Experience the Season on Cape Cod

Get ready for autumn at Ocean Edge, an idyllic home base for all the best seasonal activities Cape Cod has to offer. Whether you’d like to carve pumpkins with loved ones, try fresh oysters, or go on a hike and admire the changing leaves, our resort is the perfect destination for those looking to take in all the beauty of fall in Brewster.

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September

Whale Watches

One of the most remarkable activities in the Cape Cod region is seeing whales up close in their natural habitat. From finbacks to humpbacks, you can spot a stunning variety of whales around the Cape when you join a tour with Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises.

Cranberry Bog

Get in the spirit of autumn in New England with a memorable tour through a local cranberry farm. Visit the Cape’s largest organic cranberry bog, located in nearby Harwich, and watch the seasonal harvest in action through December.

Golf

Tee off this fall at Ocean Edge, home to Cape Cod’s only Nicklaus Design golf course. Play our 18 holes and enjoy a range of perks with golf packages, including golf cart rental, advance reservations, and unlimited use of the practice facility.

Galleries & Craft Shops

Those with a passion for art and crafting can find a unique selection of shops and locally owned businesses. In addition, Cape Cod is home to a wide variety of galleries, including Underground Art Gallery, Stringe Art Gallery, and HandCraft House.

Wellfleet Oysterfest

From September through October, the annual Wellfleet Oysterfest brings together crowds of shellfish lovers to shuck and savor the area’s best oysters. Visitors can enjoy world-class food vendors, live entertainment, oyster farm tours, and more.

Deep Sea Fishing

Get out on the water and take a boating trip offshore in pursuit of the Atlantic’s most prized fish. Cape Cod’s deep-sea fishing charters will bring you out to catch fluke, sea bass, striped bass, porgies, tuna, bluefish, bonito, pollock, haddock, and even sharks.

Cape Cod BrewFest

Taking place at the Cape Cod Fairgrounds on Saturday, September 24th, Cape Cod Brew Fest is a lively celebration of all things craft beer. Whether you prefer ales, stouts, or IPAs, choose from over 150 styles of beer made by over 60 breweries.

couple happily riding bikes through fall forest

October

The Cape Cod Rail Trail

Stretching 25.5 miles across Cape Cod, the Rail Trail winds through six different towns and scenic state parks. The expansive trail offers a perfect way to run, walk, or bike during your getaway and cherish autumn in Massachusetts.

Pumpkin Carving - at Ocean Edge

For a festive activity that’s fun for the entire family, join us at Ocean Edge for a day of pumpkin carving. We’ll be supplying the pumpkins and carving tools, so you can focus on creating a one-of-a-kind design to put out on your doorstep this Halloween.

Brewery Tours

Walking through a local brewery and trying curated flights of beer is a great way to celebrate the fall season. You can visit a number of renowned breweries near Ocean Edge, including Cape Cod Beer, Hog Island Brewing, and Devil’s Purse Brewing.

Antique Shops

Take a drive along the picturesque Massachusetts Route 6A and take in the autumn scenery. Along the way, you can explore a variety of antique shops. Each store offers its own vintage collections, rare furnishings, and historical pieces for sale.

Vinegrass Music Festival

Swing by Truro Vineyards on Sunday, October 2nd, for the boot-stomping Vinegrass Music Festival. A celebration of bluegrass, folk, and other American roots music, this yearly festival offers an authentic atmosphere like none other.

two men swinging a happy little girl

November

Picnics

There’s nothing quite like an outdoor picnic against a backdrop of crisp air and falling leaves. Grab a light jacket, pack up a basket, and head to The Front Lawn at Ocean Edge for an unforgettable day of sips, snacks, and seasonal charm.

Hikes 

Autumn is a gorgeous time of year to explore Cape Cod with a hike. Stroll through the 1,900-acre Nickerson State Park, a picture-perfect destination in Brewster featuring kettle ponds, woodland trails, spacious campsites, and more.

Museums

If you’re looking for an educational outing during the season, we recommend a trip to one of the museums located throughout the Cape. At the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, you can get a deeper understanding of local landscapes, from dunes to forests.

Mixology Classes

Available exclusively to guests at Ocean Edge, our resort’s mixology classes provide a fun way to spice up your autumn getaway with satisfying cocktails. Plus, you’ll have an exciting new drink recipe to bring home with you by the end of it!

Lighthouses

Lighthouses are a major part of Cape Cod’s history. Visitors can still find 18 different lighthouses across beaches on the Cape, each of which has its own story and creates a captivating location for tours, photography, and exploration.

Bike Rides

With bike rentals available directly at Ocean Edge, you can hop on a bicycle and cruise through Brewster with ease this autumn. Pedal around town, by the beach, and through the forest, taking in jaw-dropping views at every turn.

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