Trip Idea

Cape Cod Surf and Turf Adventure

Multiple Parks

The silhouettes of two people on the beach facing a brilliant sunset.
Duration Full Day
Topic(s) Birds, Tortoises and Turtles, Coasts, Islands and Atolls, Dunes, Oceans, Scenic Views, Climate Change, Explorers and Expeditions, Maritime, Lighthouses, Ships and Shipwrecks, Natural Sounds, Night Sky, Whales
Activities Biking, Saltwater Swimming
Type Active
Parks Cape Cod National Seashore

Create your own adventure at the seashore. Tour by bicycle during the day and settle in for sunset at one of our picturesque beaches. This can be completed in a few hours, or you can take an entire day to explore by bike trail. The Province Lands Bike Trail connects to Herring Cove and Race Point Beaches, and can be accessed all year!
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  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Bike the Nauset Bike Trail

    • Activity Fee: No (Entrance fees may apply)
    • Reservations: No
    • Activity: Biking
    • Pets: No
    • Location: Salt Pond Visitor Center Parking Lot
    • Duration: 30–60 Minutes
    • Season: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
    • Time of Day: Day, Dawn, Dusk
    Bicyclists with helmets ride along a paved wooded trail lined with trees.

    Get ready to explore! The Nauset Bike Trail offers a variety of environments to explore along nearly 2 miles of paved trail. Explore wooded ponds and sandy beaches!

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  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    Take a Break on Cape Cod's Beaches

    • Activity Fee: Yes
    • Reservations: No
    • Activity: Saltwater Swimming
    • Pets: Yes with Restrictions
    • Season: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
    • Time of Day: Day, Dawn, Dusk
    A crowd of people enjoy a wide sandy beach under light clouds and a blue sky.

    What better way to enjoy a day on Cape Cod than to relax on the beach? Cape Cod National Seashore features 6 beaches for visitors to enjoy. So grab you beach umbrella, your sunscreen, and get ready for a day of fun in the sun!

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Last updated: October 7, 2020