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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…

#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…

#2 On the Countdown: Tour Scenic Route 6A

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Take a road trip tour of historic Route 6A, the Cape’s original Highway.   Stretching from Sandwich to Orleans along Cape Cod Bay, this roadway is lined with historical homes and small shops. Many of the homes and churches along this tree-shaded road are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Many are open to visitors.       You can museum hop, gift shop, scenic view, and restaurant stop. Art, food, unique shops … Read more…