“The location is fantastic – East Dennis is beautiful…fantastic beaches…wonderful restaurants and the mid-Cape location makes it a great base for day trips all around the Cape.”
In Dennis: The Beaches on Cape Cod Bay
Harborview Beach: Small and Sweet. Our neighborhood beach is about a mile from SHH. Within walking distance, it offers lots to look at and is framed by Sesuit Harbor’s jetty.
Cold Storage & Sea St. Beach: Quiet & Long: This calm beach is the neighborhood favorite and ideal for relaxation & long walks. The jetty is perfect for finding starfish wedged between the rocks or for sitting and watching the boats pass through Sesuit Harbor.
Mayflower Beach: Fun & Spacious; Perfect for Families! Low tide offers miles of sand flats that are great for building a sandcastle, finding hermit crabs and minnows or playing bocce.
Corporation Beach: Great Location close to SHH: One of the best known bayside beaches. It is also a great spot to see the bay from the comfort of your car. during a storm – jump in the car and drive down for a great view, especially during a summer thunderstorm!
Chapin Beach: Great View & Location: Winds bring Kite Surfers! Chapin Beach is a favorite for four-wheel-drive vehicles and kite surfers when there’s a good north wind. At nightfall this is one of the most beautiful beaches to watch the sunset on Cape Cod.
Paine’s Creek: Tranquil & Small Brewster’s westernmost beach, Paine’s Creek offers breathtaking views of the flats, marsh and sunset, and its great for children. Kate’s Seafood is located a short distance down the road!
Grey’s Beach/Bass Hole: Breathtaking & Serene: Grey’s Beach offers some of the best views on Cape Cod and has a long boardwalk that goes right over the vibrant tidal estuary. You can see the west end of Chapin Beach across the channel. It is perfect for crabbing and catching a beautiful sunset.
Orleans to Provincetown
The National Seashore’s Great Beach: The National Seashore is on the Atlantic side of the Cape with rugged terrain, miles of beach and great waves. A favorite of Thoreau. You’ll find lots and lots to see and do. Not to be missed! For more info checkout out: www.nps.gov/caco
Our Favorite Local Treasures
Sesuit Harbor Café – Located 5 minutes from SHH on the waterfront of Sesuit Harbor – great for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Watch the boats go by as you enjoy your meal. Delicious clams, lobster, and the Café’s famous lobster roll. Visit the Sesuit Harbor Cafe website. A quintessential Cape Cod experience not to be missed! Take the experience on the water and book a cruise on the Lobster Roll: www.lobsterrollcruises.com
Eden Hand Art for Dennis Screwball Bracelets – Travel less than one mile down Route 6A to visit this hidden treasure and pick up some handmade, one of a kind jewelry. Don’t be confused – get the real thing!
Scargo Tower & Princess Beach – Both on Scargo Lake, a short walk from the motel. The historical tower affords a breathtaking view of the bay and all of Cape Cod in the winter months! Princess Beach is great for families with small children, especially on those windy beach days. Great kayaking and canoeing here!
The Cape Playhouse and Theater – Celebrating more than 80 seasons, the Cape Playhouse is proud to be America’s Oldest Professional Summer Theatre. Legend has it that Betty Davis was discovered here when ahe was an usher. Always a great show! www.capeplayhouse.com
Bray Farm – A quaint, historic, 22-acre farm which is listed on the National Register of Historical Places. Originally owned by Richard Taylor in 1639, two farm hands named George and William Bray acquired the land making it the Taylor-Bray Farm. For more information, visit www.taylorbrayfarm.org
Parasail & Jet Ski – From near-by Sesuit Harbor! www.capecodparasail.com
Fishing – Fishing charters out of Sesuit Harbor are a great way to spend the day. We highly recommend Captain Bob Tolley: www.windsweptcharters.com and Captain Wayne Bergeron at www.capecodsportfishing.com .
Shopping Our Local Favorites Along Route 6A – Check them out:
The Sesuit Shop! | Scargo Pottery | Emily’s Beach Barn | Brewster General Store | Ross Coppelman | Tobey Farm & Capabilities Farm | Antiques Center of Cape Cod | The Spectrum of American Artists & Craftsmen | Sydenstricker Glass | Lemon Tree Shops
Outdoor & Indoor Activities
Boating | Sailing | Fishing | Kayaking | Oystering | Trampolines | Seal Cruises | Hiking | Biking | Crabbing | Bowling | Drive-In | Conservation & Birding | Whale Watches | Tennis | Golf | Arcade | Theater | Movies | Lobstering | Boat & Jet-ski Rentals | Mini – Golf | Amusements | Museums | Go Carts | Cape Cod Baseball League Games
Make a Day of It
While you are staying at The Sesuit Harbor House, take a day trip to one of the following towns:
Hyannis – Grab a bite to eat at the harbor, enjoy the many water activities, shop or dine along Main St. or visit the Cape Cod Mall.
Chatham – The quintessetial Main Street in Chatham offers great dining and shopping.
Wellfleet – Wellfleet is known as the “Art Gallery” town for good reason, and is rumored to be full of vacationing shrinks in the month of August. Home of the famous Beachcomber on Cahoon Hollow Beach.
Provincetown – This festive beach town at the very tip of the Cape offers a wide variety of shopping, seaside activities including whale watching and great beaches!
Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket – Martha’s Vineyard is the larger and closer of the two islands. Bikes, scooters or public transportation will get you around either Island once you land. Lots to see and do!
Plymouth – Plimouth Plantation, the Mayflower and Plymouth Rock will steep you in the history of America’s early settlers.
Boston – the “Hub of the Universe” Boston is a great city full of history, great museums and universities, interesting neighborhoods and and a very active and fun waterfront scene!