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Active Traveler: Where the Marathoners Train
August 21, 2014
The Boston Marathon.  The most well known and beloved road race on the planet.  Just the mention of it evokes images of the beautiful scenery ...
Active Traveler: End of Summer To-Do List
August 08, 2014
Summer is almost over.  Sad to say, but in a few short weeks schools will reopen, Labor Day will pass, and summer will be all ...
Active Traveler: Sunrises and Sunsets
July 30, 2014
Tomorrow the sun will rise, and later in the day it will set.  Both events are a certainty even if clouds can make them impossible ...
Active Traveler: Best Running/Biking Routes on the Cape
July 10, 2014
Cape Cod is beautiful and fun.  There are a seemingly limitless number of great restaurants and shops.  Lying on the many miles of beaches is ...
Make Memories by Celebrating the Town of Sandwich 375 Anniversary
April 02, 2014
This is the summer that you should visit Sandwich, Cape Cod! The 375 Anniversary of the town will provide you and your family with memories ...
New & Noteworthy on Cape Cod: 2014
March 26, 2014
EVENTSFor seven years, the Annual Boatbuilders’ Show on Cape Cod, “the best little boat show in the Northeast,” has drawn a sizable crowd of quality ...
What to Do on Cape Cod? Ask the Experts!
March 24, 2014
What to do on Cape Cod? If that is the question, we have SO got the answers! Cape Cod is absolutely teeming with exciting things ...
And…Action! Cape Cod offers a host of fun ways to get moving
March 24, 2014
Looking for an active vacation? Well you’ve come to the right place. Take to one of the Cape’s many scenic bikeways and hiking trails for ...
What a Deal! Great Ways to Capture Cape Cod Fun for Less
March 24, 2014
You might not think you’d be able to have a great time for less than 10 dollars in this day and age, but Cape Cod ...
Cape Blooms
March 12, 2014
March is a teaser on the Cape. Winter is still with us, but we have thoughts of daffodils!There are people who will disagree with me, ...
Cape Cod’s Winter Pleasures
December 20, 2013
This time of year, I like to embrace the quiet and desolation of Cape Cod, seeking out some of my favorite nature walks around the ...
Extreme Cape Cod
March 05, 2012
Relaxing on the beach with a book is fun for a day or two, but Cape Cod also has a plethora of action-packed ways to ...
Growing Attractions
March 05, 2012
The 17th-century English explorer Bartholomew Gosnold named Cape Cod for the plentiful codfish found in the surrounding waters. Today, the Cape is still known for ...
Martha’s Vineyard: Nature’s Paradise
March 05, 2012
Known for their vibrant personalities and distinct differences, Martha’s Vineyard and its towns make a lasting first impression. The bucolic island with miles of sandy ...
Nantucket: An Old New World
March 05, 2012
By sea, the small and beautiful island of Nantucket (only 14 x 3.5 miles) appears as a picturesque coastline of beaches and antique homes. Thirty ...
Destination Imagination
March 02, 2012
Let’s face it. Kids know how to have fun. Their imagination always seems primed and ready to go. For the tiny traveler, and mom and ...
Nantucket: The Colorful "Grey Lady"
March 31, 2011
As islands go, Nantucket defies generalization. It’s glamorous, but in a sedate New England sort of way. It has no palm trees, but the miles ...
Biking the Cape
March 31, 2011
Hopping on a bike is one of the best ways to enjoy the natural beauty of Cape Cod. You can meander at a pace that ...
Getting Your Feet Wet
March 31, 2011
If only your vacation days outnumbered the amount of fun things to do and beautiful spots to explore on Cape Cod’s waterways. Maybe someday….but for ...
Cape Cod National Seashore Turns 50
March 31, 2011
A major milestone in the preservation and celebration of Cape Cod takes place this year; the Cape Cod National Seashore, which stretches over nearly 44,000 ...
New & Noteworthy on the Cape & Islands 2011
March 31, 2011
ACTIVITIESIt’s the beauty and natural environment that draws visitors from all over the world to Cape Cod and the Islands and nurturing that environment has ...
Hidden Hollow debuts at Heritage Museums
August 03, 2010
On August 2, 2010, Heritage Museums and Gardens cut the “garland” on a beautiful new addition to their features called Hidden Hollow!  This exciting new outdoor discovery ...
The Trails Less Traveled: Cape Cod’s hidden secrets
March 10, 2010
There’s no doubt about it.  When it comes to Cape Cod, it’s all about the beaches.  With nearly 560 miles of shoreline, and countless books ...
Explore the Cape & Islands: Every day of every season
March 10, 2010
ONLY ON CAPE COD   Cape Cod National Seashore An absolute must on the top of every visitor’s list. Millions come here every year to ...
Farm Stands on Cape Cod
March 10, 2010
Even though Cape Codders have been farming this land for centuries, the Cape is far more well known for its fresh seafood. While visitors may ...
Free Pass
March 09, 2010
Wouldn’t it be great if every time you went to do something while on vacation, you got in for free: free seats to a baseball ...
50 Fun Things To Do Every Day of Every Season On The Cape & Islands Year-Round
February 19, 2009
The Cape may have nearly 560 miles of shoreline, but there is more to do here than sit on a picture-perfect beach, reading a book ...
Cape Cod National Seashore
February 19, 2009
President John F. Kennedy is known throughout the world for creating the Camelot mystique and helping to put Hyannisport on the map. Most people in ...
Cape Cod Baseball League - Stars of Tomorrow
February 19, 2009
  Catching a game of the Cape Cod Baseball League on your summer vacation is a great way to unwind after a long day at ...
A Cape Cod Innkeeper’s Innsider’s Guide to “Getting out There”
February 19, 2009
Cape Cod Lavendar Farm, Harwich   The questions over the Inn’s telephone come in all forms, but our favorite is always “How far is Barnstable ...
The Cape Cod Baseball League - Living a Dream
February 25, 2008
For players, it’s a dream come true. For fans, the Cape Cod Baseball League is one of the highlights of summer. If you’ve visited the ...
A Whale Of A Time
February 25, 2008
The water changes color, brightening to bluish-green, almost turquoise. The bubbles come next, frothing to the surface in a circular pattern. And then the colossal ...
The Massachusetts Cultural Coast
February 25, 2008
Within a short distance of the coastal beauty of Cape Cod and the Islands lies the continuing story of the region’s history and culture. This ...
51 Things to Do on the Cape & Islands
February 25, 2008
The biggest draw for visitors to the Cape and Islands is undoubtedly the water. Many come simply to bask in the sun and play in ...
65 Exciting Things to Do...only on Cape Cod & the Islands
September 01, 2006
RIDE THE RAILSWhile clickety-clacking along 46 miles of rail, view the Cape from inside out. Peering through windows of the red railcars of Cape Cod ...
Waves of Light
September 01, 2005
Someone tapped a mallet against a chime. Its ring stopped me, stirred me, touched something ancient in me. If was as if the faint reverberations ...
Biking Yarmouthport: Sunday Sunrise Loop-de-Loops
May 01, 2005
Yarmouthport is great for history-laced biking. Pedal west from the Dennis line on Route 6A, the Old Kings Highway. Turn right at Oliver’s restaurant onto ...