Cape Cod ,Upper Cape, Mid Cape,
Lower Cape, and Outer Cape
Cape Cod can be divided into three or four sections: Upper Cape, Mid Cape, Lower and Outer Cape for convenience, All are part of a sandy terminal moraine that is full of history but they differ in many ways and offer the traveler a varied selection that will keep the Cape Cod vacation interesting.
Cape Cod's Upper Cape was settled by the sons and daughters of the 1620 Pilgrims from England, the Upper Cape can offer tons of history including the oldest house on the Cape, the Hoxie House in Sandwich, pictured above, along with its dunes and beaches.
Outer Cape Cod, the towns and villages far out in the Atlantic  will offer the nature lover a solitude that prompted Henry David Thoreau to visit several times and write a Journal, "Cape Cod"
Mid Cape Cod and lower Cape Cod will offer History, shopping, beaches and museums.
Fifteen large towns and many small villages make up Cape Cod.

Upper Cape: Along the Cape Cod Canal, the towns of Bourne and Sandwich define the northern limit of the upper Cape which also includes Falmouth and Mashpee.  
Mid Cape includes Barnstable, Yarmouth and Dennis. The mid Cap is where you will find Hyannis Airport
Lower Cape includes Brewster, Orleans, Harwich, and Chatham.
Outer Cape includes Eastham, Wellfleet, Truro, and Provincetown.
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Getting to Cape Cod: Boston is the nearest large city to Cape Cod.
Air service reaches Boston from other major hubs and cities.
Rental cars are available at the airport. From Boston take Route 93 to Route 3 and after 60 miles, cross the Cape Cod Canal. Continue on Route 6 for all locations on Cape Cod or go to Route 6A for the slower scenic route through the villages. Routes 6 and 6A join in Orleans and go to the tip of Cape Cod.
Several small
commuter airlines serve Hyannis Airport and Provincetown Airport on Cape Cod from Boston, Providence, and New Bedford.   Cape Air, US Airways Express, and Linear Air (Hanscom Field Bedford Ma)
Bus service is available from Boston and from Logan Airport. Plymouth and Brockton, Logan Direct serves Hyannis
Bonanza Bus Lines serves Bourne, Falmouth, and the Wood's Hole ferry from Logan Airport
Passenger Boats  leave daily from Boston to the tip of Cape Cod (May -September)   at Provincetown.
Bicycles can go aboard.
A fast cat boat and a slower conventional passenger boat make trips from Boston. Bicycles permitted
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passenger boat makes a daily run from Plymouth, MA to Provincetown.
Fifteen large towns and many small villages make up Cape Cod.

Upper Cape: Along the Cape Cod Canal, the towns of Falmouth Mashpee, Bourne and Sandwich define the upper Cape  
Mid Cape includes Barnstable, Hyannis, Yarmouth, and Dennis. The mid Cap is where you will find Hyannis Airport
Lower Cape includes Brewster, Harwich, Orleans, and Chatham.
Outer Cape  includes Eastham, Wellfleet, Truro, and Provincetown.
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Cape Cod, Upper Cape, Mid Cape, Lower Cape, and Outer Cape are regions that describe the sandy peninsular that juts out into the Atlantic and is called Cape Cod.   Each region has history, lighthouses, windmills, bike trails and great beaches
Cape Cod ,Upper Cape, Mid Cape, Lower Cape, and Outer Cape describe regions of Cape Cod's sandy peninsular
Cape Cod,Upper Cape, Mid Cape, Lower Cape, or Outer Cape, you can find bike trails on Cape Cod, many that are flat paved rail trails
Cape Cod View, Outer Cape,  Provincetown
Cape Cod View, Outer Cape,  Provincetown from the Provincetown tower
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