Top Cape Cod Vacation Activities

View from Scargo Hill

Things To Do In Cape Cod In Spring

When the spring daffodils and crocuses make their first appearances on Cape Cod, people begin to emerge from winter hibernation. Visitors come to the region to vacation, and locals step out looking for something fun and exciting to do.

Cape Cod offers a wide range of attractions, sites and activities for people – young and old – to enjoy. From sunrise to sunset, over the waters of the Atlantic or Cape Cod Bay, there’s something for everyone to see and do – especially during the warmer months of spring and summer.

Top Cape Cod Attractions

Here is just a sample of some the popular Cape Cod attractions the whole family will love.

1. Highland Light.

Built in 1797, Highland Light in Truro MA is the oldest lighthouse on Cape Cod. It is also one of the most powerful lights on the East Coast, with a beam reaching 23 miles offshore. The Truro Historical Museum is located next door in the Highland House.

2. Nickerson State Park.

Nickerson State Park in Brewster MA is one of the best camping areas on Cape cod. It offers great fishing, swimming, bicycling and hiking. Reservations are required in the summertime.

3. Scargo Hill.

Scargo Hill in Dennis MA offers one of the best views of Cape Cod and surrounding region from the top of its 28-foot rock & stone tower. It looks across Cape Cod Bay, offering a panoramic view from Provincetown to Boston.

4. Sturgis Library.

The Sturgis Library in Barnstable MA was established in 1644 and is the oldest public library in America. It houses a detailed genealogical history of early Cape Cod families and an extensive maritime collection.

5. Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.

The Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary has over 750 acres of marshes, coastal dunes, and a cedar swamp filled with nature trails. There are exhibits, lectures and tours available for visitors year-round.

Vacationing On Cape Cod

Whether you have a taste for adventure or sport, Cape Cod offers something for everyone. That’s why it’s also the perfect destination for a family vacation! Check into some popular Cape Cod Hotel Packages and see what the area can offer you. Chances are, you won’t be disappointed.

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