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Summer on Cape Cod

A smattering of villages dotted with quaint cottages and homey downtowns give Cape Cod a well-heeled yet unpretentious feel, so much so that 'the Cape' remains the epitome of the ideal New England summer vacation. Families have been 'summering' on the Cape for generations, and the entire Cape can feel like a laid-back summer camp between June and August. Since folks often spend weeks or months here, there is no shortage of activities, events and attractions, from whale-watching to clam bakes to fishing to baseball. Falmouth is a great place to base yourself for day trips around the region.