Need to Escape? a Boston to Brewster Road Trip Is the Best Way

When you’re caught up in the routine of everyday life, it can be hard to remember to slow down and unplug. While you love the city you call home, sometimes the weight of work, family, and friends can weigh on you. At this point, it’s important to remember that relaxation can be found right in your own backyard. If you’re a Boston, MA, resident, Brewster, MA, is your nearby oasis. Embark on a Boston to Brewster road trip the next time you’re overwhelmed by reality, or simply need a quick escape! Request our complimentary Vacation Guide to keep in your inbox so it’s right there when you begin planning a road trip. 

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Your Guide to Planning a Boston to Brewster Road Trip 

Map it Out 

The best way to start your getaway on a positive note is to have a seamless travel plan. Usually, this involves plane or train tickets that can be expensive and eat up a day’s worth of travel time. When you take a Boston to Brewster road trip, though, travel is easy. You can access the Cape from Boston by car. The distance between the cities is only 85 miles, making it about an hour and a half drive from Boston. 

This reasonable driving distance makes Boston to Brewster perfect for a Cape Cod day trip or a long weekend. With so much to see and do in our area, we a weekend-long getaway is preferred. Don’t stress about what to pack, either! We’ve put together a Cape Cod packing list for every season. 

Stops Along the Way 

Because the driving distance between Boston and Brewster is pretty short, you don’t have to stop on your road trip. You could very easily drive all the way through if you’re itching to explore our area. However, we encourage everyone to take a pit stop at Cafe Riverview

This quaint lunch spot is in Sandwich, MA, the first town you’ll make your way onto the Cape. Cafe Riverview serves coffee, pastries, sandwiches, and more! You’ll also be supporting the local community when you eat here as the cafe is an extension of an area high school’s transitional program. 

What to Do When You Get Here

Perhaps the best part of a road trip from Boston to Brewster is reaching your final destination! First, begin exploring from your car along Route 6A, also known as the Old King’s Highway. A portion of the 62-mile stretch runs alongside our inn, so you can overlook Cape Cod history right from your room. 

Get outside and explore while you’re here, too! Brewster has many nearby state parks and museums for diverse exploration. Some of our favorites include Nickerson State Park and the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History. Don’t forget to reference our Vacation Guide for even more recommendations on how Bostoners can experience Brewster as the locals do.

Stay at Candleberry Inn on Cape Cod 

Bed view of the Cricket Room at Candleberry Inn on Cape Cod.

Experience authentic, Brewster lodging during your Boston to Brewster road trip. At Candleberry Inn on Cape Cod, it’s easy to slow down and enjoy the finer things in life. Indulge in our daily breakfast made by one of our innkeepers, premium bathroom amenities, reusable and stylish glass water bottles, and more. Our amenities are just the beginning. 

Each and every one of our nine guest rooms boasts quintessential New England charm as well as comfortable accommodations. Our bright and cheery Cricket Room is perfect for lone guests looking to achieve maximum relaxation. This room has a double bed, private bathroom, and serene views of our on-site garden and fountain. Browse all of our guest rooms and reserve the one that best fits your needs!