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Things to do in Cape Cod

  • Scargo Pottery and Art Gallery

    You can visit even when the shop isn’t open to wander through a peaceful sculpture garden. More
  • Schoolhouse Gallery

    Set in a former 1844 schoolhouse, the galery focuses on photography-but also exhibits prints and paintings by area artists, as well as modern furni... More
  • Shining Sea Bike Path

    The four-mile Shining Sea Bike Path, from Falmouth to Woods Hole, follows the ocean and runs through woodlands, marshes, and salt ponds. More
  • South Wellfleet General Store

    Those who are fans of nostalgia and good deli food should make a stop at this general store on Route 6 near Lecount Hollow Road and the Cape Cod Na... More
  • Spectacle Pond

    This unvisited secret spring was left over from the Ice Age and is hidden deep in the Wellfleet and Truro woods. The water is exquisitely clear and... More
  • Spohr Gardens

    One of the hidden gems of Cape Cod is Falmouth’s Spohr Gardens, laid out in the 1950’s by Margaret and Charles D. Spohr and now owned by a charitab... More
  • Susan Baker Memorial Museum

    The property isn’t quite a museum; rather, it’s the atelier of the artist, who creates 3-D paintings inspired by her travels and Cape Cod scenery. More
  • The Brown Jug

    For picnic supplies, check out the Brown Jug, a gourmet grocery in Sandwich. They’ll also put together a basket for you, complete with cloth napkin... More
  • The Kite Store

    The colorful display outside the beachfront shop makes for a popular photo spot in P-town. More
  • The Shell Shop

    A beaded mermaid curtain sets the tone at the kitschy Shell Shop, in Provincetown, opened in 1978 to supply beach houses up and down the Cape with ... More
  • The Steamship Authority

    To get there, take the car ferry from Wood's Hole, MA, to Edgartown on Martha’s Vineyard. It’s a short, pretty trip through calm waters. $130 round... More
  • The Weather Store

    In the center of Sandwich, the Weather Store carries barometers, thermometers, and everything else weather-related, both old and new. More
  • Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod

    It’s not Napa Valley, but during a tasting you can try some decent wines that are cultivated in the area, plus (for adventurous palates) a special ... More
  • Weekend

    Mari Porcari curates this fashionable boutique, located in an 1835 general store with birch display tables and lime-green walls. The eclectic merch... More
  • Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

    Operated by the Massachusetts Audubon Society, the network of trails here extends some five miles, encompassing woodlands, salt marsh, barrier beac... More

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