Discover a selection of 6,000 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 kitchens. Prices start at $151 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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Destination guide

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.

History

Heritage sites near Cape Cod vacation homes

Cape Cod has a rich history that’s celebrated in local landmarks and museums. Vacation home rentals can be found near heritage sites like the Pilgrim Monument, a tall granite monument that honors the Mayflower Pilgrims, and the Race Point Lighthouse, a historic 19th-century lighthouse offering tours of the lighthouse and historic buildings. The Nauset Lighthouse, an iconic 19th-century beacon with tours, is also great to visit.

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.

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.

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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Cape Cod, US?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 6,043 vacation rentals around Cape Cod. From 4,367 house rentals to 686 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

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 Vrbo travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Provincetown: 958 vacation rentals
  • Chatham: 2,549 vacation rentals
  • Falmouth: 1,273 vacation rentals
  • Wellfleet: 2,173 vacation rentals
  • Dennis Port: 855 vacation rentals

And Vrbo 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 traveling 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: 958 rentals
  • Chatham: 2,549 rentals
  • Falmouth: 1,273 rentals
  • Wellfleet: 2,173 rentals
  • Truro: 1,487 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 traveling 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 vacation rentals in Cape Cod are:

  • Provincetown Municipal Airport (PVC): 1,378 vacation rentals
  • Barnstable Municipal Boardman Polando Field (HYA): 3,827 vacation rentals
  • Otis Angb Airport (FMH): 2,724 vacation 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 holidays in Cape Cod?

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

  • Cape Cod National Seashore: 3,136 rentals
  • Hyannis Port Beach: 2,191 rentals
  • Craigville Beach: 3,710 rentals
  • Nauset Beach: 3,373 rentals
  • Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod: 831 rentals

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

Explore destinations around Cape Cod

Provincetown
958 vacation rentals
Chatham
2,549 vacation rentals
Falmouth
1,273 vacation rentals
Wellfleet
2,173 vacation rentals
Truro
1,487 vacation rentals
Eastham
2,309 vacation rentals
Brewster
3,269 vacation rentals
Dennis
740 vacation rentals
Orleans
2,625 vacation rentals
Sandwich
2,436 vacation rentals
North Truro
1,247 vacation rentals
Yarmouth
1,461 vacation rentals
Harwich
2,971 vacation rentals
Mashpee
1,155 vacation rentals
Barnstable
2,269 vacation rentals
South Chatham
644 vacation rentals
Race Point Beach
874 vacation rentals
South Harwich
2,324 vacation rentals
Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge
1,690 vacation rentals
Long Point
955 vacation rentals