Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce/Convention & Visitors Bureau

5 Patti Page Way 02632

Meet Cape Cod

With 559 miles of world-renowned beaches and scenic shoreline, outstanding natural beauty and historic charm, few places can match Cape Cod and the Islands as a unique destination for creative conferences and meetings, relaxing retreats, fabulous family reunions, memorable weddings… any event that deserves the most special treatment. Indeed, as the warmest region in New England during the winter months and the coolest in the summer, the Cape and Islands offer a favorable climate that is perfect for a gathering or getaway in any season. Spread out along the arm-shaped peninsula, the Cape’s 15 towns, plus the islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, offer a wide range of discriminating accommodations, unique venues and dining options for a variety of business gatherings, corporate functions and seminars. Professional meeting assistance and sophisticated support services are only enhanced by the region’s historic architecture, breathtaking seascapes and an old-fashioned dedication to exceptional service. Contact us to expedite proposals, provide quality images, brochures, maps and guides to help build destination awareness and meeting attendance. It’s time to meet Cape Cod! Things To Do On Cape Cod There are so many things to do on Cape Cod. You'll find internationally acclaimed beaches, rich Pilgrim history, incredible natural beauty and some of the best whale watching in the world. Hiking trails, bike paths and cranberry bogs abound. Miles of coastline make Cape Cod the perfect destination for swimming, boating, fishing, kayaking and paddleboarding. The Cape and Islands' mild yet interesting climate provide a paradise for golfers, naturalists, and birdwatchers. The region has long been recognized for its artistic significance and its historic towns are still a haven for artists, fine theatre, and museums. Golf on Cape Cod With over 40 courses that are scenic, pristine, challenging and fun - and a mild climate encouraging a long (often year-round) season - it is no wonder Cape Cod is one of the ten most popular destinations in the U.S. for golfing. With Cape Cod’s diverse selection of award-winning golf courses, you can be on a different course every day! Performing Arts Cape Cod boasts over 25 local theaters, with an exciting line-up of musical revues, Broadway productions and beloved classics. Performances at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis - America’s oldest professional summer theatre - attract some of the nation’s finest stage, television and film actors. The Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra is a polished and professional ensemble of 75 musicians. And Cape Cod Melody Tent is headlined by some of the finest popular musical acts from yesterday and today! Shopping Shopping is a favorite activity on the Cape & Islands and the region offers variety like nowhere else, up and down main thoroughfares, off the beaten path, in quaint downtown villages as well as larger shopping centers like Mashpee Commons. Our chic boutiques, unique shops, bookstores, specialty gift shops and art galleries will make you want to shop local! And historic 6A is a treasure trove of antique finds and galleries, offering some of the best antiquing around.

Getting Here

Cape Cod is accessible from virtually anywhere in the world! Search here for direct & connecting flights, high speed & traditional ferries, and bus and the CapeFLYER passenger train service to the region. Find Cape Cod & Islands ferry schedules and Cape Cod & Islands flight schedules. Also, search for local transportation options available once you cross our bridges, including taxis, car rental companies, livery service, and in-town buses and shuttles. The Hyannis Transportation Center in downtown Hyannis is Cape Cod's transportation hub - find Cape Cod train information and ground transportation/bus lines. Airlines It's quick and easy to get to the Cape & Islands by air, with frequent flights offered to and from the region. The recently renovated Barnstable Municipal Airport on Cape Cod is a state-of-the-art facility that readily accommodates corporate aircraft and offers scheduled service between New York, Providence, Boston and the islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. JetBlue now operates daily seasonal flights between Barnstable Municipal Airport and JFK Airport in New York City! Auto Rentals If you have traveled to Cape Cod by plane, ferry or bus, a great way to explore our region upon your arrival is to rent a car. Auto rentals are easily accessible once arriving here, and give you the freedom to set your own itinerary! Visit the diverse museums, art galleries and studios that line Route 6A. Or travel the whole distance of the Cape along our scenic byways, from Woods Hole to the Provincetown tip. Ferry Seasonal ferry service is available from Boston to Provincetown, and from various ports on Cape Cod to the islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket (ferry service to the Islands is also available on a year-round basis). A trip on the traditional or high-speed ferry is an exciting way to travel to Cape Cod or the Islands. Enjoy onboard concessions and fresh ocean air as you take in our breathtaking shoreline! You may even catch a glimpse of a whale or seal on your journey. Some ferries offer the option of bringing your car or bike onboard. Click here for Ferry Schedules! Limo / Taxi Why not take in the sights of Cape Cod in style? Livery service is another mode of transportation provided on the Cape, offering a private, luxurious ride to any of your destinations, or a convenient transfer to major airports. Taxi services on Cape Cod are another option to quickly get you to where you want to go. Bus / Shuttle Bus transportat

Distance from airport

  • Logan Airport

    60 mi. from city center

  • T.F. Green Airport

    60 mi. from city center

  • Cape Cod Gateway Airport

    3 mi. from city center

Local Attractions

Cape Cod National Seashore

The great Outer Beach described by Thoreau in the 1800s is protected within the national seashore. Forty miles of pristine sandy beach, marshes, ponds, and uplands support diverse species. Lighthouses, cultural landscapes, and wild cranberry bogs offer a glimpse of Cape Cod's past and continuing ways of life. Swimming beaches and walking and biking trails beckon today's visitors.

Art's Dune Tours

Imagine dunes stretching as far as you can see with wispy beach grass, dark green pine trees and deep red beach plums nestled in hollows which are brought together by a silhouette of blue sky. You will travel through the majestic dunes where your guide points out the "dune shacks" where famous artists and writers like Eugene O'Neill and Harry Kemp became inspired to create their art. You will also pass the remains of the Peaked Hill Life Saving Station and learn how the brave "life savers" enacted their heroic efforts to save the lives of thousands from the doomed shipwrecks! It is such a beautiful tour. You will be amazed! Group and Special Events Tours are available.
4 Standish Street
Provincetown, MA, US 02567

Cape Cod Golf

Cape Cod truly is "The Golf Coast!" It is no secret that this sandy peninsula is the top golf destination in the Northeast. Whether you’re just beginning or a scratch player, Cape Cod’s 27 public courses and 15 private facilities run the gamut of skill levels. Well-manicured fairways and greens beckon golfers to the area, as does the region’s mild climate, which often allows golfers the unique opportunity to play 52 weeks a year.

Biking on Cape Cod

Cape Cod’s 399 square miles of terrain and 559.6 miles of coastline make the destination an idyllic locale for cyclists! One surefire way to get the heart pumping and really see the Cape is the vast array of bikeways that are scenic, stimulating and certain to keep you fit. Hopping on a bike is one of the best ways to enjoy the natural beauty of Cape Cod - whether you are taking a mountain bike trail through marshland and forests, a ride on our scenic byways, or exploring one of our dedicated paved trails.

Heritage Museums & Gardens

Heritage Museums & Gardens inspires visitors with its garden design, outdoor discovery and great collections. Located on 100 acres, Heritage offers specialty gardens, outdoor sculpture, a vintage carousel and diverse exhibitions including antique automobiles and American art and artifacts. Hidden Hollow is a family-friendly outdoor discovery area where kids can explore and learn.
67 Grove Street
Sandwich, MA, US 02563

Whyadh Pirate Museum

Experience Cape Cod’s newest interactive science museum featuring real pirates and real treasures! A must-see attraction for all ages where you will touch, see and interact with the worlds only authenticated pirate treasure, discovered in 1984 off the coast of Wellfleet. Now the only museum in the world that features authenticated pirate ship treasure, the Whydah Pirate Museum provides an interactive and fun learning experience for children and adults. Truly a must-see collection!
674 MA-28
West Yarmouth, MA, US 02673

John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum

Visit the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum to learn about the legacy of President Kennedy and his deep connection to Cape Cod where he enjoyed many summers with family and friends. The Cape was the one place he could relax and feel at home, even while bearing the weight of the world. Step into the unforgettable Hyannis Port days of the 1960’s when a beloved President and his family brought joy and hope to a nation.
397 Main Street
Hyannis, MA, US 02601

Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod

Truro Vineyards was established in 1991, when the first 2,000 vines were planted. We are the only vinifera growing vineyard in the region. Our sandy soil, warm ocean breezes and temperate climate combine to produce grapes with intense flavor and lush varietal character. On our 5 acre farm we grow Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc and Merlot, all of which are hand-picked by us come harvest time. We also source grapes from premium vineyards in Massachusetts, New York and California. This allows us to make a greater variety of wines. At Truro Vineyards we pride ourselves on our handcrafted wines. With 13 different wines that we have produced this year, we believe we have something for everyone. Host your next event at Truro Vineyards. Whether you are planning a wedding, birthday, anniversary or a staff appreciation party, we can accommodate.
11 Shore Rd Route 6A
North Truro, MA, US 02652


Additional Information

Biking Cycling enthusiasts flock to the region for our extensive network of on and off-road trails, including the Cape Cod Rail Trail. Breweries and Vineyards Cape Cod is a festival for the senses. And while you can’t bottle the Cape and take it with you, you can sip and savor some of its unique local flavor all year long. From craft breweries to award-winning wineries, these that will have you yearning for the shores of the Cape and Islands. Vineyard tours, brewery tours, wine tastings and beer tastings are offered at most! Fishing Cape Cod is home to some of the richest fishing grounds in the ocean! From the rips off Provincetown to to Hyannis, Falmouth, and Monomoy, you can assure that you will not come home empty-handed when you join one of our many experienced captains on a fishing excursion or on a charter boat! Hiking / Walking Trails Conservation and preservation are high priorities on Cape Cod, and our natural beauty can be appreciated best along our well-maintained nature trails, perfect for scenic walks and hikes. Spa Services Cape Cod is the perfect place to build in a little “me time.” From a quaint backyard massage studio surrounded by hydrangea to the unsurpassed luxury of a day spa, you’ll find an unrivaled level of expertise, intuitiveness and professionalism from the practitioners who call Cape Cod home. Tours / Sightseeing Need direction checking out the sites? From duckboats and trolleys to trains, boats and coaches, our expert tour guides can show you around and make you an expert on the region! Boat and dune tours are available to show you the Cape Cod you can’t reach! Here's a great three-day itinerary on Cape Cod, which helps you pack a bunch of really fun stuff into a short stay. Whale / Seal Watching Cape Cod is a world-class destination for whale watching, with a rich feeding ground offshore that attracts a large percentage of the world's whale population annually.