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The Oldest Town on Cape Cod - Things to do in Sandwich, MA, Destinations, Photos, Videos and More
This guide page will give you a list of recommended things to do in Sandwich, places to stay, photos, and more about Cape Cod's oldest town. Sandwich, MA is located just east of Bourne, and west of Barnstable. The town is home to one of Cape Cod's most visited beaches, Scusset Beach, one of the Cape's most popular upscale hotels, the Dan'l Webster Inn (which is also a restaurant), and is the beginning of Cape Cod's best known scenic backroad, King's Highway, or Route 6A. Keep reading to find more recommendations, photos, videos, and links for the town of Sandwich!
Sandwich is one of the oldest towns in Massachusetts, and the oldest town on Cape Cod.
Hotels in Sandwich
Where to stay in the town of Sandwich, MA
Sandwich is one of the quietest towns on Cape Cod. With beautiful backroads and charming Salt Box style Cape Cod Colonials, you'll find plenty of antique shopping in town, along with some of Cape Cod's best art galleries. The beaches in Sandwich are all located along the northern shoreline. If you're looking for a true New England experience, Sandwich will give you that small town feel right on Cape Cod. Some of the best places to stay are more upscale, beautiful inns like Dan'l Webster Inn. Anywhere you stay in town, you will be very close to the center of town, as well as the attractions of Hyannis and Falmouth. Here are some of the recommended places to stay:
Dan'l Webster Inn, Sandwich,MA
The Daniel Webster Inn is one of Cape Cod's best places to stay. The rooms range in price from moderate to a little more on the expensive side, especially in the peak times of summer and early fall. The rooms are beautifully decorated, with heated floors and whirlpool tubs in some rooms. The downstairs has a great restaurant and pub, which are both very popular for locals and tourists alike. If you're going to stay here, anticipate higher weekend rates (like most other hotels), but also anticipate a lot of amenities like in room spa service available (a great way to treat yourself).
Other places to stay in Sandwich:
Official Sandwich Town Links - Find more information about Cape Cod's oldest town:
Here are some websites all about Sandwich:
- Town of Sandwich
Sandwich, Mass official website, with assessments, town hall, town clerk, and more information on Sandwich.
- Heritage Museums and Gardens
Heritage Museums & Gardens promotes and fosters the appreciation, preservation and stewardship of America's culture and horticulture by connecting people, living collections, object collections and ideas.
- Sandwich Glass Museum
Exhibits, glass museum, shop and more about the Sandwich Glass Museum.
- Wicked Local Sandwich
News and updates from Sandwich on the Wicked Local Sandwich blog.
Sandwich is located in the Upper Cape region of Cape Cod. It is bordered by the towns of Falmouth, Mashpee, Bourne, and Barnstable. A small sliver of Sandwich is located north of the Cape Cod Canal known as Scusset Beach. Sandwich is also the oldest town on Cape Cod, being settled in 1637.
250th Anniversary Celebration of Sandwich Book - A 1923 reproduction of this classic book
What's the best thing to see in Sandwich, MA?
Classic Books on Cape Cod - Guides, photographic books on Cape Cod
Here's some recommended reading on Cape Cod, including guides and photo essays:
Sandwich Beach and Marsh - Photographic study of landscape features of Sandwich tidal marsh
This is a photographic study of mid-afternoon light and shadow over a variety of landscape features around the Cape Cod Bay beach and tidal marsh in Sandwich, MA. Pix taken in mid January, 2010.
Sandwich Heritage Museum & Gardens
Seal Finds a Big Meal at the Sandwich Hatchery - Seal swims two miles from shore to this Sandwich fish hatchery
"Its either a very smart little seal or a very lucky little seal," said Katie Touhey, a spokeswoman for the Cape Cod Stranding Network, a program of the International Wildlife Fund.
- Cape Cod Times
Views of the Sandwich Board Walk - Visiting the boardwalk at Sandwich
Sites in Sandwich - Sandwich waters
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