Make a vacation rental in Wellfleet, USA your home away from home
Wellfleet is a charming coastal town on Massachusetts’ Cape Cod. At Wellfleet self-catering vacation rentals you’ll be close to a picturesque working harbour, and there are plenty of options for scenic coastal walks in the area, especially at the National Seashore.
Things to do in Wellfleet, USA
There are some truly outstanding beaches close to Wellfleet self-catering accommodation, from the ocean side to the bay side, as well the various inland glacial ponds that offer freshwater bathing. On the Bay side, facing towards the Massachusetts mainland are Burton Baker, Indian Neck, Mayo, Powers Landing and Duck Harbor. Meanwhile facing the Atlantic Ocean are the more exposed beaches of Newcomb Hollow, White Crest and Maguire Landing, all of which are served by lifeguards and restrooms.
Also close to Wellfleet vacation accommodation, facing the Atlantic is Marconi, which is part of the National Seashore. This beach also offers excellent facilities for holidaymakers, and is so named as it was the place where Guglielmo Marconi conducted the first wireless communication between the USA and Europe.
Perhaps the best way to enjoy the sumptuous natural scenery all around Wellfleet vacation rentals is to hire a bike. There are a number of rental shops close by, and there’s easy access to the famous rail trail, which spans much of the cape, covering its rural landscapes and passing through towns and villages. There are also companies offering guided bike tours, taking visitors to the most interesting sights and offering unique insights.
One of the most popular activities on offer close to self-catering accommodation Wellfleet is whale spotting – Cape Cod is found along a migration route, and unforgettable charter cruises are available, taking you up close to these majestic creatures.
Places to visit on holiday in Wellfleet, USA
At the tip of Cape Cod is Provincetown, approximate 20 minutes in the car from Wellfleet vacation rentals. This town has a uniquely progressive atmosphere, and has a long artistic heritage, with galleries and artisan shops to discover. There are other, stunning beaches here, and fishing is especially popular.
Weather in Wellfleet, USA
At a holiday rental in Wellfleet you’ll get glorious weather from around June to September, with perfect conditions for the beach at this time of year. Thanks to its location, protruding into the Atlantic, Cape Cod weather is usually milder than the mainland, and winters here are a little milder than in mainland Massachusetts.
Cheap flights to Wellfleet, USA
Boston’s Logan International (BOS) is a little over 90 minutes northwest from Wellfleet vacation rentals, and can be reached directly from the UK via London Heathrow (LHR) with British Airways, Delta Air Lines and American Airlines.