visiting cape cod in the fall
Authors: Marco & Angelo

Authors: Marco & Angelo

We own the Candleberry Inn, a boutique bed and breakfast in central Cape Cod. We're glad to share our recommendations on all the great things to explore throughout Cape Cod.

Everything You Need to Know About Visiting Cape Cod in the Fall

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    There’s nothing like New England in the fall. Pumpkins adorn every doorstep, the smell of apple cider and pie wafts through the air, and leaves crunch under your feet. Experience the charm of it all when you stay at Candleberry Inn during this magical season. Access our complimentary Vacation Guide for the inside scoop on what you need to know about visiting Cape Cod in the fall!

    5 Reasons Why Fall is the Cape’s Secret Season

    1. Great Weather for Exploring

    If you consider yourself an adventurer, you’ll love visiting Cape Cod in the fall. Autumn is usually brisk, making it perfect for outdoor activities. Throw on a sweater and take a romantic walk on the beach with your sweetheart or go on a scenic hike. It’s a little too cold to swim in the ocean, but it is the perfect temperature to enjoy all your favorite things to do outside!

    2. The Changing Leaves

    Cape Cod is the perfect place to admire the beauty of changing leaves. The fall foliage here is an excellent addition to the already gorgeous landscape. Fiery shades of red and yellow contrast beautifully against the blue skies and classic New England architecture. Go on a scenic drive through town or opt to immerse yourself among the trees in a spot like Nickerson State Park.

    3. Minimal Traffic

    If you are visiting Cape Cod in the fall instead of the summer for the first time, you will be amazed at the incredible decrease in traffic. Everyone knows that the popular areas of the Cape get a little congested during the peak season. During autumn, you can get from place to place in no time at all! This gives you the opportunity to explore the entire peninsula.

    4. Enjoy the Cape Without the Crowds

    Because of the great weather and sunshine, Cape Cod has become a popular summer vacation destination. Although summer is an amazing season to visit during, it can get crowded. When you plan your trip during fall, you’ll find that the Cape is much quieter! Many restaurants are still open before they close for the winter, and you will rarely have to wait for a table.

    5. Celebrate the Season at a Festival

    The festivals that come to the Cape during the fall are the perfect way to celebrate the season. Spend the day or entire weekend at one of these unique events! From the Yarmouth Seaside Festival to the Annual Harwich Arts & Music Cranberry Festival, there is always something going on near Candleberry Inn.

    Experience Autumn at Candleberry Inn

    view of the highlands roomCome see for yourself why autumn is the Cape’s secret season when you book your stay at Candleberry Inn. Located on Main Street in Brewster, our bed and breakfast is in the center of the peninsula so you’ll be close to every activity or festival you’d like to attend. Browse through our cozy accommodations to start planning your trip!

    We recommend a classic room like the Highlands Room for your fall stay. Retreating back to your four poster Shaker bed and working fireplace is the perfect end to your day. Plus, the windows overlooking the side gardens and expansive lawns provide stunning views. We know you’ll love visiting Cape Cod in the fall, so book your stay today!

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