Olde Cape Cod Discovery Trail

For a fun and safe experience to share outside with friends and family, head to the Olde Cape Cod Discovery Trail.

On the Olde Cape Cod Discovery Trail, visitors journey to the past on this self-guided driving or walking trail along the town’s beautiful waterways and learn how past generations survived off the land and sea and built this special place.

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The guide has four areas to explore:

  • 1600s: the Native Americans and early settlers who farmed along the Bay
  • 1700s: the growth of the Quaker community and business along Bass River
  • 1800s: the thriving village of Sea Captains along beautiful Old King’s Highway (Route 6A)
  • 1900s: the rise of tourism along Nantucket Sound

Some of the sites to visit include Gray’s Beach, Taylor Bray Farm, the nature trails of the Historical Society of Yarmouth, Edward Gorey House, Indian Memorial, Cultural Center of Cape Cod, and Judah Baker Windmill.