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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 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)

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 5,918 house rentals around Cape Cod. From 4,271 Houses to 657 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.

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

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Cape Cod. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Provincetown: 918 vacation rentals
  • Dennis Port: 844 vacation rentals
  • South Yarmouth: 892 vacation rentals
  • Brewster: 3,187 vacation rentals
  • Hyannis: 832 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Cape Cod! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Cape Cod?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Cape Cod:

  • Provincetown: 918 rentals
  • Brewster: 3,187 rentals
  • Wellfleet: 2,102 rentals
  • Chatham: 2,492 rentals
  • Truro: 1,422 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Cape Cod?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Cape Cod are:

  • Provincetown Municipal Airport (PVC): 1,314 home rentals
  • Barnstable Municipal Boardman Polando Field (HYA): 3,702 home rentals
  • Otis Angb Airport (FMH): 2,592 home rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Cape Cod?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Cape Cod. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Corporation Beach: 3,859 vacation homes
  • Hyannis Port Beach: 2,125 vacation homes
  • Chatham Lighthouse Beach: 3,230 vacation homes
  • Captain's Cove Golf Course: 3,477 vacation homes
  • Cape Cod Lavender Farm: 3,588 vacation homes

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

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