Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of East Harwich

The gardens and beaches create a pretty picture of East Harwich. This city is relaxing and romantic, recognised for its seafood restaurants, bird watching and boating. 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 East Harwich

Are you hoping to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes East Harwich a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cranberry Valley Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Captains Golf Course (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Captain's Cove Golf Course (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Cape Cod Lavender Farm (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Chatham Seaside Links (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Cape Escape Adventure Golf (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of East Harwich

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, East Harwich is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cockle Cove Beach (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Red River Beach (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Ridgevale Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Hardings Beach (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Fox Hill (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Bank Street Beach (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around East Harwich

The nearest airport is in Hyannis, MA (HYA-Barnstable Municipal), located 13.3 mi (21.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Provincetown, MA (PVC-Provincetown Municipal), which is 27.1 mi (43.6 km) away.

Where to stay near East Harwich?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 664 holiday rentals near East Harwich. From 583 Houses to 50 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near East Harwich for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 East Harwich:

  • West Dennis: 1,182 holiday homes
  • North Eastham: 649 holiday homes
  • East Dennis: 302 holiday homes
  • South Yarmouth: 1,407 holiday homes
  • West Harwich: 254 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 East Harwich?

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

  • Adventure Chatham: 4,215 holiday rentals
  • Cockle Cove Beach: 4,113 holiday rentals
  • Pirate's Cove Mini Golf: 4,496 holiday rentals
  • Coast Guard Heritage Museum: 4,861 holiday rentals
  • Wellfleet Preservation Hall: 3,681 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around East Harwich 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 East Harwich?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 583 Houses in East Harwich. Our other popular types of East Harwich holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 50 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 50 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 50 holiday houses

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 33 holiday homes with pool available in East Harwich. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.