If the aroma of fresh flowers, breezy, peaceful beaches, and an afternoon spent whale watching sounds appealing, a trip to Cape Cod in the spring is the perfect getaway for you. You can enjoy all the magnificence and beauty of the area, with fewer crowds and more space to relax.
We love Cape Cod in the spring and know you will too. Below is a list of reasons why springtime is perfect for a Cape Cod vacation. To receive more information for planning the perfect getaway to Cape Cod in the spring, access our free Vacation Guide! We’ve included expert tips on where to eat, what to do, and how to get around. You’ll also receive all the information you need on the featured accommodations and amenities at our charming bed and breakfast.
5 Reasons You’ll Love Cape Cod in the Spring
1. The Aroma of Freshly Bloomed Flowers
With fresh flowers blooming everywhere, Cape Cod is beautiful in the spring. There are so many ways to savor the scent of spring flowers during your vacation. Join the Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce for their annual Daffodil Festival, which takes place in late April. The Festival includes the beautiful Nantucket Daffodil Flower Show, art shows, tours, and activities for everyone. It’s a great way to welcome the season! You can also enjoy the beautiful colors of spring by taking a scenic drive down Old Kings Highway. The views are incredible, and traveling in the off-season means you won’t run into any traffic.
2. Prime Whale Watching Season
One of the most incredible parts of Cape Cod in the spring is whale watching. The whale watching season runs April-October, so a spring vacation is the perfect time for a whale spotting. You can book a tour to experience these majestic animals up close. There’s no better way to spend your time than an afternoon on the water than whale watching on Cape Cod.
3. Outstanding Restaurants (Without the Wait!)
After a sleepy winter, springtime on Cape Cod means restaurants open their doors for the season, offering fresh menus with mouthwatering, seasonal dishes. There’s definitely no shortage of amazing places to eat on Cape Cod. Try delectable seafood at Riverway Lobster House or tapas and local wine at Mooncussers Tavern. For more incredible dining options, take a look at our list of 15 of the most exceptional restaurants on Cape Cod.
4. Peaceful Beaches
Every year, people are drawn to the stunning beaches of Cape Cod. Visiting Cape Cod in the spring means fewer crowds and more space for you to unwind on the beach. Pack a blanket and a picnic and spend the afternoon relaxing by the ocean. Some of our favorite beaches include Bass River Beach and Seagull Beach.
5. Great Deals
Spring lodging rates are a fraction of the cost of summer rates. Since springtime on Cape Cod is part of the off-season, you’ll also experience lower prices, fewer crowds, and shorter lines at all the best places. Spend less time waiting and more time enjoying all the amazing things the area has to offer.
Enjoy Springtime at The Captain Farris House
Join us on Cape Cod this spring at the Captain Farris House for a cozy, luxurious stay. Enjoy the cool spring weather while sipping tea on our alluring wrap around porch. Relax in one of our well-appointed rooms with comfortable furniture, plush linens, and the finest bath amenities. Wake up each morning to a full, delicious, seasonal breakfast.