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Under $100: Cape Cod

by Matt Rimer

Jan 6, 2015

Cape Cod, Massachusetts © Elephantopia | Dreamstime

North America

Start your day off right with a warm breakfast at the Zagat acclaimed Marshland Restaurant in Sandwich. Here you can get a plate of Boardwalk Eggs or The Popeye for $9.


If you are hungry again by the time you make your way down Cape, consider sampling one of Cape Cod’s delicacies, ice cream. The Cape Cod Creamery in South Yarmouth is a good place to start. Their ice cream is a few dollars for a cone.


When you find yourself in Eastham, you may consider soaking up some of the local heritage at Nauset Light — a beautiful and historic lighthouse, and the “Three Sisters” lighthouses nearby. Tours run on Sundays and Wednesdays throughout the summer and ask only for donations.


On Commercial Street in Provincetown you can often find parades featuring folks dressed in drag while you visit the many colorful shops in the area. For dinner, Visit the Lobster Pot and get a half a dozen Russian oysters for $12.


Truro is a town with no stoplights or mail service. What they do have is an incredible wine vineyard that hosts nightly WAAM events (wine, art, appetizers, and music) for just $35.


Then, catch a double feature at Wellfleet Drive-In Theater for $9, and sneak away before the credits roll for a nighttime swim at the National Seashore across the street.


In the same town, you can end your night at the Beachcomber, a sandy watering hole that has been rated among the best beach bars in the country. Here, you will find live music and cold drinks.



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