Sightseeing & Activities
Cape Cod Baseball League – Veterans Field is the home park Chatham Anglers (Chatham A’s) and only a few minutes’ walk from downtown Chatham. Cape Cod Baseball League attracts the best college athletes and the level of play is on par with the minor leagues. Grab a snack and a set on the bleachers or climb “The Hill” behind left field for a bird’s-eye view. Next to the field is a new playground for fans too young to enjoy the game for 9 innings. www.chathamas.com
Monomoy National Wildlife Refugee - Sand stretches for eight miles off the elbow of Cape Cod Chatham, forming the barrier islands of North and South Monomoy and Minimoy. Here amount the varied habitats of oceans, dunes, freshwater ponds, and salt and fresh water marches, lies the 7,604-acre Monomoy National Wildlife Refugee. Visitors in this wilderness refugee encounters a very special place. www.fws.gov/refuge/Monomoy
Chatham Lighthouse & Beach – A visit to the Chatham Lighthouse gives a wonderful view of the beach, the Chatham Bar, the Atlantic Ocean, and Life Guard Beach. The members of the Coast Guard Auxiliary guide the tour and explain the history of the light and its usefulness event today. Children stand next to the beacon in the lighthouse. Call ahead for tour dates and times. http://wow.uscgaux.info/content.php?unit=013-11-01&category=lighthouse-tour-schedule
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center – Museum, Education, Lectures and more! Founded in 2002, the Chatham Marconi Maritime Center sits on the 11.3 acre, 10 building campus which comprised the former Marconi/RCA Wireless Receiving Station, once the busiest ship-to-shore station on the East Coast and a significant military installation during World War II – Lots to tour! www.chathammarconi.org
The Beachcomber Boat Tours- provides beach shuttle access to all water bound sandy beaches aboard one of the bright yellow BEACHCOMBER boats in Pleasant Bay, along the beautiful Chatham Harbor waterways between North Beach, Chatham Light, and the break. They also offer boat rides, flats fishing service and seal watching. Visit them at www.sealwatch.com
Chatham Boat Tours – Customize cruises to celebrate special occasions or just to relax. Tours beautiful unspoiled Chatham Islands and Barrier Beaches, watch for seals, birds, wildlife and 3 Chatham lighthouses from the boat. Watch or even help with lobster pots, shellfish – also provides a sunset cruise. Chatham Yacht Basin Marina, Chatham, MA.
Capeshores Charters – Fishing Charters, Tours, Dolphin and Whale Watching. Offers light tackle sport fishing charters twice daily since 1997 for striped bass, bluefin tuna and other fishes from the Chatham Municipal Fish Pier located at Shore Road and Bacliff Avenue Extension. Free parking, bathrooms and safe walkways and ramps to the dock are located at the Pier for your convenience. 54 99-1 Barcliff Avenue Extension, Chatham, MA.
Chatham Links Golf – This 9-hole par 34 course is very scenic sitting near downtown Chatham with woods and ocean views – It’s very scenic, and while most holes are straight it is very hilly. There are no tee times – first come first serve. Very reasonable price. 209 Seaview Street, Chatham MA. 508-945-4774.
Chatham Orpheum Theater – Historic 1915 theater presents new releases & occasional live events, plus an in-house café that serves food, snacks and bar drinks! www.chathamorpheum.org
CHATHAM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WEBSITE – Fantastic Chamber of Commerce website that provides an About Chatham, What’s New, Plan A Visit, While in Town and Contact sections. Items such as Activities Specials, Dining Specials, Retails Specials, Services Specials. Includes Scenic Landmarks, Events Calendar, Historic Places, Museums, Biking, Band Concerts and Parks! www.chathaminfo.com
HARWICH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – The warm side of the cape provides a unique and detailed site to Plan Your Visit and Things To Do sections. Highlighting where to eat, shop and a calendar of events. Items such as Art & Entertainment, Beaches, Attractions, Recreation, Fishing, Boating, and all Walking Trails are covered in detail. Take some time to check out Harwichport and surrounding area! www.harwichcc.com