Travelers on Old King's Highway, Route 6A can see hundreds of historic sites. These range from sea captain houses, to pilgrim churches, to other historic buildings. Other points of interest include cranberry bogs, salt marshes, preserved farmlands, nature museums, the magnificent Sandwich Boardwalk, and many antique stores. The present day byway was once an Indian trade route, traveled for thousands of years. When the pilgrims arrived, they used it for their carts and wagons, which widened the path. This byway is also well suited for bicyclists. It often follows along the coast and passes through the towns of Sandwich, East Sandwich, Dennis, East Dennis, Brewster, East Brewster, and Orleans.