Cape Cod

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When it comes down to planning your day-to-day list of things to do, ShermansTravel experts have you covered. To make sure you get the most out of your vacation, we recommend the can't-miss museums and attractions, as well as the off-the-path activities and unique local experiences that will make your trip truly memorable.

Things to do in Cape Cod

Cape Cod Baseball League

Take the whole family out to the ball game – it’s free! Scout out the future stars of Major League Baseball alongside real scouts at the country’s premier NCAA-sanctioned summer baseball league games. Ten different teams means there’s a game near you.

Tags: family | things to do | free | spectator sport

Cape Cod National Seashore

This 40-mile beach extending from Chatham to Provincetown is the Cape’s most popular summer attraction.

Outer Cape, MA,
Tags: beach | family | editor pick | things to do | national park

Cape Cod Rail Trail

Whether by foot, bicycle, or horseback, follow the 22-mile path of a now-defunct railroad to picturesque beaches, salt ponds, and marshes.

Mid Cape-Outer Cape, MA,
Tags: beach | family | hiking | things to do

Catch a Clam

All you need is a rake, a pail, and a permit. Head to bay beaches during low tide for the easiest clamming; permits are available in each town.

Tags: beach | family | things to do | wildlife


Tee times are plentiful on the Cape’s 29 public golf courses; Falmouth alone has six courses, more than any other town in New England.

Tags: golf | things to do | sports

Whale watching

Summer is the prime time to spot whales; tours leave from Hyannis and Provincetown; book in advance to secure your spot.

Dolphin Fleet, MA, 800-826-9300,
Tags: family | editor pick | things to do | boating | whale watching

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