Exploring South Wellfleet

Posted by Mark Washburn on Friday, September 25th, 2015 at 3:02pm

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From great beaches and great food to family-friendly entertainment, it’s all possible when you start exploring South Wellfleet.

Marconi Beach

For fantastic views of the bay and the ocean, head to Marconi Beach.  This location is famed for it’s steep sand cliff, plus its swimming and hiking.  The area includes a one-and-a-half mile nature walk called the Atlantic White Cedar Swamp Trail.

Once the location of advances in wireless communication as well as a military training site, the location is now part of the Cape Cod National Seashore.  You’ll find Marconi Beach about six miles to the north of the Salt Pond Visitor Center.

South Wellfleet General Store

As for shopping, be sure and check out the South Wellfleet General Store.  With a convenient location right off Route 6, the store is also at the end of the Rail Trail bike path.

The South Wellfleet General Store includes a full deli, as well as sells gourmet cheeses and meats and fresh, local produce.  You’ll also find a number of specialty items here, as well as household supplies and organic products.  In addition, you can order breakfast and lunch sandwiches, deli meats and more.

PB Boulangerie Bistro

For some of the best bakery selections on Cape Cod, you won’t want to miss out on PB Boulangerie Bistro and Bakery.  The location offers up fresh patisserie, cookies, viennoiserie and bread.

In addition, the bistro serves dinner on Wednesday-Sunday nights, with reservations accepted.  Expect to find everything from Wellfleet oysters and Littleneck clams on the menu to lamb, fresh fish and pasta.

Wellfleet Drive-In Theatre

After a great meal, make plans to head to the one and only Wellfleet Drive-in Theatre.  This family-friendly location is the only drive-in theatre in all of Cape Cod with first-run features running throughout the summer months.

The Wellfleet Drive-In is open from Memorial Day to around Labor Day.  The site’s indoor cinema also includes four screens, which show movies year-round.  In addition, during season the location includes ice cream, an outdoor cocktail bar and an 18-hole, mini-golf course for visitors to enjoy.  There’s also a flea market with hundreds of vendors selling everything from clothing and jewelry to antiques and collectibles.

Whether you’re in the market for a great movie, some great food, some great conversation or simply a great day at the beach, you’ll find it all exploring some of the best that South Wellfleet has to offer.

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