b"Cape Cod & Martha's Vineyard:Couples EscapeA re you looking for a perfect romantic escape with your signif- please! And where are you going to go for that romantic, Cape Cod-y pic-icant other? Look no further than Cape Cod, with its breath- nic spot? Right down the road to the Sandwich Boardwalk at Town Neck taking views and charming atmosphere.Beach! As you step onto the Boardwalk, you are immediately enveloped We invite you to start your one-on-one time as soon as youby the natural beauty of Cape Cod. The wooden boardwalk stretches out cross over the Cape Cod Canal by way of the Bourne Bridge. Asin front of you, inviting you to stroll above the marsh and take in the stun-you find your way to Bell Road in Bourne you can feel yourself start toning views on your way to the beach. This 1300-foot long was closed last relax, thinking about your stroll along the Cape Cod Canal. The Cape Codyear due to damage caused by a destructive noreaster. We are thrilled Canal holds a rich history dating back to its construction in 1914. Origi- that it will be open again and we can share it with you. Did you know that nally built for maritime trade and transportation, it has become athis Cape Cod treasure was chosen as one of the top 10 boardwalks in the beloved recreational destination for boaters, anglers, and nature lovers.United States, by National Geographic? The Canal is a haven for fishing enthusiasts, offering abundant opportu- Now its time to hit the road to the mid-Cape, to Main Street in nities to reel in striped bass, bluefish, and other local species. One of theHyannis. With its pedestrian friendly sidewalks, stroll Main Street and most remarkable features of the Cape Cod Canal is its unique tidal cur- visit the more than 50 unique locally owned shops to indulge in some rents, which change direction twice a day. These powerful currents haveretail therapy. From trendy clothing stores to artisanal gift shops, theres shaped the canals ecosystem, creating a thriving habitat for marine life.something for everyone. And the vibe? Its electric! Youll feel the energy The bike path along the canal is well-maintained and easy to walk on. Youof the street as you meander along, taking in the sights and sounds of this can expect to see many others (two-legged and four-legged) out walking,bustling shopping district. As you explore the shops, youll be struck by biking, running and rollerblading. As you walk, youll also see a myriad ofthe friendly and welcoming atmosphere. The shopkeepers are passion-boat traffic with vessels of all sizes. You will not be disappointed by theate about their products and eager to help you find that perfect item. And views along the Canal and its likely to offer you some great photo oppor- with so many one-of-a-kind pieces, youll be sure to find something that tunities for usies. The path youre on is approximately 7 miles, allowingspeaks to you. Maybe jewelry. you the flexibility to simply walk for as long as you want to and not feelAnd now its time for the cherry on top. An evening trip to Marthas pressed for time. What a great way to start the day together! The CapeVineyard! Walk or drive from Main Street to the Ocean Street Dock and Cod Canal bike path is the perfect place to unwind yet connect and enjoyget on board our 4:50pm departure for Oak Bluffs. With its stunning the natural beauty of the Cape.views, delicious cuisine, and charming atmosphere, this quaint town is Next up is a stop at Heritage Museums and Gardens in Sandwich withthe ideal setting for a magical date night. Once off the boat, wander your person. Heritage Museums boasts 100-acres of breathtaking gar- along Circuit Avenue with its vibrant energy, eclectic mix of shops, dens, a 1908 hand-carved carousel scenery, and an antique automobilerestaurants, and bars. Its a feast for the senses! Then set your sights for collection. Roam around this beautiful estate of picturesque landscapesdelectable seaside cuisine at one of the many acclaimed restaurants. and be transported to a world of wonder and amazement. The vibrantAfter dinner, while the sun sets, take a stroll through the picturesque colors of the blooming flowers, the sweet fragrances of nature, and theGingerbread Cottages. Youll find more than 300 colorful cottages that majestic sculptures will leave you in awe. Take a moment to relax andlook like they were built using a cookie cutter and decorated with frost-enjoy the peaceful surroundings and let the beauty of the gardens reju- ing. The color and intricate detail of each cottage are one-of-a-kind. Its venate your soul. With every step, youll discover new treasures and cre- our #1 choice for the most Instagrammable spot on Marthas Vineyard ate unforgettable memories.and we invite you to see why.Now you must be hungry, right? Its the perfect time to pick up someNow its time to catch the last ferry back at 8:40pm, cozy up and relax, lunch for a picnic on the beach. We highly recommend Caf Chew for thereflecting on your day together. Fall in love all over again with Cape Cod, perfect salad or specialty sandwich. A sandwich from Sandwich? Yes,the perfect romantic, quick getaway destination!IMAGE CREDIT: PAUL SCHARFF IMAGE CREDIT: BEN NUGENT IMAGE CREDIT: BETSY RICHThis is Hy-Line 35"