5 Best Beaches on Upper Cape Cod

Upper Cape chamber leaders divulge their favorite spots
The towns of the Upper Cape offer a variety of fun activities including sunbathing, swimming, watersports, walking, rollerblading and here, biking on the Cape Cod Canal in Bourne. Photo by Maggie Kulbokas.

The Gulf Stream influences the 50-plus beaches’ water temperature, which is primarily in the 70s during the summer months. Every Falmouth beach is staffed with lifeguards, and swim lessons are offered. Beach stickers can be bought at the Chamber office on Main Street, Falmouth.

When asked by Fox News how big Falmouth was, Jay Zavala replied, “It’s small enough to fit in your eye, but big enough to fill your heart.”

  1. Old Silver Beach, Falmouth: “Living in Falmouth has given me an opportunity to enjoy our beaches. Of course, Old Silver Beach is historically the most popular in town and across the Cape,” says Jay Zavala, President and CEO at the Falmouth Chamber of Commerce. Old Silver Beach has all the amenities – handicap access, food, changing facilities, and plenty of parking. Daily parking fee is $20; come early to park—spaces fill up in the summer.

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