Spring on the Cape and Islands is magical. Come visit, and we think you will agree.
Here are 15 Reasons why we love spring on Cape Cod, Nantucket & Martha’s Vineyard.
Stony Brook Grist Mill, Brewster MA
- Peace and Quiet . Fewer visitors in the spring means less
traffic, more space on the beach, and no lines to wait in. The quiet pace allows
for a truly peaceful and restful vacation.
- Tweet, Tweet. Although we have many birds that stick around
for the winter, the skies come alive in the spring as migrating birds head north
for the summer. With fewer people around and less vegetation, it’s a perfect time
here for birding enthusiasts!
Birdwatching for Beginners
- Hole in One. Golfing on the Cape and Islands is fantastic
in the spring. The weather is mild, greens fees are reduced, and plenty of tee times
Cape Cod and Islands Golf Courses
- Springtime Savings. Save on rental rates. Vacation rental
rates in the spring are a fraction of the cost of summer rental rates. For example,
a 3 bedroom beachfront home in Chatham rents for $1500 a week during the spring.
In summer, the rate jumps to $3000. Additionally, vacation rentals are more likely
to be available on a nightly or weekend basis as opposed to the 7 night minimum
stay that most homes require in the summer.
Cape Cod Vacation Rental
- The Herring Run. Watching the herring as they travel up
rivers to return to their place of birth and spawn is a miracle of nature, and one
of the best viewing spots is the Stony Brook River located in Brewster.
Learn more about the Herring Run in Brewster
- Bon Appetite. The arrival of spring means many of our
local restaurants that close for the winter are opening up. Additionally, many restaurants
offer spring specials! Browse
where to dine on Cape Cod
- It’s Blooming Beautiful! . Crocuses, snowdrops, rhododendrons,
magnolias - these colorful flowers are blooming all over the Cape and Islands in
the spring, and their colors are vibrant. A welcome sight after a long winter.
- Jeepers Peepers. The trilling sounds of peeper frogs,
or “pinkletinks” as they are called on Martha’s Vineyard, are a sure sign spring
has arrived and are music to the ears.
- Casting Call. Fishing on the Cape and Islands in spring
is not to be missed. Fish in the freshwater or saltwater, or both! There are an
abundance of blues, trout, tuna, and bass. Spring is a great time to cast a line.
- Springtime/Winetime. Spring is here and that means local
vineyards and wineries are open so plan a spring getaway and taste the local wines.
wineries and breweries
- Woof, Woof. Bring your dog on vacation this spring. Many
of our listings are pet friendly, and in the spring, most of our beaches welcome
dogs! Learn more about
Family Vacations with Pets
- A Whale of a Good Time. The whales come to the warmer
waters of Cape Cod in the spring to feed on mackerel, herring, and krill. Book a
whale watch for the spring, and there is an excellent chance you’ll see the largest
animal on earth. Find a
- Seashells by the Seashore. There is no better time than
spring to search for the seashells and seaglass that have been tossed up onto the
beaches from the winter storms. So come visit in spring, and get first dibs on seashells
and seaglass! View all
Cape Cod Beaches
- Get in Shape. Springtime is a great time to get outside
and exercise on the Cape and Islands. There is full access to all the hiking, biking,
running and walking trails in the area, and with so many options you are guaranteed
to never get bored. Additionally, there are many road races, triathlons, bike races,
and other sporting events to participate in throughout the spring. Find Hiking
and Walking trails
- Daffodils, Daffodil, Daffodils. Visit the Cape and Islands
in April and prepare to be amazed by the blooming. Enjoy two festivals centered
around the daffodil: Brewster in Bloom and the Nantucket Daffodil Festival View