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bourne bridge - bourne maPhoto: Massachusetts Office Of Travel & Tourism

A big part of Cape Cod’s appeal is the opportunity to be out on the water, and that’s certainly true for the Town of Bourne. Boaters frequent the area each season for some offshore fun.

The town itself operates three marinas, featuring a total of more than 220 boat slips. Taylor Point Marina sits in Buzzards Bay, and with around 150 boat slips offers up the most services.

It also has a pumpout station and a gas dock. Boaters here will additionally find access to a public boat ramp, a marine store and bathrooms. Taylor Point Marina sits right next to the Cape Cod Canal, noted as one of the best boating and fishing spots in the region.

Another option is Monument Beach Marina, found in Phinney’s

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four seas ice cream - centerville ma

As one of the seven villages of Barnstable, Centerville is known mostly for its beaches, its homes and its small business district. It may be small in size, but the village certainly makes up for that in terms of its friendly appeal.

Originally known as Chequaquet, or pleasant harbor, the Village of Centerville is home to one of the largest freshwater lakes on Cape Cod. Lake Wequaquet stretches more than 650-acres, with its seven-mile shoreline dotted by hundreds of single-family homes.

While the residents-only lake is fun for kayaking, boating and canoeing, Centerville also provides a handful of other beaches for outdoor fun. From popular Covell Beach to Long Beach and Craigville Beach, Centerville provides the perfect location for

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nyes neck - falmouth ma

For waterfront living in North Falmouth, come explore the impressive community of Nye’s Neck. Found just to the north of Old Silver Beach, the picturesque setting offers the enjoyment of being virtually surrounded by sweeping water views and rolling hills.

As one of the Upper Cape’s oldest neighborhoods, this well-established community actually exists on a peninsula, set between Wild Harbor and Fiddler’s Cove. The community association maintains a boat dock, boat ramp, a floating swim dock and its own private beach.

With easy ocean access via Buzzards Bay, a Nye’s Neck lifestyle is easily complimented by its waterfront appeal. This makes it easy to bask in spectacular views of the water or a stunning sunset overlooking the natural beauty of the

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family name signs - wellfleet ma

Cape Cod may draw in big crowds over the summer months, but the destination’s not just for those in search of a summer vacation. The Cape also draws in thousands of professionals hoping to gain new skills to take back home when they leave.

In fact, it’s relatively well known that Wellfleet and nearby Truro commonly drawing in a large number of psychiatrists and others in the mental health profession each year, some who come for seminars and some who come on their own accord. The latter is a tradition that’s been in the making for decades.

Years ago, psychoanalysts first began gathering in the Wellfleet area, although at the time it was mostly an informal affair. Flash forward to more modern times and the location now hosts week-long seminars,

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stage harbor - chatham ma

From its landmark lighthouse to its historic homes, there’s plenty to uncover when you set out to explore Stage Harbor. The Stage Harbor Lighthouse, also known as Harding’s Beach Lighthouse, may just be one of the most recognizable sites in this part of Cape Cod.

It’s actually the region’s youngest lighthouse. Constructed in the late 1800s at the entrance to Stage Harbor, the lighthouse is privately owned today, but you may still find time to see it during the occasional tour. It does open to the public during a designated week in May.

It’s still possible to see the lighthouse from afar, though, with some of the best views possible from Harding’s Beach. You may also be able to get a good view from the other side of the harbor.

If historic

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