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Cape Cod - Woods Hole Science Museum

Location: Cape Cod, MA
Phone Number: (508) 495-2001
Website: http://aquarium.nefsc.noaa.gov/

Woods Hole Science Museum is a public aquarium that displays approximately 140 species of marine animals found in Northeast and Middle Atlantic waters. Admission is free, but donations are gladly accepted.

Features seals, animals of the Northeast and Middle Atlantic waters, and touch tanks where you may find lobsters, tautogs, quahogs, horseshoe crabs, spider crabs, sea stars (starfish), and hermit crabs

Open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, year-round. Seal feedings: 11:00 am and 4 pm.

Address: 166 Water Street Woods Hole, MA 02543

Cape Cod - Lavender Farm

Location: Cape Cod, MA
Phone Number: (508) 432-8397
Website: http://www.capecodlavenderfarm.com/

Cape Cod Lavender Farm is located on twenty secluded acres overlooking Island Pond in Harwich on Cape Cod. It is one of the largest lavender farms on the East Coast and boasts over 14,000 plants. The farm, owned by Cynthia and Matthew Sutphin, is also the home of their family, located the center of Cape Cod.

Cape Cod - Bike Provincelands Trail

Location: Cape Cod, MA
Website: http://www.capecodbikeguide.com/provincelands.asp

This hilly loop starts from Province Lands Visitor Center in Provincetown. The route is 5.25 miles long. But with the trail extensions to Herring Cove Beach, Race Point Beach, and Bennett Pond, two more miles can be added to your distance. Riding the trail is a great way to tour the vast dune system in the Province Lands area, as well as its shady Beech Forest, one of the few places within the tract with extensive tree cover.

Cape Cod - French Cable Station Museum

Location: Orleans, MA
Phone Number: (508) 240-1735
Website: http://www.frenchcablestationmuseum.org/

The station is part of American History. During World War I, General Pershing in France communicated with the US Government through this cable station.

In 1927 the message that Charles Lindbergh had landed in Paris came through this station from Paris. It was then sent to the rest of the United States.

Free guided tours are available of a historic collection of original Atlantic undersea telegraphic cables, instruments, maps, and assorted memorabilia.

Cape Cod - Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge

Location: Cape Cod, MA
Phone Number: (508) 945-0594
Website: http://www.fws.gov/northeast/monomoy/

Monomoy Island National Wildlife Refuge is federal wildlife refuge located on Monomoy Island in Massachusetts. It was taken over by the US government just before World War II.

This is a wonderful place to walk and learn about Monomoy refuge. There is a small visitor's center with children's activities and an opportunity to learn about the seals and wildlife.

Address: 30 Wikis Way, Chatham, MA 02633

Cape Cod - Pairpoint Glass

Location: Cape Cod, MA
Phone Number: (508) 888-2344
Website: http://www.pairpoint.com/

Visit America's oldest glass company. Examples of Pairpoint’s timeless designs can be found in the decorative arts collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. High-end retailers including Tiffany’s; Shreve, Crump & Lowe; and Artisans in Glass also feature Pairpoint glass and crystal.

Address: 851 Sandwich Road, Sagamore MA 02561

Cape Cod - Rail Trail

Location: Cape Cod, MA
Website: http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/dcr/massparks/region-south/cape-cod-rail-trail.html

The Cape Cod Rail Trail follows a former railroad right-of-way for 22 miles through the towns of Dennis, Harwich, Brewster, Orleans, Eastham and Wellfleet. Its paved surface, few hills, and well-marked automobile crossings make it ideal for cyclists. The trail has a wide unpaved shoulder on one side to accommodate horseback riding, walkers, and runners.

Cape Cod - Scargo Tower

Location: Cape Cod, MA
Phone Number: (508) 385-2232
Website: http://www.dennishistsoc.org/Museums/Museums-12-Scargo.html

The 30-foot Scargo Tower is the highest location on the mid-Cape and sits atop the 160-foot tall Scargo Hill in Dennis. Indian legends tell of the making of both Scargo Hill and Scargo Lake. Views may be seen of the entire lower cape to Provincetown, and as far west as Plymouth.

Cape Cod - Whale Watching Tour

Location: Cape Cod, MA
Phone Number: (508) 240-3636
Website: http://whalewatch.com/

Dolphin Fleet Whale Watches are unique. Their tours offer a wide spectrum of educational tools that go beyond the “average whale watch”. All trips are designed to enhance our awareness of whales, other marine life and the marine habitat that surrounds us.

All whale watching trips are 3-4 hours in length. All excursions leave from MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, Massachusetts, at the tip of Cape Cod. The Dolphin Fleet includes four vessels, the Dolphin VII, Dolphin VIII, Dolphin IX and Dolphin X.

Address: Dolphin Fleet of Provincetown 307 Commercial St #1, Provincetown, MA 02657