THE SCENIC ROUTE
Pilgrimage to Cape Cod
Visit the Massachusetts peninsula where the pilgrims
ﬁrst set foot in their new home
BY BRION O’CONNOR
ape Cod’s stretch of land and sand
juts into the Atlantic before curving
northward toward Provincetown.
To explore all the nooks and crannies, we
recommend this 160-mile circuitous route.
Begin at the Pilgrims’ settlement in Plymouth
and follow Route 3 to the Sagamore Bridge,
an engineering marvel when it opened in
1914. The road leads to Sagamore, where
you can see artisans’ handiwork at Pairpoint
Glass, the nation’s oldest glassworks (1837).
In nearby Sandwich, the Cape’s oldest
town, the Thornton W. Burgess Museum
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of AAA Traveler - Winter 2013