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Harwich (Massachusetts)

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Harwich[1] is in Massachusetts on Cape Cod. It includes the villages of Harwichport, South Harwich, and West Harwich.

Get in

Route 6 to Exit 10, right on Route 124.

Get around

  • Freedom Cruise Line, Inc., 702 Main St., Harwich Port, +1 508 432-8999, [2]. Ferry service to Nantucket.

See

  • 'Brooks Academy Museum, 80 Parallel St.,+1 508 432-8089. Seasonal.
  • Bell's Neck Conservation Area, Bell's Neck Road off Depot Road, Almost 250 acres of conservation land, featuring a herring run.

Art Galleries

  • 820 Main, 820 Main St. (Rte. 28), Harwich Port, +1 508 430-7622. Cape Cod landscapes.
  • Bradford Trust Fine Arts, 66 Miles Rd., +1 508 430-1482, [3].
  • Kreeger Pottery, 586 Main St. (Rte. 28), +1 508 432-6398.
  • Private Collection Gallery, 515 Main St., +1 508 430-0303.
  • Roberta Ann Hogan Gallery, 779 Route 28, +1 508 432-0435.

Do

  • Harwich Junior Theater, Division St., West Harwich, +1 508 432-2002 (General Information), +1 508 432-2002 (Box Office).
  • Bike the Cape Cod Rail Trail, Headwaters Drive, +1 508 896-3491, [4]. Free parking. This 22 mile bike trail follows an old railroad bed through several towns. Check their website or call them to check for closures.
  • Monomoy Island Excursions, Route 28, Harwichport, +1 508 430-7772, [5]. Seal watches, nature and history tours.
  • Pleasant Bay, Off Route 28, Calm water beach with sandbars. Popular with clammers. Open to non-residents.

Buy

Main Street (Route 28), Harwich Port has a string of interesting shops.

Eat

  • Cape Sea Grille, 31 Sea St. Harwich Port, +1 508 432-4745, [6]. One of the more innovative choices.
  • Brax Landing Restaurant, 705 Route 28, +1 508 432-5515, [7].
  • Depot Restaurant & Oyster Bar, Corner of Rt 28 & Depot Rd. South Harwich, +1 508 432-6900.
  • Four Hundred Club, 429 Main St., Harwich Port, +1 508 430-0404, [8]. $12-$21.
  • Harbor Watch Room, 23 Snow Inn Rd. (Upstairs from Thompson's Clam Bar) +1 508 432-3595. Wychmere Harbor. Cocktails on the deck.
  • Harwichport Grill, 561 Main St. Harwich Port, +1 508 432-0700.
  • Jake Rooney's, 119 Brooks Rd. +1 508 430-1100. Tavern with great food.
  • Julelips, 25 Sequattom Rd., +1 508 430-2235.
  • L'Alouette, 787 Main St., +1 508 430-0405. French. Avg $20.
  • Lighthouse Cafe, 216 Main St., +1 508 432-5399.
  • Luscious Louies, 600 Route 28, +1 508 430-4131.
  • New Moon Bar & Grill, 551 Route 28 Harwich Port, +1 508 432-9911. A little different. $13-$26.
  • Out To Play Cafe, 183 Oak St., +1 508 430-8477.
  • Rosie O'Grady's Pub at the Westview, 278 Main St., +1 508 432-6868.
  • School House Ice Cream, 749 Main St. (Route 28), +1 508 432-7355. Make your own sundae. Nice.
  • Seafood Sam's, 302 Route 28, +1 508 432-1422.
  • Stewed Tomato, 707 Main St., +1 508 432-2214. Homemade soups, pastries.
  • Szechuan Delight, Route 137 & 39, +1 508 430-0022.
  • Talk of The Town Cafe, 481 Route 28, +1 508 432-7100.
  • Weatherdeck, 168 Main St., +1 508 432-8240.
  • West View Grill, 278 Route 28, +1 508 432-6868.

Drink

  • Cape Cod's Irish Pub, 126 Main St., +1 508 432-8808, [9].

Sleep

  • A Beach Breeze Inn, 169 Route 28, +1 508 432-2101, [10]. $119-$139 in season.
  • Augustus Snow House B&B, 528 Main Street, Harwich Port, +1 508 430-0528, [11]. Very nice with great breakfast. $$$$
  • Alyce's Dunscroft By The Sea, 24 Pilgrim Rd. Harwich Port, +1 508 432-0810, [12]. Bed and breakfast inn with private two mile beach.
  • Barnaby Inn, 36 Route 28, +1 508 432-6789, [13]. Rooms and cottage. Breakfast delivered to your room.
  • Blue Whale Motor Lodge, 40 Main St., +1 508 430-0474.
  • Blueberry Inn Bed and Breakfast, 621 Main St., +1 508 432-6389.
  • Cape Cod Claddagh Inn, 77 Main St., West Harwich, +1 508 432-9628, [14]. 6 rooms.
  • Cape Winds By The Sea, 28 Shore Rd., +1 508 432-1418, [15].
  • Captains Quarters B & B Inn, 85 Bank St., +1 508 432-1991, [16].
  • Clapp's Guest House, 15 South St., +1 508 432-0600, email: clappsgh@comcast.net. 8 units
  • Coachman Motor Lodge, Route 28, +1 508 432-0707, [17].
  • Commodore Inn by the Sea, 30 Earle Rd., +1 508 432-1180, [18]. 27 rooms.
  • Country Inn, 86 Sisson Rd., +1 508 432-2769.
  • Handkerchief Shoals Motel, Route 28, +1 508 432-2200.
  • Harbor Breeze Inn, 326 Lower County Rd., +1 508 432-0337, [19]. Bed & Breakfast. Rooms and suites. Nice gardens, walk to beach.
  • Harbor Walk, 6 Freeman St., Phone: +1 508-432-1675. May-Oct. Garden setting.
  • Lions Head Inn, 186 Belmont Rd., +1 508 432-7766, [20]. 6 rooms.
  • Sandpiper Beach Inn, 16 Bank St., Harwich Port, +1 508 432-0485, [21]. Beachfront on Bank Street Beach.
  • Seadar Inn By The Sea, 1 Braddock Ln., +1 508 432-0264, [22]. Rooms and suites. Early American motif. Oceanfront.
  • Stone Horse Motel, Rte. 28, +1 508 430-2220, [23]. 21 rooms and suites in wooded setting.
  • Tern Inn and Cottages, 91 Chase St. West Harwich, +1 508 432-3714, [24].
  • Willow House-Guests, 23 Willow St., West Harwich, +1 508 432-2517.
  • Winstead Inn & Beach Resort, 4 Braddock Ln., Harwich Port, +1 508 432-4444, [25]. Nice location on the beach and near village. Concierge. $265-$445 in season.

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