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It’s no secret that life slows down on Cape Cod during the cooler months of the year, and for some travelers, that’s all the more reason to visit.
After all, while lounging on the beach isn’t quite the same in January as it is during July, beach walks are great year round. With ample room to explore and a number of restaurants and hotels still being open, the Cape is very much an enticing destination for late autumn and early winter trips.
As the old saying goes, though, a picture’s worth a thousand words, and for the ten scenes below, that price would be something of a bargain.
Here are 10 Instagram scenes that will make you think about a little time on Cape Cod before the days start getting longer, if you aren’t already planning on doing so. As always, a major thank you to the folks who are kind enough to share with us and allow us to re-share.
Scudders Lane in Barnstable, MA by @cjsetterlund on Instagram
Cape Cod Bay of Eastham, MA by @mahikerbiker on Instagram
View from the boardwalk in Sandwich, MA by @neevenr on Instagram
Race Point Beach in Provincetown, MA by @anamariabell on Instagram
Pleasant Bay off Chatham, MA by @__walshie on Instagram
Powell’s Landing in Wellfleet, MA by @kerrycapecod on Instagram
South Cape Beach State Park in Mashpee, MA by @gregc1101 on Instagram
Marconi Beach in Wellfleet, MA by @jordanhuett on Instagram
Hardings Beach in Chatham, MA by @lisadeyphotography on Instagram
Provincetown waterfront by @sphinxandfruits_ on Instagram
If you’d like to see more dazzling Massachusetts landscapes like the ones shown above, follow us on Instagram, where we’re sharing some of the best local scenes sent our way, as well as our own favorite images. And when you post, if you’d like to let us take a look, just use the hashtag #visitma.
Do you have a favorite spot to enjoy during the off-season on Cape Cod? Share it with us in the comments below!
Photo at the top of Wellfleet, MA sand dunes during winter by William DeSousa-Mauk