Cape Cod Travel Guide
Plan Your Cape Cod Vacation
Continually shaped by ocean currents, this windswept land of sandy beaches and dunes has compelling natural beauty. Everyone comes for the seaside, yet the crimson cranberry bogs, forests of birch and beech, freshwater ponds, and marshlands that grace the interior are just as splendid. Local history is fascinating; whale-watching provides an exhilarating experience of the natural world; cycling trails lace the landscape; shops purvey everything from antiques to pure kitsch; and you can dine on simple fresh seafood, creative contemporary cuisine, or most anything in between.
Dozens of heritage buildings now welcome overnight guests, so you can bed down in a former sea captain's home or a converted... read more
Cape Cod kitchens have long been closely associated with seafood—the waters off the Cape and Islands yield a bounty of... read more
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Beaches: Cape Cod's picturesque beaches are the ultimate reason to go. The high sand dunes, gorgeous sunsets, and never-ending sea... Read more
John F. Kennedy certainly knew a good thing when he saw it. During his presidency, Kennedy marked off a magnificent 40-mile swath of the... Read more
Blessed by a great variety of surrounding waters, Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket boast some of the world's best beaches. They... Read more
Regardless of your interests, Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket offer such a wide variety of activities that you can easily plan... Read more
Cape Codders have been clamming for generations, and their iconic mollusks are a celebrated part of the culture here. Classic clam shacks... Read more