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the grounds Each season features exciting new exhibits Check out the the Museum Store and stop for a a a a a treat at at the the sea- sonal cafe Open mid-April through late October Pine and Grove Streets 508-888-3300 GREEN BRIAR NATURE CENTER AND JAM KITCHEN:
Nature trails live animal exhibits nature programs for children and and families and and jam-making workshops in in the historic 1903 Jam Kitchen Open Mon-Sat 10am-4pm Sun 1pm-4pm 6 6 Discovery Hill Road just off Route 6A in East Sandwich 508-888-6870 OUTDOOR BAND CONCERTS: The Sandwich Sandwich town band performs Thurs evenings during July and August at the Wing School bandstand on Beale Avenue TAKE A A A A A A A WALK WALK ON THE BOARDWALK: At Town Neck Beach near the the center of town there is a a a a newly rebuilt board- walk which spans the marshland and and and is a a a a a a a a quiet and and and peaceful place to meander Gaze directly out over the water at at high tide Plenty of parking HBourne: Bisected by by the the Cape Cod Canal the the world’s widest sea-level canal Bourne Bourne is spanned by both the the Bourne and and Sagamore bridges and and is the the rst town visitors see when driving onto Cape Cod A stop to to to to to tour its villages of Bournedale Buzzards Bay Cataumet Gray Gables Monument Beach Pocasset Sagamore and Sagamore Beach is surely worthwhile Bourne was incor- porated in in 1884 though it was originally settled around
1640 It is is historically notable as the the site of the the Pilgrims’ Aptucxet Trading Post built to encourage trade with na- tive Americans and the the Dutch who lived to the the south • Kids on the Cape suggests CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Get a a a a free map and other information from the Cape Cod Canal Region Chamber of Commerce 70 Main St St Buzzards Bay at the Railroad Sta- tion 508-759-6000 BEACH FOR KIDS: Scusset State Beach located near the junction of routes 3 and 6 on on Cape Cod Bay has full facili- ties showers a a a a a a a a play area and snack bar Parking fee PICNIC SPOT: Bourne Scenic Park Park located off Route 6 overlooking the the the Canal on the the the north side near the the the Bourne Bridge Within its 100 acres are are playground areas campsites shing and swimming Day use fee 508-759-7873 FISHING SPOT: Many miles of the Cape Cod Canal are accessible for for shing Try the portion by Scusset Beach for for ounder during the summer season Fishing license re- quired for those over age 15 BIKING & HIKING TRAIL: The 7-mile paved service road facing both sides of the Canal is ideal but keep your eye on the road The close-up views of passing freighters tug boats and cruise ships can be a a a a a real distraction!
PLAYGROUNDS: A A great spot is is is at at Monument Beach with a a a a a a a view of the the harbor Take Clay Pond Road across the the tracks at at the the the Post Of ce going toward the the the water take the the the rst left then the the rst right Sagamore Beach also has a a a a a a a playground Natural Parenting Boutique & Children’s Consignment
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