How to Spend Time Exploring Bass River in South Yarmouth

When you imagine yourself in Cape Cod, what do you dream about? For us at The Captain Farris House, we think of our serene beaches, scrumptious seafood, wonderful shops, excellent fishing, and historic charm. While you’re exploring our seaside gem, you’ll find all these things and more at Bass River in South Yarmouth. Whatever way you decide to spend the day, you’re sure to make the most of your trip!

Before you enjoy everything Bass River in South Yarmouth has to offer, request 24-hour access to our free Online Travel Guide! We created this vacation planner to help you spend more time exploring and less time searching for the best area attractions. As you browse our guide, you’ll find directions and prices to our top choices for our favorite things to do on Cape Cod. You can also find the ideal places to stay during your getaway at The Captain Farris House!

What to Do at Bass River in South Yarmouth

Do you want to find out where to eat, shop, and spend the day at Bass River in South Yarmouth? Read over our suggestions for how to experience this quaint neighborhood to the fullest!

Shop Around

Each year, people visit Cape Cod for a number of reasons – the beach, the food, and even the antiques! These hidden treasures tell the story of lives lost in the fabric of time. As you search for the best places to go antiquing, peruse the collections at Antique Center of Cape Cod in Dennis, MA. From eclectic memorabilia to fine china, you’re sure to find the perfect addition to your home!Bass River in South Yarmouth

Join the local farmers of Cape Cod every Thursday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bass River Farmers Market. You can shop from a selection of fresh produce, specialty products, handmade soaps, and even learn more about sustainability in our modern world. Before you visit, we suggest bringing cash for a smoother shopping experience!

Hit The Beach

On a warm and sunny day, make the 2-mile drive from your relaxing retreat at The Captain Farris House to the peaceful Bass River Beach. Also known as Smugglers Beach, this private seashore showcases unparalleled views of the Nantucket Sound and has a small parking lot off of South Street. If you visit from April to October, you may see a pod of whales breaching the water’s surface. While you’re there, enjoy fishing the Bass River on Cape Cod during the same months!

Delight in Excellent Provisions

Calling all seafood lovers! When you visit Bass River in South Yarmouth, you’ll be close to many wonderful eateries. Here are our favorite restaurants in South Yarmouth!

  • Gerardi’s Cafe
  • Cape Cod Creamery
  • Skipper Chowder House
  • Captain Parker’s Pub

Each of these exceptional restaurants offers a robust menu of seasonal delicacies, decadent desserts, delightful drink selection, and views of our scenic landscape. Walk in or call ahead for a table to refuel after your daily adventures!  

Tee Up on the Course

Reserve your tee time on the Bass River Golf Course, one of our favorite! Located less than a mile The Captain Farris House, it’s one of our guests’ favorite Yarmouth golf courses for its views of the Bass River, challenging fairways, and rigorous greens. Whether you are an avid golfer or a novice, you’re sure to play your best round!

Book Your Stay at The Captain Farris House

After you’ve experienced Bass River in South Yarmouth, unwind in the comfort of your luxurious accommodation at our charming bed and breakfast. Here at The Captain Farris House, we offer a gorgeous selection of relaxing retreats and invite you to reserve the ideal one for your trip. Each of our enchanting hideaways boasts stunning antiques, an abundance of natural light, and a spa-oasis bathroom. When you wake with us each morning, sit at one of the tables in our quaint courtyard and indulge in our gourmet breakfast. It’s the perfect way to start your day and get ready to explore our scenic region. With so much waiting for you on “the Cape,” why wait any longer to plan your getaway? We can’t wait to host you this year at The Captain Farris House!