ABOUT VACATION RENTALS IN BOURNE
Bourne is a quiet community without the usual summer crowd at the other Cape communities in Massachusetts. A stop to tour the villages of Cataumet, Bournedale, Monument Beach, Buzzards Bay, Pocasset, Gray Gables, and Sagamore Beach is surely worthwhile. Bourne provides access to the western portion of the Cape Cod Canal, the world's widest sea-level canal, and the Service Road area. You can view the historic Bourne and Sagamore bridges along with the Bourne Train Bridge. The Cape Cod Canal is known for its superb sport fishing and for carrying ships flying the flags of all nations.
The Cape Cod Canal offers a variety of recreational opportunities to the traveler. Various access points to allow travelers to use the canal for bicycling, hiking, picnicking, fishing, ship watching and other recreational activities. Beneath the Bourne Bridge lies the Bourne Scenic Park campground. You can visit the park to enjoy the beauty and charm of Cape Cod Canal.
The Aptucxet Trading Post Museum in Bourne was erected on the foundation of the original post which was excavated by archaeologists in the 1920s. Manomet River connected Herring Pond with Buzzards Bay before the canal was dug. A short portage connected the pond to Scusset River, which ran to Cape Cod Bay. Another popular building in Bourne is The Summer White House, built by former President Cleveland in the Monument Beach. This monument is just a mile from Tanglewood.