Vacation Rentals Near The Seashore
A Cape Cod Cottage or House Rental is perfect for a vacation. Our cottages and home rentals are all privately-owned, and offer all the best that vacationers to Cape Cod have come to expect. Any vacation trip to this beautiful peninsula should include a stay at one of our rental properties. Or visit the exquisite islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. Whether you are on a honeymoon, attending a wedding (or are in a wedding), looking for an extended vacation, or just getting away from home for a bit, one of our cottages or homes is sure to be the perfect spot for you. Plymouth, Provincetown, Hyannis, Falmouth, dunes, waterfront, pool, views, all price ranges and any location on the Cape, Martha's Vineyard, or Nantucket.
Cape Cod Cottage and House Rental Amenities:
All of our cottages and house rentals come fully-equipped with complete kitchens with all appliances, linens, beach towels and chairs, coolers, paper products, ceiling fans and/or a/c, etc. Some have swimming pools and gorgeous ocean views. Just pack light, and come visit. We know that your stay at one of our romantic vacation rental properties will be delightful for all.
Your inquiries go directly to the property owners, and you will get responses right away. Some owners who don't live on Cape Cod have on-site managers, and the inquiries will go directly to them.
Cape Cod is divided into three main geographical sections — Upper Cape Cod, Mid Cape Cod, and Lower Cape Cod. Cross one of the two bridges from the Massachusetts mainland, and you have officially arrived. All the towns are unique and offer excellent vacation experiences. Come visit and enjoy the beaches, the museums and shops, the history, and the peace and quiet of Cape Cod. Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket are islands to the south of Cape Cod, accessible only by ferry or plane.
Upper Cape Cod — the westernmost section, closest to the Canal. Consists of the towns of Plymouth, Wood's Hole, Sandwich, Bourne, Mashpee, and Falmouth. Falmouth is the home of the famous Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Falmouth is composed of several separate villages, including East Falmouth, Falmouth Village, Hatchville, North Falmouth, Teaticket, Waquoit, West Falmouth, and Woods Hole. Mashpee includes the resort area New Seabury. Bourne includes the villages of Pocasset and Sagamore Beach. Plymouth and Buzzard's Bay are on the Massachusetts mainland side of the Cape Cod Canal and are considered to be Gateways to the Cape.
Mid Cape Cod — Consists of the towns of Barnstable, Hyannis, Yarmouth, and Dennis. There are seven villages in Barnstable, including Barnstable Village, Centerville, Cotuit, Hyannis, Marstons Mills, Osterville, and West Barnstable. Bass River is a village in Yarmouth.
Lower Cape Cod — Consists of the towns of Brewster, Harwich, Chatham, Orleans, Eastham, Wellfleet, Truro, and Provincetown. The Lower Cape area includes the Cape Cod National Seashore, a national park comprising much of the outer Cape, including the entire east-facing coast, and is home to some of the most popular beaches in the United States, such as Coast Guard Beach and Nauset Light Beach in Eastham. Stephen Leatherman, aka "Dr. Beach", named Coast Guard Beach the 5th best beach in America for 2007.
Nantucket Island — Consists of one town, called Nantucket.
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- Here are a few interesting reasons why you should visit Cape Cod:
- Cape Cod is approximately 65 miles long and has an area of 412 square miles. You can drive from one end to the other in a couple of hours.
- The Cape Cod coastline is almost 560 miles, with lots of inlets, bays, and sandy beaches to enjoy.
- The highest point on Cape Cod is only 300 feet above sea level.
- Cape Cod ranks #4 on BedandBreakfast.com's top 20 summer destinations.
- Hundreds of fresh water ponds exist, some with their own beaches.
- The beaches at Provincetown and Chatham were listed in TripAdvisor's Top 25 U.S. Beaches.
- Sherman's Travel ranked Cape Cod one of the Top 10 whalewatching destinations in the world.
- The Pilgrims first came ashore at Provincetown in 1620, and then sailed to Plymouth where they established a permanent colony.
- Cape Cod was named New England's "favorite weekend getaway for families" by Yankee Magazine readers.
- The two bridges crossing the canal, Sagamore at the north and Bourne at the south, were completed in the 1930s, opening Cape Cod to tourism.
- Cape Cod placed #10 on TripAdvisor's list for "America's top vacation rental hot spots."
- CapeCodCottages.us personally recommends the "frozen pudding" ice cream cones you can buy next to Plymouth Rock at the gateway to the Cape.
- You can watch excellent Minor League Baseball in several Cape Code locations.
- Activities galore — from just meandering down a beach, to enjoying some of the best golf courses in the world, to sailing or biking. Or just relax and enjoy one of our famous clambakes.