Top things to do

Top Choice Mexican in Falmouth


This buzzing bistro and tequila bar brings a little year-round heat to the main-street scene, with a big selection of margaritas and tequilas, and a menu of fab street food – enchiladas, tacos, tostadas – that spins…
Beach in Falmouth

Old Silver Beach

Of all Falmouth's beaches, none is finer than Old Silver Beach. This long, sandy stretch of beach attracts scores of college students, families and day-trippers from the city. A rock jetty, sandbars and tidal pools …
Modern American in Falmouth

Glass Onion

The place to go to for one of those anniversaries ending in a zero. The menu stars New American cuisine with French and Italian influences. Top billing goes to the lobster strudel, brimming with chunks of succulent …
Cafe in Falmouth

Maison Villatte

A pair of French bakers crowned in toques work the ovens at this buzzing bakery-cafe, creating crusty artisan breads, flaky croissants and sinful pastries. Hearty sandwiches and robust coffee make it an ideal lunch …
Irish Pub in Falmouth

Liam Maguire's Irish Pub & Restaurant

The perfect Irish pub: good food (from beef and Guinness stew to fish tacos), good craic, a good selection of draft beers, Irish bartenders, live music nightly and boisterous Irish songfests.
Coffee in Falmouth

Coffee Obsession

This lo-fi cafe has an obsession many can relate to: coffee. Buy global beans by the pound or a toasted bagel to accompany your quality espresso, cappuccino or latte. It's a welcoming community spot.
Fireworks in Falmouth

Independence Day Celebration

The Cape's largest fireworks display explodes over Falmouth Harbor on the 4th of July.
Nature Reserve in Falmouth

Ashumet Holly Wildlife Sanctuary

This 49-acre Mass Audubon sanctuary offers good bird-watching (with lots of resident barn swallows) along 1.5 miles of nature trails through the woods and around pretty Grassy Pond. The reserve also has one of the l…
Museum in Falmouth

Falmouth Museums on the Green

Falmouth's quaint village green has an air of history about it – it's where members of the Colonial militia practiced in the 1700s and 19th-century sea captains built their homes. Today, two 18th-century houses are …
Historic Building in Falmouth

Highfield Hall & Gardens

Saved from the wrecking ball in the 1990s and lovingly restored by the community, Highfield Hall dates from 1878 and was one of the early summer mansions to grace Cape Cod. It's now open to the public as a museum an…