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Cape Cod Vacation

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Considering going to Cape Cod for a little R&R in September. Would drive up.

I know nothing about Cape Cod, but it sounds more interesting than the other places the S.O. is recommending. Bear in mind I have a 16-month old.

After googling, I now know that Cape Cod is not one town but in fact contains about 15 little towns. That's how little I know about it. Any recommendations on where to stay, which town to make home base, things to do, or if this is a bad idea with a little one? Seems like between walking trails, beaches, little towns, some bicycling, nature, and good scenery this coulg be a decent trip. Appreciate any help.
 

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we rent a house in brewster every year. good restauarant, woodsy as opposed to beachy with a nice lake and bike trails very nearby. brewster coffee shop is great for a quick meal too.
 

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^us too.
 

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Originally Posted by shoreman1782
Chatham
+1. Grandparents located there, pretty cool little town. Really quiet, main street with shops, bunch of beaches within a 10 minute drive etc.
 

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Originally Posted by shoreman1782
Chatham


From somone who has grown up outside of Boston and has been going to CC for a long time, Chatham is my favorite as well. 2d would be Orleans. My parents have given up on the cape based on traffic and now rent a house in Sandwich.
 

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Originally Posted by thekunk07
we rent a house in brewster every year. good restauarant, woodsy as opposed to beachy with a nice lake and bike trails very nearby. brewster coffee shop is great for a quick meal too.

^ we owned a condo at Ocean's Edge that was fun.. great coffee at the Brewster Coffee Shop... there is a fantastic bakery shop on 6a. After we sold the place in Brewster..we picked up a nice cottage in Provincetown... enjoy being closer to the beach and there are some fantastic dining options as well.
 

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We appear to be buying at oceans edge from what my wife tells or doesn't tell me. How are the prices in ptown?
Originally Posted by NH_Clark
^ we owned a condo at Ocean's Edge that was fun.. great coffee at the Brewster Coffee Shop... there is a fantastic bakery shop on 6a. After we sold the place in Brewster..we picked up a nice cottage in Provincetown... enjoy being closer to the beach and there are some fantastic dining options as well.
 

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Originally Posted by thekunk07
We appear to be buying at oceans edge from what my wife tells or doesn't tell me. How are the prices in ptown?
ptown pricing can be a bit pricey, compared to brewster .. but there are still some good deals to be had.... it worth finding a buyer's agent just to do the leg work.. a lot of choices .. I did see a lot of for sale signs in Truro when we went up this summer.
 

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love orleans too. and the wellfleet drive-in is one of life's little joys.
 

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Originally Posted by pscolari
My parents have given up on the cape based on traffic and now rent a house in Sandwich.



[Will Ferrell as Harry Caray]
If you have a house in Sandwich, how hard would it be to eat yourself out of house and home?
[/Will Ferrell as Harry Caray]
 

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We rent a house in Falmouth sometimes. Not the best of the Cape, but has ok beach relatively and the Woodshole section of town has a ferry to Marthas Vineyard.
 

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