The Oldest Town in Cape Cod, MA

Sandwich, MA

Settled in 1637 and incorporated two years later with the permission of the Plymouth Colonies, Sandwich is officially the oldest town in Cape Cod, MA. With its close proximity to Sagamore Bridge, Sandwich is considered where hospitality and coastal beauty meet.

Top 3 Things to do in Cape Cod, MA

Beach Life

Cape Cod is enriched in natural beauty surrounded by Coastal Marshes, Active Marinas, and Tranquil Beaches. Sandwich is a perfect place for experiencing all three. The Beaches in Sandwich offer low tidal pools perfect for younger children to frolic and play in. Another favorite is Enjoying an amazing bike ride along the Cape Cod Canal (The Widest Sea Level Canal in the World) and watching ships enter and leave port. Kayaking the Coastal Marshes offer a day chocked full of exciting visuals and getting a sunkissed tan. Nothing beats ending the day with a picturesque and historic stroll along the boardwalk with stretches out to the bay.

Seafood

Cape Cod is particularly known for its Shellfish, cranberries, and of course, its lobster. With so many restaurants in town you will be sure to find one that carries all three. Check out the Bee-Hive Tavern, Seafood Sams, or Captain Scotts for some Traditional New England Cuisine. Feeling adventurous?Take out a charter boat for the day and catch your own delicious seafood. Check out some great and exciting captains here.

History

Built with Class, with Glass! Sandwich hosted the Largest glass factory by the (now)current boardwalk during the 1800’s. The Sandwich Glass Museum hosts original pieces created and offers demos on glass blowing techniques. Though out the village there are several glass blowers to visit and artists with open Studios to visit. Feeling adventurous?Take out a charter boat for the day and catch your own delicious seafood. Check out some great and exciting captains here.

Wanna Know Something Interesting?

This is the Most photographed site in Cape Cod, MA

The Dexter Grist Mill overlooks Shawmee Pond and is bordered by the town hall, herring run, quaint colonial homes, and a cemetery dated back to the 1600’s. This site has been known to attract more photo shoots then anywhere else on the cape.

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