Cape Cod, MA

Cape Cod, MA

Things to do - general

Cape Cod is a peninsula off the mainland of Massachusetts that also includes the islands of Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket. There are fifteen distinctive towns that offer a wide variety of things to do that not only represent the culture, heritage and history of Cape Cod but also invite tourists to visit the area. One thing that you will find are miles and miles of pristine beaches that draw many visitors throughout the summer. The beauty of the area also entices visitors who enjoy fishing, hiking, canoeing and other outdoor activities. Cape Cod boasts historical sites, golf courses, festivals, fabulous restaurants and many other attractions. 

The Ocean Club on Smuggler’s Beach is an oceanfront property located in South Yarmouth and will make excellent accommodations. South Yarmouth is a great home base for exploring the rest of Cape Cod. You can get to Provincetown on the tip of the Outer Cape and Wood’s Hole in the Lower Cape in less than hour and to Bourne, the closest town to the mainland in 30 minutes. Once you have finished exploring all that Yarmouth, the second oldest town on Cape Cod, has to offer you can easily travel to other areas of the Cape that interest you, as well.

The Ocean Club on Smuggler's Beach

The Ocean Club on Smuggler's Beach

329 South Shore Drive, Cape Cod, MA
Located in South Yarmouth, in one of Cape Cod’s premier vacation spots, is the Ocean Club on Smuggle More info


Cape Cod is home to pristine coastlines, natural beauty, a rich history and plenty of outdoor recreation to keep you busy throughout your entire stay. Explore our Cape Cod Travel Guide to help you plan your vacation. 


Fresh seafood dishes are a staple in Cape Cod, check out these restaurants near the Ocean Club that are local and tourist favorites. They offer a wide variety of dishes to accommodate those who do not eat seafood. There are also some suggested restaurants you may want to check out as you explore the area. 

Things to Do

Cape Cod is a great destination to enjoy a relaxing vacation. Explore the many activities, festivals and events that are available for vacationers of all ages and with varied interests.

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With the central location of South Yarmouth, guests of the Ocean Club have multiple options for shopping along the coastline. From small villages to large shopping malls, the Cape has plenty of potential for you to shop ‘til you drop.

  1. Hyannis Main Street is a downtown shopping district featuring restaurants, bars, specialty stores and galleries. Additionally, shoppers can take a break at a local salon, or escape in a books and music store. The Hyannis shopping district is only about five miles from the Ocean Club. While you’re in the area, check out the many museums.
  2. Provincetown is another shopping stop for many Cape visitors, and is only about an hour’s drive from the Ocean Club. Shopping in quaint Provincetown can provide a pleasant afternoon. Shoppers will find antiques, art, home and garden, books and music to be plentiful, among other items like teas and spices, candy and lobster.
  3. Shopping in Chatham, MA is also a must while you are staying on the Cape. Only about half an hour from the resort, Chatham is a picturesque, small town with idyllic shops and restaurants. Once you park, all the businesses in Chatham are accessible by foot. Check out the Chatham Lighthouse while you are visiting, and take a stroll down the fishing pier. Chatham is also the home to a Railroad Museum and the Godfrey Windmill.
  4. Other fantastic shopping opportunities can be had just 30 minutes away at the Mashpee Commons, and at the Cape Cod Mall in Hyannis. For grocery items, head to Shaw’s Supermarket, only five minutes from the Ocean Club.