TriBrand Prosperity 2020 Complete - Flipbook - Page 22
A postcard-perfect village
Out and about
BY JAYNE GUERTIN
At a glance
Tucked in Cape Cod’s elbow is the quintessential fishing village of
Chatham where, early morning, boats head out to deep waters for the
This perfectly picturesque town, situated at the southern-most tip of
Cape Cod’s National Seashore, is known for its many beautiful beaches
and historic lighthouses, such as the 19th-century Chatham Lighthouse,
which now serves as an active U.S. Coast Guard station. Abutting the
station is the untarnished, 40-acre Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge
– part of the 7,500 acres comprising the Monomoy Islands – where one
can stroll along the shoreline, spy migratory birds and watch seals at play.
Boaters will find several yacht and boat clubs throughout town, such as
Chatham Yacht Club and the Monomoy Yacht Club. Chatham also has
a municipal airport for small aircraft.
Chatham is endowed with some of the best golf courses in
Massachusetts, and Eastward Ho! Country Club, with its stunning,
multidirectional water views, has been ranked the best in the state.
The plush Wequassett Resort and Golf Club on the Harwich/Chatham
border has, among other amenities, pools and four Har-Tru tennis
courts. The exquisitely appointed Chatham Bars Inn, an oceanfront
resort with sweeping views of the Atlantic, is nearby the 9-hole golf
course at Chatham Seaside Links.