Cross the Sagamore Bridge from Route 3 onto Route 6 and stop by the classically quaint town of Sandwich. Here you can explore the collections of Ely Lilly and some of the loveliest landscapes on Cape Cod at Heritage Museums and Gardens. Also in Sandwich Center is the Sandwich Glass Museum, an exhibit of glass making and the famous collectible glassware that was made here. They offer daily glass blowing demonstrations and a beautiful gift shop. Area art studios also offer glass art and glass blowing demonstrations.
Travel down Route 6A, a former stage coach route that has remained nearly unchanged for over 200 years. Known as one of America’s most scenic roads, this area is home to countless galleries, unique shops and ocean views. Stop at Barnstable Harbor, where visitors can take in a whale watch or fishing excursion. Pass through the towns of Yarmouth Port and Dennis taking in historic Cape Cod homes along the way. Visitors to the area frequent the Cape Cod Museum of Art or may attend live shows or view new and classic films at the Cape Playhouse and Cape Cinema.
Continue to Brewster where you’ll get all the news you need to know on the steps of the Brewster General Store, a spot reminiscent of a Norman Rockwell painting. Then travel to Nauset Beach in Orleans, the beginning of the Cape Cod National Seashore, 27,000 acres of protected shoreline that frames the elbow and outer arm of the Cape from Orleans to Provincetown.
Nauset extends as an undeveloped barrier beach south all the way into Chatham. The town of Chatham offers visitors several options. Take a break and walk the well kept streets of Chatham village, home to many shops and restaurants, or travel to the shore to visit Chatham Light House and the Chatham Fish Pier where actual fisherman stand ready to talk about their age-old profession.
Stop in Wellfleet, a town center that caters to art lovers and foodies alike with a string of little seaside galleries and restaurants. The head to the tip of Cape Cod by way of Truro Vineyards, where you can taste and purchase local wine, and take a tour of the vineyard.
Last stop Provincetown, a vibrant and creative community surrounded by the beauty of the ocean and an expanse of amazing and ever-changing dunescapes. Visitors like climbing to the top of the Pilgrim Monument, strolling Commercial Street for shopping and dining in the eclectic establishments or taking advantage of an abundance of night-life.