By Jaci Conry, GLOBE CORRESPONDENT FEBRUARY 06, 2016
Conjure a trip to Cape Cod and you’re most likely to envision lazy summer days, bathing suits, flip flops, fried clams, and ice cream cones. While travelers flock to the Cape in droves for family vacations in July, it isn’t the first place (or the second or third) that comes to mind when planning a winter getaway with the kids. But it should be on the radar. Cape Cod is just shy of 70 miles from Boston, which makes it an easy escape for a short jaunt.