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Cape Cod Summer Bucket List

Cape Cod summer is here! We've created a bucket list of the top things to do on Cape this season. Let us know how many you check off this summer!

Bucket List:

  • Catch a Cape Cod sunset - some of our favorite spots are Race Point (Provincetown), Old Silver Beach (North Falmouth), Chapin Beach (Dennis), and Paine's Creek (Brewster)!


Photo by @capeology

  • Get featured on Capeology's Instagram - take a scenic picture while on the Cape or the Islands. Tag us or use #capeology on your photos for the chance to be featured on our IG! 

Somerset Creamery

Photo by @jenskiba

  • Catch a Cape Cod Baseball League Game - watch a summer collegiate baseball game in one of the towns on Cape! 

Cape Cod Baseball League

Photo by @thetravelingdeweys

  • Jump off Jaws Bridge - do the thrilling Jaws Bridge Jump for your summer rite of passage. The bridge is famous for being in the movie Jaws filmed on Martha's Vineyard.

Jaws Bridge

Photo by @jon_stockstill

Sesuit Harbor Cafe

Photo by @hoboken_love

  • Try the lobster ice cream at Ben & Bill's - located at 209 Main Street, Falmouth, taste the lobster ice cream if you're brave enough!

Ben and Bills

Photo by @the_chefswife

  • Visit one of the islands - take a ferry and visit Martha's Vineyard or Nantucket. Makes for a great day trip! PS don't forget to read our Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket Guides before you go.

Cape and Islands

Photo by @therealbondgroup

  • Dinner on the beach - some of your favorite spots are Nauset Beach (Orleans), Race Point Beach (Provincetown) and Gray's Beach (Yarmouth Port). 


Photo by @shanemacneill

  • Visit the Cape Cod Potato Chips lighthouse - yes, the lighthouse on the bag is real! Visit and take a picture in front of Nauset Lighthouse located in Eastham. 

Cape Cod Potato Chips

Photo by @blakegotgram

  • Go mini golfing - some of our favorites are Pirate's Cove (South Yarmouth), Cataumet Light (Cataumet), and Skull Island (Yarmouth)!  

Pirate's Cove

Photo by @catherinewanders

  • Take a scenic drive on 6A - take the 62 mile scenic route of Cape Cod starting in Bourne and ending in Provincetown. 


Photo by @capeology

  • Try a vineyard or brewery - some of our favorite spots are Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod (Truro), Cape Cod Winery (East Falmouth), Cape Cod Beer (Hyannis), and Barnstable Brewing (Hyannis). Check out our "Brewery Guide" before you go!

Cape Cod Winery

Photo by @capecodwinery

  • Shop on Main Street - stroll up and down Main Street in every town on the Cape and the Islands.

Main Street Falmouth

Photo by @capeology

  • Catch some live music - grab dinner and a drink from one of your favorite local restaurants and enjoy the live music!  

Wellfleet Beachcomber

Photo by @ccorvino19

  • Check out our jewelry line located in stores on Main Street in Falmouth (Gilded Oyster), Hyannis (Cape Cod Jewelers), Harwich Port (Buoys On Main), Edgartown (Katydid), Cape Cod Winery (Falmouth), Four Winds Gifts (Nantucket), Coastal Supply Co (Vineyard Haven), and HandCraft House (Brewster)!

Photo by @capeology

The Beach Comber

Photo by @thecomah

Backdoor Donuts

Photo by @backdoordonuts

Pizza Barbone

Photo by @pizzabarbone

Photo by @newenglandnick

Chatham Candy Manor

Photo by @chathamcandymanor

Photo by @bigcitynoms

Photo by @milk_maplephotography

Still need a place to stay this summer? Check out our friends over at Seatucket Cottage in Falmouth! Their newly renovated 3 bedroom home sleeps 6 and even includes deeded access to Green Pond (0.1 mile from the property). PS they still have dates available in June, July, and August!

Seatucket Cottage


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