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Things to do in Cape Cod

  • Nantucket Wild Gourmet and Smokehouse

    Peter O’Donovan relocated from Ireland to open Chatham’s Nantucket Wild Gourmet & Smokehouse, where he cures heavenly organic salmon on-site. More
  • North Beach

    North Beach is the topic of Henry Beston’s Outermost House and Tim Wood’s Breakthrough: The Story of Chatham’s North Beach. A flat strip of barrier... More
  • Northern Lights Hammock Shop

    This one-room shack carries every kind of hammock imaginable, including crocheted models from Brazil and travel versions that fold up into a backpa... More
  • Old Colony Tap

    This fishermen's hangout is a mecca for townies. If you’re an exhibitionist you can sit in the window and be seen by passersby. More
  • Old Silver Beach

    In North Falmouth, the crescent-shaped Old Silver Beach has calm waters that attract families. More
  • Oolala Home

    The whimsical shop carries affordable housewares and furniture like an Offi birch coffee table for $180. More
  • Osterville Cheese and Sandwich Shop

    For simple fare, try the Osterville Cheese & Sandwich Shop, with a white-and-yellow awning out front and a wide selection of cheeses and wraps. More
  • Periwinkle Wellfleet

    This two-story house in downtown Wellfleet is the go-to place for brightly colored plates, napkins, glassware, and rugs. More
  • Provincetown Bookshop

    In the city with the highest concentration of bookstores on Cape Cod, this tiny shop stands out for its wide selection and long history, which date... More
  • Ptown Bikes

    Located in a red-brick building just outside the city center, this bicycle shop is easily recognizable by a round white sign with the word “bikes” ... More
  • Race Point Beach

    Onlookers at Provincetown’s Race Point Beach erupt in applause the moment the sun disappears. For the more athletic, bike the 5.2-mile look between... More
  • Rock Harbor

    Rock Harbor in Orleans has planted trees in the surf to mark the channel for boats, and they make for a striking silhouette against the colorful sk... More
  • Sandwich Antiques Center

    Whether you want furniture painted by Peter Hunt or vintage firearms, this comprehensive shop has it all. More
  • Sandwich Glass Museum

    In addition to being the oldest community on Cape Cod, the town of Sandwich is also known for its long history of glassmaking. This museum, housed ... More
  • Sandy Neck Beach

    The six-mile-long, dune-capped Sandy Neck Beach, in West Barnstable and Sandwich, is populated by more piping plovers than people. More

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