Cape Cod Vacations,
Hiking, Biking, Sightseeing
Cape Cod Biking, Cape Cod Rail Trails
Article about following the trail of Henry David Thoreau and Henry Beston while biking on the safe off-road dunes trails of Cape Cod
Article about biking on the paved trail beside the Cape Cod Canal Safe off-road trails of Cape Cod
Article about Cape Cod Museums of History: Sandwich Glass, Cape Cod Canal Museum, others
Cape Cod walking trails article
The view from Coast Guard Beach. You can walk the mile and a half out on the Dunes where Henry Beston had his two-room house while he wrote "The Outermost House"
Article about the trail from Coast Guard Beach to the Salt Pond Visitors center. Paved, Wheelchair and baby carriage Accessible trail to a view of the marsh and dunes where Henry Beston had his two-room house while he wrote "The Outermost House"
The trail at the Salt Pond Visitors Center leads to views of Orleans Harbor near the Coast Guard Beach
Getting to Cape Cod: Boston is the nearest large city to Cape Cod.
Air service reaches Boston from other major hubs and cities. Rental cars are available at the airport. From Boston take Route 93 to Route 3 and after 60 miles, cross the Cape Cod Canal. Continue on Route 6 for all locations on Cape Cod or go to Route 6A for the slower scenic route through the villages. Routes 6 and 6A join in Orleans and go to the tip of Cape Cod.
Several small commuter airlines serve Hyannis Airport and Provincetown Airport on Cape Cod from Boston, Providence, and New Bedford. Cape Air, US Airways Express, and Linear Air (Hanscom Field Bedford Ma)
Bus service is available from Boston and from Logan Airport. Plymouth and Brockton, Logan Direct serves Hyannis
Bonanza Bus Lines serves Bourne, Falmouth, and the Wood's Hole ferry from Logan Airport
Passenger Boats leave daily from Boston to the tip of Cape Cod (May -September) at Provincetown. Bicycles can go aboard.
A fast cat boat and a slower conventional passenger boat make trips from Boston. Bicycles permitted
A passenger boat makes a daily run from Plymouth, MA to Provincetown.
A Cape Cod Vacation of hiking, biking, and sightseeing offers paved, Wheelchair and baby carriage Accessible trails.
The Salt Pond Visitors Center trails lead to views of the dunes where Henry Beston wrote "The Outermost House"
Fifteen large towns and many small villages make up the sandy moraine that juts into the Atlantic Ocean 60 miles south of Boston that was named by explorers in 1607 Cape Cod because of the abundant fish..
Cape Cod Kayaking, sightseeing, Eastham, Salt Pond Visitors Center