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Figawi Race - Blake Jackson

Celebrate Nantucket

With its picturesque coastline, peaceful harbors and old world charm – not to mention its secluded location 26 miles out to sea - Nantucket Island is an idyllic setting for a relaxing getaway.

Farm. Table. Sea. Credit She of the Woods.

Martha’s Vineyard: Where Travel Becomes an Experience

Martha’s Vineyard isn’t just for quiet and relaxing getaways, though the island has certainly proven over the decades that she does that well.  More and more, Martha’s Vineyard is earning a reputation as a hot spot for experiential travelers, those looking for a vacation that connects traveler to de

Chatham Barrier Beach, Paul Scharff

Changing Coastlines

Rising seas. Large storms flooding the coast. Beloved beaches carved up and swallowed by the ocean. Beachside cottages destroyed as the land beneath them sinks into the sea.

Kream n' Kone, Ben Nugent

Vintage Cape Cod

Hop aboard a ferry that whisks you away to Martha’s Vineyard. Take in a movie at an old-fashioned drive-in. Pitch a tent at a campground within walking distance of the National Seashore. Savor an ice cream cone while sitting on a stool at a counter straight out of the 1950s.

Credit Atlantic White Shark Conservancy - Wayne Davis

Ocean Quest

Somewhere beyond cult films like “Jaws” and “Sharknado” lies the reality about great white sharks.

That reality may rest in the vicinity of two of Discovery Channel’s one-hour “Shark Week” features that premiered in 2011 and 2013 and followed shark expert Greg Skomal and his research team as they tracked the apex predator’s movements in Cape Cod waters.

Ocean House, The Social Diner

Signature Drinks of Summer

When it comes to cocktails, Cape and Islands restaurants go out of their way to dazzle. Whether it’s sweet, spicy or just plain refreshing, most eateries have signature cocktails or customer favorites. Here are some of our best bets.

Hidden Hollow, Dan Cutrona

Cape Cod Through the Eyes of a Child

There’s something so wonderfully timeless about Cape Cod. The easier pace, the bucolic village greens and the tidy harbors, the scent of the salty air—and oh, those alluring broad white sand beaches! While we adults find this sandy peninsula intoxicating, it is also a true children’s paradise. For evidence, just listen for the ding of the ice cream truck bell the next time you’re at the beach.

Mahi Gold, Paul Scharff

Treasure Hunting

For either the selective treasure hunter or the equal-opportunistic shopaholic, Cape Cod is a wonderland of enticing home-grown and hand-crafted finds just waiting to be discovered. Here are just some of the unique ways to take home “a piece of Cape Cod” when you leave!

Dennis Highlands, Paul Scharff

Courting Fun

A romantic evening with your significant other can come in many fun, creative ways when visiting Cape Cod. Planning your date might involve a sunset dinner, an outdoor band concert, a round of golf, a bike ride, a boat rental, a brewery tour or a secluded hike through the woods. The options are limited only by your imagination.

Here are a few ideas that are sure to inspire you!

Wequassett Resort, Warren Jagger

Reconnect by the Sea

Everyone knows Cape Cod is the perfect place to vacation, and for some, that means bringing the entire extended family!  With its abundance of attractions—natural, cultural, historical and more—the Cape appeals to all generations and has become a popular destination for family reunions, with many making an annual tradition of reconnecting with loved ones on this sandy peninsula.