12. (Tie) Wellfleet, Massachusetts
Where to Stay in Wellfleet, Massachusetts:
Gull Cottage Bed and Breakfast:
A historic cottage tucked between a pair of ponds, built in the late 1700s, this property has been in the same family since the 1890s. The ocean is a 30 minute walk, but a private beach on Gull Pond is readily accessible.
Where to Eat in Wellfleet, Massachusetts:
PB Boulangerie Bistro:
You’ll have to line up for croissants or pain au chocolat at breakfast or for croque monsieur or a tuna confit sandwich at lunch. But make a reservation for dinner and you can be seated on the open porch or in an inside dining room to enjoy seared local swordfish with herb sauce.
Great Attraction in Wellfleet, Massachusetts:
Great Island Trail:
Spectacular views highlight this “most difficult” of the Cape Cod National Seashore trails. Sandy 6 to 8 miles round trip; check tide tables, as sections are submerged during high tide.
The Wellfleet Drive-In
Catch a first-run flick at this circa-1957 drive-in movie theater.
More information: www.wellfleetchamber.com