30 Cape Cod Vacation Rentals That (Still) Have Availability This Summer!

By Marissa Downes and Elizabeth Jeffery of New England Glamping

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Cape Cod Beach You need a break, and great news: there are Cape Cod vacation rentals with availability for this summer!

Family vacations play an important role in the family structure, and planning a family vacation should be fun, but as busy moms, we know that it often takes a backseat to everyday life– and it shouldn’t! It’s been a year of recovery, reset, and getting back to ‘normal’ and we know it’s been exhausting. The physical and mental health benefits of taking a vacation are undeniable– it’s where kids can be kids and parents can join them! To make it easier, we’ve partnered with New England Glamping to do the research for you, and present a roundup of vacation rentals that still have Saturday-to-Saturday availability. Gorgeous beaches, unique rental properties, incredible food, and an abundance of family friendly activities will allow you to get the most out of your vacation week, and truly soak it all in. You deserve to take some well-deserved time away from the stresses of everyday life, spend quality time with family uninterrupted, and experience quintessential Cape Cod. 

Check out the ultimate list of Cape Cod vacation rentals below:

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Falmouth

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Shorewood Beach House, East Falmouth

Enjoy a warm welcome to the Cape at this East Falmouth beach house! This family friendly rental is just a walk from away from 3 neighborhood association beaches, or a 7 minute drive to saltwater Bristol beach. The fenced in backyard with swing set and fire pit will keep the kids occupied while you grill up dinner on the deck, and unwind after a long day in the sun. Speaking of the kids, 2 of the 4 bedrooms have double twin set ups, perfect for  sleepovers. New owners have recently renovated the whole house, and there are multiple weeks still available!

  • 4 bedrooms, sleeps 8
  • ~$4,800/week (after all taxes/fees)

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Mashpee

Cottage in New Seabury MA
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Luxury Cottage, New Seabury

First on the list is a classy cottage located in desirable New Seabury– a 2,000 acre, self-contained resort in the town of Mashpee. This rental comes with magnificent ocean views and is just steps to a private beach. The interior is stylishly decorated with classic Cape decor. Outside, you’ll find a patio area to enjoy al fresco meals with the family, and views of the Atlantic ocean in the distance. This rental is best suited to a small family, as there is one bedroom with a queen mattress, and a pull-out couch with queen mattress in the living room.

  • 1 bedroom/sleeps 4
  • ~$5,400/week (after all taxes/fees)

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Centerville

Centerville Beach Cottage
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Craigville Beach Cottage, Centerville

Experience a coastal New England getaway at this charming cottage– just 300ft from Craigville Beach. You’ll find all the comforts of home inside, as well as a picnic area with a barbecue grill outside. Thoughtfully designed with families in mind, this comfortable New England home is perfect for a family looking for a quiet location within walking distance to the shore, and some local walkable eats! Rinse off in the outdoor shower after a long day in the sun, and take your pup for a walk around the neighborhood, as this home is pet-friendly. 

  • 2 bedrooms/sleeps 6
  • ~$6,000/week (after all taxes/fees)

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Yarmouth

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Long Pond Home, South Yarmouth

This stylish gem is outfitted with adorable nautical decor throughout. The kids will love it for its bunk bed room with a trundle, and the best game room we’ve seen so far– complete with arcade game, foosball table, and board games galore! You’ll love it for its functionality, and proximity to Long Pond (1 block away), and the back deck with gas grill and gas firepit!

  • 3 bedrooms/sleeps 7
  • ~$4,500 (after all taxes/fees)
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Family Compound, Yarmouth

Check out this family compound near the beach! The expansive grounds make this place perfect for multiple families or a larger family looking to have some fun! Set on an acre of green grass on a private road, this place is complete with sporting and beach equipment, updated amenities, and even a separate carriage house that functions as a decked out game room! It also boasts a half court basketball court, full-size soccer net, and swing set for the kids. Not to mention the brand new hot tub, outdoor shower, and patio area with gas grill. Just 2 blocks to Bass River, and less than a mile to Smugglers beach. 

  • 3 bedrooms/sleeps 6
  • ~$6,000/week (after all taxes/fees)

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Dennis 

Dennis beach bungalow
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Updated Beach Bungalow, West Dennis

Nautical decor, bunk beds, and a screened-in porch are just a few of the reasons this updated beach bungalow is perfect for your summer vacation. It is also within walking distance to the neighborhood beach, and offers up nice backyard space for the kids to play. This rental also comes with an outdoor shower, which we love in any Cape Cod oasis!

  • 2 bedrooms/sleeps 5
  • ~$3,900/week (after all taxes/fees) 
East Dennis home
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Spacious New Listing, East Dennis

This East Dennis charmer is perfect for a larger family! It sleeps 7 and has a ton of spacious living areas. Have a meal on the back patio, hang out by the fire pit, or shoot some pool in the garage. The master bedroom boasts a gorgeous walk-in shower, and a jacuzzi tub fit for a queen. This home is also conveniently located just an 8 minute drive to popular Mayflower beach! Spend time browsing local shops and dining, explore walking trails, and enjoy tons of family friendly activities nearby.  

  • 2 bedrooms/sleeps 7
  • ~$5,500/week (after all taxes/fees)

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Dennis Port

Dennis MA beach home
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Ocean Stroll Cottage, Dennis Port

An iconic “Three Quarter Cape” style cottage right in the heart of seaside Dennisport.  This adorable cottage is a short walk away from nearby Haigis Beach on Nantucket Sound, and is situated in a quiet seaside neighborhood. A spacious backyard allows plenty of room for games and activities, while the outdoor shower offers you a place to unwind and wash away your worries under the trees. 

  • 2 bedrooms/sleeps 4
  • ~$3,500/week (after all taxes/fees)
Dennis MA cottage
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Swan Pond Cottage, Dennis Port

This vintage cottage is like stepping back in time. We love the pine wood walls, and the cozy feel–it’s almost like you are camping! The cottage is located directly on Swan Pond, with a small deck located over the water. Make an adventure of it with the kids–take your kayaks and paddle out 2 miles down Swan River where you will come out at Nantucket Sound for some incredible saltwater fun. This home is perfect for a family that is looking for a fun summer full of adventure!

  • 3 bedrooms, sleeps 6
  • ~$3,700/week (after all taxes/fees)

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Chatham

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Hardings Hideaway, West Chatham 

Welcome to Harding’s Hideaway, a lovely Cape home just one mile to Hardings Beach. This adorable home features a screened-in porch and an outdoor shower. It is ideal for families who like to spend the day soaking in the sun and sea. Vaulted ceilings, sky blue shiplap walls, and hardwood floors throughout, provide you with the Cape Cod feel while enjoying all of the modern amenities. Whether you choose to stay in, or head into the picturesque downtown area with great dining and shopping options, Hardings Hideaway is sure to please. 

  • 2 bedrooms/sleeps 4
  • ~$3,000/week (after all taxes/fees)
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Catwalk Home, Chatham

Let’s start off with a moment for this gorgeous open concept layout… Welcome to the Catwalk home– an updated space with a luxury treehouse feel! Featuring multiple levels of deck areas, abundant outdoor space, and a pool table/game room– this incredibly captivating rental is perfect for larger families. It’s close to downtown Chatham and all of the shops and restaurants that Main Street has to offer. Take a walk to Lovers Lake, or drive 1.5 miles to the iconic Lighthouse Beach. This home boasts luxurious accents, modern amenities, and a prime location in picturesque Chatham. 

  • 3 bedrooms, sleeps 7
  • ~$6,000/week (after all taxes/fees)
Seaside cottage Chatham
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Seaside Cottage, Chatham

This beautifully decorated cottage is a 5 minute walk to a private beach, and just a short drive to Chatham center or Harwich Port. Inside you’ll find a fun lofted space with two twin beds, as well as two bedrooms on the first floor. The covered back deck is charming and functional–offering up additional dining space, and classic Cape decor. This home also has an outdoor shower, conveniently located just steps off of the private walkway to the beach 

  • 2 bedrooms/sleeps 6
  • ~$5,000/week (after all taxes/fees)

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Brewster

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Indigo Path Home, Brewster

The Indigo Path home is just steps from Sheeps Pond, a neighborhood pond with a private beach that is perfect for swimming, kayaking and fishing! Prefer saltwater? It is also close to Breakwater Beach, a wonderful bayside beach with amazing sunset/low tide views. This home is great for a larger crowd, as it sleeps eight. There will be no fighting over bunk beds, as it has a room with not one, but two sets! 

  • 3 bedrooms/sleeps 8
  • ~$5,000/week (after all taxes/fees)
water view Brewster MA
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Renovated Wagon House, Brewster

This newly renovated antique carriage barn is situated on seven acres of private land. It is nestled next to the beautiful Long Pond, the Cape’s largest freshwater pond known for its  prize bass fishing. It comes fully equipped with 1 canoe and 2 kayaks. Take a paddle across the pond to a sandy beach and enjoy a picnic lunch, and pristine water for swimming. Stay home and cookout on the deck, and enjoy the spacious lawns and pond views. The salt water beaches on Cape Cod Bay are a ten minute drive, as is Main Street with its quaint bookshops and bakeries, Brewster General Store, and more!

  • 2 bedrooms/sleeps 6
  • ~$4,000/week (after all taxes/fees)
Brewster cottage
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Beautiful Cottage, Brewster

Do you have kids who need constant entertainment? This might just be the rental for you! This beautiful cottage is perfect for families, with a game room in the basement and a large backyard. Challenge the kids to ping pong or foosball tournament, or play a game of cornhole (set provided by owner). Situated on a quiet street in the heart of Brewster, this cottage is close to Nickerson State Park, and many restaurants and bakeries. Enjoy the back deck with grill and dining area after a long day out, or cool off in the outdoor shower.

  • 2 bedrooms/sleeps 4
  • ~$3,500/week (after all taxes/fees)

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Orleans

Orleans home at night
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Renovated Colonial, Orleans

Get some fresh air this summer in this newly-renovated Colonial home located in Orleans Center. This spacious home is set back from the main road with plenty of outdoor space made up of its large yard, wrap-around porch, and fire pit area. You are just minutes from some of Cape Cod’s best waves at the iconic Nauset Beach! This home is beautifully decorated and updated with modern amenities. It boasts 6 bedrooms, ample room for friends and family, an outdoor shower, detached game room for the kids (or adults!) and prime location to some of Cape Cod’s finest!

  • 6 bedrooms/sleeps 8
  • ~$6,000/week (after all taxes/fees)
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Starry Night Home, Orleans

Starry Night is a classic Cape Cod home smack dab in the middle of three bodies of water– Orleans Cove, Mill Pond, and Nauset Beach. Take your pick between kayaking, swimming, or surfing the waves of the National Seashore’s finest! This family escape is great for a larger crowd, and offers plenty of space between the indoor/outdoor showers, dining area, covered patio set up, and fire pit. Bonus points for being dog friendly!

  • 3 bedrooms/sleeps 6
  • ~$5,600/week (after all taxes/fees)
A Frame home on Cape Cod
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Vintage A-Frame, East Orleans

This a-frame rental is one of the more unique options on this list! We love the vintage vibe, and proximity to the water. The kids will love it! Just two miles from downtown Orleans and all of its shops and eateries. Spend time on the Cape Cod Rail Trail, enjoy the beautiful sunsets at Rock Harbor and Skaket Beach. Take a quick drive to Nauset Beach for some of the best waves on the Cape! For our animal lovers, this property is dog-friendly for TWO dogs! Staying here will make for a vacation the whole family (pups included) will never forget. 

  • 2 bedrooms/sleeps 6
  • ~$6,000/week (after all taxes/fees)
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The Lobstah Pot, East Orleans

This gem is perfect for small families, and has been recently renovated and updated with adorable features. Bask in the sun on the gorgeous roof deck, listen to the whispering of the Cape Cod pines in the breeze. If you choose to explore, the cottage is a short walk to a salt water bay that is perfect for kayaking! Nauset Beach is also 10 minutes away by car, and Nauset Farms, a local grocer and sandwich shop, is just 2 minutes down the road for all of your delicious vacation needs. 

  • 2 bedrooms/sleeps 4
  • ~$3,500/week (after all taxes/fees)

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Eastham

Waterfront Cottage
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Foremast Waterfront Cottage, Eastham

Welcome to Foremast, a waterfront cottage on Nauset Cove and Estuary. Have a family meal on the deck, enjoy sunrise and sunset views from oversized picture windows, and take a nice outdoor shower after a long day at the beach. Have a boat of your own? Dock it at town cove for the week, and swing by your dock to pick up the family! This rental is located on a property with other cottages, making it perfect for large families who want to stay together, but seperate! Check out Mate’s Quarter, Pilot’s House, and Topsail for mutual availability the week of 7/2 or 8/20. BONUS for the kids–the shared property also features a communal game Room with Kids TV and air-hockey tables, separate from cottages.

  • 2 bedrooms/sleeps 4
  • ~$6,000/week (after all taxes/fees)
Waterfront property
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Pilot’s Edge Cottage, Eastham 

You really can’t get more waterfront than this! This home is a fun place to take part in all of the summer activities you could possibly imagine. A large deck with incredible views offers the perfect place to enjoy your vacation. Kayak or paddle board just outside your door, and enjoy a rinse in the outdoor shower after a long day of exploring. This property is dog friendly, so you can bring your pup along for the fun. There is an upstairs loft with sleeping quarters for kids that offers such wonderful views they will think they are on a ship. Ahoy Mateys! 

  • 3 bedrooms/sleeps 6
  • ~$6,000/week (after all taxes/fees)
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Dockside Cottage, Eastham

This adorable cottage is located on the Nauset Cove and Estuary, and features a shared dock. Fish right from your backyard, or take in the incredible views from the deck! Though it is a smaller space, it’s perfect for a family of four, with a master bedroom and bunk bed room for the kids! Wash off the day in the outdoor shower, while catching every last drop of the day’s sunshine. Don’t forget to bring your kayaks or paddle boards, as you’re sure to get plenty of use out of them after a week here!

  • 2 bedrooms/sleeps 4
  • ~$4,000/week (after all taxes/fees)

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Wellfleet

 
Glass House in Wellfleet MA
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The Glass House, Wellfleet 

This beautiful modern home, known as the Glass House, is situated in Wellfleet’s finest Paine Hollow/Pleasant Point South Wellfleet area. Natural light, wrap-around sliding doors, and a canopy of trees overhead create a peaceful, and private oasis. Step out onto the deck and enjoy 6+ acres of woodlands. Spend time on the screened-in porch, and finally get that sense of relaxation you’ve been chasing all year. This home is beautifully decorated and updated with modern amenities, including a gorgeous kitchen. Just a 5 minute walk to the local beach, and a freshwater pond that is sure to impress! 

  • 2 bedrooms/sleeps 6
  • ~$5,500/week (after all taxes/fees)
Woodland home, Wellfleet MA
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Contemporary Woodland Home, Wellfleet 

This multi-level contemporary home is nestled on a private wooded lot with wonderful views of Drummer Cove. It is both spacious and comfortable, with lovely outdoor spaces including grill, firepit, multi-level decks, and patio area. Inside, there are vaulted ceilings, tons of natural light, and a soaking tub in the master suite. From the cove you can launch a kayak at high-tide, or explore the shore at low-tide. It’s a short drive to beaches, local attractions, and the National Seashore. 

  • 3 bedrooms/sleeps 8
  • ~$6,500/week (after all taxes/fees)
Wellfleet home
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Harbor Hideaway, Wellfleet

A classic Wellfleet Woods escape with a modern twist! This home is located on a wooded ½ acre lot with a private back deck for grilling and al fresco dining. The interior features contemporary furnishings and plenty of space for a big family. Take a 10 minute walk to Wellfleet Historic District for dinner, then unwind and enjoy the cozy interior. Children will love the third bedroom upstairs, which is outfitted with a bunk bed, play table, and plenty of toys! Head to nearby Marconi Beach on the National Seashore and enjoy the simple grandeur of Cape Cod beaches. You’ll be sure to get plenty of use out of the outdoor shower at this house, as it is close to tons of local beaches, and ponds! 

  • 3 bedrooms/sleeps 7
  • ~$5,000/week (after all taxes/fees)

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Truro

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Waterfront Beach Bungalow, North Truro

Welcome to the Waterfront Beach Bungalow located on the sandy shores of North Truro. This charming waterfront getaway has so much to offer! Here you can have breakfast on your private deck as the sun rises, kayak/paddle board in the calm bay just outside your door, and enjoy long quiet walks on the beach. Located just a few miles from Provincetown, this tiny bungalow is close to an abundance of shops, restaurants, and entertainment. 1 bed/1 bath makes this place perfect for a romantic escape, a baby-moon, or for a couple with one child! It boasts impeccable views, a stylish interior, and a sense of serenity you can’t find just anywhere. 

  • 1 bed/sleeps 2 + baby/toddler
  • ~$2,900/week (after all taxes/fees)
Cottage on bluff in Truro MA
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Summer Bluff Cottage, North Truro

Summer Bluff Cottage is set atop a hill in Truro overlooking Cape Cod Bay. This property just might have one of the most iconic views on The Cape. You can see straight across the bay to the tip of Provincetown, with Pilgrim Monument standing tall in the distance. A private bayside beach is a short ways away down a path at the edge of the property and the shuttle to Provincetown is within walking distance, giving guests the opportunity to leave their vehicle at their cottage, and enjoy a carefree and car-less day. Just a few miles to the National Seashore, Truro Vineyards, biking and hiking trails, and plenty of historical sites! Summer Bluff is one of four two-bedroom cottages available for rent at this property–other cottages include Sunset Bluff Cottage, Bay Bluff Cottage and Spring Bluff Cottage, all of which share some overlapping availability– perfect for large groups of family and friends!

  • 2 bedrooms/sleeps 4
  • ~$3,500/week (after all taxes/fees)
Truro MA cottage by bay
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Anchorage by the Bay Cottage, North Truro

This well appointed cottage is located in the desirable Anchorage by the Bay Cottage Colony. Follow the Anchorage boardwalk to the bay beach–less than 400 feet away. Spend the day lounging, swimming, kayaking or beachcombing, and wash off the sand and salt under the outdoor shower. Enjoy beautiful water views of Cape Cod Bay, and incredible sunsets from the main living area and front deck. Stay home and enjoy a cookout on the deck, or jump on the shuttle, as this home is conveniently located on the shuttle route into Provincetown. A short drive will take you to the best of Truro– golf, restaurants, tours, wine tasting at Truro Vineyards, National Seashore beaches, biking and hiking trails and historical sites!

  • 2 bedrooms/sleeps 4
  • ~$5,000/week (after all taxes/fees)
Truro MA cottage
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Colonial Village Cottage, North Truro

This comfortable two-bedroom Beach Point cottage is conveniently located on the shuttle route into Provincetown. Leave your car in the parking lot and head into town for a day and/or evening of fun at the town’s many restaurants, galleries, shops, and museums. All the best of Truro is also a short drive away including golf, restaurants, tours, wine tasting at Truro Vineyards, biking/hiking trails, and many of the Cape Cod National Seashore’s beaches! Enjoy wonderful views of the beach and bay from the main living area, cookout on the gas grill, enjoy the beautiful deck, and rinse off in the outdoor shower after a long day at the beach.

  • 2 bedrooms/sleeps 4
  • ~$5,000/week (after all taxes/fees)

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Provincetown

Provincetown harbor home
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Panoramic Harbor House, Provincetown

What could be better than panoramic views in the center of Provincetown? With private decks, two floors of updated living space, and picturesque views from every single window, this trendy home is sure to please you and your family. Tucked away on commercial street, this prime location is hard to beat— it offers privacy, and ease of access to both the beach, and Provincetown’s best restaurants and attractions. 

  • 2 bedrooms/sleeps 4
  • ~$6,500/week (after all taxes/fees)

 

If you’re looking for a different kind of stay… head over to @newengland.glamping on Instagram and check out their directory for treehouses, tiny homes, tents, cabins, cottages, and unique stays across New England.

Meghan was born and raised on the South Shore and attended college in Boston. After college, she married her high school sweetheart and followed him to Charleston, SC, and Groton, CT, where he served as a submarine officer in the United States Navy. Military life was an adventure, and after six crazy years of service (and two babies later!), the pair decided to move *home* to the South Shore in 2016 and put down some roots. Meghan is the proud owner of Boston Moms and work-at-home mom to William, Benjamin, and Caroline, born in 2013, 2015 and 2019. She loves meeting new people, encouraging moms, celebrating motherhood, and supporting small businesses.

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