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Leisure drive

Totally enjoyed myself taking a leisurely drive along Rt 6A as it is a country road with many... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sandwich, Massachusetts
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6A Sandwich Giants

A must see in December are the Sandwich Giants, 17 foot metal structures covered in lights! This... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
South Shore, MA
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Route 6A, which is on the northern, or bay side, of Cape Cod, winds its way through some of the oldest villages in America, including Bourne, Sandwich, Barnstable, Yarmouth, Dennis, Brewster and Orleans. Many of the homes and churches along this...more
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Totally enjoyed myself taking a leisurely drive along Rt 6A as it is a country road with many interesting sights, stores and wonderful places to eat. This isn’t a drive to rush but a ride to take on a sunny day in Spring or Fall....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A must see in December are the Sandwich Giants, 17 foot metal structures covered in lights! This year there are more than 60 in the town, mostly on Rt 6A. They are truly works of art and get you in the holiday spirit!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ShelSouthShore_MA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a pleasant drive one of these winter eves to see some Christmas lights, you won’t be disappointed driving along the “King’s Highway.” The bulk of the displays are along Route 6A in Sandwich but there are a couple in downtown...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Susan D
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Not the high commercial nature as rte 6. This road travels along the north side of the cape. Antique stores, gift stores all special, glass blower, homes, Vistas, small town halls and very eclectic restaurants. Really more like the 50's. Take the side roads which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank proracegear
Reviewed 9 November 2018

When visiting Cape Cod, you really should take the time to drive along Route 6A. It is less hectic than the highway. If you're into antiques, you'll think it's heaven. Lots to see and do all along the way, very enjoyable. You'll be glad you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Randy L
Reviewed 8 November 2018

You will love the drive along this slice of life in the 1800’s. Thanks to meticulously loved and maintained antique Sea Captains homes all along this tree covered road, you will feel transported to another simpler time. It is magical! Don’t miss it!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Seastar577
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Just ‘follow the 6” all thru to the sites of the Cape! Lovely towns to wander through; many spots to take photos of the wonders of various parts of the Cape. Really fun to drive this in the fall.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Stacy D
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

A beautiful drive that is not off the beaten pass, and will probably be on your route from one location to another.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jessalayne
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Such a wonderful,quaint country like road! Lots of beautiful scenery at slower speeds so you can actually enjoy your trip!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Venture329188
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Drive through the oldest towns in America! Admire the old buildings! Gas stations, restrooms, & coffee/snacks are kinda few and far between.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jenifer R
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Kim R
22 October 2018|
Response from Picarro | Reviewed this property |
Yes route 6a is better in my opinion