Heading to Truro soon? We've put together a list of some of our favorite things to do, places to visit and where to eat! Are we missing any of your favorites? Comment below!
Things to do:
- Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod - their vineyard is situated next to 44,600 acres of National Seashore. Make a reservation for wine and spirits tastings, or stop by for the weekly wine flight and Crush Pad food truck. Don't forget to stop in their adorable gift shop and grab some of their Beachcomber Rose!
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- Cape Cod National Seashore - enjoy forty miles of sandy beaches, salt marshes, ponds, and uplands. Cape Cod National Seashore preserves historic buildings and landscapes while providing many recreational activities and six National Seashore beaches.
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- Highland Museum & Lighthouse (Cape Cod Light) - located within Cape Cod National Seashore and commissioned by George Washington, Cape Cod Light was established in 1797 as the 20th light station in the United States. The original 45-foot wooden tower and keeper's dwelling was replaced by a 66-foot brick light tower, keeper's shed, and generator shed in 1857. Highland Light is the oldest and tallest lighthouse on the Cape. The Keeper's Shop and exhibits are closed for lighthouse restoration and repair this 2021 season.
Photo by @capeclasp
- Highland Links - one of Cape Cod's oldest golf courses, Highland Links is perched high along windswept bluffs overlooking the Atlantic next to Highland Light. Many people believe this golf course is one of the most scenic courses that the Cape has to offer.
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- Head of the Meadow Beach - often less crowded than other beaches in the area, visit for gorgeous views with no boats. Head of the Meadow is part of the Cape Cod National Seashore.
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- Day's Cottages - a condominium colony of 22 independently owned and operated cottages since 1931. The colony of iconic cottages located right on Cape Cod Bay is known both as a resort and a tourist attraction. These tiny homes are also known as "Flower Cottages", as each cottage is famously named after a different type of flower.
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- Truro Farmers' Market - located in the Old Truro Fire Hall, stop by any Monday in June, July, and August from 8 am - 12 pm to visit their fabulous vendors. These vendors offer fresh and local produce, prepared food, meat, plants and flowers, crafts, bakery goodies, beverages, and more!
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- Chequessett Chocolate - Chequessett carefully handcrafts their chocolate in small batches from fine-flavor, sustainably grown cacao beans at their workshop on Cape Cod. They blend high-quality cacao with the purest ingredients to create chocolate that is both exceptional in taste and wholesomely decadent.
Photo by @chequessettchocolate
- Atlantic Spice Company - since 1994, Atlantic Spice Company has provided quality culinary herbs, spices, teas, dehydrated vegetables, botanicals, essential oils, and potpourri ingredients all at wholesale prices.
Photo by @atlanticspice
- South Hollow Spirits - located at Truro Vineyards, stop by for a tour of the distillery and vineyard. They also offer tastings of spirits and wine, and lunch locally sourced from Crush Pad food truck. PS they are pet friendly!
Photo by @southhollowspirits
- Days Market & Deli - located right across from Day's Cottages, stop by for lobster rolls that are all made to order, fabulous sandwiches, ice cream, coffee, beer, and wine.
Photo by @daysmarketanddeli
- Montano's Restaurant - feel like you're dining in Italy without leaving Cape Cod. Montano's makes pasta that is crafted in-house and cooked to order, homemade sauces, and pizza dough that is made fresh daily. Make sure you have a big appetite when you go because their portions are large!
Photo by @montanosma
- Salty Market - open year-round, Salty Market is North Truro's place to shop, eat, and meet. They provide locals and tourists with grocery necessities, gourmet goodies, fresh sandwiches, baked goods, and one of the best craft liquor, beer, and wine on the Cape.
Photo by @saltymarket
- Jams Truro - a seasonal market offering a wide variety of high-quality groceries, beer, and wine. Stop by for freshly prepared pastries, bread, deli sandwiches, and delicious coffee.
Photo by @jamstruro
- Blackfish Bistro - rustic brick-walled eatery, formerly a blacksmith shop, boasts refined seafood dishes and a bar scene. Stop by the Crush Pad food truck for lunch and Blackfish Bistro for dinner for a fresh, local meal!
Photo by @blackfishtruro
- Terra Luna - a rustic, quaint kitchen dishing up the freshest, finest, and most inventive kind of Neo-Pagan food and specialty cocktails.
Photo by @terralunanorthtruro
- Captain's Choice - a casual restaurant offering the freshest seafood options, ribs, chicken wings, and cocktails. Enjoy your meal on the lawn, patio, or at the bar!
Photo by @captchoicetruro
Don’t forget Bayberry Gardens!