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Yarmouth PortUnited States of America

The northern half of Yarmouth is one of the town’s most appealing neighborhoods, combining stunning nature reserves with historical sights and attractions for a range of ages.

Prepare to be charmed by Yarmouth Port, a district of Yarmouth with an array of old-world houses, antique stores and coastal escapes. This friendly, attractive neighborhood has a distinctive New England aesthetic defined by shaded roads and Greek-revival buildings. It also offers access to the warm waters and varied wildlife of Cape Cod Bay.

Yarmouth Port is the focal point of the town’s history. Find buildings such as the Taylor-Bray Farm, dating back to the first colonial settlement here in 1639. Europeans settled in the area upon realizing Cape Cod’s strategic importance.

Explore the Captain’s Mile, a 1.5-mile (2.4-kilometer) stretch of road lined with elegant buildings from the 17th and 18th centuries. Look for the homes posting a schooner plaque, which indicates that the building was once owned by a sea captain. The Historical Society of Yarmouth offers walking tours along this scenic street.

The buildings on Captain’s Mile are private today. However, turn off the road to find Captain Bangs Hallet House, which was built in 1840. Join a guided tour around this historic home. Nearby, the Winslow-Crocker House displays antiques in an atmospheric setting.

Step into the Edward Gorey House to appreciate the works of a famous illustrator, animator and set designer. Gorey illustrated books by Lewis Carroll and H.G. Wells in a haunting, gothic style.

Splash about in the tranquil waters of Cape Cod Bay. Chapin Beach has soft sand and shallow, still water, making it appealing for younger visitors. Bring your binoculars to the boardwalk at Gray’s Beach, a popular place for wildlife spotting. Watch the waters to look for a rare right whale and gaze upward to see ospreys.

Yarmouth Port is a popular Cape Cod destination. Avoid peak crowds by visiting in May, June, September or October. Enjoy warm weather and peaceful beaches in these quieter seasons. Drive for about 80 minutes from Boston Logan International Airport to reach the historic homes and idyllic coastline of this delightful neighborhood.

Top Hotels in Yarmouth Port

The Village Inn Cape Cod
The Village Inn Cape Cod
3.5 out of 5
92 Route 6A, Yarmouth Port, MA
The price is $149 per night from Jan 20 to Jan 21

Situated near the airport, this bed & breakfast is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Edward Gorey House and 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Grays Beach. John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum ...

5/5Exceptional! (95 reviews)

"Beautiful large back yard with perennial gardens, well maintained, exceptionally clean, elegant home."…"

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2020

The Village Inn Cape Cod
Inn on Main
Inn on Main
3.5 out of 5
186 Main St, Yarmouth Port, MA
The price is $159 per night from Jan 20 to Jan 21

Situated by the sea, this bed & breakfast is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Edward Gorey House and within 3 mi (5 km) of Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary and Sandy Neck ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (12 reviews)

"I loved everything about the inn! It was a beautiful room and the bed was super comfortable. I appreciated all the attention to detail with the dog treats, dog bowls, snacks and drinks for us, great breakfasts daily, and very helpful and friendly hosts."…"

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2021

Inn on Main
The Inn at Yarmouth Port
The Inn at Yarmouth Port
4 out of 5
168 Main Street, Route 6A, Yarmouth Port, MA
The price is $184 per night from Jan 20 to Jan 21

Situated by the ocean, this bed & breakfast is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Edward Gorey House and within 6 mi (10 km) of Cape Playhouse and Cape Cod Museum of Art. ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (88 reviews)
Fantastic

"Wonderful Inn, super welcoming inn keepers, amazing breakfast daily, short drive to every place we wanted to visit."…"

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

The Inn at Yarmouth Port
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 Yarmouth Port

Amazing Saltwater Front on Follins Pond!! 4bdrm/2bth
Amazing Saltwater Front on Follins Pond!! 4bdrm/2bth
Yarmouth Port, MA

Situated in Yarmouth Port, this historic vacation home is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Follins Pond and within 3 mi (5 km) of Cape Playhouse and Cape Cod Museum of Art. ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)
Beautiful cottage and pond

"Meg thank you so much for having us to Sunset Cottage. The cottage had everything we could need inside and out, even all the baby gear was greatly appreciated. Truly had a wonderful experience and can’t wait to come back. This is a rental where you can actually relax and take in the beautiful decor ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

Amazing Saltwater Front on Follins Pond!! 4bdrm/2bth
 Oceanview, Backyard Bay Sunsets, Kayak, Bikes, Hot Tub, Beach Trails, Fire Pit
Oceanview, Backyard Bay Sunsets, Kayak, Bikes, Hot Tub, Beach Trails, Fire Pit
Yarmouth Port, MA

This family-friendly Yarmouth Port vacation home is located by the ocean, within 2 mi (3 km) of Edward Gorey House and Grays Beach. Cape Codder Water Park and ...

4.2/5Very Good! (5 reviews)
Perfect Cape Getaway

"This is the perfect place to have a family vacation. There is enough space for everyone, the beds are extremely comfortable (a rarity for Cape vacation houses!), and the view from the porch is to die for. The kitchen quality rivals any kitchen we've ever cooked in. We used the provided bikes and ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

Oceanview, Backyard Bay Sunsets, Kayak, Bikes, Hot Tub, Beach Trails, Fire Pit
Winter on the CAPE- Serene setting next to Nature trails to Grays beach, updated
Winter on the CAPE- Serene setting next to Nature trails to Grays beach, updated
Yarmouth Port, MA

This family-friendly Yarmouth Port vacation home is located on the waterfront, within 1 mi (2 km) of Edward Gorey House and Grays Beach. Cape Codder Water Park ...

5/5Exceptional! (13 reviews)
Simply Perfect

"House was just perfect and such a breath of fresh air after this year of lockdown. Warm, airy, serene and clean Nance has created an oasis! The best part for me was the proximity of the walking trails and the pup was exhausted from our daily walks to the beach. Great town, walkable from house and ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Winter on the CAPE- Serene setting next to Nature trails to Grays beach, updated
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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Reviews of Yarmouth Port

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Top Destination

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5/5 - Excellent

Ellen

Dec 15, 2019

Beautiful historic town.

5/5 - Excellent

Wm&Jo

Nov 4, 2019

Great lodging and great food.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Oct 23, 2019

We loved walking along the quiet lanes along the north shore neighborhoods. Beautiful homes in a scenic area.

5/5 - Excellent

Dee

Sep 12, 2019

Great place

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jun 24, 2019

Yarmouthport is a great place to stay to get away from the crowds in the Rt 28 area. It's old Cape Cod at its finest!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

May 27, 2019

Feels like old cape cod

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