On Land

You will be amazed at what Cape Cod has to offer without even getting your feet wet! Hundreds of miles of beaches, diverse museums, nature trails, bike trails, performing arts, art galleries, local artisan jewelry stores, outdoor concerts, cinemas and the second largest concentration of golf courses in the entire USA, just to mention some.


Cape Cod is renowned for some of the finest beaches in the world, including the 40 miles of unspoilt beach of the Cape Cod National Seashore. There are some beautiful beaches within minutes of the inn and the following are just a few:

Grays Beach

is our nearest salt-water beach with its magnificent boardwalk stretching out into the Bay.

Dennis Beaches

10 minutes: Chapins, Mayflower, Corporation, Cold Storage, Bayview and Howes Street beaches are all very pretty and ideal for swimming.

Nantucket Sound Beaches

15 minutes: Craigville, Kalmus, Veterans Park, Sea Gull, Engelwood, Covell, Colonial Acres, Sea Street, Parkers River, Bass River, On the south side of the Cape, they are typically steeply sloping longer beaches with more surf.

Nature preserves and trails:

Historical Society of Yarmouth Nature Trails

5 minutes: 100 acres adjoining the grounds of the inn.


Massachusetts Audubon

8 minutes: Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary.

Massachusetts Audubon

40 minutes: Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. Scenic trails and a beautiful butterfly and hummingbird garden.

Cape Cod Natural History Museum

20 minutes

Cape Cod National Seashore

25 minutes: 43,557 acres on Outer Cape Cod. Fine ocean beaches, historic landmarks, nature trails and 2 Visitor’s Centers with exhibits.

Nickerson State Park

20 minutes: Woodland, trails and eight fresh water ponds. You can hike, bike, canoe, swim and birdwatch.

Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge

35 minutes: Accessed partly by boat. Important nesting and feeding habitat for migratory birds and wildlife. Also known for Great White Shark sightings.

Bike Trails:

Cape Cod Rail Trail

10 minutes: 26 miles of paved surface with relatively few hills. A tapestry of cranberry bogs, pine groves and ocean views.

Chatham Bike Trail

30 minutes: 8-mile extension of the Rail Trail.

Shining Sea Bikeway

55 minutes: Spectacular views.


Kings Way Golf Club

8 minutes: Par 59

Bass River Golf Course

15 minutes: Par 72 Rating 69.3

Bayberry Hills Golf Course

8 minutes: Par 72 Rating 71.7

Blue Rock Golf Course

12 minutes: Par 54 Rating 56.4

Dennis Highlands Golf Course

15 minutes: Par 71 Rating 70.4

Dennis Pines Golf Course

15 minutes: Par 72 Rating 71.9

Hyannis Golf Club

15 minutes: Par 71 Rating 69.4

Performing Arts:

Cape Cod Center for the Arts

10 minutes

Cape Playhouse

10 minutes: Legendary Cape Playhouse has been bringing professional Broadway actors to Cape Cod for 80 years. Often referred to as “The birthplace of the stars”. “Where Broadway goes to summer” New York Times

Cape Cinema

10 minutes

The Melody Tent

15 minutes: Top national and international performances each summer.

The Cultural Center of Cape Cod

10 minutes

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