Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Harwich Port

Enjoy the museums and other features of Harwich Port. This city's seafood restaurants, beaches and spas draw many visitors. Cape Cod Museum of Natural History and Cape Cod Museum of Art are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Harwich Port

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Harwich Port a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cape Cod Lavender Farm (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Cranberry Valley Golf Course (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Captains Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Bass River Golf Course (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Captain's Cove Golf Course (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Werner Schmidt Observatory (6.2 mi / 10 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Harwich Port

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 23°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Harwich Port

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Harwich Port. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bank Street Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Earle Road Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Red River Beach (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Pleasant Road Beach (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Cockle Cove Beach (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Sea Street Beach (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Harwich Port

The nearest airport is in Hyannis, MA (HYA-Barnstable Municipal), located 11 mi (17.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Nantucket, MA (ACK-Nantucket Memorial), which is 28.6 mi (46.1 km) away.

Where to stay near Harwich Port?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,076 holiday rentals near Harwich Port. From 836 Houses to 142 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Harwich Port for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Harwich Port?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Harwich Port:

  • South Yarmouth: 1,325 holiday homes
  • Osterville: 301 holiday homes
  • Dennis: 279 holiday homes
  • North Chatham: 482 holiday homes
  • West Barnstable: 60 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Harwich Port?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Harwich Port. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Allen Harbor Marina: 4,647 holiday rentals
  • Bank Street Beach: 4,535 holiday rentals
  • Red River Beach: 4,514 holiday rentals
  • Pleasant Road Beach: 4,594 holiday rentals
  • Nantucket Island: 952 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Harwich Port listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Harwich Port?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 836 Houses in Harwich Port. Our other popular types of Harwich Port holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 142 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 142 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 65 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Harwich Port?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 54 holiday homes with pool available in Harwich Port. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.