The area of Falmouth has seven historic districts, eight small villages and more shoreline than most other towns in the area. It typifies "Old Cape Cod" with its restored captains' homes, splendid gardens and many festivals, making it ideal for holiday rentals in Cape Cod.
This historic area of New England offers plenty to do for those staying in Falmouth holiday rentals. Explore the small boutiques, galleries and restaurants along Main Street and try the local clam chowder and tasty fried clams. Sampling Smitty's icecream is a must for visitors. Hiking, scenic drives to neighboring historic towns and cycling along the 10 mile Shining Sea cycle path are all a most enjoyable experience. Falmouth has 11 local harbours where boats trips and fishing charters can be booked along this scenic coastline. The beaches offer swimming, fishing and windsurfing or stroll along the seashore collecting shells at low tide.
Martha's Vineyard is just five miles away across the water and is easy to reach by passenger ferry. Spend the day exploring the small communities and beaches on this quiet island. As well as spending a day on the farm in Hatchville, visitors can explore marine science in Woods Hole or attend the theatre there. Plymouth with its recreated Plimoth Plantation, the landmark Plymouth Rock and Mayflower replica ship are a living history lesson. Boston is within easy reach and a guided walking tour will take visitors around the historic churches, Fanteuil Hall and gardens. Learn about cranberries at Cranberry World and pick your own fruit in September and October.
Visitors staying in Falmouth holiday rentals on Cape Cod will find the area has four distinct seasons. Summers are hot but showery, reaching an average 27°C (81°F). Winters are cold with snow and freezing overnight temperatures from December through March. Spring is a beautiful season in New England with daytime highs of 12-19°C (54-66°F) and the autumn is famous for its vivid fall foliage. The area has rain showers throughout the year.
Falmouth holiday rentals are served by Boston Logan (BOS) International Airport which is just 74 miles away along route MA-3. Boston Airport offers nonstop flights to 72 domestic and 30 international destinations making it very easy to reach for all over the world. There are various transportation options from the airport including the Silver Line subway system which connects all five terminals with South Station, Courthouse Station and the World Trade Center. The Logan Express is a comfortable bus service connecting the airport with Braintree, Framingham, Woburn and Peabody. Alternatively, visitors can hire a car to reach the Falmouth region.