Cape Cod, or “the Cape” as it’s affectionately known by locals, is a favorite summertime vacation destination for families across New England and beyond.  

And this past summer marked 60 years of the Cape Cod National Seashore, which was established on August 7th, 1961 by President John F. Kennedy.  

If you’re dreaming of warm sands, sea, and sunshine during this frigid week and weren’t able make it there yourself this year, have no fear – Producer Dave Fraser takes us there in this beautiful video essay.  

Watch more stories about the Cape Cod National Seashore.

This story originally aired on July 9th, 2021.