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Dennis Port Cottage

  • 3
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Child friendly

$169

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Dennis Port Cottage

  • 1
  • 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

$79

Excellent (6 reviews)

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Dennis Cottage

  • 2
  • 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

$169

Excellent (7 reviews)

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South Yarmouth House

  • 5
  • 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“The landlord Alex was very gracious. Everything we needed was provided which was very convenient since we traveled so far. The house was clean and spacious. Centrally located on the cape so we could travel easily in both directions. The beach is only...”
- Review left on 10/20/2016

$350

Excellent (7 reviews)

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South Chatham House

  • 5
  • 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Child friendly

$787

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Truro House

  • 4
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask about children

from $271 / night

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South Dennis House

  • 3
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“This is a very nice cozy home to rent while vacationing in Cape Cod area. Not too far from beaches and shopping! I would reccomend this home to rent while visiting this area...”
- Review left on 08/15/2016

$186

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East Orleans House

  • 5
  • 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
“we stayed at the Salty Dog for the week prior to July 4th. The cottage was just as it looks in pictures. Freshly painted, decorated, and clean. lots of great space to spread out. Really enjoyed the location and Orleans...”
- Review left on 07/06/2016

$325

Excellent (1 reviews)

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Mashpee House

  • 4
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask about children
“Beautiful, private, nice waterview from the back of the home. It is located on a quite dead end street, this lovely, it has its own privite beach. And the firepit in the back is a very nice way to enjoy the sunsets. They are so beautiful...”
- Review left on 09/23/2014

$172

Excellent (12 reviews)

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South Chatham Cottage

  • 3
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

$175

Excellent (1 reviews)

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Bourne House

  • 4
  • 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

from $300 / night

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West Yarmouth House

  • 3
  • 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask about children
“Enjoyed our vacation at Leap of Faith. House was clean and very roomy. Great yard to sit in and play games. Very quiet neighborhood. Had a couple of minor issues but the owner took my call immediately and had them fixed. The only thing to be aware of...”
- Review left on 08/14/2015

$150

Excellent (10 reviews)

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Yarmouth House

  • 5
  • 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
“My family rented the house for one week. It was exactly as described. We had plenty of room for ourselves and our guests. The beds were comfortable and they provide the linens. With 3 bathrooms and an outdoor shower no one was ever waiting. This is...”
- Review left on 09/08/2016

$314

Very Good (4 reviews)

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Truro Villa

  • 8
  • 20
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

$1200

Excellent (1 reviews)

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Falmouth House

  • 4
  • 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask about children
“We have been renting on the Cape for years and this has been our best experience. The owners are wonderful - very approachable, responsive and easy-going. The house is very comfortable and has everything you need on the Cape - books, bikes, beach...”
- Review left on 08/19/2015

$300

Very Good (5 reviews)

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Yarmouth House

  • 4
  • 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
“We had a wonderful stay in Alex's beautiful, comfortable, fully-appointed home. This is a spacious fully-furnished home you could live happily in year-round. We rented for 1 wk. with sister-in-law and husband, totaling 4 adults and one small dog. We...”
- Review left on 05/28/2015

$220

Excellent (1 reviews)

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Mashpee House

  • 4
  • 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 4 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“As an experienced traveler and a great lover of beach and ocean destinations, and as a former resident of Oahu, I can say without hesitation that this home is one of the loveliest vacation places I have ever stayed. Not only is the house extremely...”
- Review left on 08/16/2016

$225

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Barnstable Cottage

  • 4
  • 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

from $270 / night

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Monument Beach House

  • 3
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
“Truly a lovely home with incredibly attentive and conscientious hosts! The home and yard are absolutely immaculate. We have stayed 2 years in a row and would not hesitate to return. Loved our stay...”
- Review left on 07/17/2016

$225

Excellent (8 reviews)

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Chatham Cottage

  • 2
  • 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“The cottage was located only about 1/2 mile from Cockle Cove Beach. It sits in a small private, loop road, surrounded by trees and beyond the trees is the beginnings of a salt marsh. The kitchen is very functional and there's a nice sized dining...”
- Review left on 09/30/2016

$100

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Falmouth House

  • 8
  • 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children

$500

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West Dennis Cottage

  • 3
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask about children
“First time renting a beach house at the cape. This house was roomy for a family of 6 and being steps away from the beach was even better....definitely would recommend this place to family and friends...”
- Review left on 07/14/2015

$207

Excellent (7 reviews)

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Wellfleet House

  • 3
  • 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask about children
“This is the first time I've stayed in Wellfleet in over 20 years and I am so glad that we chose this property for our vacation. The house is extremely comfortable and sparkling clean. There is loads of room to spread out. The spacious top floor is...”
- Review left on 10/19/2016

$200

Excellent (1 reviews)

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Harwich House

  • 2
  • 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask about children
“My husband proposed to me at a beach, at The Cape at sunrise a year ago. We decided to take our honeymoon on The Cape to begin a tradition. Right from the first contact, Dan was nothing short of amazing! I asked if he had a cooler at the house or if...”
- Review left on 08/12/2016

$111

Excellent (9 reviews)

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Falmouth House

  • 5
  • 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask about children
“The Old Stone Barn is a charming home, with a fantastic view down to Buzzard's Bay and plenty of space for a large family or group of friends to gather. The home is also well appointed and conveniently located with easy access to the bike path, the...”
- Review left on 08/30/2016

$250

Excellent (16 reviews)

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West Dennis Cottage

  • 3
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about children
“The owners were very welcoming and great! We had the privilege of having plovers hatching during our week stay- which was quite exciting for our 3 kids. The view was incredible and every morning I had to pinch myself that I was waking up to the...”
- Review left on 06/21/2016

$193

Excellent (10 reviews)

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Centerville House

  • 3
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“My husband and I really enjoyed our stay at the Garden Cottage. The flower gardens were beautiful, and we had hummingbirds on the porch plants. The back yard is large. The cottage sits at the end of a long driveway and is far from any street...”
- Review left on 02/19/2016

$75

Excellent (11 reviews)

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Yarmouth Port Cottage

  • 3
  • 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“this is the 2nd time we've stayed in this home, once in April and again in October. Our whole family loves the home, it's environment and location. We walk in and feel like we're home. it has everything you could think of and plenty of space for...”
- Review left on 11/04/2016

$142

Excellent (8 reviews)

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Truro House

  • 4
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“This is a Lovely home in an ideal location for running, biking, or heading to the beach! We love the community of Truro with its beautiful beaches, vineyard, Atlantic Spice Company, farmers market, delicious spots to eat dinner, or a great cup of...”
- Review left on 07/13/2015

$343

Excellent (1 reviews)

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Truro House

  • 3
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“This is the most breathtaking view of the ocean I have ever seen. It is admired from afar.. We love the cape and my parents retired in Eastham, Ma. Been going to the Beachcomber since 1971. The best place on this earth. Thanks...”
- Review left on 07/07/2014

$300

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Chatham House

  • 3
  • 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
“This is a wonderful home in a great Chatham location. Just a few steps to Main Street and Chatham Bars Inn. Newly renovated; equipped with everything we needed; open floor plan on 1st floor with beautifully appointed kitchen, dining area and living...”
- Review left on 11/03/2016

$375

Excellent (1 reviews)

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Barnstable Cottage

  • 2
  • 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

from $220 / night

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Truro House

  • 2
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask about children
“We had an incredible week. As always. The weather was perfect, we had the beaches to ourselves, esp. Longnook, mornings, for a swim. It doesn't get any better! We did all our favorite things, a couple days at Herring Cove, to swim, paddle, biked...”
- Review left on 07/05/2016

$200

Excellent (7 reviews)

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Mashpee House

  • 3
  • 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“This is my 7th visit to the Cape and by far the nicest places we have stayed, absolutely perfect in every way. The house is large, spacious and homely, situated on the edge of St Johns Cove which lends itself to the most spectacular sunrises and...”
- Review left on 11/03/2016

$172

Very Good (11 reviews)

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Sandwich House

  • 4
  • 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Ask about children
  • Pet friendly
“A couple of friends and I decided to rent a house for New Years last minute. After searching for hours, we found, and secured, this house within three days. The owner is cool, very organized, and understanding. Along with that, the house was a great...”
- Review left on 01/19/2016

$370

Very Good (7 reviews)

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Wellfleet House

  • 4
  • 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“This home could not have been more perfect for our extended family of 9 including grandchildren ages 2,6 and 9. The location is in a secluded tree lined spot but a short walk away from the marsh and short drive away from 4 beaches, bike trails and...”
- Review left on 07/25/2016

$400

Excellent (4 reviews)

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West Dennis House

  • 2
  • 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
“The home is absolutely immaculate. It's beautifully appointed. You feel like the first person to stay there. I loved having that first cup of tea and last drink of the day watching the sun rise & set over the ocean and marshes. The private...”
- Review left on 08/29/2016

$329

Excellent (5 reviews)

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West Dennis Cottage

  • 3
  • 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about children
“The stay was very pleasant. The cottage was very clean and comfortable. Felt very relaxed and enjoyed every minute of our stay...”
- Review left on 09/14/2016

$207

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West Dennis Cottage

  • 3
  • 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
“We loved the mid cape area. The cottage was perfect for my wife and I , plus two 13 yr old girls. We hit five different beaches. Took a day trip to Nantucket and loved it! We found Chapins in Denisport to be our new favorite restaurant. The pond was...”
- Review left on 09/02/2015

$150

Excellent (13 reviews)

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North Truro Cottage

  • 2
  • 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about children
“We loved this cute cottage. Jay and Edith supplied you with everything you needed. We enjoyed our week on the cape and look forward to returning. Nothing compares to waking up to the sound of the ocean. Thank you for sharing your home with us!!!!...”
- Review left on 08/25/2016

$186

Very Good (13 reviews)

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About Cape Cod

With its popular beaches, iconic lighthouses, and world-class seafood, it’s no surprise that Cape Cod is one of the most loved vacation spots in the Northeast. Grab your swimsuit, pack up the family, and make the Cape your favorite summertime destination.
 

A Short History of Cape Cod

The barrier island that extends off of Massachusetts’ eastern shore was first dubbed Cape Cod in 1602, when the name referred to just the end of the cape. A century later, the definition expanded to include more of the peninsula, and, today, Cape Cod references all of the peninsula, from the Cape Cod Canal at the southwestern end to Provincetown at the northeastern end. Islands like Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket are also typically included in the Cape Cod region.

Cape Cod has an important role in American history as the first landmass that the Pilgrims saw when they approached the New World in 1620. Early settlers made themselves comfortable along the bay and developed the maritime life that generations of Cape Cod residents are known for. Whaling and fishing were popular livelihoods throughout the 18th century, and in the 19th century, the cape’s culture and tourism industries began to flourish, making Cape Cod the place that vacationers celebrate today.
 

What Cape Cod Does Best

Today, Cape Cod is known as an upscale yet low-key location, and the sea is the star here. With white sand beaches and dramatic seas, Cape Cod is the ideal destination for families who appreciate natural beauty and great food. Highlights here include lighthouse visits, sailing trips, and beach walks.
 

Iconic Lighthouses

Cape Cod’s lighthouses have kept its shore safe for centuries and are still one of the cape’s most popular attractions today. On the southern end of the cape, visit Noboska Point Light, which has protected seafarers and those traversing Vineyard Sound since 1828. Near Eastham, tour the iconic Nauset Light, a red and white lighthouse with a circular staircase that was rescued from tumbling over the side of an eroding cliff. At the end of the cape, don’t miss the 1876 lighthouse Race Point Light, which offers tours in the summer and even allows overnight stays.
 

Atlantic Beaches

Cape Cod National Seashore extends across much of the barrier island and features six beaches with public access. At Nauset Light Beach, you’ll find both a sandy beach for swimming and access to several lighthouses. You might find the remains of a ship at Head of the Meadow Beach, a popular swimming spot and the site of over 1,000 shipwrecks.
 

Amazing Seafood

Thanks to its seaside location, Cape Cod is known for its fresh and plentiful seafood. Restaurants on the cape specialize in lobster, scallops, clams, oysters, and Atlantic fish. Try a clambake at the Clam Shack on Falmouth Harbor, grab a traditional fried seafood snack at Cap’n Frosty’s in Dennis, or indulge in a high-end meal at the Lobster Pot in Provincetown. Wherever you grab a bite in the cape, you’ll have your pick of the freshest seafood.

With its beautiful beaches, delicious seafood, and Atlantic adventures, this is the perfect weekend break or weeklong destination. Start planning your Cape Cod vacation today.
 

Cape Cod Travel Tips

Cape Cod is a favorite tourist destination because of its beautiful scenery and fun, one-of-a-kind activities. With homes available for rent by owner available to visitors, this is a popular and family friendly destination full of comfort, excitement, and natural wonder. Due to high demand, it is a good idea to book a reservation online in order to save time and money. Before you go, learn more about how to spend your time while in the area and why Cape Cod vacation rentals by owner are the best way to experience the magic of The Cape.

Beaches and Parks

Cape Cod has many picturesque, family-friendly beaches that are sure to make your vacation memorable. For many families, there is no better way to spend a vacation than on the beaches sprinkled throughout Cape Cod. Cottage rentals near these favorite beaches are a delightful choice for those that know they will be spending a great deal of time on, or in, the water. Cape Cod house rentals on the water are very popular, especially in the areas surrounding the National Seashore. Any other areas such as:
  • The Town of Sandwich boasts three saltwater and two freshwater beaches. Here you'll find a clay reef--perfect for scuba diving--and large, secluded beaches. While searching for Cape Cod rental homes, consider choosing a home within this stunning area.
  • Head of the Meadow is a beautiful, quiet beach known as an "ocean graveyard." In addition to its beautiful views and miles of soft sand, more than 1,000 shipwrecks have taken place here.


​Things to Do

Between relaxing in one of the many beautiful Cape Cod vacation rentals available near the beaches and lakes, make sure to head out onto the lake or ocean for a little fishing and whale watching; there are lots of family friendly outdoor activities that the whole family can enjoy:
  • Fishing is a great way to get a bit of family togetherness and is one of the most popular activities in the area. In addition to saltwater beaches, the area also offers many popular lakes and ponds. Charter boats are also available to rent for excursions.
  • Whale Watching is a classic regional activity and a must for those visiting between April and October. Book a popular boat tour and see the whales of the North Atlantic up close.
  • Boating/Kayaking is another favorite pastime. Canoe and kayak rentals are available for those looking for an afternoon of fun.


Local History

While visiting Cape Cod, visitors should consider making time to visit some of the historic nearby towns to explore the rich local history of the area.
  • The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History offers programs, lectures, workshops, walks, and exhibits aimed at educating children and adults about the beautiful Cape Cod environment.
  • Art's Dune Tours, located in Provincetown, is a 60 year old family-run business providing a variety of daily tours. See the dunes at sunset, have a clambake, or visit the Race Point Lighthouse.


Fun with Kids

There is certainly no shortage of children's activities in the region. Children who enjoy the outdoors, sunshine, and hands-on activities have many different things to choose from, and parents will appreciate the reasonable rates on family fun while visiting Cape Cod. House rentals also allow you and your family a little bit more freedom and privacy during your stay; but, while you're out and about, don't miss these great attractions:
  • The ZooQuarium is an environmental education center and a safe haven for Massachusetts's native wildlife. Kids will have fun interacting with animals in the petting zoo, marine room, and bird stadium.
  • Pirate Adventures of Cape Cod is a fun, swashbuckling adventure for kids between the ages of 3 and 10. Sailing from Memorial Day through Labor Day, kids will be taken aboard the Sea Gypsy pirate ship and swept away for an afternoon of treasure hunting.
When you begin planning your next vacation, be sure to consider Cape Cod rentals by owner for your accommodations. These Cape Cod cottage rentals allow you to experience the intimacy of Cape Cod and the comforts of home with your family. With ample fishing, beaches, museums, and nature tours, there is surely something for everyone in the Cape.
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