What You'll Find Nearby
Here is a short list of some of our favorite local places.
The places below are all right in Wellfleet and just a short walk, bike ride or drive from both of our cottages. Of course there is more to explore nearby in the neighboring towns and Provincetown is just a 20 minute drive away! Go see the whales - they will do your soul good!
Wellfleet ActivitiesWellfleet Beaches: Miles and miles of magnificent beaches on both the ocean and bay sides of Wellfleet including Marconi, Cahoon Hollow, White Crest, Mayo, Duck Harbor, and Great Island.
Cape Cod Rail Trail: The scenic bike trail starts about a mile from our Cozy Cottage and winds through 6 Cape towns for over 25 miles.
Idle Times Bike Shops: Bike rentals and service.
Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Fresh-Water Kettle Ponds: for swimming or a quick rinse after the ocean!
Jack's Boat Rental at Gull Pond: kayaks, pedalboats (paddle boats), surfbikes, seacycles, canoes, and Sunfish sailboats.
Sportfishing, Lobster Charters,
Deep Sea Fishing Charters, and Sunset Cruises
Uncle Tim's Bridge: (pictured on right)
Outer Cape Sailing: Private charters to Great Island, sunset sails, lessons on small sloop.
Sacred Surf School: surf lessons
Fun Seekers: surfing, kite surfing, wind surfing, and stand-up paddling
Preservation Hall: Live music and performances, Open Mic nights, weekly Farmer's Market on Wednesday's, workshops, classes and various community events
Chequessett Yacht and Country Club: Open to the public. Golf, tennis, and sailing lessons with fabulous views of Cape Cod Bay.
Yoga on Mayo Beach: Thursdays at 6:00 pm during July and August. Sponsored by the Town of Wellfleet.
Wellfleet Drive-In Movie Theater (listings for both the drive-in and regular indoor theater)
Retro Mini Golf
Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater (W.H.A.T.): live theater and concerts
Flea Market: Saturdays, Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from late June through August, at the Wellfleet Drive-In.
The Wellfleet Historical Society: museum and walking tours
Restaurants / Bars / MarketsSunbird Food Truck: Amazingly good food. Truck is parked on Rt 6 in heading north before Cumberland Farms. (They recently opened a restaurant in Orleans, too!)
P.B. Boulangerie & Bistro: incredible, french pastries, fresh bread, take-out lunches, and sit down dinners
The Wicked Oyster: our favorite restaurant and bar
Beachcomber: classic, casual, ocean front, setting for food and drink plus live bands nightly
Mac's Seafood Store: on the Wellfleet Pier, the best place to buy fresh seafood to bring back cook at the cottage.
Mac's Seafood Restaurant on the Wellfleet Pier
Mac's Shack Restaurant in downtown Wellfleet
The Pearl Restaurant and Bar on the Wellfleet Pier
The Bookstore and Restaurant and Bomb Shelter
The LightHouse: the best place to have a meal and drink while watching the Sox game
Winslow's Tavern: "casually elegant dining" on Main Street
Blue Willow Bakery: breakfast, sandwiches, and burritos served all day along with muffins, cakes, and pies.
Hatch's Fish Market: local fish, lobsters, shellfish, and produce
A Nice Cream Stop: serving Emack & Bolio's ice cream in the center of town
Wellfleet Market: local grocery store plus take-out dinners and sandwiches.
South Welfleet General Store
Galleries, Antiques, and Arts and Crafts:There are a wide selection of art galleries, art studios, antique shops, and arts and crafts shops to explore in and around downtown Wellfleet. Click here for a partial listing.
Reserve our cottage now for the
Wellfleet Oyster Fest in October!