Destinations, Kids

Town of Falmouth One of the Best Beach Towns

June 30, 2013 by

Falmouth Beach

Falmouth Massachusetts is known for its beaches. In fact, it was listed as the fourth best beach town in America among Parents magazine’s top 10. The Town Manager, Julian Suso, attributes that accolade to Falmouth’s many recreational opportunities combined with its natural beauty.

“Ranked number 4 on the list, Parents honors Falmouth as an ideal vacation spot because of its nine beaches that cover 12 miles of shoreline.” – Parents magazine June 2013

In all, Falmouth offers more than 68 miles of coastline with 12 miles of public beaches. Falmouth beaches are a favorite hangout in the summer months with clean water that averages 70 degrees in the summer months.

Falmouth Harbor

Falmouth Harbor

Things to Do in Falmouth, MA

Falmouth, MA offers a wide range of water activities and special events. Whether you like fishing, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, whale watching, hanging out at the beach or cruising along the picturesque Cape Cod Canal on a relaxing excursion, Falmouth has it all.

It’s a lovely destination for nature lovers, too. Enjoy hiking, horseback riding, or check out OceanQuest where kids can participate in marine research aboard a converted 60′ fishing vessel. Options for things to do in Falmouth are varied and offer something of interest to just about everyone.

Convenient Day Trips from Falmouth

Falmouth is located in southwestern Cape Cod and is composed of a number of villages including: Falmouth, East Falmouth, West Falmouth, North Falmouth, Woods Hole, Waquoit, Hatchville & Teaticket. It is ideally located for making day trips to popular vacation destinations including:

  • Martha’s Vineyard
  • Newport, Rhode Island
  • Plymouth
  • Boston
  • Provincetown
  • Nantucket

In all, Famouth makes a great summer destination for families, couples, or those traveling solo.

Photo credits: bradywahl, The Local People Photo Archive

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