Best Cape Cod beaches to explore
Once a quiet fishing, farming and artist community, this unique place has become a vibrant tourist destination.
Chatham Cape Cod, with its magnificent beaches, wildlife, the chatham lighthouse, gorgeous ocean views has long been a fisherman and bird watchers delight. South beach is one of the most remarkable and secluded beaches, known having the warmest water in Cape Cod, a great place for families to spend the day: fishing, hiking or swimming. North Monomoy Island is the place to go for bird watching; this wildlife refuge famous of its remarkable and peaceful beauty.
Harwich beaches of Nantucket Sound continue to surprise and delight visitors who are drawn to this wonderful place by its natural beauty and timeless historic nature. One of favorite visitor’s beaches is Red River Beach off Depot Road in South Harwich.
Nauset beach located in eastern border of Orleans is known for its unique beauty and dramatic weather events. On the other side calmer Skaket beach, cape cod vacation rentals favorite, and Rock harbor where fishing boats all summer long taking folks for fishing. There are beautiful walking and biking trails which goes through a portion of the cape cod national seashore.
Quiet town of Brewster is known for its prettiest bay beaches, Pines Creek beach with flats that stretch for miles at low tide. It also has a number of ponds, like Sheep pond, which are great for swimming and kayaking.
If you would like to visit Nantucket, there is Freedom Nantucket Ferry (launches from Saquatucket Harbor).
Eastham is a home to two beautiful and undisturbed as it was centuries ago National Seashore beaches on the Atlantic Ocean: Nauset Light Beach and Coast Guard Beach.
Wellfleet are blessed with unique ponds, a stunning harbor, White Crest beach, Newcomb Hollow, Cahoon Hollow beach, famous Marconi Beach and the site where Gugliemo Marconi sent the world’s first telegram.
Provincetown is a home to a unique mix of fishermen and hip artist. You can enjoy this stunning place nature best by bike; take a ride along the paths through dunes with unbelievable ocean views, check bike trails on cape cod map. While in Provincetown, stroll the Herring Cove beach, Race Point beach or take cruises that guarantee whale sightings, go to museums or shopping.
Truro is remarkably unspoiled, known of its wild natural beauty and simplicity, sandy cliffs, dunes and gorgeous Meadow beach, Longnook beach, Balston beach, Head Of The Meadow beach where beachcombers can find a variety of shells, pretty stones and beach glass.
Provincetown beaches: Long Point Light, Wood End Light, Herring Cove, Race Point Light, Peaked Hill Bar, Provincetown Harbor.
Truro beaches: High Head, Head Of The Meadow, Highland Light, Corn Hill, Pamet River, Long Nook, Ballston Beach, Ryder's Beach.
Wellfleet beaches: Great Island, Wellfleet Harbor, Newcomb Hollow, Cahoon Hollow, Le Count Hollow, Marconi Beach.
Eastham beaches: Sunken Meadow, Cooks Brook, Nauset Light beach, Coast Guard Beach, Nauset Inlet, Herring Pond.
Orleans beaches: Rock Harbor, Nauset Beach, Crystal Lake, Pleasant Bay, Skaket Beach.
Chatham beaches: North Beach, Chatham Light Beach, South Beach, Monomoy Island, Monomoy Point. Nantucket Sound beaches (Chatham): Stage Harbor, Harding Beach, Red River Beach.