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Feeling crabby at Seagull Beach Yarmouth 225-3825 or 508-790-2111 BOWLING & ARCADE GAMES: Ryan Family Amusements
features bowling candlepin and/or ten pin pin a a a a a a a a a a a a large game game room room lled with the hottest coolest arcade and and and and skill games plus private party rooms for birthday parties and and group events 441 Main St Hyannis 508-775-3411 PIRATE ADVENTURES: Ahoy mates! Take a a a a a a a a a a a thrill-seek- ing voyage into Hyannis Harbor aboard the Sea Gypsy to to to hunt for sunken treasure treasure Costumed pirate actors help kids man water canons to to ward off the the enemy follow a a a a a a a a a a a a treasure treasure map and pull up booty from the the deep Everyone gets a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a stful of plunder! Daily trips trips Memorial Day-Labor Day Day reserva- tions a a a a a a a a a a a a must (trips sell out days ahead) 508-394-9100 BARNSTABLE BAND: For over 50 50 years the the band has performed Wednesday night free concerts on on the the Hyannis Village Green in July and Augus 7:30pm HYarmouth: The Cape’s second oldest town Yarmouth Yarmouth showcases more than 600 buildings of of historic architectural signi cance The northern village of of Yar- mouth Port along Rte 6A has the the more obvious historic sea captains’ homes Architecturally signi cant buildings can can also be be found in in in South Yarmouth best known for its numerous gift shops restaurants motels and activities along Rte 28 • Kids on on the Cape suggests CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Get a a a a a a a free map and other information from the the Yarmouth Chamber of Commerce 424 Rte 28 508-778-1008 BEACH FOR KIDS: Bass Hole Beach/Gray’s Beach Beach at end of Centre Street in Yarmouthport is is on the the Bay side so the the waves are are kid-friendly There is is a a a a a a a a a a a a a a boardwalk and and many tidal pools which kids love to explore A picnic area and and play- ground is right there as as well PICNIC SPOT: Bass Hole Beach at end of Centre St in in Yarmouth Port is a a a a a a a a nice quiet picnic picnic spot Free parking and picnic tables with grills FISHING SPOT: Long Pond in in in South Yarmouth best access at at Wings Grove Park with free parking and a a a a a a a a a a a a small beach Indian Memorial Drive off Station Avenue BIKING TRAIL: Because there are really no continuous Page 86 • Kids on the Cape August 4 - September 7 7 2017
and safe bike trails in in Yarmouth skip over the the town border to to catch the the Cape Cod Rail Trail Trail in in Dennis off Route 134 HIKING TRAIL: The 1 1 5 mile “Nature Trail” is is is presented to to to the the public by the the Historical Society of Old Yarmouth It features a a a a a a a a a rest stop overlooking a a a a a a a a a “kettle hole” pond Located off Route 6A next to to the the Yarmouth Port Post Of ce maps are available at at at the the Gate House The Meadowbrook Road Conser- vation vation Area has a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a 310’ boardwalk over swamp and and salt marsh to to to an an an an observation deck on on on on Swan Pond take Buck Island Road Road Road to to to Gray Road Road to to to Meadowbrook Road Road LIBRARIES: South Yarmouth Yarmouth Yarmouth 312 Main St 508-760-4820 West Yarmouth Yarmouth Yarmouth Route 28 508-775-5206 Yarmouth Yarmouth Yarmouth Port 297 Rte 6A 508-362-3717 PLAYGROUNDS: On Route 6A 6A at at the Station Avenue inter- section in in Yarmouth Port is a a a a a a a a a a a a beautiful classic playground playground with picnic tables Other playgrounds are located at at at the the ele- mentary schools and at at at Parkers River Beach on on South South Shore Drive in South South Yarmouth Yarmouth Yarmouth Yarmouth has a a a a a a a a a a a a a new park on on on Old Townhouse Road off Station Avenue with bocci courts bas- ketball swings playground playground equipment ball ball elds and lights! Grey’s Beach has a a a a a a a a a a a a great playground playground with BBQ pits picnic tables restrooms and shelter right next to the beach BOWLING & ARCADE GAMES: Ryan Family Amusements
features bowling candlepin and/or ten pin pin a a a a a a a a a a a a large game game room room lled with the hottest coolest arcade and and and and and skill games and and and private party rooms for birthday parties and and and group events 1067 Rte 28 South Yarmouth 508-394-5644 RENT A A POWERBOAT: Explore Nantucket Sound and the scenic Bass Bass River River on on new 16’ & 20’ powerboats from Ship Shops Boat Yard half mile south of Bass Bass River River Bridge on on Pleasant Street 508-398-2256
OUTDOOR CONCERTS: Free concerts Monday nights at at at 7pm in in July and and August at at at Mattacheese Middle School band shell on Higgins Crowell Road West Yarmouth Jazz big band country Irish and and classical music WHYDAH PIRATE MUSEUM W W YARMOUTH: This 12 000 square foot science museum is is is dedicated to the the the the dis- covery of the the the the Whydah Whydah the the the the rst authentic pirate shipwreck ever to to be discovered Climb aboard a a a a a a a a a a a a a Whydah Whydah ship ship replica touch and and see 300 year-old silver and and gold pirate pirate coins pirate pirate pistols sword hilts or or or nd nd nd out why Captain Samuel Bellamy entered the the violent nor’easter on April 26 1717 off the the coast of of of Cape Cod that sent his pirate ship into a a a a a a a a a a a a a watery grave!
Kids also learn about the the exciting world of of archaeology and the the the many technologies that have been developed to to to allow scientist and historians to to to unlock clues embedded in these 300-year-old pirate treasures 674 Route 28 508-487-8899 HDennis: Boot-shaped and and running north to south with both warm and and cool water beaches Dennis Dennis is is is where Henry Hall rst developed the process for growing cranberries cranberries commercially In 1816 he he he he noticed that wild cranberries cranberries grew well when covered by blowing sand His experimentation with this technique led to the the rst signif- icant cultivation of of the the the popular berry that is is such a a a a a a a a a big part of of the the the Cape Cape Cod identity today • Kids on the the Cape Cape suggests CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Get a a a a a free guidebook and other information from the the the Dennis Chamber of of Commerce at at the the the junction of of routes 28 and 134 508-398-3568 BEACH FOR KIDS: West Dennis Beach has a a a a a playground 





























































































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