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Marconi Beach, Wellfleet

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Enjoy a sweeping view of the Cape Cod Bay at Marconi Beach, gently sloping into the Atlantic Ocean. This is a popular spot for surfing, boogie boarding, and skimboarding. Animal lovers should keep their eyes peeled for seals, often spotted just off shore. Near the beach is the area's top attraction--Marconi Station, from which Italian inventor Marconi made the first successful transatlantic wireless communication from the United States. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Marconi Beach by using our Wellfleet tour planner.
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  • We are here for our 35th Anniversary. Marconi Beach was our first stop. We were rock collecting and were not disappointed. Too cold to swim but we were never planning to.  more »
  • not too many tourists..plenty of parking..to realize Marconi sent messages to England from here..most of the tourists go to the other cape cod beaches..there's no access to the beach..  more »
  • The headquarters of the national park houses mostly administrative offices but the lobby has a mock-up of Marconi‚Äôs wireless station. Marconi Beach is nearby but we were cautioned not to go there beca...  more »

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