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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. 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.

Book your flight and rental car in one convenient spot. Expedia makes sure everything is available at your fingertips with a click of a button. Cape Cod is waiting for you. Make your plans now and dive in!

Things to Do in Cape Cod with Kids

There are lots of amazing experiences in Cape Cod that the entire gang will get a buzz out of. Here are some of the best family friendly experiences around.

Free Things to Do in Cape Cod

Some say the best things in life are free. Check out the following around Cape Cod:

Sandy Neck Lighthouse - If you're captivated by the days of old, this is one attraction you ought not to miss.

Follins Pond - Just being beside the water is sure to leave you feeling calm and relaxed.

Mayflower Beach - Bounce rocks across the water, watch the sun rise or just relish the views from the shore.

Wilbur Park - If you relish pottering around the garden, this place will satisfy your inner green thumb.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Cape Cod on a sunny day?

Enjoy the nice weather (and stretch those legs too) with these outdoor activities:

What to do in Cape Cod on a rainy day?

If it's bucketing down during your trip, hang up your umbrella and dive into some of these enticing indoor activities:

What is Cape Cod famous for?

Pilgrim Monument is an icon of Cape Cod, so allow enough time to visit.

What should I not miss in Cape Cod?

If you want to see the best of this destination, fit these attractions into your itinerary:

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

Are there cheap things to do in Cape Cod?

You'll find loads of tours and activities here that'll catch your eye if you're traveling on a shoestring:

What can you do in Cape Cod for free?

You could put your money in the hotel safe for the day, because these terrific attractions can be seen for nothing:

  • Herring Cove Beach
  • Nauset Lighthouse
  • Old Silver Beach
  • Hyannis Harbor