Synopses & Reviews
21 Self-guided Tours. 51 Maps. One Great Trip.
At last, a travel guide that tells you how to see the best of everything—in the smartest, most time-efficient way.
The best of Cape Cod and the Islands in three days
Thematic tours for every interest, schedule, and taste
Tours of the best-loved towns and villages
Hundreds of evocative color photos
Bulleted maps that show you how to get from place to place
Hotels, restaurants, shopping, and nightlife for all budgets
A tear-resistant foldout map—enclosed in a handy plastic wallet you can also use for tickets and souvenirs
- Detailed general and special interest tours of the whole Cape, as well as Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard, whether you have a day, a weekend or longer.
- Tours of the best small towns and villages, from Falmouth to Oak Bluffs
- The best beaches, hikes, bike trails and kayaking trips
About the Author
Laura M. Reckford is the editor of The Barnstable Enterprise newspaper in the town of Barnstable on Cape Cod. Formerly the managing editor of The Falmouth Enterprise and Cape Cod Life magazine, she has also been on the editorial staffs of Good Housekeeping magazine and Entertainment Weekly. She is also the author of Frommer’s Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket, and a co-author of Frommer’s New England. She co-authored the first edition of France For Dummies.
Table of Contents
15 Favorite Moments.
1 The Best Full-Day Tours.
The Best of Nantucket in Three Days.
The Best of Martha's Vineyard in Three Days.
The Best of the Cape in Three Days.
2 The Best Special-Interest Tours.
Cape & Islands History Tour.
Antiquing Old King’s Highway.
Cape & Islands Architecture.
Cape Cod for Kids.
Cape Cod on a Budget.
Cape Cod for Art Lovers.
3 The Best Towns & Villages.
4 The Best Shopping.
Shopping Best Bets.
Cape & Islands Shopping A to Z.
5 The Great Outdoors.
Beaches Best Bets.
Beaches A to Z.
Cape Cod National Seashore Trails.
Kayaking Three Bays, Osterville.
Kayaking Sandy Neck.
Cape Cod Canal Bike Trail.
Cape Cod Rail Trail.
Shining Sea Bikeway.
6 The Best Dining.
Dining Best Bets.
Dining A to Z.
7 The Best Nightlife.
Nightlife Best Bets.
Nightlife A to Z.
8 The Best Arts & Entertainment.
Arts & Entertainment Best Bets.
Arts & Entertainment A to Z.
9 The Best Lodging.
Lodging Best Bets.
Lodging A to Z.
10 The Savvy Traveler.
Before You Go.
Cape & Islands: A Brief History.
Cape & Islands Art & Architecture.
Airline, Hotel & Car-Rental Websites.