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tic Ocean: Coast Guard Beach Beach and Nauset Nauset Light Light Beach Beach where historic Nauset Nauset Light Light still ashes its signature red and and white beams across the beach and beyond Stop at the the the Windmill Green where the the the historic windmill is is open for tours in in in summer From there Samoset Road leads to to First Encounter Beach on Cape Cod Bay scene of the May ower explorers’ rst contact with natives in 1620 This is is a a a a a a a a a a popular beach but there’s plenty of room park at at the the the the end near the the the the the the river and and nd nd nd nd a a a a a a a a a a a a peaceful spot on on the the the the the the sand Farther up Route 6 the the the the Cape Cod National Seashore’s Salt Pond Visitor Center has interesting exhibits on on Cape natural history and beautiful trails plus a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a bike path to to Coast Guard Beach Another National Seashore area with pretty walking trails is is Fort Hill south of Salt Pond on on on Route 6 and is is well marked Well Well eet Known as “the gallery town ” Well Well eet eet is full of art galleries along with interesting and fun fun shops While gallery-hopping in in in in in Well eet is is fun fun any
day day of of the week Saturday in in in in in summer is is of of cially Gallery Night with opening receptions 6-8pm in in in in just about every gallery – a a a a good excuse to to pop into venues you’ve never seen One Main Main Street attraction is the the clock in in in the the steeple of First Congregational Church on on on on on Main Main Street the the only town clock in the the world that strikes on on on ship’s time The eastern portion of town is Cape Cod National Seashore Seashore territory and the Seashore’s Marconi Beach is one to to to behold Take a a a a a a a a a a a a a turn off the the the beach road to to to hike the the the enchanted white cedar swamp trail and walk out on the the the the the observatory over- looking the the the the Atlantic at at the the the the site where Gugliemo Marconi sent the the the the world’s rst radio transmission triggering the the the age of communication Don’t miss the the Massachusetts Audubon Society’s Well Well eet eet Bay Sanctuary off Route 6 in in South Well- eet eet which has a a a a a a a a a a a “green” building with exhibits walking trails and activities on all things nature-re- lated from bird-watching to tidal pool walks Truro
With 21 square miles and just over 2 2 000 residents Truro
is is the the least densely populated of all the the Cape towns and those who have discovered it it feel it’s the the essence of Cape Cape Cod Cod Remarkably unspoiled Truro
bene ts ts from the the Cape Cape Cod Cod National Sea- shore shore which stretches up its eastern shoreline Lovely Head of the the Meadow Beach is shared by the the Seashore and and the town Wild and and and and private Truro
is is woods and and and and dunes writers and and and artists Once called Danger eld for its treacherous coastline the the town separated from Eastham
in in in in 1709 and and was named Truro
after the the town in in in in Cornwall England because its terrain re- called the the the lonely moors and and rolling hills there Of contemporary fame is Truro
Center for the the the Arts at Castle Hill which draws scores of people from across the country and beyond to take sum- mer classes Payomet Performing Arts Center offers plays music comedy and and and a a a a a a a a a lm series under the big tent off Highland Road (see our Datebook and and and Onstage sections) Visit Truro
Vineyards on on on Route Route 6A just off Route Route 6 6 on on the way to to to Provincetown for tours tastings and purchase of locally-made wine Provincetown See “Day Trip” section in in this issue n n n n n Fall 2018 / Winter 2019 The Guidebook of Cape Cod • 89
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