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Cape Cod City Trip —Attractions

The Woods Hole Science Aquarium


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What to See & Do in Cape Cod

Your resource guide to make the most of Cape Cod's many attractions.

 

MUSEUMS

Sandwich Glass Museum
129 Main St.
Sandwich, MA 02563
508-888-0251

View demonstrations of glass making and learn Cape Cod's tradition in glass works at this small history museum.

Dexter Grist Mill
2 Water St.
Sandwich, MA 02563
508-888-4910

A working, 17th-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

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
266 Woods Hole Rd.
Woods Hole, MA 02543
508-289-2252

A visitors center shows guests the extraordinary work of this marine research center. A gift shop helps raise funds for the educational institution.

Woods Hole Science Aquarium
166 Water St.
Woods Hole, MA 02543
508-495-2001

An aquarium with a New England focus, this family-oriented museum offers popular "touch" pools.

SHOPPING


Lambert's Farm Market in Sandwich, Massachusetts

Collections Gallery
23a Jarves St.
Sandwich, MA 02563
508-833-0039

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

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

Paul White Woodcarving
295 Route 6A
East Sandwich, MA 02537
508-888-1394

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

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

View salt water taffy pulling and purchase chocolates and taffies in a variety of flavors.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES


Sandy Neck Beach in Barnstable, Masachusetts

Sandy Neck Beach
425 Sandy Neck Rd.
Barnstable, MA 02668
508-362-8300

Pilgrim Heights
99 Marconi Site Road
Wellfleet, MA 02667

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.

Race Point Beach
Race Point Rd.
Provincetown, MA 02657
508-349-3785

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

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

Check out the vines growing in the sand and sample the winery's lineup, including a cranberry wine.

NIGHTLIFE


Wequassett Resort & Golf Club is home the the beachfront bar LiBAYtion


Liam Maguire's Irish Pub

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

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

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

Post Office Cabaret
303 Commercial St.
Provincetown MA 02657
508-487-0006

RESOURCES

Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce


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*Wequassett Resort & Golf Club image courtesy of the Wequassett Resort official website

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