"Cape Cod, lovingly referred to as 'the Cape' by those lucky enough to inhabit the picturesque land form off the coast of Massachusetts, is so much more than just a beach destination. The surprising 339 square mile cape is steep with riches in history that go beyond the plethora of quintessential gray shingled beach homes along the coast line.
"Red Cottage, Dennis
This family-owned breakfast spot has been a family favorite for decades. Don't miss out on the berry pancakes and Red Cottage home fries (or the lobster eggs benedict if you're feeling adventurous). You will have to wait in line if you go on a weekend day (they don't take reservations), so bring something for the kids to do while you wait.
Sundae School, Dennisport
Ice cream. That is all.
"If you’re tired of the beach and need something else to do, take a day trip to Chatham. The drive from Dennis to Chatham is only 30 minutes. There, you’ll find Chatham Light, an 1806 lighthouse that makes for nautical family portraits; Chatham Bars Inn, a picturesque spot for a seafood lunch and Shirley Temples; and Candy Manor, a candy shop on Main Street that makes the best fudge on the Cape. If it’s a rainy day, the Chatham Railroad Museum will delight the kids (and ...