Skip to content

Village LIFE: Charming Chatham

Atwood House & Museum

Celebrating 96 years of local history, culture and art, the Museum, near downtown Chatham, features 11 galleries and a gift store. New exhibits this year include “Main Street Cape Cod,” the historic NC-4 first transatlantic flight, and an archaeological dig. Enjoy interactive exhibits with fun for all ages.

347 Stage Harbor Road. 508-945-2493.


With an ever-changing cache of one-of-a-kind consigned finds, Bungalow is the go-to shop in town for stylish home furnishings and décor. Stop by the store to experience a truly at-home feel. Bungalow’s design team also offers staging and consultation services to breathe new life into your home.

1291 Main Street. 774-316-4506.

Chatham Sign Shop

Stylish handcrafted quarterboards and house number signs in a variety of motifs feature durable marine enamels and 23-karat golf leaf. These unique home accents are truly delightful. Call for a free brochure. Chatham Sign Shop ships worldwide. These are wonderful gifts for all occasions.

40 Kent Place. 800-547-4467.

East Wind Silver Co.

East Wind Silver Co., the Cape’s premier choice for sterling silver jewelry since 1999, closed its brick & mortar shop and now brings you the same beautiful jewelry online at East Wind makes the Chatham Hook ™ and Chatham Fish Cuff bracelets; Cape Wave ™ jewelry; and the new seabangles ™ collection. It also stocks genuine Cape Cod Jewelry ™ at unbeatable prices. The online shop in Chatham ships most orders within 24 hours.


Fisherman’s Daughter

Taylor Brown, a local fisherman’s daughter and shellfisherwoman, has turned her passion for protecting the ocean into a thriving eco boutique business. Her Fisherman’s Daughter Collection features the softest handmade, eco-friendly clothing and accessories with charming nautical designs. The boutique also carries a curated mix of over 50 eclectic and ocean-inspired artisans and designers.

521 Main Street. 508-292-5463. @fishermansdaughter

Mom & Pops Burgers

Open year-round, Mom & Pops Burgers has been voted Best Burger by Cape Cod LIFE readers in 2018 and 2019. Mom & Pops mission is to serve food they grew up on and love, sourcing only the highest quality, freshest ingredients. Beef butchered and ground in-house daily. Hand-cut fries. Every order cooked to order.

1603 Main Street. 774-840-4144.

Wheelhouse Bike Co.

Wheelhouse Bike Co. is a full-service, Trek-authorized bike shop, located by the bike path entrance in Chatham. Wheelhouse has every kind of bike you need for your Cape Cod adventure, with the friendly service and local knowledge to help you explore more!

48 Crowell Road. 774-840-4156. Book your bike rental online at

Where the Sidewalk Ends Bookstore & Children’s Annex

Meet your favorite authors over a gourmet lunch! Where the Sidewalk Ends Bookstore hosts bestselling authors at the five-star Wequassett Resort. Visit the post-and-beam bookstore and children’s annex for books, educational toys and unique gifts. A breezy, covered deck, parking, and seating make this bookstore a favorite for all ages!

432 Main Street. 508-945-0499.

You might also like:

Latest Editions

  • Stay Connected

    Sign up for our newsletter
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.