Cape Cod, the arm-shaped peninsula along Massachusetts' coastline, is the quintessential New England summer playground. Its collection of maritime towns, including Chatham, Wellfleet, and Provincetown, offer plenty of fabulous seafood restaurants and waterfront inns and hotels. Read on for the best places to stay and things to do in Cape Cod.
Atlantic Ocean beach at Cape Cod National Seashore. Salt Pond Visitor Center is Cape Cod National Seashore's main visitor facility, with frequent orientation movies, a well stocked bookstore, and a comprehensive museum. The indoor theatre routinely offers 5 short films daily on a rotating schedule. Offering breathtaking views of Nauset Marsh and the Atlantic beyond, this Visitor Center is also convenient to the popular 1.5 mile Nauset Marsh Trail and the Buttonbush Trail. Vacation destination
“The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach. I have heard them all, and of the three elemental voices, that of ocean is the most awesome, beautiful and varied.” ― Henry Beston, The Outermost House: A Year of Life On The Great Beach of Cape Cod
This reminds me of being in a dream. Lighthouses and the sea are so nostalgic to me...I have always loved them and these pictures help me to feel what it would be like to be there in those moments. I can feel it...so familiar, even though I haven't truly experienced them. "experiencing or exhibiting nostalgia, a sentimental or wistful yearning for the happiness felt in a former place, time, or situation"