Tag Archives: Cape Cod and Islands

Travel guides for Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket in Massachusetts, including things to do, day trips, where to stay, what to eat, festivals, holidays, and itineraries!

A Visitor’s Guide to the Martha’s Vineyard Towns

Sunset crowds at Menemsha Beach in Menemsha Chilmark Marthas Vineyard Massachusetts

Wondering which Martha’s Vineyard towns to visit during your upcoming trip? As a small island off the southeastern shore of Massachusetts, the Vineyard is a thriving vacation destination during the summer. Knowing where to go and what to expect can help make your planning much easier! There are only six major towns on Martha’s Vineyard, […]

24 Things to Do in Falmouth, MA: Beaches, Museums, Scenic Views

View of Nobska Lighthouse in Falmouth Massachusetts

If you’re looking for a charming seaside escape with plenty of things to keep you entertained, then you should visit Falmouth, MA. This quaint Cape Cod town located on the southwestern coast boasts picturesque beaches, scenic views, historic sites, and delicious seafood. With so many fun things to do in Falmouth MA, you’ll be busy […]

15 Hotels on Cape Cod With Indoor Pools

Cape Codder Resort Water Park in Hyannis in Barnstable on Cape Cod in Massachusetts

There are many hotels on Cape Cod with indoor pools, especially in the Mid-Cape area of Barnstable (Hyannis) and Yarmouth. However, only a few of these hotels are also beachfront, and there are very few options as you get into the Outer Cape. Also note that some accommodations on the Cape are only open seasonally, […]

15 Utterly Romantic Cape Cod Getaway Options

Front of The Danl Webster Inn in Sandwich Cape Cod Massachusetts

Thinking of booking a romantic Cape Cod getaway to impress your other half? Whatever time of year, an escape to the Cape is always the right answer for couples to reset, relax, and relish the stunning seashore. From Sandwich to Provincetown, our guide highlights the best getaways on Cape Cod to help you choose the […]

11 Cape Cod Rentals With a Pool: Houses and Condos

View of Commercial Street with flags waving overhead in Provincetown Massachusetts

While the beaches are the main attraction for a Cape getaway, there are lots of Cape Cod rentals with a pool so you can enjoy the best of both worlds! Having an on-site pool and all the amenities of a home rental is especially handy for families. If you’d prefer a hotel or resort, here […]

Free Guide to All the Cape Cod Towns for Easy Trip Planning

View of Nobska Lighthouse in Falmouth Massachusetts

There are 15 Cape Cod towns that are further broken down into popular villages (for example, Hyannis is actually a village in the town of Barnstable…confusing, I know!). If you’re planning a trip to Cape Cod, you’ll want to make sure you book your accommodations in a town that meets your needs. Families might want calm […]

Boston to Cape Cod: Pros and Cons of Going by Ferry, Train, Bus, Tour, Plane, or Car

Cape Cod Canal Railroad Bridge Bourne Massachusetts

Wondering how to get to Cape Cod from Boston? There are several options, and each has its pros and cons. The trip from Boston to Cape Cod can be done by land, air, or sea; we’ll go through each option and the logistics involved so you know what to expect. To make the most of […]

22 Best Things to Do in Sandwich, MA: Beaches, Museums & More

The entrance to the Sandwich Glass Museum in Sandwich Cape Cod Massachusetts

Sandwich, MA, is a charming coastal community located on Cape Cod and its oldest town with a rich history dating back to the 1600s.  But don’t let its age fool you- there are plenty of attractions and activities that will keep you entertained during your visit. Whether you’re a history buff, a nature lover, or […]

22 Things to Do in Chatham, MA: Galleries, Beaches, Lighthouses, Dining & More

View of Chatham Lighthouse in Chatham Massachusetts

Looking for fun things to do in Chatham, MA, for your upcoming trip? This popular Cape Cod town sits at the elbow of the Cape, offering access to many other spots in both the Upper and Lower Cape areas. You might also like our guide to the best things to do on Cape Cod for […]

27 Things to Do in Nantucket: Beaches, Lighthouses, Museums & More

The Sankaty Lighthouse Sankaty Head Light Nantucket Massachusetts

Looking to spend time on Nantucket, MA? This island off the coast of Massachusetts is known for its beautiful beaches, charming streets, and whaling history. Whether you’re the outdoorsy type or someone who enjoys a relaxing vacation, you can find a variety of fun and exciting things to do in Nantucket that will keep you […]