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Recent Cape Cod reviews

  • Much needed beach vacation!

    "This was our second time we stayed at the house. Both times we took full advantage of being so close to Corporation and Howes beaches. Both in walking distance-packed up our beach buggy every day and walked to beach which was a 5 minute walk (even my 2 yr old did the easy walk w/o complaining). Great vacation house for a family-plenty of room (we have 3 kids.) Pretty setting, particularly when sitting on deck looking towards the water."
    Guest: AIB Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 20, 2014
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  • Great vacation!

    "We thoroughly enjoyed our week at 'Starboard Cottage'. The house was as advertised and the owner, Janet, was wonderful. We especially liked the small beach that comes with the rental and used it almost every day. The surrounding community was very quiet but the location is very close to "the hubbub" of the Cape and the ferries for Martha's Vineyard. We brought our bikes and used them quite a bit. The cottage has a lot of amenities that were handy: beach chairs, a gas grill etc. and a great kitchen to help keep the cost of eating out to a minimum. Our teenagers liked the roof sundeck for sunning and lounging."
    Guest: Viv n Rob Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: February 2, 2015
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  • Great Family House!

    "Our family of 5 stayed here last year and will be return renters. Great location and sliding doors to perfect backyard. Plenty of room for a family of 5 to spread out, and all the amenities you'd need for your stay. There was a power outage one day we were there, and owners very responsive and helpful. Have stayed in multiple houses on Ridgevale beach and this one is a winner!"
    Guest: Christine M. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: January 27, 2015
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  • "R & R" ON CAPE

    ""I finally did return and am glad to say I had the same pleasant vacation and experience. It was nice to come back and know what we were getting in this rental. If I could, I would come back every year.""
    Guest: Celtmoon Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: March 1, 2015
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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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