Explore spectacular Nantucket Sound beaches and historic sea captains homes when you visit Chatham, located at the “elbow” of the Cape. Popular beaches in Chatham include Lighthouse Beach (across from the Coast Guard station with the lighthouse), Cockle Cove Beach, Ridgevale Beach and Hardings Beach. One of the most popular shopping destinations is Main Street in Chatham where you’ll find Chatham’s boutiques, galleries, and restaurants. Home of the Chatham Lighthouse (and it’s ever shifting coastline). Chatham offers the best of the Cape, with miles of fascinating coastal activities, from Motonany Island cruises to spending time in town day tripping. There is also a hidden gem in Chatham – the propeller from the Coast Guard vessel that rescued the “Finest Hours” boat in 1952, it’s now on the National Registry of Historic Places and can be seen at the parking lot at Lighthouse Beach!