Where to Stay and What to Do on Your Brewster, MA, Vacation

Heading to Cape Cod for a much-needed break? A Brewster, MA, vacation may be just what you need! Abundant with oceanic sights and sounds, this destination is one of the most memorable in the Northeast. The beautiful landscape hosts a variety of activities to enjoy in Brewster, MA.  

Plan your Brewster, MA, vacation after you download our free vacation guide. It’s packed full of fun outdoor and indoor activities to enjoy near the Candleberry Inn.

Top Things to Do During Your Brewster, MA, Vacation

Whale Watching

Whale watching remains one of the most popular activities to enjoy on Cape Cod, and there are several wonderful local companies that offer tours. Voted Cape Cod’s finest whale watching by Cape Cod Life Publications,” Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises is ready to show you the beauty of whale watching and “the Cape.” Another option is the Dolphin Fleet, which is located in nearby Provincetown and known for its educational whale watching tours out at sea.

Beaches and National Parks

Brewster offers some of best beaches in the world. Relax on the spacious beaches and enjoy the calm, soothing water. Want to sunbathe a little outside of Brewster, MA? Drive down a five-mile stretch of Highway 6A to find even more beaches. Our vast natural landscape covers more than you think. With over 2,000 acres of natural forest, your secluded, forest retreat awaits. Bike or walk through Nickerson State Park or Cape Cod National Seashore.


You’re sure to find your dream course on “the Cape.” Challenging fairway drives, championship-styled difficulty, and scenic greens compose all golf courses here. Book your tee time on some of our favorites including Captains Golf Course, Cranberry Valley Golf Course, Dennis Pines & Dennis Highlands Golf Courses, or Chatham Seaside Links.


Sailing remains a tradition here at Cape Cod, and our friends at Cape Sail can show you the ropes. Explore all Nantucket Island has to offer with world-renowned Captain Bob Rice and enjoy Cape Sail’s 3-hour adventures through the National Wildlife Refuge at Monomoy Island.


Cast a line during your stay on Cape Cod. With the oceanfront only minutes away, cultivate your interest in sportfishing or continue your hobby with First Line Fishing – Cape Cod Fishing Charters or Magellan Fishing Charters. Reel in the perfect catch on “the Cape.”


Uncertain about how to spend your time on Cape Cod? Look into a tour group or sightseeing excursion with Cape Cod Scenic Tours, HarwichPort Freedom Cruise Lines, LLC, Hyline Cruises, or Steamship Authority. You can learn more about the rich history, experience the remarkable landscape, and find your favorite spot on Cape Cod.  


Cape Cod’s winding trails and scenic bike paths will redefine the way you think about biking. The hundreds of trails dedicated for biking present the beautiful Cape Cod landscape. Rent your bike at the Rail Trail Bike & Kayak Shop or Brewster Bike for a fun sightseeing adventure.


Watch as Cape Cod’s history comes to life during a visit to our local museums. Immerse yourself in local history at Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum, Heritage Museums and Gardens, or Plimoth Plantation.

Theater and Music

Planning a date night with your significant other or a family outing with the kids over the age of 8? Visit The Cape Playhouse or Harwich Junior Theater for a stage production like you have never seen before. Coming for the summer? Buy tickets to Cape Cod Melody Tent or Brewster Band Concert.

Annual Events

Cape Cod hosts fun-filled, annual events sure to excite all ages. If you are planning a summer visit, stop by the traditional Barnstable County Fair or the Provincetown International Film Festival. If springtime in “the Cape” seems better for you, check out the ode-to-flowers Brewster in Bloom festival.


Shop around the Lemon Tree Village to find the perfect gifts for friends and family back home. Our local favorites include specialty shops like Lemon Tree Pottery, She Shells: The Ocean Edge Shop, The Brewster Book Shop, The Brewster General Store, Great Cape Herbs, and Brewster Sweets (to name a few).  

Where to Stay During Your Brewster, MA, Vacation

After seeing all the Cape has to offer, your perfect home-away-from-home awaits at the Candleberry Inn. Our Georgian-inspired bed and breakfast, located right in the heart of “the Cape” and Old Kings Highway Historic District, boasts two elegant spaces to stay. The Carriage House contains three private rooms, and the Main House contains six rooms. Antiques, heirlooms, and historic furniture pieces fill each room and transport you back in time on your stay with us.

Relax at The Candleberry on your Brewster vacation today!