Christmas On Cape Cod – 5 events Not to Miss!

In today’s overly-commercialized world, more Boston families are dreaming of an authentic Christmas on Cape Cod, the coastal holiday destination where modern amenities and Victorian charm casually coexist. In an effort to celebrate the season, just as New Englanders did in days of yore, we rounded up some of the most exciting winter events and attractions…

CapeFLYER Ridership Continues To Grow

CCB MEDIA PHOTOThe CapeFlyer arrives into the Hyannis station from South Station in Boston. HYANNIS – Ridership on the CapeFLYER continues to grow. The weekend summer train service between Boston and Hyannis carried 13,663 passengers in its fourth season. The service averaged 9.2 percent more riders per round trip compared to 2015, which had one…

10 Fun Facts About The Cape Cod Canal Railroad Bridge

T he cruise ship Europa 2 passes under the iconic Cape Cod Canal Railroad Bridge on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. Anne Brennan/Cape Cod Times 1. The vertical clearance above mean high water: 135 feet2. Total height above mean sea level: 271 feet3. Number of Tracks: 14. The bridge is kept in the raised position until a train needs to cross5. Time to Lower: 2.5 minutes6. Length of Center Span: 544…

Top 12 Clam Shacks On Cape Cod

Behold, the clam shack, purveyors of Cape Cod-style fast food beloved by tourists and locals alike. If you’re looking for fresh seafood that’s been deep-fried, look no further than these top 12 Clam Shacks on Cape Cod. Most are family-owned, seasonal eateries where you order at the window (and more than likely pay with cash), grab…