Cape Cod

Welcome to Cape Cod

Stunning beaches and charming communities

Cape Cod is one of New England's most beloved areas by visitors and residents alike. It is a blissful collection of beach towns surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, Cape Cod Bay, and Nantucket Sound. Though Cape Cod is highly popular for its breathtaking vacation homes, plenty of people choose to reside in this charming area year-round. Its quaint neighborhoods decorated with beautiful hydrangeas and nautical features are simply magnificent places to live.

The most common style of home in Cape Cod is the Cape Cod home. This home style is characterized by exteriors made of wood and shingles, picturesque central chimneys, balconies overlooking the ocean, and front and backyard porches to relax outside. Of course, some people choose different styles of homes that vary from the traditional houses in Cape Cod. There are endless home builders in Cape Cod if you want to craft a unique home for yourself, including Custom Crafted Homes, Cape Associates, and Orchard Builders.

What to Love

  • Soft sand beaches and rocky cliffs
  • Charming town centers in Chatham and Hyannis
  • Delicious seafood choices
  • Historical spots like the Pilgrim Monument
  • Outdoor sports like kayaking and paragliding

Local Lifestyle

Cape Cod locals enjoy various lifestyles depending on which town they reside in; however, most people enjoy small-town vibes with exciting recreation opportunities. Residents adore having beach access either from their homes or very close by. Many partake in aquatic sports like surfing, paddle boarding, kayaking, and sailing to spend quality time outdoors.

Cape Cod is dedicated to sustainability efforts, so many community members are highly interested in preservation activities and events. Other community activities include attending a Cape Cod League baseball game, which hosts college-level players every summer. Cape Cod is most active during the summertime, with many visitors staying in their magnificent Cape homes during this season. Locals enjoy the quietness and laid-back atmosphere of Cape Cod during the colder seasons.

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

The food options in Cape Cod are spectacular, ranging from buttery lobster and fried clams to Italian classics and juicy steaks. The Chatham Bars Inn is one of the most prestigious hotels in Cape Cod, and its restaurants are no exception. It offers the ultimate fine dining experience through its fabulous eatery, STARS. Guests take in amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean as they enjoy seafood classics from locally sourced ingredients.

Another upscale restaurant in Cape Cod is The Ocean House Restaurant, located in Dennis Port. It combines traditional New England flavors with exquisite Pan-Asian ingredients to formulate innovative dishes in a modern, classy environment. Guests can enjoy views of the Nantucket Sound while eating some of the most delectable food in all of Cape Cod.

Housed in the fantastic Wequasett Resort and Golf Club, Twenty-Eight Atlantic is the only Forbes Five-Star restaurant in the Cape Cod region. It is set in a sea captain’s home and has large floor-to-ceiling windows to display views of the lovely Pleasant Bay. Finally, C Salt Wine Bar & Grille is a fine dining restaurant that provides guests with a more laid-back experience. Its menu options are wonderful, offering mouthwatering American fare. It also has a lively bar and charming patio area, perfect for all occasions.

Things to Do

There are endless things to do while on Cape Cod. Many members of the Cape Cod community choose to belong to different country clubs. One of the most fabulous is the Willowbend Country Club. It has 27 holes of championship golf along absolutely stunning greens, along with several other amenities for members, including a premier fitness center, racquet sports courts, Olympic-sized pools, and various family events, including outdoor movie nights.

Of course, one of the most relaxing things to do on Cape Cod is to spend the day at the beach! There are so many beaches along the coast of the Cape that it may be overwhelming to find the right one. One of the most popular beaches in Cape Cod is Mayflower Beach in Barnstable County. It has soft, white sands and tide pools for children to play in. Visitors can grab a bite to eat at the food shack at the beach as well.

One of the luxuries of living in Cape Cod is the various spa options that flourish no matter where you go. Check out La Petite Day Spa, a high-end spa offering superb treatments for ultimate relaxation. In addition, if you are looking for a fun way to spend time outside that does not include the beach, you should visit Heritage Museums and Gardens. It features gorgeous gardens with plants native to Cape Cod, museums that feature exhibits on the 1908 Louff Carousel, and the American Automobile Collection. When in Cape Cod, there is no shortage of fun things to do.

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