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Recent Massachusetts reviews

  • Berkshire family getaway!

    "You're in for a treat, this place is a real sanctuary. We have had the pleasure of staying here for years, and consistently come back for more. Our last visit, we made ourselves at home right away. As usual, we enjoyed the stunning view of the lake, cooking in the fully stocked kitchen, movies by the fireplace, and hiking. Beyond these favorite pastimes, our most recent stay in the cottage was particularly memorable because our 10 month old daughter took her first steps here. This is truly our home away from home. Highly recommended. We look forward to more memories ahead here."
    Guest: Chris Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: December 18, 2014
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  • Great Cape Location

    "Great place to stay when visiting Cape Cod. Condo owner and association was very helpful with questions and everything was set up and described perfectly. Pool and beach were very nice and you are only a short drive from downtown Hyannis and the ports. Our family had a great time!"
    Guest: Nathan F. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 17, 2014
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  • Wonderful Stay!

    "If you are thinking of spending anytime in the Boston area, you MUST stay here! The location is incredibly convenient. Yes, the train station is very close by but driving into Boston or any of the other close by attractions is very easy. We spent time in Plymouth, Boston, Kennebunkport & Quincy. Very easy access. Loved walking to Main St. in the morning for bagels or donuts & grabbing dinner at night. Traveled with our goldendoodle so the fenced in back yard was a plus. If you need doggie day care, Dogwood Cottage is just down the street. Greg (the owner) was great to work with & we would definitely recommend this property!"
    Guest: Brian & Gwynda Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 14, 2014
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  • Beautiful Rose Cottage

    "My family- 5 adults and three children had a wonderful vacation at Rose Cottage. It is beautifully decorated and has all of the amenities anyone would want for their vacation. A beautiful retreat in the woods and only a few miles from Old Silver Beach- one of the most beautiful beaches on the Cape. We would recommend this lovely home to all who are looking for a "home away from home". We definitely will vacation here again."
    Guest: Cape Cod Girl Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 26, 2014
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Cape Cod Travel Tips

When locals talk about Cape Cod, it often sounds like a Dr. Seuss book: Lower cape, upper cape, outer cape, inner cape. While it’s true that each part of the cape has its own unique characteristics, the most important thing to know as a visitor is that Cape Cod offers the freshest seafood and the most perfect, natural escape from the hustle and bustle.

Top Attractions

The biggest draw in Cape Cod is the relaxed lifestyle buttressed by a deep connection with nature.

The Cape Cod National Seashore makes up about 40 miles of seashore on the outer cape - all the way from Provincetown on the upper cape to Chatham on the lower. It includes 68 square miles of woods, lakes, ponds and beaches. Cahoon Hollow Beach in Wellfleet on the Atlantic side is simply beautiful. Come here to relax and grab a drink and some fresh clams at the Beachcomber bar. Marconi Beach, also in Wellfleet, features more crowds but stunning sunsets. Head to the beach at Chatham on the lower cape to tour the quaint Chatham Lighthouse. There are also plenty of bayside beaches in Truro and Provincetown.

As it is situated in a unique coastal and bay ecosystem, Cape Cod has several important wildlife sanctuaries that are great for an educational visit. Schedule in a visit to Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, the Wellfleet Audubon Sanctuary or Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge in Chatham to learn about the local ecosystem and protection efforts.

What To Do

If you’re on the upper cape, check out the Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum for a dose of interesting history. On the inner cape catch a film at the old-timey Wellfleet Drive-In Theatre and grab some ice cream to go with at the nearby Wellfleet Dairy Bar and Grill. Wine-lovers won’t want to miss a visit to the fabulous 5-acre Truro Vineyards where you can sample Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. If you’re feeling adventurous and want to go where presidents in the past have been, pay a visit to the John F. Kennedy Memorial in Hyannis and then head to Falmouth to take a ride on The Island Queen Ferry to Martha’s Vineyard - a favorite island of presidents through the ages.

Dining and Shopping

It goes without saying that they know how to do seafood right on the cape. If you’re on the upper cape, eat at the The Lobster Pot, a landmark seafood shack in Provincetown, which serves up no-nonsense deliciousness. You’ll have great views of MacMillan Wharf and can delight in the classics like steamed littlenecks, lobster rolls and clam chowder. A more upscale P-town eatery with a stunning view is Fanizzi’s By the Sea, which serves up classics with an Italian twist.

If you’re on the lower or mid cape, delicious meals can be had at Blackfish in Truro, the Chatham Pier Fish Market (where you can also do some seal watching), Arnold’s Lobster and Clam Bar in Eastham and the delightfully named The Wicked Oyster in Wellfleet.

The hands-down best place for shopping on the Cape is Commercial Street in Provincetown. You can find everything here from upscale boutiques, shops selling artisanal crafts and more funky options like Marine Specialties, Inc. a kooky surplus store, or The Shell Shop, which sells tens of thousands of unique shells.

Bring your swimsuit, sunscreen and appetite in preparation for the perfect Cape Cod vacation.

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