With over 68 miles of shoreline dotted with white sand beaches, eight quaint villages, and the Shining Sea Bike Path, Falmouth, Massachusetts is a Cape Cod destination spot.
Falmouth is made up of eight distinctive villages: East Falmouth, Falmouth, Hatchville, North Falmouth, Teaticket, Waquoit, West Falmouth, and Woods Hole. Home to just over 30,000 locals year-round, Falmouth provides a plethora of fun, exciting activities and must-see locations.
Things To Do in Falmouth
On Main Street, families can find activities for all – from candlepin bowling at Timber Axe Bar & Bowl to ice cream at Ben & Bill’s Emporium, locally made candy at Gelfi’s, souvenir shopping at one of many locally-owned outlets, or dining at some of the best restaurants on all of Cape Cod – Main Street is a great place explore Falmouth's diverse offerings.
Just down the road from main street sits Falmouth’s historic Village Green, where members of the Colonial militia practiced in the 1700s and sea captains built their Colonial and Federalist-inspired homes. Walking tours of the nearby Falmouth Museums on the Green offer a range of history lessons and unique artifacts telling the story of the town.
In the village of Woods Hole sits multiple world-renowned oceanic research organizations, including the Marine Biological Laboratory, NOAA National Marine Fisheries, Sea Education Association and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, as well as Woods Hole Science Aquarium, the oldest aquarium in the nation. Additionally, Woods Hole is home to the Steamship Authority which offers ferry rides to and from Martha’s Vineyard daily.
For those looking to embrace their inner athlete, Falmouth boasts more public golf courses than any other New England town, in addition to its expansive recreation and senior centers with leagues for residents of all ages and skill levels. Unique to the area, the Cape Cod Curling Club resides in Falmouth and is the only location on the Cape to try everyone’s favorite Winter Olympic game.
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