TeamHealth - Cape Cod, MA
Cape Cod in Brief
Jutting into the Atlantic Ocean, Cape Cod incorporates 15 towns with many villages. It is a mecca for tourists, retirees, and the rich and famous, many of whom are attracted by its historic, maritime character and beautiful beaches. Full-time residents enjoy a relaxed seaside lifestyle.
The Cape Cod File
- Education. Each Cape Cod town has a few elementary schools, one or two middle schools, and a large public high school—plus there are many private school options.
- Real Estate. Housing options in Cape Cod range from cozy cottages with weathered cedar shingles to waterfront trophy homes.
- Family. Cape Cod offers a wealth of events and activities designed with families in mind, including many local festivals, parks, and playgrounds.
- Culture. Residents and tourists alike enjoy Cape Cod's lively culture and unique history, which includes museums, lighthouses, art galleries and boutiques.
- Recreation. Cape Cod residents enjoy a variety of recreational opportunities, including beach walking, biking, boating and kayaking, fishing, and golfing.
- Weather. Cape Cod experiences a maritime or humid continental climate; summer is warm, fall is exceptionally mild, winter is cold and spring is often delayed.
Cape Cod is one of the biggest barrier islands in the world, and it shields the Massachusetts coastline from North Atlantic storm waves.