Top things to do

Top Choice Modern American in Truro

BlackFish

Local ingredients meet urban sophistication at Truro’s top dinner restaurant. From the nautical decor to the out-of-the-ordinary menu choices, everything clicks. Perhaps you’ll want to start with the rabbit ragu and…
Beach in Truro

Head of the Meadow Beach

Part of the Cape Cod National Seashore, this wide, dune-backed beach has limited facilities, but there are lifeguards in summer. If you happen to be there at low tide, you might catch a glimpse of old shipwrecks tha…
Winery in Truro

Truro Vineyards

This boutique vineyard, the first on the Outer Cape, is worth a stop. In recent times it has added a boutique distillery, South Hollow Spirits, producing amber rum and gin. From May to October, tastings take place e…
Live Music in Truro

Payomet Performing Arts Center

The center's theme – 'national talent on a local stage' – rings true, with performances by the likes of folk icon Arlo Guthrie and soul diva Sharon Jones. The setting, inside a large tent surrounded by woods, is as …
Lighthouse in Truro

Cape Cod Highland Light

Sitting on the Cape's highest elevation (a mere 120ft!), Cape Cod Highland Light dates to 1797 and casts the brightest beam on the New England coast. Admission includes a 10-minute video, an exhibit in the keeper's …
Sandwiches in Truro

Box Lunch

Light on the wallet and handy for a quick lunch, this simple roadside operation attached to a farmstand offers an array of roll-up sandwiches, the best of which is the Californian: a turkey, avocado and tomato combo…
Museum in Truro

Highland House Museum

Adjacent to the Cape Cod Highland Light, this museum focuses on Truro's farming and maritime past. It's packed with all sorts of vintage goodies, from antique dolls to shipwreck salvage.
Sweets in Truro

Chequessett Chocolate

Make a stop here to get a primo caffeine and choc fix. Chequessett makes delicious, artisanal bean-to-bar chocolate from sustainably grown cacao beans.