There are many reasons why travelers come all the way to Cape Cod, but the main reason is to enjoy their time and company in great surroundings. The Atlantic Ocean, the stunning and varied landscape, and the vast array of activities make Cape Cod an ideal destination for anyone who likes to relax, take it slow, and visit a museum or go sightseeing every once in a while in a fabulous environment. It is no wonder that Cape Cod is especially popular during summer. Guests from the nearby cities of Boston and New York City love to wind down and escape the city for a weekend or longer. Most people come for the beaches, but Cape Cod has more to offer than just that.
Each town in Cape Cod has their own atmosphere, but if you are planning a longer getaway you can experience several of them. The biggest town is Hyannis and is known for being the home of the Kennedy family. From here, you can hop on a ferry to Nantucket or Martha’s Vineyard. Traveling with your family? You might like to book a hotel in Yarmouth, one of the lesser-known towns in Cape Cod. Yarmouth is home to several points of interest. Especially fun for families are Cape Cod Inflatable Park, Pirate’s Cove Mini Golf, the ZooQuarium, and, of course, the many beaches around.
Are you heading to Cape Cod mainly to enjoy the beach? Why not book a hotel close to the beaches. Nothing is better than waking up with ocean sounds, a light sea breeze, and a view over the ocean. Maybe your hotel will even serve you breakfast on the beach? In the north of Cape Cod, you will find hotels near Herring Cove Beach. From here, you can easily visit Race Point Lighthouse, Provincetown, and the Pilgrim Monument. If you book a hotel close to Chatham Seaside, you will be staying around Chatham Lighthouse Beach, Chatham Fish Pier, and the Chatham Lighthouse.
Naturally, there are many more hotels in Cape Cod, each with their own great points. Are you interested in whale watching for example? Book a hotel that can help you arrange an excursion. Do you enjoy visiting museums and learning more about a certain subjects? Make sure to go by some of the museums, or even book a hotel close to the Cape Cod Museum of Art, Sandwich Glass Museum, or the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History. Nature lovers can divide their time between the oceans, beaches and dunes and the Nickerson State Park, with plenty of trails and ponds to delight in after a long day of sightseeing.
As tourism is one of the biggest industries in Cape Cod, you will have plenty of options to choose from when you are booking a hotel. There are over twenty 4 star hotels in case you are looking for a more luxurious and comfortable stay. Should you be traveling on a budget, you will have a hard time choosing between the over 250 3 star hotels. If you are up for a more unique stay in Cape Cod, check into one of the six boutique hotels on the island. Are you traveling to Cape Cod with your dog? There are also over 30 pet-friendly hotels to please.
When planning on flying into Cape Cod, you will be arriving at either Provincetown Municipal Airport, Barnstable Municipal Airport, and nearby New Bedford Regional Airport. Are you traveling internationally? You will probably fly into Logan International Airport. Therefore, it may be useful to book a hotel near your airport, just in case of a late-night arrival, or early morning departure.