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Best areas for Cape Cod house rentals

  • Chatham: Enjoying the most coastline of any town in the area, Chatham features Cape Cod house rentals with plenty of space and very short walks to the water. Gorgeous sunsets make this lovely town glow by evening. Visit the picturesque Chatham Lighthouse or some of the many historic homes and buildings to learn the area’s history. If you visit in July, don’t miss the Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival, which features tours of meticulously maintained private backyard gardens and benefits local nonprofits.
  • Wellfleet: Known as the “art gallery town,” Wellfleet offers a wide variety of activities for travelers looking for a charming beach respite. For art lovers, Wellfleet Center features numerous galleries and artists shops that offer eclectic pieces. Theatergoers won’t be disappointed by taking in a show at the Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater. If you’re more outdoorsy, 5 beaches give you the opportunity to fish, surf, or sunbathe as the mood strikes. Numerous Cape Cod houses are less than a mile from the water, allowing for pleasant strolls with your family.
  • Truro: Truro is known for its rolling dunes and pristine beaches. Here you'll find the historic Highland Light, the first lighthouse on Cape Cod. First built in 1797 and rebuilt some years later, the lighthouse is open daily to visitors seeking panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and also offers enchanting night climbs each month. Cape Cod’s oldest golf course, Highland Links, can also be found in Truro, featuring spectacular ocean views and 18 challenging holes. This lovely small town is the perfect spot to truly get away from it all in a Cape Cod house.

Enjoy Cape Cod rental houses near the beach

If you’re looking for a relaxing beach vacation, delightful rentals of any size await you in several towns, most within walking distance of water. Single travelers, families, and groups of friends will all find suitable accommodations within a reasonable price range, and most rentals are fully stocked with everyday essentials and comfortable furniture. Cape Cod has over 550 miles of coastline, including the Cape Cod National Seashore with 40 miles of perfect beaches, historic landmarks, family fun, and sports. Animal lovers can enjoy whale watching at Race Point Beach, while those seeking a quieter, more intimate experience can check out Head of the Meadow or Herring Cove Beach. For adventure buffs, Coast Guard Beach’s rollicking waves are a prime location for surfing and swimming. Each beach features an exciting array of restaurants with local seafood, including the region’s most popular treat–fresh oysters.

 

Relax with a Cape Cod house on the beach

The picturesque beaches of Cape Cod are one of its biggest draws for travelers, so getting a vacation rental on the beach is a must. Cape Cod beach house rentals come in just about every type you can imagine, from spacious homes with room for the whole family to quiet cabins and cottages with space for one. With a beach house, you'll be within steps of the sand for long days of sunbathing, swimming, water sports, volleyball, kite flying, and sunsets. Best of all, beach rentals come with everything you need, so you'll never have to venture far from the water if you don't want to.

Magical gardens and backyards at Cape Cod house rentals

Why not rent a vacation home with a beautiful garden to enhance your trip? Cape Cod offers many rental homes with magical gardens that will enchant your visit, and surrounding yourself with natural beauty will add to the peace and tranquility of your stay. Look for rental houses in Provincetown, affectionately known as “P-Town,” for truly exceptional greenery. Peek past picket fences on your stroll through town to spot stone paths, graceful privet hedges, and brightly colored flowers. Undulating vines of ivy or grapes provide shade on classic wooden pergolas or above front doors on many homes. Enjoy your morning cup of coffee among the lavender, foxglove, black-eyed Susans, and hydrangeas. Choosing a rental with a gorgeous backyard garden will allow you to truly unwind during your vacation.

 

Cape Cod house rentals featuring pools

With so many beaches along Cape Cod, a pool might seem unnecessary, but sparkling swimming pools can be found at many vacation rentals all around Cape Cod so you can take a break from the busy beach and relax in privacy. Great for exercising or making memories as a family, a swimming pool gives you options. Harwich and Dennis Port feature many rentals with gorgeous pools for a poolside cookout or party. Most rentals have comfortable and attractive outdoor furniture and some have the added bonus of a hot tub. Your family will thoroughly enjoy having access to a pool when they’re ready to take it easy for a day on Cape Cod.