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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.

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    • Studio
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 2
    Studio #592570vb
    3
    Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.9/5
      (16 reviews)
      avg/night
      • 1 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 2
      Apartment #4011868
      16
      Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
        • 1 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 4
        Cabin #4276548
        2
        Viewed 91 times in the last 48 hours
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          • 3 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Separate Toilet
          • Sleeps 8
          House #4218016
          3
          Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
            • 5 BR
            • 3 BA
            • Sleeps 8
            House #3895784
            4
            Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
              Wonderful! 4.9/5
              (8 reviews)
              avg/night
              • 2 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 5
              Cottage #584210vb
              8
              Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                (9 reviews)
                avg/night
                • 5 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Separate Toilet
                • Sleeps 10
                Cottage #220660vb
                9
                Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                  Exceptional! 5/5
                  (20 reviews)
                  avg/night
                  • 2 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Sleeps 6
                  Cottage #434595vb
                  20
                  Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                    (13 reviews)
                    avg/night
                    • 3 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Separate Toilet
                    • Sleeps 6
                    House #963860
                    13
                    Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                      (12 reviews)
                      avg/night
                      • 3 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 6
                      House #366540
                      12
                      Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                        (9 reviews)
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                        • 4 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Separate Toilet
                        • Sleeps 11
                        House #224815
                        9
                        Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                          Excellent! 4.3/5
                          (8 reviews)
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                          • 2 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Cottage #135956
                          8
                          Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
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                            • 3 BR
                            • 3 BA
                            • Sleeps 12
                            House #903033vb
                            3
                            Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                              (6 reviews)
                              avg/night
                              • 3 BR
                              • 4 BA
                              • Sleeps 8
                              House #371624
                              6
                              Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                (10 reviews)
                                avg/night
                                • 1 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 2
                                Studio #4011094
                                10
                                Viewed 192 times in the last 48 hours
                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  House #699274vb
                                  1
                                  Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                    avg/night
                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    House #4132766
                                    4
                                    Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                      (11 reviews)
                                      avg/night
                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 7
                                      Cottage #7081894
                                      11
                                      Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                        (5 reviews)
                                        avg/night
                                        • 6 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 12
                                        House #4373527
                                        5
                                        Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
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                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Cottage #994510vb
                                          1
                                          Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
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                                            • 4 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 10
                                            House #3756794
                                            4
                                            Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                              • 6 BR
                                              • 3 BA
                                              • Separate Toilet
                                              • Sleeps 12
                                              House #4382963
                                              1
                                              Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                House #4373899
                                                1
                                                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  • 6 BR
                                                  • 3 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 14
                                                  House #3592859
                                                  3
                                                  Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    • 4 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                    House #4058307
                                                    4
                                                    Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                      House #1056150vb
                                                      Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        • 3 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                        House #4144555
                                                        2
                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                          (13 reviews)
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                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                          Cottage #89251vb
                                                          13
                                                          Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                            House #233954
                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                              (10 reviews)
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                                                              • 3 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 7
                                                              Cottage #7063010
                                                              10
                                                              Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                (8 reviews)
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                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                Cottage #607303vb
                                                                8
                                                                Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                  • 5 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 14
                                                                  House #3966432
                                                                  1
                                                                  Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                    House #926447vb
                                                                    1
                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 7
                                                                      House #4500859
                                                                      1
                                                                      Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                        (12 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                        Cottage #111263
                                                                        12
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                          (15 reviews)
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                          • 3 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 10
                                                                          House #184972
                                                                          15
                                                                          Viewed 60 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 9
                                                                            House #3930253
                                                                            Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                              House #114560
                                                                              Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                                House #3798415
                                                                                1
                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                  House #3940096
                                                                                    • 7 BR
                                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                                                    House #1008017vb
                                                                                    1
                                                                                      • 6 BR
                                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 14
                                                                                      House #4500904
                                                                                      Viewed 109 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                                        House #4519341
                                                                                        Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                                          • 4 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 11
                                                                                          Cottage #4587655
                                                                                          Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            Cottage #837221vb
                                                                                            4
                                                                                            Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                              (8 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 9
                                                                                              House #653722vb
                                                                                              8
                                                                                              Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                                (6 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                Condo #829986vb
                                                                                                6
                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                  (10 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 9
                                                                                                  House #512496vb
                                                                                                  10
                                                                                                  Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                    (20 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                    House #175528
                                                                                                    20
                                                                                                    Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                      House #3495596
                                                                                                      Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours

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