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.  

This summer marks 60 years of the Cape Cod National Seashore, which was established on August 7th, 1961, by President John F. Kennedy. If you can’t make it yourself this year, have no fear – join Producer Dave Fraser on a tour of the seashore in this video essay. 

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