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The Cape Cod Golf Scene
Posted by Kinlin Grover | Monday, July 9, 2018

Golfing on Cape Cod

If you’re planning to hit the links during your Cape Cod vacation, you should know a little bit about why the region is such a golf hotbed. It was truly a perfect storm that created the landscape, both physical and social, that led to the development of so many golf courses throughout the Cape.

You see, without the rolling hills found all over Cape Cod, the terrain might be a bit boring and, therefore, the courses wouldn’t be at the same level. The rolling hills...

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The 2018 Pan-Mass Challenge
Posted by Kinlin Grover | Thursday, July 5, 2018

Although it isn't an event exclusive to Cape Cod, the Pan-Mass Challenge, or PMC, is well-known in the area and is something you might want to involve yourself in if you're here in early August. The 2018 edition of this bike-a-thon, marking its 39th consecutive year, will take place on August 4 and 5 and will attract over 6,200 cyclists from all over the world to Massachusetts.

The ride has 12 different routes, three starting lines, and five finish lines, so you can select a course that wor...

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Our Top 5 Beaches
Posted by Kinlin Grover | Monday, July 2, 2018

As hard as we try, there is never enough time to see all of Cape Cod's beaches in one vacation week. So aside from staying multiple weeks, we have compiled a list of the top five beaches across Cape Cod, to make the decision slighty easier. These are the choice beach locations as voted by our fans. There are so many others to spend glorious sun hours at, but start with these for now, and plan your next vacation accordingly.


1. Race Point Beach is a popular spot among locals and visi...

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Cape Cod Area Fourth of July Fireworks Displays
Posted by Kinlin Grover | Friday, June 29, 2018

Fireworks Displays: July 4th Week

Mashpee, MA

Date: July 1, 2018

Time: Dusk

Place: Mashpee Middle/High School

Insider's Tip: The festivities begin at 4 p.m. with a whole evening of food, rides, games, music, and lots more.

Orleans, MA

Date:  July 1, 2018 (rain date July 5th)

Time: Dusk

Place: Rock Harbor

Insider's Tip: You can also see the Rock Harbor fireworks display from Cape Cod Bay beaches in Brewster and Eastham. They'll be off at a distance, but still fu...

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Cape Cod Fourth of July Parades
Posted by Kinlin Grover | Friday, June 29, 2018

Independence Day Parade Schedule

Bourne - Beginning at 10 a.m., along Main Street in Buzzards Bay

Barnstable/West Barnstable - Starts at 9 a.m., along Main Street (Rt. 6A) in Barnstable Village

Centerville - Begins at 10 a.m. from Centerville Elementary School

Cotuit - At 11 a.m. the parade will start from the Post Office and proceed down School Street and up Main Street to the Elementary School.

Chatham - Chatham's parade kicks off at 9:30 a.m. and proceeds along Main Street

Falmouth ...

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Historic Places to Stop on the Old King’s Highway
Posted by Kinlin Grover | Monday, June 25, 2018

A must-do while on Cape Cod is to drive down Route 6A, much of which is known as the Old King's Highway, as it is full of historic attractions that will give you greater insight into life on the Cape as a whole. Along the highway, you'll come across architecture that reflects the changes the area has undergone, as there are buildings from the 1600s all the way through the 1900s.

This portion of Route 6A starts in Sandwich and runs all the way to Orleans. As you drive the highway, you'll be f...

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Where Locals Go: Restaurants in Falmouth
Posted by Kinlin Grover | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Just because you're on vacation in Falmouth doesn't mean you have to spend all your time doing touristy things. Part of the charm of Cape Cod is that the area has permanent residents who do everything in their power to avoid the summer rush in popular tourist areas and have their own hotspots to visit to pass the time.

When you're in Falmouth and want to engage yourself with the locals, the following locations are probably your best bets. You won't encounter the following pubs and restaurants bus...

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