Destination guide

Discovering Cape Cod life in Yarmouth

Tread in the footsteps of sea dogs and sailors in Yarmouth, where timber-built boardwalks wiggle over the Cape Cod wetlands and old lighthouses peak above the bays. This is coastal MA in a nutshell; a noble and well-mannered dose of New England inns and historic maritime mansions, all crammed between secluded beachfronts on the Nantucket Sound and babbling creeks along the shores to the north. From pirate museums for the kids to manicured golf courses and romantic walks for the couples, Yarmouth vacation rentals have plenty right on their doorstep.

Activities

Your very own adventure in Yarmouth

As the sea sloshes along the sandy bays to the south and the boardwalks of the northern wetlands creak in the breeze, you can enjoy a whole host of outdoor activities in Yarmouth – think beachcombing, creek walking, river fishing, ocean fishing charters, kayaking, and jet skiing to name just a few. The Atlantic also beckons whale watchers looking for a glimpse of those great marine mammals, while guided tours on dry land promise to unravel tales of pirates and swashbucklers and seafaring captains.

Weather

Yarmouth comes to life in the summer

Like the rest of Cape Cod, Yarmouth really bursts into life for the summer months. Locals emerge onto the streets after the long, harsh winter, and oodles of visitors begin to flock down from major US cities like Boston to relax on the lovely beaches. To join them, be sure to search for your Yarmouth vacation rentals in the months between May and September. Going earlier in the year typically means finding the boardwalks more secluded. Going later could mean getting to see the beautiful coastal forests of New England changing color at the start of fall.

Natural features

Yarmouth poses between 2 coasts

Pretty little Yarmouth straddles both sides of the Cape Cod coastline. To the south, it spills down into Nantucket Sound, offering glimmering white-sand stretches like Seagull Beach and Kalmus Beach, all wide and backed by undulating dunes – this is the area many whale watching tours launch from. To the north, it's Cape Cod Bay that laps against the shores. There, the Bass Hole Boardwalk wiggles its way across wetlands and dancing pockets of seagrasses to Gray's Beach – head there in the evening for some seriously good sunsets.

Where to stay around Yarmouth?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,618 vacation rentals near Yarmouth. From 1,195 Houses to 237 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Yarmouth for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Yarmouth?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Yarmouth:

  • West Yarmouth: 495 vacation rentals
  • Yarmouth Port: 263 vacation rentals
  • South Yarmouth: 987 vacation rentals
  • Great Island: 69 vacation rentals
  • Harwich Port: 782 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Yarmouth?

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

  • West Dennis Beach: 3,103 vacation rentals
  • Grays Beach: 4,656 vacation rentals
  • Cape Cod Inflatable Park: 4,224 vacation rentals
  • Seagull Beach: 4,125 vacation rentals
  • Lewis Bay: 4,152 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Yarmouth listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Yarmouth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,195 Houses in Yarmouth. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Yarmouth include:

  • Cottages: 237 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 114 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 237 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Yarmouth?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 168 vacation rentals with pool available in Yarmouth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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