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Cape Cod Attractions

What to See and Do in Cape Cod


Important sights and attractions for your visit to Cape Cod, from museums to nightlife.



WHAT TO SEE & DO — CAPE COD ATTRACTIONS



MUSEUMS

Sandwich Glass Museum
129 Main St.
Sandwich, MA 02563
508-888-0251
www.sandwichglassmuseum.org
View demonstrations of glass making and learn Cape Cod's tradition in glass works at this small history museum.

Sandwich Glass Museum
Sandwich Glass Museum

Dexter Grist Mill
Water St.
Sandwich, MA 02563
508-888-4910
A working, seventeenth-century grist mill, open for tours in summer.

John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum
397 Main St.
Old Town Hall
Hyannis, MA 02601
508-790-3077
www.jfkhyannismuseum.org
Celebrating the life of JFK and his family's influence on the Cape, the museum offers four photo exhibits as well as revolving exhibits.

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
15 School St.
Woods Hole, MA 02543
508-289-2663
www.whoi.edu
A visitors center shows guests the extraordinary work of this marine research center. A gift shop helps raise funds for the educational institution.

John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum
John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum

Woods Hole Science Aquarium
Albatross St.
Woods Hole, MA 02543
508-495-2001
aquarium.nefsc.noaa.gov
An aquarium with a New England focus, this family-oriented museum offers popular "touch" pools.

SHOPPING

Collections Gallery
23a Jarves St.
Sandwich, MA 02563
508-495-2001
www.collectionsgallery.com

The Brown Jug
155 Main St.
Sandwich, MA 02563
www.thebrownjug.com
508-888-4669

Lambert's Farm Market
271 Cotuit Rd.
Sandwich, MA 02563
508-477-0655

A collaboration between Paul White Woodcarving and artist Winnie Fitch
A collaboration between Paul White Woodcarving and artist Winnie Fitch
Paul White Woodcarving
295 Route 6A
East Sandwich, MA 02537
508-888-1394
www.paulwhitewoodcarving.com
Studio and shop of Cape Cod's leading artisan sign carver. View working artists and order a one-of-a-kind sign of your own.

Atlantic Spice Company
2 Shore Rd.
North Truro, MA 02652
508-487-6100
www.atlanticspice.com
Find every herb and spice your heart desires at wholesale pricing. The store also offers packing and shipping.

Cabot's Candy
276 Commercial St.
Provincetown, MA 02657
508-487-3550
www.cabotscandy.com
View salt water taffy pulling and purchase chocolates and taffies in a variety of flavors.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Sandy Neck Beach
Sandy Neck Rd.
Barnstable, MA 02668
508-362-8300
town.barnstable.ma.us

Pilgrim Heights
High Head Rd.
Truro, MA 02652
www.nps.gov
Pilgrim Heights is a wildlife preserve that has changed little since the Pilgrims first landed in this spot.

MacMillan Wharf
Provincetown, MA 02657
The heart of Provincetown, the wharf bustles with fishermen and ferry loads of visitors from Boston.

MV Liberty Boat Tours
MV Liberty Boat Tours
Race Point Beach
Race Point Rd.
Provincetown, MA 02657
508-349-3785
www.nps.gov
A stunning beachscape and part of the National Seashore, Race Point offers glimpses of native wildlife in a protected setting.

MV Liberty Boat Tours
P.O. Box 122
Sandwich, MA 02537
508-888-3209
www.capecodboattours.com
Get the lay of the land from the harbor view. Visit the Hyannis Harbor and Hyannisport, home to the Kennedy Compound.

WINE TASTING

Truro Vineyards
11 Shore Rd. (Route 6A)
North Truro, MA 02652
508-487-6200
www.trurovineyardsofcapecod.com
Check out the vines growing in the sand and sample the winery's lineup, including a cranberry wine.

NIGHTLIFE





Liam Maguire's Irish Pub

273 Main St.
Falmouth, MA 02540
508-548-0285
www.liammaguire.com

Truro Vineyards
Truro Vineyards
LiBAYtion
Wequassett Resort and Golf Club
1 Pleasant Bay Rd. (Rte. 6)
Chatham, MA 02633
508-432-5400
www.wequassett.com

Crown & Anchor
247 Commercial St.
Provincetown, MA 02657
508-487-1430
www.onlyatthecrown.com

Post Office Cabaret
303 Commercial St.
Provincetown MA 02657
508-487-3892

RESOURCES

Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce
www.capecodchamber.org




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* Attractions banner images and John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum image © William DeSousa-Mauk

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