R V Parks, Cape Cod Historic Places, Upper Cape, Plymouth
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.
Fifteen large towns and many small villages make up Cape Cod.
Upper Cape: Along the Cape Cod Canal, the towns of Bourne and Sandwich define the northern limit of the upper Cape
Mid Cape includes Barnstable, Yarmouth and Dennis. The mid Cap is where you will find Hyannis Airport
Lower Cape includes Brewster, Harwich , and Chatham.
Outer Cape starts in Orleans and includes Eastham, Wellfleet, Truro, and Provincetown.
If you have bicycles you can bring them aboard for a boat cruise across Cape Cod Bay and a bicycle ride through Provincetown’s quirky art colony. From the former fishing village of Provincetown you can ride to the paved trails through the National Seashore’s Provincelands dunes, the place where the Pilgrims of Miles Standish and John Alden had first landed.
To get a good view of the bay, climb the stairs of the 252-foot monument honoring the pilgrims where you can see all the way to Plymouth and beyond.
You might even find an ancestor among the first pilgrims.
Upper Cape, Plymouth:
There is a lot of history is located in a tight circle which also encompasses several full-service RV parks and includes four limited-service State RV parks, one with an ocean beach and bicycle trail. (See below for Parks with websites and email contact info.)
Plimoth Plantation www.plimoth.org/ A recreated village of the first settlement in the year 1627 where costumed guides interpret history
Holly Ridge Golf Course Sandwich
Round Hill Country Club Sandwich
Sandwich Hollows golf club www.sandwichhollows.com
Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen, 6 discovery Hill RD. East Sandwich 02573 1-508-888-6870 email@example.com, Nature trails
Thornton Burgess Museum, 4 Water St., Route 30, Sandwich 02563, 1-508-888-4668 firstname.lastname@example.org
Cape Cod State Parks, RV and Tent Sites
Nickerson State Park, 508-896-3491
Brewster, Cape Cod, MA
418 sites, no hookups, dump station only April-October
historic sites, bike trails, beach nearby
Scusset Beach State Reservation 508-888-0859
Scusset Beach road, Sandwich, MA
98 sites with elect and water hookups, dump station available, April -October
Winter camping for self-contained units beach and bike trails
Myles Standish State Forest 508-866-2526
475 sites, no hookups, dump station only April-October
Fresh water beach, bike trails
Shawme-Crowell State Forest, 508-888-0351
742 Acre Park, 285 Campsites, no hookups, dump station only
Rt 130, Sandwich, MA, Beach and bike trails
See RV and Tent Sites List Below
Private RV Parks:
Bayview Campgrounds, Rt. 28, Bourne, 1-508-759-7610 Full Hookup, www.bayviewcampground.com
Bourne Scenic Park, rt. 6 Buzzards Bay, 1-508-759-7873,
Cape Cod Campresort & Cabins, East Falmouth, 1-508-548-1458 www.capecampresort.com full hookups
Peters Pond RV Resort, Sandwich, MA 1-508-477-1775
Full hookups, www.peterspond.com/
Link to Hiking and biking trails in the Sandwich area of Upper Cape Cod
Plymouth where today the antique colonial homes of the descendants of the Mayflower's passengers crowd Plymouth's narrow streets within sight of the famous rock, the place where the Longfellow legend states that John Alden first stepped on Plymouth soil.
R V Parks in Cape Cod's Historic Places are on Upper Cape and in Plymouth R V Parks.
Cape Cod Historic Places include Pilgrim Museums and the largest living museum, Plimoth Plantation, a recreated village of 1627
Cape Cod Area RV and Tent Sites List
Cape Cod Area RV and Tent Sites List, Private Parks