Enter Hostelling International USA’s Bike the Cape contest and you and a friend or two may win a trip to explore the Cape and Islands by bike. Winners receive one free overnight stay at each of the region’s five hostels between June 17-24, a $300 food stipend per group, and ferry vouchers; hostels are located in Hyannis, Eastham, Truro, West Tisbury (Martha’s Vineyard), and near Surf Side Beach (Nantucket). Submit an application by June 1 with a brief video explaining why you want to bike the region and the route you plan to take. You must provide your own bike and gear.
617-718-7990, ext. 15, www.capecodhostels.org/whatsnew.php
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