Discover a selection of 7,000 vacation rentals in Cape Cod, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and air conditioning. Prices start at $134 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Cape Cod. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Explore Cape Cod from vacation home rentals

From family getaways to romantic retreats, Cape Cod has been luring vacationers for over a century. This characterful slice of Massachusetts is known for its friendly fishing villages, colorful seafood shacks and sandy beaches. Families love the calm water and sandy beaches of Cape Cod Bay, while well-heeled vacationers flock to upmarket Martha's Vineyard. College students party hard in Falmouth and Wellfleet, while on-trend Provincetown entices visitors with its flourishing arts scene. Whatever your niche, Cape Cod vacation rentals have you covered, with a fantastic line-up of properties across the peninsula.

Things to do

Sightseeing near your Cape Cod summer rental

For generations, Cape Cod has served as a retreat for the Kennedy clan. Today the John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum offers a glimpse at how the famous family spent their summers. It's the first stop on the Kennedy Legacy Trail, a historic self-guided route that winds through downtown Hyannis. From breezy beach cottages to oceanfront estates, Cape Cod vacation rentals showcase properties worthy of John and Jackie themselves. Love art? Championing homegrown Lower Cape talent, the Provincetown Art Association & Museum displays works from the likes of Charles Hawthorne and Edward Hopper.

Activities

Activities near Cape Cod vacation rentals

Most vacationers arrive in search of sand and sunshine. Cape Cod delivers, with a string of stunning beaches to choose from. The Massachusetts coast boasts some of North America's best whale-watching opportunities, with the chance to spot humpbacks, finbacks and minkes, as well as pods of dolphins. Seafood is a staple in Cape Cod, and eating your way through lobster rolls, crab cakes and clam chowder is all part of the fun. For a change of scene, why not stock up on fresh seafood, then head back to your Cape Cod vacation rentals for a sunset BBQ on the deck?

Weather

Best time to travel to Cape Cod vacation homes

Cape Cod shines in the summer, when the peninsula enjoys clear skies, warm weather and long days. This has made it a favorite with sunseekers like Henry David Thoreau, Barack Obama and JFK. Expect big crowds from Memorial Day to Labor Day, the classic time to enjoy a Cape Cod vacation. Thanks to lower costs and thinner crowds, fall has emerged as a sweet spot. Even in winter the cape attracts its fair share of vacationers. Enjoy windswept walks on the beach and cozy nights by the fireplace of your Cape Cod vacation rentals cottage.

Natural features

Beach hopping in the Cape Cod National Seashore

Shaped like a hook, Cape Cod juts off the US state of Massachusetts. The landscape is formed by ocean currents and Atlantic winds that give it a rugged natural beauty. While beaches and sand dunes are its biggest drawcard, Cape Cod is also strewn with birch forests, freshwater lagoons, salt marshes and scarlet cranberry bogs. Much of the peninsula is protected by the Cape Cod National Seashore, which hides a treasure trove of pristine beaches and scenic nature trails.

Family friendly

Family fun near Cape Cod vacation rentals

Cape Cod is filled with kid-friendly attractions for fun and education. Vacation homes are available near family-focused places like the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, a museum with local nature and wildlife exhibits, and the Whydah Pirate Museum, a museum with artifacts from an 18th-century pirate ship. Kids will also enjoy the Sandwich Glass Museum, a local glassblowing museum with historic exhibits and demonstrations.

What are the top vacation rentals in Cape Cod?

Deluxe villas, tranquil houseboats and spacious homes — everyone's ideal escape is different. Whatever your style, you're sure to find something to tantalize you among our top vacation rentals in Cape Cod:

  • Panoramic Views Of Snug Harbor In Beautiful West Falmouth: This West Falmouth rental comes with 6 bedrooms and is highly rated among guests. Conveniences such as a desk and children's toys will help you feel right at home.
  • Chatham Seaside Cottage - Oceanfront Beach Cottage: Book a few nights or more at this property in Chatham and you'll have access to a hair dryer, a beach and more. It has 2 bedrooms to accommodate your favorite people.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Cape Cod vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Cape Cod?

Nothing's more exciting than hopping in the car and hotfooting it to someplace new. If you're ready to get away and take it easy for a couple of days, check out these weekend getaways in Cape Cod:

  • Picturesque Pond Front Property in Hyannis is a fantastic choice if you love spending time outdoors. Pay a visit to the area's natural attractions, like Bend in the Road Beach and Town Neck Beach, or try some activities. Cycling and parasailing will add a little excitement to your visit.
  • You'll be able to pack so much into your short and sweet stay at Close - To - All, Yet Quiet And Relaxing Cape Cod Getaway. This retreat is located in Bass River and is surrounded by top sights like Meadow Avenue Beach and Englewood Beach. An oven and a TV are some cool experiences that are also on your doorstep.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Cape Cod?

There's no shortage of studio apartments in Cape Cod. While they obviously don't have the space of a mansion, they sure pack a punch when it comes to location, character and convenience. Here are a couple of highly rated options.

  • Cape Cod/oceanfront On Nantucket Sound W is a cozy retreat in Bass River. You'll have lots of amenities to take advantage of here, including a water park and water sports equipment. When you're ready to explore some nearby cultural sights, Chatham Drama Guild and Provincetown Art Association and Museum should be among your first stops.
  • Charming Cape Cottage In Brewster in Brewster is another great option that comes with a living room and nearby whale-watching activities. Academy Playhouse and Packard Gallery should be on your must-do list in this area.

Can I find short term rentals in Cape Cod?

Yes, so forget about staying in a soulless hotel or paying to sleep in someone's extra room. Pick one of our short-term rentals in Cape Cod and live it up in your own private escape. Here are a few options we think you'll like:

  • Picturesque Pond Front Property in Hyannis was made for whirlwind getaways. Spend your break with your feet up relaxing here or venture out and explore. Cape Codder Water Park and Hyannis Harbor are some of the most popular things to see and do nearby.
  • Come for the homely vibe of Close - To - All, Yet Quiet And Relaxing Cape Cod Getaway, stay for the riveting sights around it. This vacation rental in Bass River puts you close to Cape Codder Water Park, Mayflower Beach and other highlights.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Cape Cod?

Whether you've been with each other for a couple of months, a year or an eternity, nothing beats a romantic weekend getaway to keep passions alive. If you're after a dreamy place to spend a couple of days with your boo, you'll fall headfirst for these escapes:

  • Bond as a couple at Panoramic Views Of Snug Harbor In Beautiful West Falmouth. This West Falmouth retreat is custom-made for romance, with amenities like beach sun loungers and air conditioning to help set the mood.
  • Another alluring option is Chatham Seaside Cottage - Oceanfront Beach Cottage in Chatham. Enjoy amenities here including a nearby beach and a beach, in addition to each other's company.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Cape Cod?

If your idea of a dream trip away is to bring along all your favorite people, you'll be needing a whole lot of space. Luckily, there are many vacation rentals in Cape Cod that are suitable for large groups, starting with these sprawling pads:

  • Panoramic Views Of Snug Harbor In Beautiful West Falmouth: Featuring 6 bedrooms, this popular vacation rental in West Falmouth has ample room for you and all your besties. Amenities such as a TV and a smart TV will keep everyone happy.
  • Beautiful, Spacious Antique Farmhouse Steps To Private Beach: Located in Dennis, this option has 6 bedrooms and is another popular pick for a fun family break. There's a whole lot to keep guests content and comfortable, such as a beach view and high-speed internet services.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Cape Cod?

You'll have your choice of houses with a pool in Cape Cod, so dig out your swimsuit and get set to spend your days paddling around. Here are two top options that are sure to entice you:

  • Little kids, big kids, parents — everyone will love hanging by the pool at Pet Friendly, Perfect Price, House And Spot. Take your favorite people on a break at this South Dennis rental house which also features an ice maker and a separate dining area.
  • 7 Bed Room Family Beach House in Dennis is also popular with guests. There's lots to love about this place besides its pool, such as shopping and daily housekeeping services.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in Cape Cod?

Start working on your guest list, because Vrbo has lots of large family vacation rentals in Cape Cod that'll lay out the welcome mat for your crew. Try these on for size:

  • Located in West Falmouth, Panoramic Views Of Snug Harbor In Beautiful West Falmouth has 6 bedrooms and can sleep up to 12 people. A few of the conveniences here include a kitchen and a firepit.
  • Alternatively, treat your family to a week away at Picturesque Pond Front Property. This Hyannis property has 3 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 7 people. Take advantage of a stair gate and a water view during your stay here.

Can I find family cabin rentals in Cape Cod?

Toast some s'mores and enjoy a round of parlor games. These cabin rentals in Cape Cod are terrific bases to reconnect with the family:

  • Waterfront Cabin On Long Pond - Located in Plymouth, this cozy escape features handy amenities such as a nearby marina and books.
  • Cabin - Waterfront, Amazing Sunsets, Dock - Create magical memories together at this sought-after option. Located in West Dennis, it offers a beach, a nearby river and more.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Cape Cod vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in Cape Cod?

From cute cottages to sprawling villas to everything in between, we've got properties in all shapes and sizes. If you don't need a whole lot of room, one of our one-bedroom vacation rentals might be just what you're looking for:

  • Spend a few nights or more at Cape Cod/oceanfront On Nantucket Sound W and you'll understand why this one-bedroom rental in Bass River is popular with many guests. A stovetop and nearby museums are just some of the conveniences that help make this retreat a standout.
  • Charming Cape Cottage In Brewster in Brewster is another comfy option where you can play, stay and sleep in comfort. Handy amenities include a nearby laundromat and a boat.