Things to Do in Brewster, MA and the Cape Cod Area
Cape Cod is a quintessential coastal vacation destination! Sandy beaches, historic lighthouses, and delectable fresh-catch seafood are just a few things to do in Brewster, MA, that make our area an easy place to relax. There are incredible attractions along all 70 miles of our East Coast peninsula. Consider a stay in Brewster, MA, at Candleberry Inn for the best chance to see it all! Brewster, MA, is located in the center of the Cape near all of the best things to do. The Cape’s most famous attractions like Martha’s Vineyard and the Cape Cod National Seashore are just miles away!
Browse a collection of our favorite things to do in Brewster, MA, and the Cape Cod below. Then, explore our complimentary Vacation Guide for even more local attractions!
Enjoy the Best Things to Do in Brewster, MA and the Cape Cod Area
Head to the Beach
Cape Cod is home to more than 400 miles of shoreline. Our beaches feature lush sands, peaceful tides, and stunning views. All of Cape Cod’s beaches are beautiful and offer something unique! Head to Breakwater Beach for the closest sunset-facing waterview in Brewster, or spend the day at Coast Guard Beach for incredible swimming. Be sure to take advantage of the free beach amenities at Candleberry Inn! Here are our favorite beaches on Cape Cod:
Experience Whale Watching
Whale watching on Cape Cod is a one-of-a-kind-experience! Open season for whale watching begins in mid-April and ends in October. However, your best chance to see marine life is from June to September. Spend the summer months with us and delight in heading out to sea on a chartered vessel for your opportunity to gaze in awe at majestic marine life in its natural habitat. We recommend these whale watching charters to our guests:
Explore Through Nature
There’s a beautiful sight at every turn on Cape Cod. Our area’s stunning flora and fauna are an integral part of what turns guests into residents! Watch the water swell during high tide at the beach, or admire the beauty of the changing leaves in the fall. No matter what time of year you visit the Cape, you’re sure to find awe-inspiring views. Better yet, start each day of your Cape Cod getaway with peaceful views from our patio where we serve breakfast! Here are a few of our favorite places to appreciate the local scenery:
- Martha’s Vineyard
- Cape Cod Rail Trail
- Nickerson State Park
- Cape Cod Ferries
- Cape Cod National Seashore
- Bound Brook Island Beach & Other Hidden Gems on Cape Cod
Indulge in Local Cuisine
You’ve never tasted seafood like this before! Cape Cod’s cuisine is comprised of fresh-catch seafood like lobster, clams, and cod. Fried, seared, or served on a hoagie roll—there’s a variety of ways to sink your teeth into our area’s local cuisine! Many of our favorite restaurants on Cape Cod even pair delicious menu items with beautiful water views. Here are a few of our favorite places to make a reservation on Cape Cod:
- 5 of the Best Cape Cod Restaurants on the Water
- Spinnaker & More Restaurants in Brewster, MA
- Brewster Fish House
Tour Cape Cod Lighthouses
Lighthouses were an effective form of communication between land and sea years ago. Now, lighthouses on Cape Cod are a popular sight for tourists! Catch a glimpse of these structural masterpieces from a ferry, or take a tour during the warmer months. Here are our favorite lighthouse tours:
Appreciate Arts & Culture
With so much natural beauty, you might be asking yourself “What’s there to do inside on Cape Cod?” Check out our area’s incredible arts and culture! Cape Cod is home to a variety of museums, art galleries, historic sites, performing arts theatres, and shows. Consider these culturally rich itinerary items for your getaway:
- John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum
- Stony Brook Grist Mill and Museum
- Cape Cod Museum of Natural History
- Cultural Center of Cape Cod
Stay Just A Stone’s Throw Away at Candleberry Inn
Which of these things to do in Brewster, MA, caught your eye? By now, you probably have a good idea of what you want to do during your Cape Cod getaway! When it’s time to book your trip, consider a stay with Candleberry Inn on Cape Cod. Our Brewster, MA, bed and breakfast features luxurious guest rooms, first-class amenities, gourmet breakfast, and a central location on Cape Cod.
Check our availability and start planning your trip to Cape Cod!