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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 vacation 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 biking. Venture out of your cozy vacation 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 center:

  • 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 vacation around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 77°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Cape Cod

Travelers 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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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 center. 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 vacation rentals are available around Cape Cod?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 5,431 house rentals around Cape Cod. From 3,910 Houses to 576 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Cape Cod is on HomeAway.