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Entertaining Birdwatching on Cape Cod

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Break out the binoculars! Nearly 400 bird species either spend a few months or live year-round in the diverse habitats of Cape Cod. Even informal birdwatching on Cape Cod is rewarding, inexpensive, and convenient. It is the perfect destination to bird watch. Conservation areas, Audubon sanctuaries, ponds, salt marshes and the Cape Cod National Seashore provide outstanding opportunities for birdwatching. Monomoy/South Beach, Chatham Hundreds of thousands of birds can be spotted at Monomoy National Wildlife … Read more…

Woodland Charm in Nickerson State Park

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Journey inside Nickerson State Park in Brewster and you may think for a moment that you have been wonderfully conveyed to the Berkshire Hills or the piney woods of the Carolinas. Nowhere in sight are the dunes and salt marshes usually associated with Cape Cod. Instead, you are encircled by woods that are scattered with “kettle ponds “and trails. These are kettle ponds, which were formed as glaciers retreated from the Cape over 10,000 years … Read more…

Can’t-Miss Cape Cod Roadside Food

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Before you hit the Cape this Summer, scope out the Oceanview Realty Vacation Rental office picks for the can’t-miss Roadside Food from Yarmouth to Provincetown. For some reason, food always tastes better on the road. There’s something alluring about clam shacks, snack bars and local food establishments. Cape Cod is home to irresistible, seasonal, homey stands along the roads and beaches.       Knowing how easy it is to work up an appetite on … Read more…

Buying Your Cape Cod Retirement Home Sooner Rather Than Later

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If you’re one of the many Cape Cod home buyers who are shopping for a home today but not planning on purchasing until you retire, you might want to consider the benefits of buying your Cape Cod retirement home sooner rather than later, if you are in the financial position to do so. First, while nobody knows for sure what home prices will be like at any particular point in time, history tells us that … Read more…

#1 On the Countdown: Climb the Pilgrim Monument

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Standing at 252 feet, the Pilgrim Monument at the Provincetown Museum commemorates the history of the Mayflower Pilgrims and beyond. On November 21st, 1620, the Mayflower, carrying 102 passengers, men, women and children, cast anchor in this harbor 67 days from Plymouth, England. The Pilgrims actual first landing spot was right here at the tip of Cape Cod. It’s the tallest all-granite structure in the United States and requires summiteers to mount 116 steps to … Read more…