Explore Cape Cod Attractions
Discover Falmouth and Beyond
Sea Crest Beach Hotel is ideally located within easy access of the best Cape Cod attractions and activities. From the white sands of Old Silver Beach to the shops and celebrated cafes of Main Street Falmouth, every pursuit can be indulged here from long leisurely walks to even the most active adventures. Explore our favorite local attractions in Cape Cod below and plan your escape with us soon.
To see a list of outdoor activities to enjoy in Cape Cod, such as boating, biking and others, please visit this page.
Old Silver Beach
You may not find a more glorious sunset or softer white sands than you will at Old Silver Beach, all just steps away from your room or cottage or Sea Crest Beach Hotel. The protected bay is perfect for mellow days with the kids or stay out on the sand for a lazy nap with your sweetheart.
Shining Sea Bikeway
The Shining Sea Bikeway was named for a line in the song "America The Beautiful," written by Falmouth native Katharine Lee Bates. It follows the original route of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad that once ran from Buzzards Bay, through North and West Falmouth, around Woods Hole and into Falmouth Station.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is a private, nonprofit research and higher education facility dedicated to the study of all aspects of marine science and engineering and to the education of marine researchers. Call (508) 548-1400 for more details.
Woods Hole Aquarium
A small, public aquarium that displays approximately 140 species of marine animals found in Northeast and Middle Atlantic waters. Admission is free.
Main Street Falmouth
Falmouth is a year-round destination and host to a number and range of charming downtown shops, from clothing and jewelry to home decor, gourmet foods, fine art, books, and toys. There are also many celebrated eateries to enjoy in between shops.
Visit this open-air shopping center built in the style of New England town centers, home to stores like GAP, Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Origins and many more. Call (508) 477-5400 for more details.
The Shining Sea Bikeway
Bike paths that hug the coast from Falmouth to Woods Hole and then beyond to North Falmouth, winding along the Vineyard Sound shoreline. Ideal for casual and beginner cyclists. The paved path is level for nearly its entire 10.7-mile distance with only a slight grade in certain spots.
Visit Cape Cods Nobska lighthouse located at the division between Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound in Woods Hole on the southwestern tip of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob)
The Knob, located in Woods Hole, MA, is a major attraction to the public for its nature walk, birding, marsh, coastal bank and its spectacular views of Quissett Harbor and Buzzards Bay.
Take a leisurely walk in this beautiful six acre Cape cod woodland garden located on Oyster pond in Falmouth, MA. This magnificent site is open to visitors year around.
Falmouth Museum on the Green
The Falmouth Museums on the Green contain a treasure trove of stories and artifacts that tell the story of the town of Falmouth, Massachusetts.
An 88-acre farm with something for everyone. Grazing sheep, llama, a variety of birds, a plentiful assortment of mushrooms in the woods, and great walking trails.
Cape Cod Winery
A local winery originally founded in 1994 by the Lazzari Family to create premium wines for residents and visitors to enjoy with the finest seafood and gourmet cuisine available on Cape Cod.