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Cape Cod, Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, MA

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Reconnect with loved ones on Cape Cod and make memories to last a lifetime. Enjoy beautiful beaches, fresh sea air, glorious gardens and plentiful accommodations. Discover quaint village centers and unique shops and museums. Dig into a fresh lobster dinner or succulent Wellfleet oysters while dining out. Explore nature trails that wind through meadows, cedar scented forests and salt marshes. Take in the Cape's natural beauty on two wheels, whether you do mountain biking through wooded trails, a ride along historic scenic byways, or one of many protected, paved trails.

Cruise into one of the picturesque bays or harbors on a kayak or paddleboard. Charter a fishing boat to get your own catch of the day. Go on an epic whale watch or play a round of golf on one of our pristine courses. When you are ready, Cape Cod is here to welcome you. Start planning your Cape Cod getaway today at CapeCodChamber.org . Or read the 2021 digital Cape Cod Travel guide here.

Martha’s Vineyard, just a quick jump from the south coast of Cape Cod and easily reached by ferries, air and all boats, is a dreamland of lovely sea views, shore, cliffs, and farmland. The major ports are Vineyard Haven and Oak Bluffs, both welcoming to vacationers and packed with great places to dine and shop along Main Street or Circuit Avenue. People interested in the deep history of the island will enjoy Vineyard Haven’s Martha’s Vineyard Museum. Other forms of fun include the many sailing charters and boat tours, Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse, island tours, and more. In Oak Bluffs, visitors are stunned by the famous community of Gingerbread Cottages or the Flying Horses Carousel.

Edgartown's North Water Street is a beautiful way to approach the nostalgic and iconic Edgartown Light, which faces little Chappaquiddick Island, reachable by a tiny, non-stop ferry. Other outdoor attractions include the Japanese garden Mytoi and Polly Hill Arboretum. In West Tisbury, Long Point Wildlife Refuge is a great place for beach walking, swimming, paddling and nature exploration. Chilmark and Aquinnah are loved for their rolling meadows and stone walls. Menemsha’s public beach is famous for its dazzling sunsets. Aquinnah is home to the eye-popping Clay Cliffs at Aquinnah that can be viewed from Gay Head Light.

Nantucket, About 30 miles off the coast of Cape Cod, has earned the highest marks by every travel site and magazine for its natural beauty and cultural attractions. With more than 800 pre-1850s buildings, the entire island is a National Historic Landmark. The Cultural District proves the uniqueness of this American place.

The island’s Whaling Museum and Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum describe Nantucket’s maritime culture. Visitors enjoy boat tours and cruises and whale watching excursions. Favorite beaches include Jetties and Children’s, Madaket, Surfside and Cisco. Biking trails are found everywhere on the island. Dining options are extensive. Lodgings cover the gamut of tastes but all are distinctive. Take a high-speed ferry from New York/New Jersey, Hyannis, New Bedford and Martha’s Vineyard.

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