Family-friendly activities to enjoy on Cape Cod

Falmouth, Massachusetts, offers plenty of kid-friendly activities for families to enjoy during April vacation. Here are some ideas:

  1. Visit the Woods Hole Science Aquarium: Located in Woods Hole, part of Falmouth, this small public aquarium is perfect for kids. They can learn about local marine life and even touch some of the creatures in the touch tanks.
  1. Explore the Shining Sea Bikeway: Rent bikes or take a stroll along the Shining Sea Bikeway, a scenic 10.7-mile paved path that winds through woodlands, marshes, and along the coastline. It’s a great way to enjoy the natural beauty of Falmouth with the family.
  1. Take a Ferry to Martha’s Vineyard: Head down to the Woods Hole and take the Steamship Authority ferry to Martha’s Vineyard for a day trip. Explore the charming towns, visit the beaches, and enjoy the island’s relaxed atmosphere.
  1. Falmouth Museums on the Green: Visit the Falmouth Museums on the Green to learn about the history of the area. The museums feature exhibits on local history, including maritime heritage and colonial life.
  1. Stroll through Falmouth Village: Spend some time exploring Falmouth Village, where you’ll find shops, restaurants, and galleries. Grab an ice cream cone and take a leisurely walk along Main Street.
  1. Cape Cod Children’s Museum: While technically located in nearby Mashpee, the Cape Cod Children’s Museum is just a short drive from Falmouth and offers plenty of hands-on exhibits and activities for kids.
  1. Highfield Hall & Gardens: Explore the beautiful gardens and grounds of Highfield Hall, a historic mansion in Falmouth. They often have family-friendly events and activities scheduled during school vacations.
  2. Pirate Adventures Hyannis: This is also located just a short drive away from Falmouth. Embark on a pirate-themed adventure cruise with Pirate Adventures Hyannis. Kids can dress up as pirates, search for treasure, and participate in interactive games and activities.

These are just a few of the many kid-friendly activities available in Falmouth during April vacation. With its coastal beauty and family-friendly atmosphere, Falmouth is a great destination for a family getaway.