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View Poll Results: Better place for a summer home?
The Hamptons 10 29.41%
Cape Cod 24 70.59%
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Old 10-12-2010, 08:54 AM
 
Location: New York, NY
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Default The Hamptons vs. Cape Cod

These are two premiere locations where the rich and often famous go to vacation in the summer.
Where would you prefer to have a summer home?
EDIT* - When I say Cape Cod, I mean Cape Cod & Martha's Vineyard/Nantucket etc.

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Old 10-12-2010, 09:01 AM
 
Location: São Paulo
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Ehh, the Cape isn't really for the "Rich & Famous" .... there are certainly very, very wealthy areas on the Cape, but I'd say a better comparison to the Hamptons would be Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard.
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Old 10-12-2010, 09:03 AM
 
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^Agreed, however, I'll go with the Cape. I like how the Cape is setup, and it's thinner, so it's easier to get from the cape side to the ocean side. Also, I'd prefer a getaway that is NOT for the rich and famous.
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Old 10-12-2010, 11:16 AM
 
Location: New York, NY
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^Agreed, however, I'll go with the Cape. I like how the Cape is setup, and it's thinner, so it's easier to get from the cape side to the ocean side. Also, I'd prefer a getaway that is NOT for the rich and famous.
hmm true. but i feel like there is more to do in the hamptons. i've only been to cape cod once and all i remember is how good the lobster was. haha.
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Old 10-15-2010, 07:50 AM
 
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hmm true. but i feel like there is more to do in the hamptons. i've only been to cape cod once and all i remember is how good the lobster was. haha.
Yeah, I agree with that. There is definitely more to do in the Hamptons. Cape Cod is great for beaches, fishing, cooking out, eating out (I agree on the lobster!), and smaller activities (mini-golf, small shops, etc.). It's very relaxing there.
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Old 10-15-2010, 12:26 PM
 
Location: Dorchester
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Yeah, I agree with that. There is definitely more to do in the Hamptons. Cape Cod is great for beaches, fishing, cooking out, eating out (I agree on the lobster!), and smaller activities (mini-golf, small shops, etc.). It's very relaxing there.
What does one do in the Hamptons that is not done on the Cape and the Islands?
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Old 10-15-2010, 02:18 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia,New Jersey, NYC!
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pffffft

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Old 10-16-2010, 11:41 AM
 
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Never been to the Hamptons, never even thought about going to the Hamptons...but I've visited Cape Cod a few times so it gets my vote.
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Old 10-17-2010, 07:11 PM
 
Location: New York, NY
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What does one do in the Hamptons that is not done on the Cape and the Islands?
i feel like there's more nightlife in the hamptons (in the summer)
like outdoor bars/pubs, and clubs.
but i wouldnt know since i havent experienced cape cod as an adult.
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Old 10-17-2010, 07:14 PM
 
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Live-Hamptons
Visit-Cape Cod
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