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See the best of Cape Cod with a trip to Truro

It certainly isn’t hard to see why Truro is one of the most popular towns to visit in Cape Cod. After settling into Truro vacation rentals, head out and explore the beautiful landscape of the cape, with sandy cliffs, rugged dunes, and long, beautiful beaches all vying for your attention. Thanks to local residents keeping development in check, Truro still possesses a wonderful small-town charm, too, with the quaint streets playing host to numerous independent stores, fantastic restaurants, and superb attractions.

Things to do

Discover the rich history of Truro

Truro has some charming family-friendly attractions to visit. The history of Cape Cod goes far beyond the early European settlements, and there’s no better way to explore it than with a trip to Highland House Museum. The captivating exhibitions on display cover a long period of history, from early Native American settlements right through to the 20th century. Not far from the museum, you’ll find Highland Lighthouse. Take a tour of this historic lighthouse to learn all about its fascinating past, ending with a climb to the top to experience wonderful panoramas across the cape.


Enjoy a wealth of activities in Truro

For those who love fishing, charter a private trip for you and your family with one of the many companies operating in Truro. Experienced captains will take you out to the best fishing spots where you can catch bluefish, striped bass, and tuna. For a relaxing stroll or bike ride to explore the natural beauty of the cape, make your way along the Head of the Meadow Trail. At the end of the 2-mile route. you’ll arrive at Head of the Meadow Beach, where you can watch hundreds of seals basking in the sun as you relax on the golden sands yourself.


Bask in the summer sun in Truro

To make the most of the fabulous beaches, book Truro vacation rentals during the summer when Truro’s weather is at its warmest. June through August experience temperatures in the high 70s; perfect for working on your summer tan. Late spring and fall are both excellent times to visit, too, and you’ll find the town far less crowded, making it easier to take in the natural beauty that’s all around you. May is generally sunny, with temperatures that hover around the mid-50s, and September through October enjoys pleasant weather, with highs of 60-70°F.

Natural features

Take in the breathtaking landscape of Truro

Truro is positioned at the top of the picturesque Cape Cod, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean to the east and Cape Cod Bay to the west. The biggest draw for visitors, apart from the superb Truro vacation rentals, is the many gorgeous, sandy beaches that stretch along the coast. Corn Hill Beach is one of the most popular, but be sure to visit the more secluded Fisher Beach for tranquility and to see the most incredible sunsets over the bay. Inland, you can find stunning salt marshes and the beautiful Pamet River.

How to get there

How to get to and around Truro

The nearest airport is in Provincetown, MA (PVC-Provincetown Municipal), located 10.6 mi (17.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Hyannis, MA (HYA-Barnstable Municipal), which is 25.9 mi (41.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Truro?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,803 vacation rentals near Truro. From 955 Houses to 254 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Truro for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Truro:

  • South Yarmouth: 1,454 vacation rentals
  • West Dennis: 1,215 vacation rentals
  • East Sandwich: 181 vacation rentals
  • North Eastham: 687 vacation rentals
  • West Chatham: 1,369 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 Truro?

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

  • Ballston Beach: 2,673 vacation rentals
  • Long Nook Beach: 2,566 vacation rentals
  • Truro Historical Museum: 2,782 vacation rentals
  • Jobi Pottery: 2,808 vacation rentals
  • Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill: 2,764 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Truro 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 Truro?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 955 Houses in Truro. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Truro include:

  • Cottages: 254 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 481 rentals available
  • Cabins: 254 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Truro?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 114 vacation rentals with pool available in Truro. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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