Cape Cod Beaches, including Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket
Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket have some of the most scenic, pristine beaches found anywhere. Boasting nearly 1000 miles of coastline, there are over 150 fresh and saltwater beaches to choose from. Click on the maps of Cape Cod , Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket to see detailed beach profiles and photos. While numerous ocean-facing beaches offer strong, consistent swell for wave sports, others are more calm and placid, perfect for sunbathing, swimming and other beach leisure activities. Many Cape Cod Bay beaches have these qualities and are ideal for families with children seeking a low-key beach vacation.
Others like Craigville in Barnstable and Cahoon Hollow in Wellfleet attract a more party-oriented crowd. Some beaches, like Nauset in Orleans and Sandy Neck in Sandwich, even allow limited 4WD vehicle access during the season. And don't forget all the secret spots: peaceful, quiet places not found on any tourist guide map. Away from the beach Cape Cod and the Islands offer fantastic fishing, golf, boating, shopping, arts and entertainment and a host of other things to do such as bird watching, whale watching and more.
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Cape Cod beaches, landings and bike trails by region:
Upper Cape (Sandwich, Bourne, Falmouth, Mashpee)
Mid Cape (Osterville, Hyannis, Barnstable, Yarmouth, Dennis)
Lower Cape (Harwich, Chatham, Brewster, Orleans)
Outer Cape (Eastham, Wellfleet, Truro, Provincetown)
Cape Cod Beach Information by Town
Click for map of Cape Cod ponds and freshwater beaches, links to all 130 Cape Cod beaches and 125 Cape Cod boat ramps