First designated as protected by the United States government in 1961, the sprawling, 43,604-acre (18,000-hectare) Cape Cod National Seashore offers stunning vistas and a glimpse into the natural and cultural history of the area. The park boasts six swimming beaches, but also nature trails, picnic areas, freshwater ponds, historic lighthouses and Cape Cod-style residences. The seashore makes a great day trip, but for those who would like to stay longer there are several resorts, hotels and motels nearby, but not along the shore.
- Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Beaches/Bodies of Water