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Top bookstore recommendations from locals

Cinema
“You could easily spend a half day walking through the commons. It has cute boutique shops, a wonderful bookstore, and lots of activities. ”
  • 91 locals recommend
History Museum
“Check out the living museum that recreates the pilgrims that first settled in this area. ”
  • 55 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“A local favorite, which was once a Coast Guard station. It sits upon the hill to Cahoon Hollow Beach. It’s $20 to park at the lot, but you receive a $20 voucher to the restaurant. Open Memorial Day-Labor Day. Also, a fun spot for going out at night.”
  • 79 locals recommend
Bar
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“Main St Chatham; Great for drinks and local scene; pretty good food, stick to basics and fresh seafood; turns into quite the rocking nightclub- a complete 180 from daytime main street strollers.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Garden
“Bring the kids for a Day full of creative activities and outdoor fun. Experience 100 acres of gardens, nature trails, art exhibits and more. Great classical car exhibit, something for everyone. ”
  • 50 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Best lobster rolls in Cape cod. Outdoor seating on beautiful Sesuit Harbor. You can bring your own alcohol and beverages. Gets crowded at dinner time, we like to go around 3:30 pm to keep it easy. ”
  • 66 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Upscale dining on the water. Great outside bar (separate from the restaurant) Live music, most nights. Reservations are typically a must but for a group of 2 or 3 you can sometimes wait at the bar (crowded) and get a table. Definitely suggest calling ahead to see if there is an opening for a reservation during your stay. ”
  • 53 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“The John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum is a historical museum located at 397 Main Street Hyannis, Massachusetts. The museum includes a thematic panorama of photographs, archival films, artifacts, text panels, and oral histories of John F. Kennedy and his family.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Park
“A must-visit for campers and nature lovers. Enjoy the beautiful crystal clear ponds.”
  • 45 locals recommend
History Museum
“Its right around the corner and offers an amazing amount of information on the town your spending time in”
  • 44 locals recommend
Beach
“Lovely scenic drive from cottage, head to Nauset Beach on the Altantic, with sandy dunes (and yes, shark sitings); ”
  • 43 locals recommend
Museum
“Great place to go on a rainy day. Hear about the history of glass blowing and see a live demonstration.”
  • 35 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Want to meet some of the locals? Go hang at the baaah. You'll catch an earful of those Baaastin accents while you knock a few back. Look for my brother's license plate hanging amongst their collection which covers the ceiling and walls. Surfs Up. I happen to love the Portugues Soup - Kale, potatoes, beans and Chorizo. I mean... All the food is good but that's my go to.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The Pilgrim Monument in Provincetown, Massachusetts, was built between 1907 and 1910 to commemorate the first landfall of the Pilgrims in 1620 and the signing of the Mayflower Compact in Provincetown Harbor. This 252-foot-7 ¹⁄₂-inch-tall campanile is the tallest all-granite structure in the United States and is part of the Provincetown Historic District. In 1620, the Pilgrims spent five weeks exploring Cape Cod before they sailed to Plymouth, Massachusetts. After spending weeks at sea, the Pilgrims resolved not to set foot on land until the Mayflower Compact was written and signed. A contest was held to design a structure to commemorate the Pilgrims' landing, and over 150 entries were submitted. The winning design, by Boston architect Willard T. Sears, was based upon the Torre del Mangia in Siena, Italy, designed by Agostino and Agnolo da Siena in 1309. In a ceremony on August 20, 1907, President Theodore Roosevelt officiated at the laying of the cornerstone. After the monument's completion, President William H. Taft dedicated it at a ceremony held on August 5, 1910. The design was controversial because of its lack of any obvious relevance to the Pilgrim Fathers. Wikipedia”
  • 37 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“arcade, bowling, virtual experience, movie theaters, food court and shopping.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
“I have done this with family (my husband doesn’t do boats!) and everyone has always enjoyed themselves. Many guests have also done this tour and we only have heard wonderful things from them as well. ”
  • 35 locals recommend