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Best things to do in Cape Cod

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Music Venue
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“entertainment and concerts in a small setting. quintessential Cape Cod experience! ”
30 locals recommend
Store
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“Best ice cream on the Cape - probably the entire world - trust me I tried a lot of them to come to this conclusion! Three locations - Orleans, Dennis, or Harwich. All open during summer, with Dennis location open through the end of September. Must try Milky Way ice cream!!!”
39 locals recommend
Beach
“Down the street from us, one of the best beaches in the Cape Cod, Surfer's desired beach. ”
38 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Authentic French bakery and restaurant. Provides amazing pastries. Sometimes a line but it moves fast and well worth it ”
51 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Fun place for delicious Mexican food, outdoor seating to people watch on the main street of Falmouth. ”
42 locals recommend
Beach
“This is one of the top beaches on all of Cape Cod and it is only a 3 minute drive from your rental. Truly stunning beach with plenty of parking”
30 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Enjoy the 7 miles that separate Buzzards Bay and Cape Cod. It's the perfect place to walk, run, bike, rollerblade, enjoy the sunsets, fish or just relax and watch the boats pass by. The train bridge, Mass Maritime Academy, and popular seafood restaurants are some of the many things to experience.”
34 locals recommend
Theatre
“Dennis is a special gem of a town for art and entertainment. there is the Cape Cod Arts Museum,movie theater and a few fantastic restaurants all in the same spot”
35 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is a locals spot- we always go here for special occasions. I absolutely love Mac's Shack for everything from draft beer and cocktails to sushi to fresh seafood. These folks know what they are doing and the atmosphere is impeccable. Sit inside or out- odds are, one of the waitstaff helping you is a local and a friend of mine. Great people, great food. Plus- they have Gluten Free options”
48 locals recommend
Lighthouse
“An active coast guard area, you can't usually tour the lighthouse but you can get rather close to see the building and the great overlook onto the beach and water below. They have some cool displays about different coast guard rescues and the trip the pilgrims took (before they landed in plymouth). This spot is great for sun rises if you get up early or even great colors at sunset (as the sun sets behind you).”
31 locals recommend
Food
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“Iconic Cape Cod ice cream spot! there will be a line, but it'll be worth it! ”
40 locals recommend
Resort
“Worth the 25 minute drive. Fun spot to enjoy views is the ocean and relax with a beverage. A must!”
34 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
“In Hyannis you can catch a ferry to either Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket. Be sure to book ahead in the summer the boats do fill up quickly. ”
34 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Martinis, tapas, pizza & sushi, plus live music & DJs nightly, in a slick, modern lounge setting.”
24 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Family friendly restaurant. Nice outdoor patio, with heat lamps for a cool night. ”
26 locals recommend
Food
“Great little vineyard and distillery. They host intimate concerts and events as well. ”
37 locals recommend