Recreation & Activities

Season of Lights

By Julie Craven Wagner | November 13, 2023

Celebrating 20 years of Gardens Aglow at Sandwich’s Heritage Museums & Gardens.

A Place to Play

By Lindsey Friel | September 5, 2023

For 65 years, Ryan Family Amusements has created fun times for the whole family.

Ready, Set, Hang Ten

By Christina Galt | August 14, 2023

Since 2011, local surf school, Sugar Surf has been empowering women and encouraging the community to get out on the water.

Become One With The Herd

By Hannah Eaton | August 14, 2023

Getting Your Zen on with Alpaca Yoga on Martha’s Vineyard.

Peace in Preservation

By Brookyln Moore | August 7, 2023

Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary in Barnstable provides nature-based education in a new, state-of-the-art structure.

Cape Health: Oceanair Himalayan Salt Cave

By Jenna Ellis | July 20, 2023

A multitude of benefits at Oceanair Himalayan Salt Cave in Orleans will have you breathing easy.

The “Jewel” of Barnstable

By Donna Bragg | July 10, 2023

For so many, the coastal beauty of Sandy Neck Beach is a favorite destination for making treasured memories.

For the Love of Books

By Susanna Graham-Pye | July 10, 2023

Cape Codders love to read! Find your summer beach reads and more in these local indie bookstores.

Splash into Summer!

By Joe O'Shea | July 10, 2023

Warm weather calls for adventures. Explore a few of the Cape’s best options for fun on the water.

All Hands on Deck

By Susanna Graham-Pye | May 24, 2023

Dedicated to bringing education & opportunity to residents & visitors—find out how this organization is turning the tide.

Good Things in LIFE: Seal-riously Fun!

By Christina Galt | May 24, 2023

The Discovery Center at The National Marine Life Center in Buzzards Bay is a perfect rainy day activity for family-friendly fun and learning.

Girls Got Gills

By Kelly Cloonan | April 19, 2023

After nearly 10 years of coordinating programming for young girls interested in sharks and marine life, coordinators of the Gills Club are seeing their efforts pay off in incredible ways.

Fairy Tale Ending

By Julie Craven Wagner | March 27, 2023

Nantucket author Elin Hilderbrand, dubbed “The Queen of Beach Reads,” welcomes her fans to her magic kingdom for a memorable weekend.

Flight of Fancy

By Susanna Graham-Pye | March 27, 2023

The ever-changing spectrum of birds that visit this area is constantly changing. Check out what to watch for in any season.

Weekend Away: Martha’s Vineyard

By Julie Craven Wagner | November 30, 2022

The ease of getting to the Vineyard makes it an ideal Day Trip, but the luxury of staying for a weekend is worth the time. 

Festive boat on water with holiday lights

Gunkholing: Celebrate the Holidays on the Cape & Islands

By Brian Shortsleeve | November 30, 2022

‘Tis the season to give thanks and celebrate. Starting the day before Thanksgiving, celebrate the Annual Lighting of the Pilgrim Monument in Provincetown. Thanksgiving weekend in Plymouth offers several events…

Away in Autumn

By Christina Galt | November 8, 2022

Enjoy your next off-season vacation or staycation at AutoCamp Cape Cod! This fall we were lucky enough to enjoy a staycation at Falmouth’s newest attraction: AutoCamp Cape Cod. Upon our…

Day Trip: Outer Cape

By Julie Craven Wagner | September 26, 2022

A visit to the Outer Cape provides a real and tangible feeling of venturing to a singular landscape that moves to its own beat.