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Cape Cod Honeymoons

If you're looking for a honeymoon destination with nautical flair, Cape Cod is just the place!

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Cape Cod Honeymoon

Planning a Cape Cod honeymoon and need help learning the ins and outs of the hook-shaped peninsula? We’ve got your back! The popular summertime destination, which is made up of charming villages, beautiful beaches and iconic lighthouses is also a great choice for nautical loving couples to spend their honeymoon. A Cape Cod honeymoon can consist of lots of exciting activities — like boating, fishing and biking — while also providing couples with plenty of museums and cultural landmarks to check out too. There’s something for every couple to experience if they opt for a Cape Cod honeymoon.

A Cape Cod honeymoon is bound to surprise you, especially if you have a taste for adventure and the outdoors.

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When to Go

Cape Cod is best enjoyed in the early summer and early fall. The weather remains pleasant, and Cape Cod honeymooners can avoid the bulk of the crowds visiting during the height of summer.

Top Sights and Activities

  • John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum: A rich museum offering a great experience with multimedia displays.  
  • Pilgrim Monument: A monument dedicated to the first landing of the Pilgrims that operates alongside the Provincetown Museum.
  • Cape Cod Rail Road: Take this historic train through Cape Cod that offers dinner trips and scenic atmosphere.
  • Shining Sea Bikeway: Great easy biking trail along thick woodlands and seascapes.
  • Beaches: Spend your honeymoon lounging on clean, sandy beaches.
  • Island Queen Ferry: A ferry dedicated to transporting travelers to Martha’s Vineyard.    
  • Sandwich Glass Museum: A quirky and informative museum all about glassworks.
  • Boat Tours: Take a tour to explore the coast and maybe even catch a glimpse of a dolphin!
  • Woods Hole Science Aquarium: Learn more about Cape Cod’s rich ocean life.
  • Scenic Driving: Take some time to drive Cape Cod’s Route 6A and take in the gorgeous scenery along the way.
  • Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge: Experience a relaxing, unspoiled area with great hiking trails and wildlife watching opportunities.
  • Vineyards: Cape Cod is home to beautiful vineyards that offer tastings and tours.  

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Lisa Marie
Cape Cod/Martha's Vineyard vs. Charleston
Lisa Marie, on February 15, 2012 at 7:48 PM

Ok, so FH and I began looking into honeymooning in Cape Cod or Martha's Vineyard. The other day, my sister mentioned that Charleston, SC is also a beautiful place to visit. Now we can't decide which...

Karen, Feb 18, 2012 4 497
Cape Cod Mini Moon
April, on February 28, 2018 at 9:31 AM

My fiancé and I live in CT and Cape Cod is only about a 4 hour drive. We are considering staying 2 nights but unsure where is the best place to stay? What are the best things to do there? Is it better...

Danielle, Dec 11, 2018 9 322
Mrs. Lav
Mini-moon suggestions within driving distance of NJ?
Mrs. Lav, on January 12, 2015 at 11:09 AM

Hi all! My fiance and I are most likely doing a mini-moon (budget reasons, plus I just feel like we'll be too tired for a big trip) after our November wedding. (Don't worry-- we'll probably still do a...

R&B2016, Jul 28, 2016 15 1,438