Destination guide

Friendly West Harwich will entice you

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in West Harwich. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travelers with its seafood restaurants and sightseeing. Cape Cod Museum of Natural History and Cape Cod Museum of Art are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around West Harwich

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes West Harwich a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cape Cod Lavender Farm (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Cranberry Valley Golf Course (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Bass River Golf Course (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Werner Schmidt Observatory (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Bass River Sports World (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Pirate's Cove Mini Golf (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)

Seasonal weather averages in West Harwich

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 74°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of West Harwich

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, West Harwich is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pleasant Road Beach (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Earle Road Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Sea Street Beach (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Bank Street Beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Wilbur Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Red River Beach (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around West Harwich

The nearest airport is in Hyannis, MA (HYA-Barnstable Municipal), located 9 mi (14.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Provincetown, MA (PVC-Provincetown Municipal), which is 28.6 mi (46 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around West Harwich?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 259 vacation rentals near West Harwich. From 199 Houses to 36 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near West Harwich for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to West Harwich?

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 West Harwich:

  • Dennis Port: 1,080 vacation rentals
  • Hyannis: 1,188 vacation rentals
  • South Yarmouth: 1,447 vacation rentals
  • Harwich Port: 1,046 vacation rentals
  • West Yarmouth: 514 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 West Harwich?

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

  • Cape Cod National Seashore: 3,777 vacation rentals
  • Hyannis Port Beach: 2,829 vacation rentals
  • Craigville Beach: 4,724 vacation rentals
  • Nauset Beach: 4,053 vacation rentals
  • West Dennis Beach: 3,429 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West Harwich 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 West Harwich?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 199 Houses in West Harwich. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in West Harwich include:

  • Cottages: 36 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 36 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 17 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in West Harwich?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 17 vacation rentals with pool available in West Harwich. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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