Cape Cod Travel Blog

The Cape Cod Canal



The idea of constructing a canal to connect Buzzards Bay and Cape Cod Bay was considered as early as 1632 by Miles Standish of Plymouth Colony... read more

Mooncussers of Cape Cod



Rumor has it that during the 18th and 19th centuries, one word filled the hearts of sailors with dread and brought them to their knees in prayer:... read more

What's Your Cape Cod IQ?



Test your Cape Cod knowledge:

How big is your Cape Cod brain? Is it the size of a whale, a striped bass or a herring?... read more

The Codfishes & Mrs. Jazz Garters



Editor's Note: For years, members of the Portuguese community have adopted nicknames for one another. This old, mysterious... read more

Shipwreck! The Argo Merchant



In the photo below, news photographers aboard a United States Coast Guard helicopter snap shots of the wreck of the Argo Merchant off Nantucket in... read more

Six Fun History Stops on Cape Cod



Cape Cod is an area rich in history. From its earliest days as an epicenter of Wampanoag and Nauset culture and the site of one of the first... read more

Four Tips for First-Time Birders



Cape Cod has everything for an outdoorsy vacation—pristine beaches, abundant fishing and boating, and miles of trails for hiking and cycling. The... read more

P-Town Dune Shack Applications Available



The Provincetown Community Compact offers stays in two historic dune shacks, ... read more

Head to Woods Hole for a day of ocean discovery



Vacations are for unplugging, but if you want to keep your noggin in tip-top shape during your Cape Cod stay head to Woods Hole. 

Woods... read more

Four places to catch a ferry to the islands



If you are staying on Cape Cod and considering a day trip to Nantucket or Martha's Vineyard, there are a few options when it comes to getting... read more

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