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Cape Cod National Seashore, Cape Cod

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
4.8/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web
Enjoy in pristine landscape and tranquil beaches at Cape Cod National Seashore. Observe the ocean from the lighthouse or the sandy dunes and see whales in their natural habitat. Also watch seals playing just off-shore most of the day. Drive on bike paths, take a walk on many hiking trails along the seashore, or swim in the clear and calm waters. The park complex contains an info booth with knowledgeable and friendly staff, a gift store, and an observation deck overlooking the sea, among other facilities. There is also an old harbor museum for information on local history. Plan to visit Cape Cod National Seashore and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Wellfleet attractions using our Wellfleet vacation trip planner.
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  • We have been visiting this place every year, for one month, since 1992. We discovered it years earlier, when I was a young chld, in 1958. We then traveled there again, in 1968 with our two little daug...  read more »
  • Walked down here and really enjoyed the experience. There weren't too many visitors so it was nice and peaceful. 
  • The Cape Cod National Seashore is a 40 mile long strip of seashore on the Atlantic side of Cape Cod. In the summer it is full of beach goers. We were there in late September on some blustery days but ...  read more »
  • Part of the national park system. Ample car parking, easy bicycle access via the Cape Cod Rail Trail. If you've got a car, consider getting an annual pass. It pays for itself quickly. The Marconi transmission site is an interesting slice of history to visit too.
  • One of the nicest stretches of beach in the world ... period. Anywhere along this coast is spectacular and well worth the trip ... better yet, spend a few days exploring. Just don't go swimming with the seals or you might feel a few nibbles from the local great whites ... and I'm not talking about racist rednecks.
  • Wow. What a great place to go, spent a day on one of the most beautiful beaches I've ever seen. Spent a day hiking. Brought the dogs on the hike and they had a great time too. On the beach you could walk for miles and not see another person. This is what makes parks so great. Everyone should visit and appreciate the opportunity to see this place.
  • Amazing historic site run by very knowledgeable professionals. Beaches are wonderful, live guards are world class. Small board walk through a shady wetlands is a great way to cool off.
  • Wonderful scenario, and despite being a busy Sunday in August, it was so easy to find empty beaches to enjoy the sea. From the seashore was not complicated to watch wales and seals. 100% recommended
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