There are a lot of details involved with planning a vacation, and sometimes it can be the little, almost overlooked details that can cause the biggest kink in the cog. Things like getting around town can be a major disruption if you don’t plan ahead, but of course, we at New England Vacation Rentals have your back. This guide to getting around during your exciting escape to the Cape will ensure that the trip goes smooth!

Rent a Car

Although Cape Cod is relatively small, the best way to get around is by renting a car. This ensures you will be able to explore all the villages and towns that make up the most beautiful spot in the nation! There are plenty of places to rent from on Cape Cod, including some of your more popular rental agencies right here in Sandwich, and with GPS directions available on most phones, you will be free to explore the beauty of Cape Cod. Many beaches in the area, such as Nauset Beach in Orleans and Sandy Neck Beach in West Barnstable, allow driving on the beach if you have SUV or four-wheel drive, so keep that in mind for an exceptional vacation experience.

All the Fun You Can Have on Two Wheels

If you are a Tour de France style bicyclist, getting around Cape Cod by bike will be simple fun, but as most travelers are not, bike riding is a great way to see all the sights of the village you are staying in. There are over 114 miles of bike paths, however, enabling visitors to do quite a bit of exploring within the region they choose to stay in. The Cape Cod Rail Trail runs through Dennis, Orleans, Wellfleet, and the Cape Cod National Seashore, close to many of our New England Vacation Rentals Cape Cod sanctuaries. As you ride along where trains use to travel, you will get an up close and personal look at the surrounding areas.

Shuttles and Buses

There are a variety of buses and shuttles that move people throughout the Cape, and the reasonable prices—day passes can be purchased for 6$ per person—makes taking the bus a viable option for travelers. 6 public bus routes and a seasonal shuttle that takes riders on a tour of the Outer Cape.

All Roads Lead to New England Vacation Rentals

However you get around the Cape, all roads will lead you home to our Cape Cod sanctuaries. Reserve your favorite today!

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