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Vacation rentals in Cape Cod

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Private Apartment w/ Deck on Bikepath,Near Beaches
SUPERHOST
Entire apartment · 4 guests · 1 bed · 1 bath

Private Apartment w/ Deck on Bikepath,Near BeachesEnjoy all that North Falmouth Village has to offer while staying at this private apartment at a home on a quiet cul-de-sac. With its own entrance, deck, gazebo, firepit, outdoor shower and bikepath access, this charming apartment is newly-furnished & can sleep 4 using the queen convertible sofa. Megansett Beach and Old Silver Beach are within 2 miles away, then discover the nearby restaurants or explore Falmouth, Woods Hole and Mashpee - all within 15 minutes from your vacation home.

The Ridgevale House
Entire house · 4 guests · 4 beds · 2 baths

The Ridgevale HouseHello, and welcome to the Ridgevale House! Ideal for families with children and couples too. 600 meter easy walk down the road to an ocean beach that is never crowded. Ten minute drive to downtown Chatham. Pleasant, comfortable and livable. Recently refurbished, family owned.

Sweet Little Suite in South Yarmouth
SUPERHOST
Entire guest suite · 2 guests · 2 beds · 1 bath

Sweet Little Suite in South YarmouthSerenity and sweetness can be found in this South Yarmouth property! Enjoy your own private cottage on this beautiful family-owned compound with built-in comfy "Captain's" bed. Ample living area, kitchenette with fridge, microwave and Keurig coffeemaker. And on warmer days enjoy your private patio! A beautiful stroll through this historic neighborhood will bring you to Windmill Beach on Bass River and you'll be close enough to other beaches, restaurants and more! Welcome!

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  2. Sandwich
Oceanfront Heaven “Lil’ Sea Sass”
R3,777 ZAR per night
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  1. Entire cottage
  2. Wellfleet
1 Bdrm Cottage near Ocean, Bay, Ponds, Village Ctr
R755 ZAR per night
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  1. Entire cottage
  2. Sandwich
Hideout at Water's Edge, 131 North Shore Blvd, #4
R2,644 ZAR per night
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  1. Entire apartment
  2. Mashpee
Wake up every morning on your own private beach!
R1,819 ZAR per night
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  2. Barnstable
Ground Floor Apartment Steps from Hyannis Main Street
R1,366 ZAR per night
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  1. Entire cottage
  2. Yarmouth
Cozy Coastal Cottage With Sprawling Sea Views
R2,191 ZAR per night
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  2. Eastham
Barn Cottage on Minister Pond
R1,284 ZAR per night
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  2. Bourne
Upper Cape Cozy Cottage
R1,051 ZAR per night
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  1. Entire condominium
  2. Dennis
Studio, 300 yards to Glendon Beach; Seashore #3
R1,435 ZAR per night
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  1. Entire house
  2. Dennis
Beachfront Cottage on Whites Pond (Marshmallow)
R1,360 ZAR per night
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  2. Truro
Privacy in North Truro
R3,324 ZAR per night
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  1. Entire cottage
  2. Dennis
Oceanview Cottage, Million $ View Sea Street Beach
R2,191 ZAR per night

All About Cape Cod

Spanning a 70-mile-long hooked peninsula on the Atlantic Coast, Cape Cod has been a beloved beach getaway for generations. The Cape is dotted with lighthouses, sandy beaches, and 15 New England beach resort towns. There are saltbox cottages and weathered, shingled bungalows as well as ice cream parlors, candy shops filled with saltwater taffy, and seafood shacks that claim the best lobster rolls around. The peninsula is divided into four regions. The Upper Cape, which includes Falmouth, Mashpee, and Sandwich, is closest to Boston and historic Plymouth. The Mid-Cape is the densest region and includes Barnstable, Yarmouth, and Hyannis, where you’ll find the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum. The former whaling village of Brewster is in the Lower Cape, alone with Chatham and Harwich. Don’t skip the Outer Cape — it might be quite a drive, but the gorgeous Cape Cod National Seashore and the artsy, LGBTQ+ destination of Provincetown are well worth it.

Getting There

The easiest way to get to Cape Cod is flying into Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) or T.F. Green International Airport (PVD) in Providence, Rhode Island. Both are between 60 and 65 miles from the start of the Cape. The drive is about an hour and a half, but both routes are subject to bad traffic, particularly in the summer, which can increase driving times by an hour. The Barnstable Municipal Airport (HYA) in Hyannis also offers a few flights, many of which are seasonal. Regional bus lines run through the Northeast and stop in a few towns along Cape Cod, including the Hyannis Transportation Center, which is also a train station. Within a given town, you can usually walk, rideshare, or pedal your beach cruiser to wherever you need to go. If you plan to travel around the Cape, you’ll want a car, as things are fairly spread out.

Weather

Peak season on Cape Cod is between Memorial Day and Labor Day, when the days are long, sunny, and hot, with temperatures around 80 degrees Fahrenheit. There can be isolated summer thunderstorms, but rain is rare at this time of year. Humidity, on the other hand, is not. But while the crowds flock here for summer vacation, the Cape is a year-round destination. Fall has become increasingly popular, thanks to its sunny, brisk, 60-degree days and brilliant foliage, and spring visitors enjoy warm, 70-degree beach weather before the summer crowds arrive. Even Cape Cod winters, when temperatures drop into the 40s and snow falls, are charming if you like lonely, blustery beaches and curling up by a fire.

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Cape Cod National Seashore

While lively, convenient beaches line the peninsula, it’s well worth visiting the pristine beaches within the 27,000-acre Cape Cod National Seashore. But the park is not all about sandy shores: thirteen hiking trails and three bike trails wind through pristine dunes, wetlands, and scrub oak forests.

Whale Watching

Between mid-April and late October, hundreds of humpback, finback, and minke whales arrive at their feeding grounds along the Massachusetts coast. Many tour companies will guarantee sightings. Boats leave from various locations including Hyannis, Provincetown, Barnstable, Orleans, and Plymouth.

The Islands

You could spend an entire vacation rubbing shoulders with famous folks on Nantucket or Martha’s Vineyard, but passenger ferries from several Cape towns make it possible to visit either on a day trip. On Nantucket, spend an afternoon wandering the historic town and the Whaling Museum; on Martha’s Vineyard, be sure to visit the town of Aquinnah, home of the local Wampanoag people, and its beautiful clay cliffs, as well as the old-fashioned historic carousel in Oak Bluffs.

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