17 Reasons to Visit Cape Cod and the Islands Before Summer Ends

And 100-plus inches of snow isn't one of them.

1. Because famous fashion designers would rather get eaten by a shark than go back to New York.

Sorry NY I won’t be coming back from the Cape as you can clearly see why. #sharkweek #don’tgowon’tgo

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2. Because even the seals have chill.

I like his style #seal #capecod #chatham

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3. Because you can actually see stars.

Never thought I’d take a picture of the Milky Way and see a meteor shower at the same time #capecod

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4. Because of sunsets like these.

#Provincetown #capecod #MA #USA #photography #myday

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5. And these.

the sky is pretty cool sometimes

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6. And these.

#capecod #sunset

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7. Because whale watching is plentiful.

#whalesandpals #CCvaca15 #capecod

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8. Because the beaches are gorgeous.

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9. And so are the golf courses.

Seriously though that light #lightcomesafterthestorm #newengland #alittleflare

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10. And so are the marinas.

Reason 35688522 why I love summer…. #summer #summerfun #Nantucket #funadventures #capecod #cape #august #iheartsummer

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11. Because of the lighthouses.

#lighthouse #capecod

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12. Because the homes look like this.

13. And this.

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14. Because you never know what you might find.

#warhol #andywarhol #marilyn #marilynmonroe #drag #dragqueen #capecod #provincetown

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15. Because it’s fun for all ages.

#vacationday5 #sunshineyday #poolcronicles #capecod

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16. Because this is the biking view.

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17. Because summer is too short.

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