explore new england: Massachusetts
AAA designing close-to-home vacations
By Paul E. Kandarian, Globe Correspondent AAA Southern New England can design trips for members just about anywhere, but in the interest of saving money...
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Most visitors to Cape Cod breeze through Truro without a second look on their way to the prize at the tip: Provincetown. But break off a bit earlier for this quiet enclave, and you will find miles of pristine beaches, the Cape’s oldest lighthouse, a winery, and gourmet ice cream shops.
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