About 71 miles (114 Km) from Boston is the seaside region of Cape Cod, Massachusetts or "the Cape" as it is referred to by New Englanders. New England is the name for the eastern state area of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.
Cape Cod is a popular destination for beachgoers from all over the world. With 560 miles (900 Km) of coastline, beaches, both public and private, are easily accessible in Cape Cod. Cape Cod is also popular for its outdoor activities like beach walking, biking, boating, fishing, golfing, kayaking, miniature golf, and unique shopping.
There are also 27 public golf courses and 15 private courses on Cape Cod. Bed and breakfasts or vacation houses are often used for lodging but there are a few motels nearby as well.
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