20 Fun things to do with kids on the Cape

They'll have fun, they'll learn something and they'll get a good night's sleep!
Little scallywags and their parents enjoy a cruise aboard the Sea Gypsy, here on Bass River. Photo by John Fitts.

Bringing kids to Cape Cod is fabulous. There are playgrounds, parks, beaches, and many other attractions to keep children stimulated and happy (and run them ragged so that they will go to bed easy!).

Depending on where you go on Cape Cod, there are plenty of places to explore and make your own. With the help of William DeSousa-Mauk, the PR consultant for the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce, we have compiled a list of the top 20 activities for kids!

Here's #1 and #20, to see the other 18 in between, visit CapeCodTravel.com!

1.   Nickerson State Park, Brewster: One of the best known parks on the Cape, Nickerson does not have a great reputation for naught. The park has numerous trails and bike paths, as well as great ponds for swimming and boating. Visitors can come in for free and bike, hike, and play. Campers can also rent campsites from the park and stay overnight and have a cookout, roast marshmallows, and tell ghost stories! Nickerson State Park, 2488 Route 6A, Brewster

20. Sea Gypsy Pirate Adventures, Hyannis: Recommended for children between ages 3 and 10, Sea Gypsy Pirate Adventures offers swashbuckling fun on the high seas. Check out the website for full details! Pirate Adventures Cape Cod, 138 Ocean Ave., Hyannis

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