The Cape Cod National Seashore is one of the highlights of any trip to Massachusetts. Long a summer retreat for the wealthy and poor alike there are accommodations for all price ranges on the cape. The National Seashore was created on August 7, 1961 by President John F. Kennedy and encompasses 43,607 acres on Cape Cod, in Massachusetts. It includes ponds, woods and beachfront of the Atlantic coastal pine barrens ecoregion. The CCNS includes nearly 40 miles of seashore along the Atlantic-facing eastern shore of Cape Cod, in the towns of Provincetown, Truro, Wellfleet, Eastham, Orleans and Chatham. The cold water Atlantic beaches are an ideal summer getaway but the windswept shoreline offers things to do and see all seasons.
The Old Harbor Life Saving Station is preserved within the park.
Highland Light can also be seen in the park.
To see another lighthouse you can walk along the beach to the Race Point Lighthouse. Be prepared the walk is along beach sand.
The interlacing bicycle routes are a wonderful way to take in the scenery.