Where to stay around West Dennis?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 314 holiday lettings near West Dennis. From 198 houses to 61 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near West Dennis is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to West Dennis?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in West Dennis:

  • Harwich Port: 324 holiday homes
  • West Yarmouth: 337 holiday homes
  • Osterville: 119 holiday homes
  • West Chatham: 331 holiday homes
  • South Yarmouth: 412 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to West Dennis?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in West Dennis. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • West Dennis Beach: 4,072 holiday lettings
  • Jericho House and Barn Museum: 4,233 holiday lettings
  • Bass River Lighthouse: 4,074 holiday lettings
  • Hyannis Port Beach: 4,344 holiday lettings
  • Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum: 4,431 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around West Dennis listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in West Dennis?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 198 houses in West Dennis. Our other popular types of West Dennis holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 61 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 24 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in West Dennis?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 33 holiday homes with pool available in West Dennis. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in West Dennis, Massachusetts, USA your home away from home

    The old town of West Dennis has a long seafaring history and is now a popular resort town, known for its beaches and colonial mansions. It was named after the local minister in 1793, Josiah Dennis. Those staying in West Dennis holiday homes can enjoy the many beaches, towns and activities along the waterfront of Nantucket Sound.

    Things to Do in West Dennis, Massachusetts

    The picturesque beaches around holiday homes in West Dennis are ideal for family vacations or for couples looking to enjoy walks along the waterfront. Cycling, visiting historic communities, boat trips and other outdoor pursuits such as kayaking and canoeing are popular along with visiting art galleries and attending concerts in the area. The Cape Cod Rail Trail starts in West Dennis and runs down to Wellfleet making it a pleasant traffic-free cycle trip. Boating, fishing charters and whale watching can all be enjoyed in this scenic area of Massachusetts.

    Places to Visit Around West Dennis, Cape Cod

    Attractions around West Dennis holiday homes include the Cape Cod Children's Museum at Mashpee, which always has seasonal events along with a puppet theatre, planetarium and a pirate ship. The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History is also a family-friendly day out. Visitors can take the passenger ferry to Oak Bluffs, on Martha's Vineyard, to enjoy the quiet beaches and small communities. Spend time exploring American History in Boston by taking a guided walking tour around the downtown area. On the Massachusetts coast at Plymouth Rock visitors can see the replica Mayflower ship on which the pilgrims sailed in from England. The nearby recreated settlement at Plimoth Plantation is also well worth a visit.

    Weather in West Dennis, Massachusetts

    West Dennis rentals enjoy four distinct seasons. Summers are hot with occasional showers, 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 vividly colored leaves. The area has some rain showers throughout the year.

    Travel to West Dennis, Massachusetts

    West Dennis holiday rentals are 60 miles from Boston Logan (BOS) Airport which offers nonstop flights to 72 domestic and 30 international destinations. 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. However, a car is highly recommended for exploring the area which is easy to reach along route MA-3, the Pilgrim Highway.

    Activities and attractions in and around West Dennis

    Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes West Dennis a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Bass River Golf Course (1 mi / 1.5 km)
    • Werner Schmidt Observatory (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
    • Bass River Sports World (2 mi / 3.2 km)
    • Pirate's Cove Mini Golf (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
    • Cape Cod Inflatable Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
    • Bayberry Hills Golf Course (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in West Dennis

    If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

    Exploring the natural features in West Dennis

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in West Dennis. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • West Dennis Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
    • Wilbur Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
    • Sea Street Beach (2 mi / 3.2 km)
    • Pleasant Road Beach (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
    • Follins Pond (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
    • Seagull Beach (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)