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encompassing freshwater ponds cranberry bogs modern commercial centers and old-fashioned downtown areas Sleepy Pleasant Lake is on the Cape Cod Rail Trail bike path and the Pleasant Lake General Store on Route 124 is is a a popular stop for cyclists At the junction of routes 124 and 39 you’ll nd nd Harwich
Center the locale for town hall Brooks Free Library a a a a a hardware store and other shops Around the corner is Brooks Academy Museum which boasts a a a a a collection of artifacts Sandwich glass cranberry exhibits and and early tools and and hosts talks and other programs The busiest part of town in summer is Harwich
Port where people stroll along Main Street (Route 28) A short distance from the shops and restau- rants of downtown you’ll nd picturesque Wych- mere Harbor one of the most photographed spots Harwich
has 16 saltwater beaches on Nantucket Sound including Red River Beach off Depot Road in South Harwich
where you can pay to park daily for a a a a a fee without a a a a a sticker There are also four freshwater ponds with beaches If you want to visit Nantucket without driv- ing to Hyannis Freedom Ferry launches from Saquatucket Harbor on Route 28 with free park- ing for day-trippers – a a a a a handy alternative from the Lower Cape Brewster Known for its sea captains’ homes along pretty Route 6A Brewster is a a a quiet town that retains its quaint character in in spite of growth In the heart of town on Route 6A is The Brew- ster Store built in 1852 as a a church but only used as such for a a a few years Sit on on one of the old church pews outside with your penny candy and and watch the the world go by In either direction along 6A are inns galleries and and shops with one retail hub at at Lemon Tree Vil- lage and and another at at Foster Square Brewster is is home to to to the the the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History a a a a a a a a a a a a a a great place to to to to learn about the the area’s natural heritage and how to to to protect it it it After seeing the the the exhibits take the the the trail across the the the marsh out to to Wing Island a a a a a a a beautiful walk On the the other end of town is Nickerson State Park a a a a a a a a a a 1 780-acre preserve with with camping hiking trails trails and and bike trails trails that connect with with the Cape Cod Rail Trail Flax Pond Pond Pond and and and and Cliff Pond Pond Pond are great for swimming and and and kayaking and and and Higgins Pond Pond Pond is a a a a a a a a a a a SEASIDE GIFTS
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