What to Do

Welcome to the Cape Cod Canal Region Chamber of Commerce’s virtual information center. Our goal is to provide visitors to our area with easy to find helpful information that will make your visit enjoyable. Whether you’re looking for places to eat, have fun, stay overnight, or plan a wedding, we have members ready to help you! Each bullet point below will redirect you to locations in the Cape Cod Canal region.


A lobster or clambake on the beach may be the first thing that springs into mind when you dream of a meal on Cape Cod — and we’ve got that! This is truly a seafood lover’s paradise, where the catch of the day includes everything from New England traditions like fried clams, scallops, lobsters, clam chowder, and much more.

​A tour of our restaurants shows that there is plenty more on the menu than just seafood. Regional eateries offer everything from traditional American fare, to steaks, to haute cuisine, to homemade Italian dishes and more. So come join us for a one-of-a-kind meal and a special experience at a Cape Cod Canal Region restaurant.



A visit to the Cape Cod Canal Region can be as laid-back or as eventful as you wish. The region’s natural amenities alone are reason enough to visit, and there are plenty of opportunities to get out and enjoy the scenery. You can hike or bike the region’s trails. There are also plenty of water activities here, including swimming, fishing, deep-sea fishing, whale watching, canal cruises and water sports.

Family activities are abundant here, too. Whether you choose an amusement park, an educational day at one of the area’s many historic sites or museums, an old-fashioned train excursion, a walk on the wild side at the zoo, or a summer concert, you’re sure to enjoy your days and nights. Sports fans can enjoy our golf courses or even collegiate baseball, courtesy of the Cape Cod Baseball League.

A shopping day in any of our charming, historic villages and towns can be both rewarding and relaxing. Browse quaint shops for fine art, collectibles, antiques, books, candles, jewelry, and more in an atmosphere of historic charm, with plenty of personalized, expert service. Visit an old-fashioned general store and take a step back in time. See artisans and crafters at work in their studios or pick up some delicious fresh produce at roadside farm stands. Power shoppers can hunt for bargains at one of the area’s factory outlet malls. Stop by any of our conveniently located Visitor Information Centers for more ideas on what to do and see in the Cape Cod Canal Region.


Part of the experience of exploring the magnificent Cape Cod Canal Region is the variety of unique places to stay. Whether your tastes run to a campsite on a wooded plateau or a full service spa experience, you can find the perfect getaway spot here. Our numerous award-winning campgrounds, bed & breakfasts, cottages, hotels, and inns offer an amazing variety of locations and amenities.

You can choose a balcony room in a contemporary-style hotel or a locally owned bed & breakfast whose owners specialize in warm welcomes and personalized service. In a region boasting nearly 400 years of history, you’ll of course finds beautiful, historic bed and breakfast inns, offering period furniture and elegant meals side-by-side with modern amenities such as wireless high-speed Internet access.

Many of the lodging places of the Cape Cod Canal Region have achieved national and international recognition. Whether you’re here for a traditional New England getaway, visiting on business, or planning a wedding or other special event, rely on the lodging places of Cape Cod for outstanding comfort, service and amenities, all in a region of unsurpassed beauty.