Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute Discovery Center  Visitors to the WHOI Ocean Science Discovery Center learn about the Institution’s ocean science research, engineering, and exploration. Kids learn about the vessels developed and used by WHOI to explore the ocean, enjoy an exhibit of the Titanic, learn about whales, sharks, and more. They make education fun and accessible. Recommendation: Take the $2 WHOOSH trolley from Falmouth to Woods Hole as there is virtually no parking in this little village
15 School St., Woods Hole
Sandwich State Fish Hatchery This is a fun place to take the kids. There are thousands of fish (all trout I think) that you can feed and watch the water boil. The fish vary in size depending on what tank you’re looking in.
164 Route 6A, Sandwich
Phone:- 508-888-0008
Cape Cod Canal Visitor Center The visitor center is a great place to learn about the canal. They offer lots of kids programming including junior ranger programs, campfires, and more.
60 Ed Moffett Drive, Sandwich
Cape Rep Outdoor Children’s Shows Families enjoy morning performances all summer at the outdoor amphitheater in Brewster. Check their website for the schedule.
3299 Route 6A, Brewster
Visit Website:- https://caperep.org/
Chatham Fish Pier Visitors love to visit the deck of the Chatham Fish Pier to watch the fishing boats come in to unload their catch. Especially amusing are the seals that surround the boats, hoping for some free food.
45 Barcliff Avenue, Chatham
Nickerson State Park 1,900-acre Nickerson State Park is a wonderful place to spend the day while visiting the Cape. There are miles of hiking trails around the park, as well as paved trails for bike riding. With two swimmable ponds, visitors enjoy gorgeous fresh water access without fear of big surf or sharks! Open for day use, Nickerson also offers more than 400 campsites.
Route 6A, Brewster
Phone:- (508) 896-3491
Long Pasture, Barnstable Sandy beaches, butterfly-filled meadows, woodland trails, and farm animals combine to make Long Pasture a unique experience on Cape Cod. Gentle, varied trails lead to a spectacular view, with Barnstable Harbor flanked by the dunes of Sandy Neck Barrier Beach. Explore the expansive tidal flats or join a kayak tour, boat cruise, or family nature program. Affiliated with Mass Audubon.
345 Bone Hill Rd., Barnstable
Wellfleet Marine Boat Rentals Wellfleet Marine boat rentals are located at the Wellfleet Town Pier and Marina. The rentals are for boating in Wellfleet Harbor and are limited to inside Great Island, Billingsgate Island & the remains of the Target Ship. Rental hours are from 8:00AM-6:30PM, tides permitting. Open mid-June to mid-September.
Wellfleet Town Pier, Wellfleet
Pilgrim Monument Whether you arrive by land, sea or sky, the Pilgrim Monument is the first thing you see when you approach Provincetown. Standing at 252 feet, the Monument commemorates the history of the Mayflower Pilgrims and beyond. It’s the tallest all-granite structure in the United States. Take the funicular from Bradford Street up to the grounds of the monument. Fun for kids and adults! The monument also houses the Provincetown Museum, which tells the long and colorful story of Provincetown and its interesting characters throughout history.
1 High Pole Rd., Provincetown
Phone:- 508-487-1310
Atlantic White Shark Conservancy Awareness inspires conservation: AWSC’s second outreach facility, Shark Center Provincetown, is the perfect place to be inspired by great white sharks. With a focus on research, education, and public safety, visitors of all ages can explore hands-on, interactive exhibits and dive into the world of our local apex predators. The Shark Center caters to all shark-enthusiasts - making a visit the perfect activity for kids - rainy days included!
15 Macmillan Pier, Provincetown