When you dream of last-minute weekend getaways to New England, what images or experiences come to your mind? Imagine driving down the scenic Old Kings Highway lined with towering trees and showcasing quintessential Cape Cod charm, delighting in the coastal breezes, and marveling at the natural beauty of our vacation destination. Whether you wish to explore hand-in-hand with your special someone or in the comfort of your accommodation with us, you’ll find the perfect ways to reignite the spark this year!
Last-minute weekend getaways to New England are a marvelous idea for those who want to surprise your partner with a spontaneous trip. To make this vacation one of the best ones yet, request 24-hour access to our complimentary Online Travel Guide. We curated this planner to provide you with the top recommendations for area attractions, things to do, and places to explore. You’ll also receive directions, ratings, and prices to each of these destinations. Our guide also features an excellent survey of the beautifully appointed accommodations and deluxe amenities at The Captain Farris House.
What to Do on Last-Minute Weekend Getaways to New England
Whether you’re visiting for Valentine’s Day or just enjoying the many romantic things to do, last-minute weekend getaways to New England are wonderful ways to treat your sweetheart to something special. If you’re having trouble deciding what to do, consult our Vacation Guide (link above), or review our list below.
Indulge in the Cuisine
Nothing brings to the local culture a new vacation destination like tasting the food. When you reserve your date night at either one of the Italian restaurants in Yarmouth, MA, or one of the other restaurants on Cape Cod, you’ll be treated to an excellent selection of seasonal provisions, artfully crafted libations, and inviting atmospheres. Here are a few of our favorite places to experience the cuisine of Cape Cod!
- Gerardi’s Cafe
- Captain Parker’s Pub
- Scargo Cafe
- Viera Food & Drink
- Clean Slate Eatery
- Ocean House Restaurant
Experience the Sites & Seasonal Activities
If you’re looking to experience the wonder of “the Cape,” there’s no better way than planning a visit to one of the many attractions. Since it’s founding in the Colonial Era, Cape Cod maintains a wonderful collection of historical sites to tour. Each of these captivating locations teaches you a different facet of our complex past. Or, hop in your car and experience some of the most delightful day trips on Cape Cod, which makes for fun weekend getaways in New England! Other wonderful ways to experience our area includes:
- Whale watching on Cape Cod
- Horseback riding
- Cape Cod Rail Trail, one of our favorite things to do in the fall
- Taylor-Bray Farm
- Martha’s Vineyard for the day
- Heritage Museum & Gardens
- Cape Cod Museum of Art
- Cultural Center of Cape Cod
- Cape Cod Museum of Natural History
Are you searching for the perfect surprise for your beloved? Consider going shopping on Cape Cod! Our breathtaking peninsula maintains a diversified portfolio of stores, including specialty boutiques, Cape Cod antique shops, and unique establishments. If you’re searching for a more luxurious experience, explore the Mashpee Commons shops for delightful dining, retail, and cultural destinations.
Throughout the year, there’s no shortage of captivating events to attend. Each of these extravaganzas features the culture of Cape Cod and allows you to get more acquainted with locals. From culinary showcases to patriotic celebrations, you and your beloved will not only fall in love with one another all over again but also with the coastal lifestyle of our Massachusetts gem on weekend getaways in New England for couples.
- Wellfleet Oyster Festival
- Christmas events on Cape Cod
- Yarmouth Seaside Festival
- Fourth of July on Cape Cod
Unwind Together at The Captain Farris House
If you’re planning last-minute weekend getaways to New England, head back to the intimate comfort of our romantic bed and breakfast. Dressed in the charming allure of Cape Cod, we invite you to browse our 10 beautiful retreats and invite you to book the ideal one!
As you search, consider spending time together in our Bray’s Retreat! This light and airy accommodation is tucked away on the first floor and boasts the most privacy of our rooms. Whether you cuddle together in the king bed or in the luxurious bathroom, you’ll feel closer than ever with your special someone.
Complement your weekend vacation with our Captain’s Sweet Romance Package! This charming special offers silk rose petals adorning your bed, chocolate-covered strawberries, bottle of a wine, and a guaranteed late check-out time. Romance and relaxation are waiting your arrival on Cape Cod, and we are looking forward to hosting you!