2018 Annual Guide: Sandwich
East Sandwich • Forestdale • Sandwich Village
The Sandwich Boardwalk, built over a small creek and low dunes, is a must-see if you’re in the area. This iconic spot has a view that stretches for miles, making for a scenic walk and stellar, one-of-a-kind photos. In Sandwich Village, strike a pose in front of the historic Thomas Dexter’s Grist Mill, one of the oldest existing water mills in the United States, charmingly situated at the edge of Shawme Pond.
Heritage Museums & Gardens features 100 acres of fabulous trails and gardens waiting to be explored. Be sure to take a stroll through the Hydrangea Test Garden. When you’ve had your fix of this gorgeous natural scenery, you can check out the Sandwich Glass Museum for beauty of a different kind.
Mom & Pops:
The Scenic Roots Garden Center has been family owned and operated since 1986. It’s the perfect spot for all your garden needs, including those hard-to-find items. Visit on Thursdays for their weekly “Thirsty Thursday” event, featuring specialty cocktail creations.
The Sandwich Glass Museum has no shortage of inspiring artwork and events. This year the museum is hosting a special exhibition, “Considering Cartoons—The Art of Animation,” open through the spring. This display features limited-edition animation artwork from studios across America, accompanied by all of your favorite animated characters recreated in glass by local artists. In the winter, be sure to enjoy Sandwich’s month-long Holly Days event.
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