2014 Cape Cod Vacation Guide

Cape Cod Vacation GuideCape Cod is a place of magnificent beaches to explore on a bike or by foot. It is a peninsula of biking trails, hiking paths, museums and festivals. With so much to do and discover, staying at the Chatham Gables Inn allows you to see all that the Cape has to offer! While planning your trip to the area, use this Cape Cod vacation guide to help you fill your itinerary with exciting and thrilling experiences!



Slip on your swimsuit and rub on plenty of sunblock, because Cape Cod has some of the most beautiful beaches in the region! The Chatham area has six major saltwater beaches on which you can spend the day and relax. The water is cool, perfect to float in during a hot summer day. Cockle Cove, Hardings Beach and Ridgevale Beach are free for those walking or on bikes.


Brewster Bike

Exploring the area by bike can be both relaxing and exciting. Whether you’re a professional cyclist or just looking to roll around town, you will have numerous opportunities in Chatham and throughout the Cape. Want to experience all that Cape Cod has to offer while riding a bike? Rent a cycle from Brewster Bike and hit the streets of Chatham or ride along the sandy beaches! Brewster offers trek bikes, kid’s single speed, multi speed and more, all kept in top shape to ensure your safety! Click here to view their rates.


The Cape Cod Bike Trail

This 20-mile long bike trail starts in the neighboring village of Dennis and wanders through charming towns and knotted pines before reaching Chatham. As you cycle down the path, you will enjoy your surroundings as they change from wooded areas to beautiful beach scenery!


Morris Island Trail

The 0.8-mile Morris Island trail is perfect for those looking for a pleasant stroll along the gorgeous beach. The trail is located right in Chatham, ideal for guest at our Inn! Take the afternoon and explore the beautiful area!


Places to Eat

Vers Restaurant and Patisserie serves some of the most delicious American cuisine! With only about 7 tables in the entire restaurant, you want to make sure you make a reservation! Costumers rave over the smoked salmon appetizer! Grab a sweet patisserie before you leave!


A charming American bistro, Del Mar is a fantastic restaurant with scrumptious food and a calm atmosphere. Their salmon is cooked to perfection and served on a bed orzo. If you are looking for something other than seafood, Del Mar serves one of the best pizzas in town!


On the Island of Nantucket, B-ack Yard BBQ is rated the number one restaurant on the Cape. B-ack Yard BQQ dishes out the tasty barbeque you will ever sample! Barbecue lovers will delight over the freezer-free, made from scratch BBQ.


For more information on activities to do in the area, request our vacation guide! The guide covers restaurants, festivals, attractions, outdoor activities, cultural events, museums and more!


When you are organizing your Cape Cod vacation, don’t forget to book your stay at Chatham Gables Inn.  This Cape Cod bed and breakfast has a variety of classically decorated rooms guaranteed to make your time in Chatham special and unforgettable. Our uniquely decorated rooms offer the finest furnishings and linens. Your stay also includes a tasty full breakfast each morning, so you can start your vacation days out right with a culinary delight. Book your room today!




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