What is there to see in Cape Cod in September, October, and November?
Just about everything.
Fall on Cape Cod is like no other.
The air is crisp and cool. The foliage is brilliant. And, everything around Cape Cod looks beautiful.
Cape Cod in the fall is also known among locals as being the “not-so-off” season simply because tourists from around country – and the world – love to come to region to see it in its fall splendor.
What To Do In Cape Cod In The Fall
Besides hitting the beach, hiking, biking, and boating – there are plenty of other things to do in Cape Cod in the fall. Many Cape Cod events and festivals abound. The Harwich Cranberry Festival historically signals the harvesting of the Cape’s famous cranberry bogs. The celebration showcases arts and crafts, food, and entertainment.
The Bourne Scallop Festival, which takes place in the latter part of September, focuses on the scallop industry and is one of New England’s largest festivals. Visitors will enjoy arts and crafts, a home expo, and famous scallop dinners.
And, don’t forget the majestic Provincetown Schooner Regatta!
The crowds ease during September, but Cape Cod and the Islands remain in business. Dune tours continue until mid-October, beaches stay open (offering free parking after Labor Day), and restaurants and shops keep serving.
Book A Cape Cod Fall Vacation!
The glorious part of traveling in Cape Cod in the fall is that the thin crowds allow for more sightseeing at a relaxed pace. You’ll also find more couples – and less families – strolling through many of the Cape Cod towns or sipping wine at one of the various Cape Cod vineyards.
Cool nights also make for a good excuse to cuddle up by a warm fire, which are common at many Cape Cod hotels.
If your calendar is free for a long weekend this fall, why not fit in a romantic fall Cape Cod vacation? You’ll be glad you did – and it’ll be something you’ll remember for years to come.