© Laura Padgett
The essence of a place, like the smell of the sea or the tang of a lemon, is the “why” behind all travel. To leave our homes and to discover new textures, tastes, and the lilt of a different dialect or language brings us the sense of both our universality as human beings, and the marvelous ways in which we differ.
In this section, we offer a little bit of that essence for each DGuide city. Read the Overview for flavor, and the History for context. If you’re considering a move, get local detail from Relocation, and see Related Links for even more background.
Cape Cod Information
- Pounded by waves and shaped by sand, the story of Cape Cod is set in a ever-changing geological wonderland. As Ice Age glaciers began to advance into lower New England about 22,000 years ago, the front sections encountered warmer temperatures and began to melt.
- View Cape Cod History >
- The Cape became its own large island with the completion of the Cape Cod Canal in 1914, connecting to the mainland via the Bourne and the Sagamore bridges.
- View Cape Cod Overview >
- This section provides a list of relevant agencies and organizations that can help you in your move, including some useful tools such as cost of living calculators.
- View Cape Cod Relocation >
- Site Map
- Use this page to navigate our site. A primary goal of DGuides is to provide useful and descriptive information quickly, so if you have suggestions for how we can improve the organization of our site,...
- View Cape Cod Site Map >