Is there a more classic-Americana summer getaway than Cape Cod? We don’t think so. The beaches, hydrangeas and cedar-shingled cottages of what Henry David Thoreau called the “bare and bending arm of Massachusetts” are timeless. And the ice cream, putt-putt courses and lobster rolls that have had visitors flocking since at least the 19th century (okay, fine, we’re not sure about the timing of the mini-golf) still beckon you out. Today the Cape isn’t so bare, but we totally get why a few other people want to soak up the coastal New England setting, too.
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