For the Great Escape That's Not a Cod, Take a Private Tour of Cape Cod
For the great summer escape that is not a cod (won’t let you down) take a private tour of Cape Cod.
Cape Cod offers attractions that bring many different types of tourist, but the majority of them are summer vacationers getting away from the city.
It is a place that has very charming, picturesque old town fishing villages, sophisticated and courteous towns as well as very sentimental tourist traps.
Situated in a hook-shaped peninsula of the state of Massachusetts it has some of the most incredible beaches in the United States of America, fantastic sailing opportunities and plenty to see on sightseeing tours.
Cape Cod is famously known for being the holiday escape for John F. Kennedy and all the Kennedy family before and during his presidency. Visit the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum to learn more about the private and public life of JFK and everything there is to know about the most infamous American family.
There is so much to enjoy on Cape Cod you will be drawn back again and again.
Top 10 Things to Do in Cape Cod
On a Sightseeing Tour Visit the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum and Other Fascinating Landmarks
When you are on Cape Cod, there are many activities to take part in, such as private tours for sailing, kayaking, fishing, hiking and biking, sky diving, horse riding or playing golf.
The guided tours in the many museums and lighthouses are exceptional and thoroughly worth the time.
The many food outlets will ensure that no diet is adhered too because there is so much mouthwatering cuisine on offer, but let's be honest, you are on holiday, so indulge as much as you want. Lobster and Oysters are very popular, but you are not restricted to fish as there are many other options to get your taste buds going.
Travel Tips for Cape Cod
Massachusetts is an all year round place to visit because even if the weather is brutal during the months of winter, there are plenty of great indoor attractions to visit and be entertained. Weather wise it is recommended to go April to June and September to October as it is not as hot and humid as July and August. These months are ideal for sightseeing tours and going to the beach without the crowds.
Massachusetts, in general, is on par with the majority of states in the U.S for prices. There are some areas like Martha’s Vineyard and possibly Nantucket that are slightly more expensive. On average a nights, B&B cost from $80 to $150 depending on rating. A meal in a fine restaurant is $20-$30 but for fast food and pizza $5-$8. Take the subway where possible as it is $2.25 a trip or day pass $12 and you can go on as many round trips as you want.
Do as much research on the area you are travelling to and pre-book any private tours you want to take. Be aware of the weather for the time you are travelling and pack appropriately. Keep all personal documents somewhere safe like the hotel safe and never carry around a lot of cash at the one time. Pickpockets are everywhere in the world and Massachusetts is no exception. Be careful when out at night and never walk alone in dark areas.
During the summer you can expect it to be very hot and humid, with July tending to be the hottest month of the year. It snows during the months of December to March and sometimes to extremes. Rain is not just in the winter or mid seasons, it can happen any day but not torrential rain. Spring and Fall are the best months with weather good enough to still go to beaches and have lots of fun do activities outdoors.