Wellfleet Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Wellfleet; our list of the best things to see, including Kendall Art Gallery, Newcomb Hollow and Mayo Beach.
  • Kendall Art Gallery

    40 Main St
  • Newcomb Hollow

    Gross Hill Rd
    to Ocean View Dr., lifeguard, restrooms, food
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  • Mayo Beach

    Commercial St
    6, free parking, rest rooms, handicapped accessible.
    restaurants nearby
  • Cahoon Hollow

    Cahoon Hollow Rd
    , TPP or $15, lifeguard, restrooms, food
    food nearby
  • Wellfleet Town Marina

    Commercial Street
    Left onto Main Street and then Left on E. Commercial Street which turns into Commercial Street.)
    eat nearby
  • Powers Landing

    From Main St
    take Chequesset Neck Rd, No facilities.
    restaurants nearby
  • Blue Heron Gallery

    20 Bank St
    Excellent!
  • Wellfleet Drive-In Theatre

    Route 6
    00, Children 3 & under: Free. Only Drive-in theater on Cape Cod. Flea Market on weekends (and Wednesday and Thursday during the summer). Nice little Mini-Golf with snack counter.
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  • Pleasant Point Town Landing

    Pleasant Point Road
    ) Bear left onto Paine Hollow Road to Pleasant Point Road. Note - Way 112 is a half moon loop – if you miss the left onto Paine Hollow – it will loop you back onto Route 6! Limited parking.) At low tide you can walk through and explore the tidal flats. At high tide you can launch your boat or wind surf through the marsh into the harbor. $Free (but permit required for boaters and wind surfers. Must see Wellfleet Harbormaster)
    restaurants nearby
  • Atwood-Higgins House

    back roads to Bound Brook Island
    Inquire at the Visitor Center about visiting this 18th century house.
    food nearby
  • Fort Hill Trail

    Governor Prence Road
    5 mile, moderately difficult trail offers great views and connects with Red Maple Swamp Trail.
    eat nearby
  • Left-Bank Gallery

    25 Commercial St
    , +1 508-349-9451.
  • Harmon Gallery

    95 Commercial St
    , +1 508-349-0530.
  • Head of the Meadow Trail

    Head of the Meadow Beach to High Head Rd
    2 miles.
    eat nearby
  • Cape Cod National Seashore

    off Route 6
  • Pilgrim Spring Trail

    Pilgrim Heights area off Route 6
    Easy 3/4 mile loop through recovering pine and oak forest. A marker commemorates an area representative of where the Pilgrims first drank.
    food nearby
  • Buttonbush Trail

    adjacent to Salt Pond Visitor Center
    This quarter mile trail with a boardwalk bridge over Buttonbush Pond features a guide rope and Braille and large text. Blindfolds optional! Thirty minutes without.
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  • Atlantic White Cedar Swamp

    Marconi Station area
    An award-winning 1.25 mile trail descending through a stunted oak and pine forest into a mature woodland where a boardwalk leads through the picturesque swamp. Moderate difficulty, return route is 1/2 mile in soft sand.
    restaurants nearby
  • Nauset Marsh Trail

    adjacent to Salt Pond Visitor Center
    Easy one mile trail along the shore of Salt Pond and Nauset Marsh over fields and through a recovering forest. Great views.
    food nearby
  • Nauset Light Beach

    Nauset Road off Route 6
    Parking area always fills during July and August, barring bad weather. Arrive before 9:30 AM to ensure a space. Has filled up before then on very hot days.
    eat nearby
  • Davis Gallery

    2766 Route 6
  • Province Lands Trail

    Access points
    5 mile loop with about 2 miles in spurs. CAUTION: Old trail, not designed for speeds over 10MPH.
    food nearby
  • Great Island Trail

    Chequesset Neck Road
    Six mile (or optionally eight mile) trail that runs along Great Island and Great Beach Hill, skirting salt marshes and giving great views on the way to Jeremy Point. The park's most difficult trail with soft sand, some log steps and portions submerged at high tide. Optional routes can be confusing. CAUTION: Do not attempt when tide is rising.
    eat nearby
  • Uncle Tim's Bridge

    E
    Commercial Street (Route 6 East. Left onto Main Street and then Left on E. Commercial Street. A new parking area for 12 cars makes this site more accessible, Uncle Tim's Bridge is a boardwalk over a tidal marsh close to the Wellfleet harbor. It is the subject of countless paintings, photographs, and postcards. The bridge leads to hiking trails around the salt marsh. $Free.
    restaurants nearby
  • Kite Gallery

    75 Commercial St
    Kites, flags, windsocks, toys.
  • Beach Forest Trail

    Race Point Road at parking lot 1/2 mi from traffic light on Route 6
    One mile easy walk in sand, past pond and through dunes.
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EDIT THIS ITINERARY Our list of places in Wellfleet uses some content from Wikipedia and Wikivoyage.