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Brewster Fish House

It's not an eye-catcher from the outside, but it's heaven inside for seafood lovers. Start with the lobster bisque, naturally sweet and with chunks of fresh lobster. From there it's safe to cast your net in any dire…
State Park in Brewster

Nickerson State Park

This 2000-acre oasis has eight freshwater ponds with sandy beaches ideal for swimming and boating, as well as miles of cycling and walking trails. Bring along a fishing pole to catch your own trout dinner or just pa…
Museum in Brewster

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

This family-friendly museum offers exhibits on the Cape's flora and fauna, including an aquarium and a butterfly house. It has a fine boardwalk trail across a salt marsh to a remote beach with tide pools. The museum…
French in Brewster

Chillingsworth

This is the place to celebrate special occasions. The standard here is the seven-course, fixed-price French dinner, with the cost depending on your main course selection. Fine dining happens in the antique-filled, 3…
Beach in Brewster

Tidal Flats

When the tide goes out on Cape Cod Bay, the flats – basically giant sandbars – offer opportunities to commune with crabs, clams and gulls, and to take in brilliant sunsets. Best access to the tidal flats is via the …
Museum in Brewster

Brewster Historical Society Museum

At the time of research, Brewster's active historical society was preparing to move into fine new premises, inside the restored 1799 Captain Elijah Cobb House. Its old museum was a treasure trove (treasures brought …
Historic Building in Brewster

Brewster Store

The Brewster Store, in the heart of town, is a sight in itself. The old-fashioned country store opened in 1866, and it's barely changed since: penny candy is still sold alongside the local newspaper. Don't miss the …
Seafood in Brewster

Cobie's

Just off the Cape Cod Rail Trail, this bustling roadside clam shack dishes out fried seafood that you can crunch and munch at outdoor picnic tables, as well as non-fishy fare like burgers and hot panini sandwiches. …