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Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Cape Cod

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Cape Cod. This city's seafood restaurants, golfing and shopping draw many visitors. Local cultural sights include Cape Cod Museum of Art and Cape Cod Museum of Natural History. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Cape Cod

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Cape Cod for its golfing and cycling. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Cape Cod has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bayberry Hills Golf Course (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Werner Schmidt Observatory (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Bass River Golf Course (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Cape Codder Water Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Bass River Sports World (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Hyannis Golf Course (8.1 mi / 13 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Cape Cod

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Cape Cod

Travellers love Cape Cod for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Cape Cod. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Herring Cove Beach (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • Mayflower Beach (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Corporation Beach (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Grays Beach (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Follins Pond (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary (5 mi / 8.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Cape Cod

The nearest airport is in Hyannis, MA (HYA-Barnstable Municipal), located 7.9 mi (12.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Provincetown, MA (PVC-Provincetown Municipal), which is 21.1 mi (33.9 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Hyannis Transportation Center.

How many holiday rentals are available around Cape Cod?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,393 holiday lettings around Cape Cod. From 4,640 houses to 8 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Cape Cod?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Cape Cod. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Chatham: 2,549 holiday homes
  • Falmouth: 1,273 holiday homes
  • North Truro: 1,247 holiday homes
  • Provincetown: 958 holiday homes
  • Hyannis: 851 holiday homes

HomeAway.co.uk offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Cape Cod! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Cape Cod?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Cape Cod with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Chatham: 2,549 holiday lettings
  • Falmouth: 1,273 holiday lettings
  • North Truro: 1,247 holiday lettings
  • Provincetown: 958 holiday lettings
  • Wellfleet: 2,173 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Cape Cod?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Cape Cod are:

  • Provincetown Municipal Airport (PVC): 1,378 self catering accommodations
  • Barnstable Municipal Boardman Polando Field (HYA): 3,825 self catering accommodations
  • Otis Angb Airport (FMH): 2,727 self catering accommodations

For other airports, 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 in Cape Cod?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Cape Cod. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Hyannis Port Beach: 2,191 holiday rentals
  • Cape Cod Museum of Natural History: 3,863 holiday rentals
  • Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum: 3,984 holiday rentals
  • Cape Cod National Seashore: 3,139 holiday rentals
  • Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod: 831 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cape Cod listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Explore destinations around Cape Cod

Chatham
2,549 holiday rentals
Falmouth
1,273 holiday rentals
North Truro
1,247 holiday rentals
Provincetown
958 holiday rentals
Wellfleet
2,173 holiday rentals
Barnstable
2,272 holiday rentals
Brewster
3,272 holiday rentals
Harwich
2,974 holiday rentals
Eastham
2,312 holiday rentals
Truro
1,487 holiday rentals
Sandwich
2,439 holiday rentals
Mashpee
1,155 holiday rentals
Orleans
2,625 holiday rentals
South Chatham
644 holiday rentals
Dennis
743 holiday rentals
Yarmouth
1,461 holiday rentals
Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge
1,690 holiday rentals
Acapesket
1,034 holiday rentals
Race Point Beach
874 holiday rentals
Long Point
955 holiday rentals