Cape Cod is the place to spend your downtime for the many residents of Massachusetts, so if you’re planning a vacation you should definitely check it out for yourself. Many a celebrity visits the area and some even own property there. Perhaps the biggest known love affair is that of John Fitzgerald Kennedy(great President JFK). So don’t be surprised if on your visit you bump into somebody like Martin sheen, Michael J Fox, Samuel L Jackson or even former 15-time WWE World Heavyweight Champion and Boston boy John Cena. Here are some of the best places to spend your nights in Cape Cod that keep locals and tourists coming back for more.
Oak & Ember Whiskey Bar & Grill
If you’re really into your whiskey’s, then this is the place for you, with over 140 different options, Oak & Ember is a paradise for the brown liquor. Whether your poison of choice is bourbon, Scotch or ryes, you are more than covered here , plus you can try their own cocktail creations like a Kentucky Mai Tai, comprised of Corner Creek, DC Mandarino, Orgeat, lemon, lime, rosewater and Bitterments Elemakule Tiki Bitters. If you’re really stuck for choice, you can try a three-whiskey flight arranged for you in eight different combinations. Just make sure you leave the car at home.
Chatham Bars Inn
The good folks at Chatham Bars Inn have recently celebrated their Centennial, well we imagine it’s not been the same staff since opening, but they must be doing something right. Many Massachusetts natives swear by CBI for their fine dining and drinking, and if you have a few too many, you can always stay the night in their impressive lodgings. Step inside and you can enjoy their distinctive cocktails like the fan-favourite Shark Bite (light run, crème of coconut, pineapple juice, Monin Blue, grenadine splash and candy shark garnish) and the Cape Cod Margarita (Sauza tequila, Cointreau, lime agave-nectar and cranberry juice). To celebrate their big birthday they even launched a commemorative martini made in a special centennial shaker.
Cape Cod Melody Tent
If you’re in the mood for a live show, then the Cape Cod Melody Tent is definitely the place for you. With over 60 years of history, they have been presenting world class entertainment to Massachusetts. This is venue that has emerged as a popular destination for patrons and performers, with a relaxed ambience and an intimate theatre experience where every seat is within 50 feet of the stage. Over the years, the Tent has played host to Lynyrd Skynyrd, Alice cooper, Willie Nelson, Huey Lewis and many, many more. Check out their upcoming shows now.
Plainridge Park Casino
The only casino and live harness-racing track in all of Massachusetts is an incredibly exciting and friendly total entertainment experience. What better way to spend your nights off than with the non-stop thrill of over 1,200 slot machines with the latest cutting edge technology plus classic table games like poker and blackjack. Before you go you can brush up on your blackjack knowledge with this handy guide. Finally, when you’re all exhausted from all the gaming, you’re bound to be hungry and you can enjoy a meal at Slack’s Oyster House & Grill or you can enjoy a feast of your favourite pub food at Flutie’s Sports Pub.