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Things to do in Brewster, MA 02631

Updated on December 30, 2010

Things to do in Historic Brewster, MA, Photos, Videos and More About this Cape Cod Town

Brewster, MA is located on Route 6A on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, with just a handful of major roads that pass through town. Largely, Brewster is a small, typical, quaint New England town that isn't lacking in its own uniqueness. For instance, Brewster had the first water-powered grist and woolen mill in the 1600's. The town also has Cape Cod's largest pond, Long Pond, popular with recreation users for boating and swimming. You can find out more about this small Cape Cod town by scrolling down and reading the recommended things to do, browsing photos, watching the videos, or taking a look at the suggested Brewster town links below.

Photo left of a Brewster Cape Cod Bay sunset by papdunes on flickr.

Brewster was named in honor of Elder William Brewster, the first religious leader of the Pilgrims at Plymouth Colony.


Brewster, MA Beaches

Visit the beatiful Cape Cod Bay beaches of Brewster!

Brewster is one of the quietest and often an overlooked town on Cape Cod. It sits on Cape Cod Bay, and has a severe low tide that actually stretches out for about a mile beyond the high tide mark! Here are some of the best beaches in the town of Brewster:

Paine's Creek Beach

Route 6A to Paine's Creek Road will take you to this beautiful Cape Cod Bay beach. Definitely bring your camera!

Crosby Landing Beach

Off Crosby Landing Road.

Breakwater Beach

Also off of Route 6A.

Ellis Landing Beach

Take Route 6A to Ellis Landing road to find this Brewster beach.

All of the beaches on Cape Cod Bay in Brewster require a beach sticker between late June-Labor Day. Stop by the Brewster Town Visitor at the town hall to purchase stickers for the day, week, or seasonally.

Paine Creek Beach, Brewster - A video of this beautiful, marshy beach in Brewster

A Map of Brewster, MA - Google Maps - use to zoom in, or get directions to Brewster

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A Drive Down Tubman Road in Brewster - A scenic backroad of Brewster

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Crosby Landing Beach, Brewster - A quick panoramic view of Crosby Landing Beach

Brewster, MA -Images of America - A book on Brewster's past through photos and stories

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Brewster (MA) (Images of America)

Product description from Amazon:

...When the age of sail faded, the town looked to a quieter life. Brewster, with its eleven miles of pristine beaches, became the perfect tourist destination. Brewster tells the unique story of a town that prospered through the good times and held on amazingly during the bad times. It presents captivating photographs of the residents' struggle for existence as farmers, fisherman, and sailors. The book shows what the barbershop looked like and where the early residents of Brewster lived, played, and went to church. Brewster captures the charming moments of a time gone by.


Stay in a Cape Cod Timeshare Next Time You Visit! - A cheaper way to enjoy Cape Cod year after year

There are no guarantees in life, but there is a guarantee that you'll be able to use your timeshare year after year, should you purchase one. If you purchase a timeshare, you'll be able to enjoy the property you purchase for a full week, whichever week that might be. Cape Cod timeshares typically also trade out, should you wish to trade, for expensive properties ranging from Hawaii to Mexico.Yes, you'll pay the maintenance fee every year, but this should be far less than what you would pay for a week's hotel stay. You'll also have the benefit of making your own meals (most timeshares do have kitchens). Consider it money well spent!

Couple Sit on a Rock Watching Sunset at Paine's Beach, Brewster.

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Stop by these other pages on Cape Cod:

Barnstable | Bourne | Brewster | Chatham | Dennis | Eastham | Falmouth | Harwich | Mashpee | Orleans | Provincetown | Sandwich | Truro | Wellfleet | Yarmouth | Cape Cod Road Trip | Cape Cod Canal | Things to do on Cape Cod | Cape Cod Beaches | Martha's Vineyard

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