Mashpee is in Massachusetts on Cape Cod. It includes the village of New Seabury. Purchased in 1660 to be a reservation for the Wampanoag tribe and later revoked and incorporated as a town. Until the 1960s, Wampanoags made up the majority of the population.
Wampanoag Indian Museum, 414 Main Street(opp. The Flume), +1 508-477-9339. Mon & Thur 9AM-2PM. Donation Accepted.
Cape Cod Children's Museum, 577 Great Neck Rd. South, +1 508-539-8788, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, . SUMMER: M-Sa 10AM-5PM Su 12PM-5PM Labor Day to Memorial Day: Mo-Fri 10AM-3PM; Sa 10AM-5PM; Su 12PM-5PM Gigantic pirate ship, indoor planetarium, giant train, realistic submarine, farm stand, puppet theater, hands-on exhibits and special programs. They also do birthday parties for children. $7, $6 for 60+.
Lowell Holly, Off South Sandwich Rd., +1 508-679-2115,. This 135 acre preserve has large stands of holly and Mashpee-Wakeby pond is one of the best freshwater fishing sites on the Cape.
South Cape Beach State Park, Great Oak Rd., +1 508 457-0495, . Restrooms. Excellent beach.
Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Rte. 28 (Entrance in E. Falmouth), +1 508-457-0495, FAX: +1 617-727-5537, E-mail: Waquoit.Bay@state.ma.us, . Wonderful 2200 acre reserve perfect for hiking. Also runs public events such as Evenings on the Bluff and the Watershed Block Party.
Quashnet Valley Country Club, 309 Old Barnstable Rd., +1 508-477-4412. 18 hole, par 72, driving range, pro shop, lessons, restaurant.
Mashpee Commons, off the Mashpee rotary at Routes 28 and 151, +1 508-477-5400, . M-Sa 10AM-9PM, Su 11AM-5PM. Over 90 shops, from small boutiques and jewelry stores (M. Brann, Elfstone) to large chain stores (Gap, Williams Sonoma) and local merchants (Soft as a Grape, Ghelfi Candies). The village square hosts festivals and other events. Restaurants include the centrally located Bobby Byrne's Pub and Jade Chinese Restaurant.
The Santuit Inn (The Santuit Inn Boutique Motel), 6 Falmouth Road (Route 28), ☎ 508-428-6433, . Immerse yourself in the quaint décor and stylish Cape Cod ambience ever-present in our beautifully appointed accommodations. Enjoy casual comfort and convenience amidst gracious amenities and thoughtful service – just steps away from the waves of the Atlantic Ocean.edit
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