Things to do in Cape Cod

Coast Guard Heritage Museum
3353 Main St, Barnstable, MA 02630
The Coast Guard Heritage Museum helps preserve the history of the United States Coast Guard and its predecessors on Cape Cod and Worldwide. We present the story of the U. S. Revenue Cutter Service, The U. S. Life-saving Service and the U. S. Lighthouse Service, all of which became part of the Coast Guard. We are also home to the Oldest Wooden Jail in America, dating from 1690, and the Village Blacksmith, a working Forge. We are open from May 1 to November 1. Our hours are Tuesday through Saturd... read more
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Ocean Science Exhibit Center
Very Good61 Reviews
15 School St., Woods Hole, MA, 02543
Discover the world of ocean science at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Ocean Science Exhibit Center. Visitors learn about the Institution's marine research and exploration tools. Featured exhibits include of model of the submarine Alvin's personnel sphere, the discovery and exploration of the Titanic, whale and dolphin research, and many videos and interactive exhibits. The Center is open Memorial Day through Labor Day, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., with a limited schedule the rest of the year... read more
Wellfleet Drive-In Theatre
Excellent137 Reviews
Route 6 Wellfleet, MA
As the only drive-in theatre on Cape Cod, the Wellfleet Drive-in is the place to go – but not just for big-screen movies, for much more. There’s a playground, a mini golf course, a flea market, and ice cream too. You can catch a double feature every night during the summer, and get appropriate movie snacks at the snack bar. There is also the Dairy Bar & Grill on the premises, which has lunch and dinner offerings.
Yarmouth Seaside Festival
P.O. Box 489, South Yarmouth, MA  02664
Be sure to make plans to enjoy a fun-filled time at the Yarmouth Seaside Festival, held annually on Columbus Day weekend. The festival has grown into a gala event which boasts a craft fair of more than 125 crafters, a giant parade, continual musical entertainment, high-quality children's events, Farmer's, rides and games, kayak and canoe race, 5K road race, Kooks & Spooks parade, pie-eating contests, fireworks display, sand sculptures, and much more.  There is truly something for everyone!
Cape Cod Creamery
Excellent302 Reviews
5 Theater Colony Rd, South Yarmouth, MA 02664
Family owned and operated, the Cape Cod Creamery boasts “the smoothest, creamiest, most flavorful ice cream you can buy.” With such a bold statement, it’s definitely worth the trip to form your own opinion and see if you agree! The creamery is open 7 days a week typically beginning in April, and features a wide variety of both traditional and unique flavors, many named after local towns and attractions
Maps of Antiquity
Excellent57 Reviews
1409 Main Street Chatham, MA 02633
Maps of Antiquity is a very unique store situated in Chatham, that specializes in maps from around the world. Owned by husband and wife team Bob and Danielle, the shop is open year round, features over 15,000 authentic antique maps as well as reproduction maps and charts, and aims to offer personalized service to each customer they service. The business has been running for the past 22 years, and still continues to experience exciting growth and evolution today.