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Chatham was once the railhead for Cape Cod, and the trains that took fish, salt, and shoes out also brought vacationers in—another opportunity for wealth.

by Tom Brosnahan
Travel Info Exchange




Chatham got rich, and is still a graceful town of big old houses and inns, an easy pace, friendly people, and pleasant vistas all around (map).

Visitors come to look at Chatham Light, the town's beaches, its resort hotels, and its inns full of character. You'll find Chatham an active, bustling place in July, August and parts of September, with lots of traffic and few streetside parking spaces, though town parking lots off Main Street provide relief.

Here's what to see and do in Chatham.


Chatham's collection of restaurants pleases visitors coming for the season, or just for the day: the Impudent Oyster and Chatham Squire Restaurant & Tavern have been serving for decades. The Chatham Pier Fish Market serves fish and chips, lobster rolls and other seaside fare right where the fishing boats come in, and Sandi's Diner , 639 Main Street just east of MA Route 28, serves breakfast all day.

Hotels, Motels, Resorts & Inns

Chatham seems to have at least one kind of every accommodation imaginable, so you should have little trouble finding a place you'll like. More...

—by Tom Brosnahan

Chatham Hotels, Motels & Inns

What to See & Do in Chatham

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Chatham Fish Pier, Chatham, Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Chatham Fish Pier.





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