Cape Cod is well-known as a getaway for summer travelers. The Cape” as it’s classically called by frequent visitors and permanent residents, has notoriously attracted actresses and actors, musicians, presidents, and other famous visages from around the world.

Why not make it your next stop this summer too!

If you’re still on the fence about what you might get up to when visiting Cape Cod, check out this list of fantastic travel experiences you won’t want to miss on a summer trip to The Cape.

Here we go – let’s dive in!

Summer Getaway Experiences on Cape Cod

Check out these awesome activities — always available on Cape Cod and perfect for wintertime!

  1. Cape Cod Beer Tour

There’s nothing like a cold one after the end of a long day!

Cape Cod Beer is a well-known brewery located in Hyannis. It’s been a local favorite for nearly 15 years (since 2004). Check it out for a full tour and bring home a six pack for your friends!

  1. Museums

Numerous museums dot Cape Cod and make it a fantastic place to relax and unwind and … learn a thing or too.

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History is a great place to start, and after, you can head over to the Cape Cod Children’s Museum. Both of these establishments have long been favorites for kids and adults alike. The former is a great place to get to know the local flora and fauna, and the children’s museum allows kids (and parents!) to actually touch the exhibits they see — a great way to learn for anyone.

  1. Hiking and Nature Trails

There are a tremendous among of hiking and nature trails on Cape Cod. These are great places to go for a quick walk for exercise, or you can spend the whole day (or many days) on them and make progress at your own pace. We recommend checking out the Cape Cod National Seashore, the Cape Cod Rail Trail, and Nickerson State Park.

  1. Fantastic Local Breweries
    On the Cape, you’ll have no shortage of famous local breweries. Just a short drive from The Lighthouse Inn, we have some of the perfect places to enjoy craft brews!
  • Hog Island Beer Company: Founded five years ago in Orleans, Hog Island Beer Company promises to provide patrons with a unique craft beer experience, rooted in history and a genuine love of suds!
  • Devil’s Purse Brewing Company: Devil’s Purse is a proud Cape Cod institution, creating exceptional hand-crafted, European-inspired beers using only the finest ingredients.
  • Naukabout Beer Company: Just 10 miles over the Sagamore Bridge, Naukabout Beer Company strive to create top-notch craft beers as well as an atmosphere that accurately reflects the unique flavor of Cape Cod.


Where to Stay While You’re Here

While you’re in Cape Cod, you’ll of course be looking for a place to stay, but look no further. The Lighthouse Inn is the destination for you. Offering state-of-the-art amenities, amazingly luxurious guest rooms and suites, and a close proximity to the water (with beautiful ocean vistas), our inn is a favorite among frequent visitors to The Cape.

Ready to schedule your trip? Contact us today to get you and your party on the books! We’ll see you soon at The Lighthouse Inn on Cape Cod!