Guide to Memorial Day Weekend on Cape Cod

The beloved New England destination of Cape Cod is the perfect place to unwind for Memorial Day weekend. Sea Crest Beach Hotel has something for everyone, making it the ideal location to spend your long weekend whether you’re seeking relaxing beach days, oceanfront dining, or historical sights in downtown Falmouth & Woods Hole, you can be sure to find it near Old Silver Beach. After you’re done packing your bags, here are some things that you should look into doing over Memorial Day weekend to make your trip to the Cape something to remember.

Enjoy a Beach Day at Sea Crest Beach Hotel

With more than 500 miles of coastline to explore, Cape Cod has plenty of beaches to pick from, and Old Silver Beach is one of the best. With picturesque sunsets, Sea Crest Beach Hotel is located oceanfront in North Falmouth. Our resort fee of $35 per day allows you access to our private white sand beach with amenities like beach chairs, towels, and umbrellas as well as bike rentals without having to consider an additional expense. The Shining Sea Bike Path is just a short ride from our front door. Bring the whole family and enjoy a robust daily activities program, music, and dancing at Red’s Outdoor Bar. The Sea Crest is located just a short 10-minute drive from downtown Falmouth or 15 minutes from Woods Hole where the ferries to Martha’s Vineyard depart.

Additionally, Sea Crest showcases live music by the outdoor pool and boardwalk every weekend. With a host of local artists scheduled Thursday – Sunday afternoons.

New for 2023, Sea Crest will feature Streetscape, where our guests can peruse and shop with local artisans featuring jewelry, art, and more local Cape Cod products.

Feel Refreshed for the Summer Months 

Coming to enjoy Sea Crest for the long weekend, there are so many choices on how to spend your time on the Cape. Start your mornings with beachside yoga classes to rejuvenate the mind and body. Enjoy our indoor and outdoor saline pools accompanied by a kiddie pool for a family-friendly option. Rentals like Maui Matts offer fun for the kids all day, while Mom & Dad can relax and watch from the sand. After a day exploring the town or the natural landscape near the hotel, guests can lounge by the pool with a drink to soak up the rest of the day.

Explore Cape Cod’s Natural Beauty

Memorial Day often marks the ending of spring and the onslaught of warmer weather up the East Coast. If you are a lover of spring blooms, the Heritage Museums and Gardens, in Sandwich, hosts their annual rhododendrons-bloom event over Memorial Day weekend. With an explosion of stunning blooms, featuring over 100 different varieties, there are several acres of breathtaking sights to take in. Plan to spend a few hours or more here with the immersive self-guided tour over the property, extensive walking trails, museums, and even a few fun activities for the kids.

Dine Outdoors at Sea Crest Beach Hotel

Red’s Restaurant & Lounge, our onsite dining restaurant offers fresh New England-style seafood to be enjoyed with breathtaking oceanfront views. If you’re on the go and looking for a quick bite to take with you to the beach, feel free to check out Red’s Take Out walk-up window. Or looking for a sweet treat after dinner, stop by The Scoop for some ice cream. Red’s offers a diverse menu that caters to adults and children of all tastes and preferences, it’s the perfect spot to indulge in some fresh and flavorful cuisine.