Cape Cod Attractions

Cape Cod’s Glass Works & Studios

Picture of Hand Blown Glass Balls from Fritz Glass

A very pleasurable time, and an excellent rainy day activity, is visiting one of Cape Cod’s many glass blowing studios. It is amazing home much time you can pass totally caught up in watching an artist craft something with molten glass. Following are Cape Cod’s glass studios/works: Fritz Glass – Fritz Glass features the blown glass of Fritz Lauenstein. The ...
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Truro Agricultural Fair – Truro, Massachusetts

The Truro Agricultural Fair is a fair to celebrate agriculture, aquaculture, fishing, and farming on Cape Cod. This old fashioned country fair started in 2009 and has been held every year since in the late summer. Attractions at the fair include: A harvest market where farmers can sell directly to fair attendees Contests such as the harvest contest for home ...
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Cape Cod Bike Trails

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A favorite activity for Cape Cod visitors when they tire of the beach it bike riding. The Cape has numerous bike trails for all levels of ability, from trails that are suitable for novice bikers and families to challenging off-road mountain biking trails. Following you will find lists of the paved and unpaved bike trails on Cape Cod. Cape Cod ...
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Cape Cod Hiking Trails

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Following is by no means an exhaustive list of Cape Code Hiking Trails. Rather, we present here some of the more well documented trails – trails with descriptions or trail maps. At the end of this article we link to some sites that provide more extensive lists of Cape Cod hiking trails. Ashumet Holly Wildlife Sanctuary, Falmouth – Self guided ...
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Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge – Chatham, Massachusetts

Picture of a Sunset at the Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge

The Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1944 and is administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It was established to provide resting, nesting, and feeding habitat for migratory birds. The Refuge consists of sand forming barrier islands off of the elbow of Cape Cod in Chatham. An additional 40 acres of Morris Island is also part of ...
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Barnstable County Fair – East Falmouth, Massachusetts

The first Barnstable County Fair was held by the Barnstable County Agricultural Society in October of 1844 at the County Courthouse. By the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century the fair had become one of the most popular annual events on Cape Cod. The Fair ceased in 1932 but was revived in 1954. The Fair has ...
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Heritage Museum and Gardens Carousel – Sandwich, Massachusetts

Located in Sandwich, Massachusetts, the Loof carousel at Heritage Museum and Gardens is the third oldest antique carousel in Massachusetts and the 11th oldest in New England. This antique hand-carved carousel was made by Charles Looff in 1911. It is one of six carousels in New England that German woodcarver Charles I. D. Looff had a hand in building. It ...
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Cape Cod Winery – East Falmouth, Massachusetts

One of two wineries located on Cape Cod, the Cape Cod Winery was founded in 1994. Their vineyards are planted to six varieties of European vinifera wine grapes including: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Grigio, Seyval and Vidal. The winery produces 2,500 cases of wine a year. Winery / Tasting Room Hours Cape Cod Winery is open from May ...
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Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod – North Truro, Massachusetts

Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod was founded on the outer Cape in 1991. It has been owned and operated by the Roberts family since 2007. The wines of Truro Vineyards have won numerous Tasters Guild awards over the years including a double gold for their Diamond White. Wine tastings are held in the vineyards at their new pavilion. Free guided ...
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Summer College Baseball – Cape Cod Baseball League, Massachusetts

Founded in 1885, the Cape Cod Baseball League (CCBL), is an amateur summer college baseball league based on Cape Cod. The league is a wooden bat league that attracts the finest collegiate talent from around the country. A surprisingly large percentage of Major League Baseball players played in the CCBL at some time. Some notable CCBL alumni include Jacoby Ellsbury, ...
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