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EasthamUnited States of America

Use this seaside Massachusetts town as your gateway to explore the Outer Cape and all its attractions, including the Cape Cod National Seashore.

Eastham marks the beginning of the Cape Cod National Seashore. Its beautiful beaches have drawn in visitors for generations.

Walk, drive or bike along Eastham's winding country roads, dotted with quaint wooden cottages, and embrace the feeling of a bygone era. The Pilgrims settled Eastham in 1644. Today, it has a permanent population of fewer than 5,000 residents.

Cape Cod National Seashore is the town's crown jewel. This national park stretches for 40 miles (65 kilometers) along Cape Cod's shoreline. Take your pick of beaches to go for a swim or enjoy a day of sunbathing.

Begin your explorations of the seashore at Salt Pond Visitor Center. Tour the complex's exhibits or catch a short film in its theater to learn more about the area and its history.

Travel back in time at First Encounter Beach. In 1620, British officer Myles Standish disembarked the Mayflower and led an exploration of Cape Cod to find a good place for the Pilgrims to settle. It was at this beach that Standish and his party first encountered the Nauset Native Indians.

Test the waters at Eastham’s many beaches. Coast Guard Beach, with its large sandy shore and calm waters, is very popular among swimmers and sunbathers. See the iconic lighthouse at Nauset Light Beach. Take a tour inside Nauset Lighthouse and enjoy the spectacular views from the top.

For a freshwater experience, go to Great Pond. This large pond located near the town center has two public beaches.

Cape Cod Rail Trail is one of the best ways to explore the area. Bring a bike or rent one in town and ride along this 22-mile (35.4-kilometer) former railroad path, which runs from Dennis to Wellfleet.

Take a walk to the Three Sisters Lighthouses. Visit the replacement lighthouses, which now stand in a line in a field offshore. The original trio were let fall into the Atlantic.

During the summer, Eastam is a hotbed for tourists seeking sun and surf. However, it is a gorgeous place to visit any time of year.

Top Hotels in Eastham

Four Points by Sheraton Eastham Cape Cod
Four Points by Sheraton Eastham Cape Cod
3 out of 5
3800 State Hwy, Eastham, MA
The price is $112 per night from Feb 3 to Feb 4

Situated in Eastham, this hotel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Arnold's Mini Golf and within 3 mi (5 km) of Nauset Beach and Cape Cod National Seashore. Schoolhouse ...

4/5Very Good! (511 reviews)

"Clean. Quiet. Their queen beds were more the size a full bed. Nevertheless it was comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Four Points by Sheraton Eastham Cape Cod
The Rugosa
The Rugosa
3 out of 5
4885 US-6, Eastham, MA
The price is $106 per night from Jan 31 to Feb 1

Situated in Eastham, this bed & breakfast is 0.5 mi (0.7 km) from Poit's Lighthouse Mini Golf and within 3 mi (5 km) of Cape Cod National Seashore and Nauset ...

The Rugosa
Town Crier Motel
Town Crier Motel
2 out of 5
3620 Route 6, Eastham, MA
The price is $79 per night from Jan 22 to Jan 23

Situated in a rural location, this motel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Salt Pond Visitor Center and within 3 mi (5 km) of Cape Cod National Seashore and Nauset Lighthouse. ...

3.6/5Good! (222 reviews)
Good Place

"Great location and pool. The chair in the room needed cleaned or replaced. Otherwise, really nice motel."…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Town Crier Motel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Eastham

#421: Waterfront w/ Open Concept Kitchen/living, Amazing Views! Dog Friendly!
#421: Waterfront w/ Open Concept Kitchen/living, Amazing Views! Dog Friendly!
Eastham, MA

Situated on the waterfront, this romantic resort is within 2 mi (3 km) of Cape Escape Adventure Golf, Addison Art Gallery, and Edward Penniman House and Barn. ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)
No

"Very good the owner was excellent"…"

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2020

#421: Waterfront w/ Open Concept Kitchen/living, Amazing Views! Dog Friendly!
Private Bayside Cottage w/ Beach Decor - Short Drive to the Water!
Private Bayside Cottage w/ Beach Decor - Short Drive to the Water!
Eastham, MA
The price is $120 per night from Feb 2 to Feb 3

Situated by the ocean, this historic vacation home is within 1 mi (2 km) of Campground Beach, Thumpertown Beach, and Arnold's Mini Golf. Wiley Park Beach and ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)
october-november

"we really enjoyed the property! thank you."…"

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2020

Private Bayside Cottage w/ Beach Decor - Short Drive to the Water!
Freshly Renovated Home with Deck | Near Beaches & Rail Trail!
Freshly Renovated Home with Deck | Near Beaches & Rail Trail!
Eastham, MA

Situated in Eastham, this vacation home is within 3 mi (5 km) of The Three Sisters Lighthouses, Cape Cod National Seashore, and Nauset Beach. Arnold's Mini Golf ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)
Wonderful private location

"Easy access to beaches and bike trail. House was lovely and had everything we needed."…"

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

Freshly Renovated Home with Deck | Near Beaches & Rail Trail!
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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