1 day in Harwich Itinerary

1 day in Harwich Itinerary

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West Harwich

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West Harwich is a village in the town of Harwich, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod, United States. On the 20th (Fri), experience rural life at Cape Cod Lavender Farm.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the West Harwich tour builder.

Boston to West Harwich is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in September, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.
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Harwich travel guide

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Fishing Charters & Tours · Beaches · Entertainment Centers
Harwich is a tony New England town on Cape Cod, in Barnstable County in the state of Massachusetts in the United States. At the 2010 census it had a population of 12,243. The town is a popular vacation spot, located near the Cape Cod National Seashore. Harwich's beaches are on the Nantucket Sound side of Cape Cod. Harwich has three active harbors. Saquatucket, Wychmere and Allen Harbors are all in Harwich Port. The town of Harwich includes the villages of Pleasant Lake, West Harwich, East Harwich, Harwich Port, Harwich Center, North Harwich and South Harwich. Harwich is also home to the exclusive Wequassett Resort and Golf Club.HistoryHarwich was first settled by Europeans in 1670 as part of Yarmouth. The town was officially incorporated in 1694, and originally included the lands of the current town of Brewster. Early industry involved fishing and farming. The town is considered by some to be the birthplace of the cranberry industry, with the first commercial operation opened in 1846. There are still many bogs in the town, although the economy is now more centered on tourism and as a residential community. The town is also the site of the start/finish line of the "Sail Around the Cape", which rounds the Cape counter-clockwise, returning via the Cape Cod Canal.

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