Where to stay around Cape Cod?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 5,906 vacation rentals near Cape Cod. From 4,033 Houses to 793 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Cape Cod for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Cape Cod?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Cape Cod. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Chatham: 2,469 vacation rentals
  • Provincetown: 1,132 vacation rentals
  • Wellfleet: 2,369 vacation rentals
  • Dennis: 3,211 vacation rentals
  • Truro: 1,694 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Cape Cod! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Cape Cod?

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

  • Chatham: 2,469 rentals
  • Provincetown: 1,132 rentals
  • Wellfleet: 2,369 rentals
  • Dennis: 3,211 rentals
  • Truro: 1,694 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Cape Cod?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Cape Cod are:

  • Provincetown Municipal Airport (PVC): 1,579 vacation rentals
  • Barnstable Municipal Boardman Polando Field (HYA): 4,208 vacation rentals
  • Otis Angb Airport (FMH): 3,315 vacation rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Cape Cod?

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

  • Hyannis Port Beach: 4,173 rentals
  • Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod: 2,309 rentals
  • Craigville Beach: 4,115 rentals
  • West Dennis Beach: 3,912 rentals
  • Nauset Beach: 3,411 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cape Cod listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Find your slice of Cape Cod

From family getaways to romantic retreats, Cape Cod has been luring vacationers for over a century. This characterful slice of Massachusetts is known for its friendly fishing villages, colorful seafood shacks and sandy beaches. Families love the calm water and sandy beaches of Cape Cod Bay, while well-heeled vacationers flock to upmarket Martha's Vineyard. College students party hard in Falmouth and Wellfleet, while on-trend Provincetown entices visitors with its flourishing arts scene. Whatever your niche, Cape Cod vacation rentals have you covered, with a fantastic line-up of properties across the peninsula.

Have a whale of a time in Cape Cod

Most vacationers arrive in search of sand and sunshine. Cape Cod delivers, with a string of stunning beaches to choose from. The Massachusetts coast boasts some of North America's best whale-watching opportunities, with the chance to spot humpbacks, finbacks and minkes, as well as pods of dolphins. Seafood is a staple in Cape Cod, and eating your way through lobster rolls, crab cakes and clam chowder is all part of the fun. For a change of scene, why not stock up on fresh seafood, then head back to your Cape Cod vacation rentals for a sunset BBQ on the deck?

Discover Cape Cod's Kennedy Legacy Trail

For generations, Cape Cod has served as a retreat for the Kennedy clan. Today the John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum offers a glimpse at how the famous family spent their summers. It's the first stop on the Kennedy Legacy Trail, a historic self-guided route that winds through downtown Hyannis. From breezy beach cottages to oceanfront estates, Cape Cod vacation rentals showcase properties worthy of John and Jackie themselves. Love art? Championing homegrown Lower Cape talent, the Provincetown Art Association & Museum displays works from the likes of Charles Hawthorne and Edward Hopper.

Cape Cod is a summer retreat for the Obamas

Cape Cod shines in the summer, when the peninsula enjoys clear skies, warm weather and long days. This has made it a favorite with sunseekers like Henry David Thoreau, Barack Obama and JFK. Expect big crowds from Memorial Day to Labor Day, the classic time to enjoy a Cape Cod vacation. Thanks to lower costs and thinner crowds, fall has emerged as a sweet spot. Even in winter the cape attracts its fair share of vacationers. Enjoy windswept walks on the beach and cozy nights by the fireplace of your Cape Cod vacation rentals cottage.

Beach hopping in the Cape Cod National Seashore

Shaped like a hook, Cape Cod juts off the US state of Massachusetts. The landscape is formed by ocean currents and Atlantic winds that give it a rugged natural beauty. While beaches and sand dunes are its biggest drawcard, Cape Cod is also strewn with birch forests, freshwater lagoons, salt marshes and scarlet cranberry bogs. Much of the peninsula is protected by the Cape Cod National Seashore, which hides a treasure trove of pristine beaches and scenic nature trails.