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If You Go: Sandwich, Mass.

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Globe Correspondent / July 25, 2004

How to get there

Sandwich is about 60 miles south of Boston, or slightly more than an hour's drive. Take Interstate 93 south to Route 3 south to the Sagamore Bridge. Across the bridge, take Route 6 east, then exit 1 onto Route 6A toward Sandwich.

Where to stay

Spring Garden Inn
578 Route 6A, E. Sandwich
508-888-0710
www.springgarden.com
Styled after a knotty-pine Cape cottage, with views of Scorton River. Picnic tables, grills, and pool. Doubles, including continental breakfast, $89-$125.

Dan'l Webster Inn
149 Main St., Sandwich
508-888-3622
www.danlwebsterinn.com
Former stagecoach inn was rebuilt after a fire in the 1970s. Rooms $179-$379.

Where to eat

Dan'l Webster Inn
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Local ingredients and an impressive wine list. Dinner $17.95-$29.95. The tavern serves more casual fare, $6.95-$16.95.

Marshland Restaurant
109 Route 6A, Sandwich
508-888-9824
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a casual atmosphere. Dinner, featuring local seafood, $7-$14.

What to do

Thorton W. Burgess Museum
4 Water St.
508-888-4668
Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday 1-4. Adults $2, children $1.
Dedicated to the "Peter Rabbit" author.

Hoxie House
130 Water St.
508-888-1173
Daily 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sunday 1-4:30.
Built circa 1640, the Cape's oldest saltbox .

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