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A Guide To Exploring The Beauty Of Cape Cod

September 24, 2020

A Guide To Exploring The Beauty
Of Cape Cod

As Cape Cod natives ourselves, we are definitely biased to its beauty and charm. We work, play and raise our own family here so it’s no surprise that we are passionate about helping other families navigate the Cape Cod area. Whether you are just visiting Cape Cod or exploring the area to settle your own family, we hope this guide will prove to be a useful resource!

Harwich, Massachusetts

Welcome to Harwich! We’re home of the Mariners Baseball team, Cranberry Bogs, Saquatucket, Wychmere and Allen Harbors, the exclusive Wequassett Resort and Golf Club, and much more.

Whether you’re visiting for the summer, or enjoying the changing of seasons in the fall, we’ve gathered some of our favorite spots below for you to checkout.


  • The Ember

  • The Port

  • 10 Yen

  • Perk’s Coffee Shop + Beer Garden

  • Mad Minnow

  • Scribano’s Italian Market + Delis

  • Mooncusser’s Tavern

  • Cape Sea Grille

  • George’s Pizza

  • Hot Stove

  • Villa Roma

  • Brax Landing

  • AND we can’t forget our favorite ice cream shop, SchoolHouse Ice Cream!

Where to Stay?

  • Seadar Inn by the Sea

  • Winstead Inn and Beach Resort

  • The Platinum Pebble Boutique Inn

  • Inn on the Beach

  • Wychmere Beach Club

  • Handkerchief Shoals

  • Wequasett Resort

  • Please contact our rental agent, Tina, to discuss house/condo rentals 508-432-9300


Shopping in Harwich Port is endless, but here’s a few of our favorites you have to check out!

  • Solis

  • Sativa

  • Three Buoys

  • Monomoy Horse and Dog

  • Dr. Gravity’s Kite Shop


  • Take a bike ride on the Cape Cod Rail Trail

  • Tour the Cranberry Bogs

  • Visit an Art Gallery

  • Take a fishing charter with East Cape Charters

  • Visit the Craft Fair at Brooks Park

Brewster, Massachusetts

Welcome to Brewster! The quieter and often calmer of the Cape Towns, Brewster is home to beautiful beaches, shops, and the well-known Nickerson State Park, a preserve of 400 acres of trails. Here you’ll find old sea captains’ homes, lots of historic structures, and a large selection of antique shops!


  • Captain Freeman Inn

  • Ocean Edge Resort

  • The Old Manse Inn

  • Brewster by the Sea Inn

  • Candleberry Inn

  • Nickerson State Park

  • Please contact our rental agent, Tina, to discuss house/condo rentals 508-432-9300


  • Snowy Owl Coffee Roasters

  • Eat Cake 4 Breakfast Bakery

  • The Brewster Fish House

  • JT’s Seafood

  • Stone L’oven Pizza

  • Ferretti’s Market

  • Ocean Terrace

  • Freemans Grill

  • Spinnaker

  • Brewster Scoop

  • Kate’s Seafood

  • Apt


  • Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

  • Nickerson State Park

  • Paine’s Creek

  • Stony Brook Grist Mill

  • Crosby Mansion

  • Drummer Boy Park (check the farmers market and craft fair schedule)

  • Visit the Cook Shop

Visiting Chatham, Massachusetts

Welcome to Chatham, Massachusetts! We’re home of the Angler’s Baseball team, Chatham Bars Inn, Chatham Lighthouse, Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge, and much more.


  • Hangar B Eatery

  • Mom and Pops Burgers

  • Marion’s Pie Shop

  • Corner Store

  • Chatham Squire

  • Bluefins Sushi and Saki Bar

  • Larry’s Px (breakfast + lunch)

  • Pisces

  • Pate’s

  • Del Mar Bar + Bistro

  • Chatham Perk

  • Carmine’s Pizza

  • Chatham Bars Inn Beach House Grill

Where to Stay?

  • Chatham Bars Inn

  • Carriage House Inn

  • The Chatham Motel

  • Chatham Tides

  • Hawthorne Motel

  • The Old Harbor Inn

  • Chatham Inn

  • Chatham Wayside Inn

  • Seafarer Inn

  • Please contact our rental agent, Tina, to discuss house/condo rentals 508-432-9300

What to Do?

  • Visit the Chatham Lighthouse

  • Kayaking and Paddle Boarding

  • Band concerts

  • Biking

  • Catch a movie at the Chatham Orpheum

  • Shopping on Main Street

  • Golfing

  • Kate Gould Park

  • Fishing

Visiting Orleans, Massachusetts

Welcome to Orleans! We’re home of the Orleans Firebirds, more than a dozen art galleries and a resident live theatre. If you love strolling the Main Street shops, or swimming its freshwater lakes, there is lots to do in this corner of the Cape!

Where to Stay?

  • Skaket Beach Motel

  • Nauset House Inn

  • The Cove Motel

  • Ship’s Knees Inn

  • Nauset Beach Inn

  • Please contact our rental agent, Tina, to discuss house/condo rentals 508-432-9300

Where to Eat?

  • Rock Harbor Grill

  • Vers

  • Captain Linnell House

  • Beacon Room

  • Hole in One (best donuts around!)

  • Corner Store

  • Mahoney’s Bar + Grill

  • Whisk Breakfast + Lunch

  • Viv’s Kitchen

What to Do?

  • Visit Nauset and Skaket Beach

  • Check out Rock Harbor

  • Hog Island Beer Co.

  • Academy of Performing Arts

  • Shop Main Street

  • Catch a Baseball game

If you recently visited Cape Cod and had a great experience, comment below and tell us all about it or share a post on social media so others can hear your experience too. Be sure to tag us on Instagram @bmwbuilders so we don’t miss it!

Ben & Tiffany Welsh

Licensed, Insured & Experienced Contractor and Realtor specializing in home renovations and real estate on Cape Cod. Since 2005 we have been walking home owners through the vision of their personal home projects, and assisting buyers and sellers to successfully navigate a fast moving and competitive Cape Cod real estate market.