderful spot to vacation with a family or even to explore for a day. With great shops for browsing and scenic warfs and beaches for relaxing, Barnstable is a family friendly town that offers plenty for visitors.
New to the Cape and Islands? This article is great for brushing up on Cape Cod native facts that even some locals don't know.