Falmouth, MA, USA

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Falmouth, MA, USA

Falmouth vacation rentals

Picturesque, coastal views abound in Falmouth

Positioned on Cape Cod in Massachusetts, Falmouth is a beautiful coastal town comprising 8 villages that have been delighting visitors for decades. Although it’s probably best known for its long, heavenly stretches of golden sands, there’s a lot more to Falmouth than basking on the beach. When you’re looking at Falmouth vacation rentals, you’ll soon discover that the town is packed with family-friendly activities, whether you want to learn to ride the waves with windsurfing lessons, bike through tranquil marshlands, or experience the region’s wildlife up close in one of the aquariums.

Soak up the sun in Falmouth

With 10 different beaches in Falmouth to choose from, you’ll always be able to find a place to soak up the summer sun and enjoy the crystal-clear waters of Cape Cod. Old Silver Beach is probably the most popular, but for a spot of privacy, try Chapoquoit Beach. Falmouth vacation rentals will give you the chance to take part in plenty of nearby watersports, including paddelboarding and surfing. A visit to Falmouth would be complete without a ride along the 11.5-mile Shining Sea Bikeway that will take you along the coast and through beautiful woodlands and marshes.

Explore the culture of Falmouth

Full of family-friendly attractions, Falmouth is a hit with all ages. Be sure to start your visit by diving into the Woods Hole Science Aquarium, which is home to a whole host of colorful sea creatures for you to discover, and has touch tanks which the kids will love. For a slice of history, travel back and visit the beautifully restored period house, Highfield Hall. It regularly hosts art exhibitions and boasts stunning grounds and gardens that beg to be explored. Nobska Point Lighthouse is another standout attraction; it's the ideal destination for a romantic stroll to watch the sunset.

Bask in the summer sun at Falmouth

To take full advantage of the magnificent beaches of Falmouth, plan your visit during the height of summer when the waters are at their warmest. The mercury tends to hit around 80 degrees in July and August, with cool ocean breezes ensuring it never gets unbearably hot. Alternatively, the shoulder seasons are a great time to book your Falmouth vacation rentals if you’re looking to avoid peak times. May through June and September through October see lower temperatures and fewer visitors. The milder conditions during these months are ideal for biking and other outdoor activities.

Explore the rich and varied landscape of Falmouth

Positioned on the southern edge of Massachusetts’ Cape Cod, Falmouth is a breathtaking coastal town boasting a rich and varied landscape. It’s renowned for its fabulous beaches, but inland, you’ll find terrain ranging from marshlands to forests, as well as Ashumet Holly Wildlife Sanctuary, which features a coastal plain pond that attracts an abundance of flora and fauna, including dragonflies and rare wildflowers. To explore Falmouth from a different angle, jump on a ferry and explore the nearby islands, like Martha’s Vineyard, and get lost in its Manuel F. Correllus State Forest.