Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Falmouth is ready to explore

The area's wineries and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Falmouth. This city's seafood restaurants, forests and beaches draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Falmouth

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Falmouth has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Buttonwood Park Zoo (18.2 mi / 29.2 km)
  • Falmouth Country Club (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Cape Cod Country Club (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Island Cove Adventures (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Farm Neck Golf Club (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Water Wizz (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Falmouth

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Falmouth

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Falmouth is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Buttonwood Park Zoo (18.2 mi / 29.2 km)
  • Surf Drive Beach (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Falmouth Heights Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Spohr Gardens (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Menauhant Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Wood Neck Beach (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Falmouth

The nearest airport is in Vineyard Haven, MA (MVY-Martha's Vineyard), located 11.2 mi (18.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Hyannis, MA (HYA-Barnstable Municipal), which is 18.8 mi (30.2 km) away.

Where to stay near Falmouth?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,722 holiday rentals near Falmouth. From 1,339 Houses to 177 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Falmouth for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Falmouth?

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 Falmouth:

  • Woods Hole: 174 holiday homes
  • West Falmouth: 96 holiday homes
  • Teaticket: 255 holiday homes
  • Falmouth Heights: 356 holiday homes
  • East Chop: 318 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 Falmouth?

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

  • Woods Hole Drawbridge: 2,522 holiday rentals
  • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution: 2,756 holiday rentals
  • Shining Sea Bikeway: 3,042 holiday rentals
  • Falmouth Museums on the Green: 3,048 holiday rentals
  • Woods Hole Science Aquarium: 2,511 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Falmouth 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 Falmouth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,339 Houses in Falmouth. Our other popular types of Falmouth holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 177 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 177 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 103 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 Falmouth?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 214 holiday homes with pool available in Falmouth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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