What to do in Cape Cod, MA

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Harwich featuring a marina and a coastal town

Cape Cod Attractions

If you are looking for a taste of the sea, venture to Cape Cod. It is one of New England's must see spots on the coast. Expedia is at the ready to assist you in finding the best places on the map as you plan your travel itinerary. With loads of things to do in Cape Cod, you will never have a dull moment. You'll be hard-pressed to hit all of the tourist attractions in Cape Cod, wishing there was time for more.

Be sure to put local preferred places at the top of your list, in addition to well known favorites. You've come to a slice of heaven on earth and must make the most of every moment. For the history buff, you'll enjoy the Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum, as well as the Heritage Museums and Gardens.

Take advantage of Cape Cod excursions in the great outdoors as well. Travel the Shining Sea Bikeway, walk along the Cape Cod National Seashore, take a chilly dip at Race Point Beach, and marvel at the quaint beauty of the Nauset Light. Walk the Boardwalk or visit MacMillan Wharf. For the nature lover, your Cape Cod tours should include the Wellfleet Aubudon Sanctuary and the Cornelia Carey Sancutary. You will never tire of sun, sand, and sea, while the refreshing breeze drifts across the ocean and casts your cares away.

Expedia.com is an excellent resource to organize your trip and choose Cape Cod activities. Find excellent accommodations. You'll rest well after a busy day of sightseeing. Place yourself in a room on the edge of the sea, with ocean waves as your lullaby, breathing deeply of the cool, invigorating air. Enjoy fine dining at the Glass Onion, Far Land Provisions, and the Harbor Lounge.

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What to do in Cape Cod

Free Things to Do in Cape Cod

Touring on a shoestring budget in Cape Cod? Spend time, not your paycheck, on great experiences.

Sandy Neck Lighthouse - Come to understand some of the fascinating history of the region through this site.

Follins Pond - There's something soothing about being near the water, so stay a while here.

Mayflower Beach - Keep an eye out for exotic shells and other seaside treasures peppered along the foreshore here.

Wilbur Park - Develop your green thumb and enjoy admiring the many and varied plants on show.


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Frequently asked questions

What to do in Cape Cod on a sunny day?
What to do in Cape Cod on a rainy day?
Take advantage of rainy weather by joining some indoor activities, like a Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum Experience or a LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Boston Tickets.
What is Cape Cod famous for?
Pilgrim Monument lives up to its reputation as an iconic sight that you just can’t miss.
What should I not miss in Cape Cod?
You just can’t go home without checking off the following list of sensational sights:

  • Herring Cove Beach
  • Nauset Lighthouse
  • Cape Cod Museum of Natural History
  • Highland Lighthouse

Are there cheap things to do in Cape Cod?
What can you do in Cape Cod for free?
Your escape to Cape Cod won’t cost a fortune with free things like these to enjoy:

  • Herring Cove Beach
  • Nauset Lighthouse
  • Harwich Port
  • Hyannis Harbor

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