Cape Cod draws visitors in each year for many reasons. Between the charming cottages, pristine sand beaches and wonderful seafood dining, it’s easy to fall in love with this coastal destination. When it comes to truly getting a sense of Cape Cod culture, it might just be something in the water. Its Atlantic coast positioning makes Cape Cod an ideal location for those with a passion for the wind and waves. Heading towards Cape Cod with a heart for watersports is guaranteed to lead to endless thrills. Here are a few places that shouldn’t be missed when you’re here for a water-bound getaway.

Day 1: Chatham Sail

Sail away and discover the beauty that is made up of enchanting marine life, plant life and waterways all around Cape Cod. Chatham Sail is a family-owned company that helps visitors rent the gear they need for a fantastic day at sea inducing in Catham sailing. Sailboats, kayaks and stand up paddleboards are all available for rent. Those looking for instruction can easily sign up for a lesson prior to hitting the waves. If you’re looking for a bit more guidance, book a Catham sailing, kayaking or paddleboard tour for a narrated experience that gives background on Cape Cod through the eyes of a local.

Chatham Sail

434 Ridgevale Road

Chatham, Massachusetts 02633

(508) 432-4339

Day 2: Chatham Kayak Company

Sometimes making the most of time on the water during a trip to Cape Cod means simply changing up the speed. Chatham Kayak Company is a great stop for those who want to spend part of the day gently kayaking along Oyster River and the other half zipping along the coastline in a power boat. Ready and waiting with rental gear appropriate for water enthusiasts of all ages and abilities, the team at Chatham Kayak Company is also happy to provide tours of the surrounding area upon request.

Chatham Kayak Company

391 Barn Hill Road

West Chatham, Massachusetts 02633

(508) 241-5389

Day 3:Cap n’ Kids Fishing Adventures

For the family that travels to Cape Cod with little ones who love the water as much as the adults, a trip to Cap n’ Kids Fishing Adventures is in line. This 2-hour excursion is crafted specifically for the little ones in your group but brings big fishing fun for the entire family. Kids have the opportunity to fish with a provided rod while onboard and keep what they catch. With options to bait a crab trap and learn what it takes to maintain a fishing vessel, this is an educational hands-on experience unlike any other on the Cape.

Cap n’ Kids Fishing Adventures

715 Route 28

Harwich Port, Massachusetts 02646

(508) 430-0066

A Stylish Place to Stay After a Day of Cape Cod Water Sports

A day of Cape Cod water sports under the sun deserves to be followed up with a wonder night’s rest. When you’re here, make sure the team at New England Vacation Rentals has you booked in a luxurious vacation home that provides the comfort you’re craving! With customized properties that include pools, fireplaces and beyond, we’ll make sure you’re staying in a home that fits your style. Contact us today to start planning your next adventure!