Are you the Cape Cod travel planner in the family?
Here's all the info you need to get here on time, on budget, like a seasoned pro!
Your choice of airports can might make a big difference in your airfare costs and how long it'll take you to get here!
Here's my advice for finding the best deals:
More often than not, you'll save both time and money (sometimes significant time and money) if you fly in to Boston or Providence, then drive or take a bus, ferry or train the rest of the way here. Read more ...
When you're stuck in traffic, you're burning valuable time and fuel.
What to do? It's simple, really. Avoid the traffic tie-ups!
"Easier said than done", you might be thinking.
Well, it actually is pretty easy to skirt the predictable traffic jams in the Cape Cod area. All you need is a reliable local traffic report and my suggestions for alternate routes.
And a little bit of luck never hurts! ;-)
For travel between Boston and Cape Cod on summer weekends, CapeFlyer train service has been a huge fan favorite since its inaugural run back in 2013.
At $45 or under for a round-trip adult fare, CapeFlyer is a cheap, scenic, and fun way to make the trip. Even better ... pets, bicycles, and kids ride free.
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I'm often asked: "We're flying to Boston then coming to the Cape. Is it cheaper to rent a car in Boston or Cape Cod?"
In my experience, it's usually cheaper to rent a car on the Cape. Although, lately I've noticed some really nice deals for Enterprise car rentals at the airport in Boston.Check rates* for the location that's convenient for you. I know you'll find a great deal!
Have you heard about the GoBoston discount card?
It's an all-inclusive pass that's good for activities, attractions and ferry tickets in the Boston/Cape Cod region.
Detailed Street Atlas for Cape Cod & The Islands