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...

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...

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...

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...

Beach in Falmouth

Menauhant Beach

For a great beach on Falmouth's sound side, head to Menauhant Beach, off Central Ave from MA 28. It's Falmouth's longest beach, divided into an east side and a west side by a tidal stream. There's lots of room...

Beach in Falmouth

Surf Drive Beach

Surf Drive Beach, on Surf Dr within walking distance of Main St, has full facilities and a straight-on view of Martha's Vineyard. Parking costs $15 in summer.