Cape and Islands Whale Trail
More than 60 painted whales are distributed throughout Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket. There are ``pods" in Buzzards Bay, Sandwich, Falmouth, Barnstable, Hyannis, Yarmouth, Chatham, Orleans, Provincetown, and Vineyard Haven, and several other single whales. Free.
To bid online for a whale, print locator maps, or get information on artists, go to www.capeandislandswhaletrail.com. The whales will be auctioned Sept. 23 at the Four Points by Sheraton Hyannis Resort .