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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 Cape Cod Activity: 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…

#4 Cape Cod Activity: Tour a Local Museum

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Step off the beach and into local Cape Cod history and culture! Lighthouses, antique houses, museums, nature centers, libraries encompass everything Cape Cod from shipwrecks, pirates, whales, vintage autos, coastal life-saving, 1800s schoolhouses, fine art, windmills and more. For a complete online listing resource visit the Cape Cod Museum Trail.       Here, you can visit a variety of museums along the trail from its tip and the Pilgrim Monument to Heritage Museums and … Read more…

#5 Cape Cod Activity: Watch a Cape Cod Bay Sunset

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The elegant glacial curve of Cape Cod provides the opportunity to view both sunrise and sunset over natural seascapes of sparkling water. Cape Cod Oceanview Realty vacation rentals recommends on the #5 things to do – to watch a Cape Cod Bay sunset. The westward facing Cape Cod Bay shoreline from Sandwich to Provincetown attracts small crowds every evening to witness the dazzling spectacle and celebrate the beauty of the environment. Don’t hesitate to bring … Read more…