With three harbors, picturesque villages, and uncrowded beaches, Harwich delights young and old with its vintage charm and slow pace of life. It's no wonder Harwich vacation rentals are highly coveted!
First settled by Europeans in the late 17th century and the alleged birthplace of the tart cranberry, Harwich, MA is a popular vacation spot for New Englanders of all walks of life, and offers a lovely home base to explore beautiful Cape Cod!
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Yes, 40 of our Harwich homes allow dogs—so feel free to bring Fido along. (Just make sure to check individual home listings for any limits on the number and size of dogs they allow).Browse dog-friendly homes >
Yes. 173 of our Harwich vacation rentals have internet access, so you can stay connected throughout your trip.Browse homes with internet access >
Absolutely. Our local Harwich team includes professional housekeepers who care for all our homes here. They’ll clean thoroughly and restock amenities, so everything is ready for your arrival—and all you have to do is settle in and relax.Learn more about Vacasa Premium Clean >
Harwich has much to recommend it. While away the hours on duney Red River Beach, one of several peppered with local flavor. Cape Cod Lavender Farm attracts botanists and landscapers for its 20 acres of well-manicured lavender fields and picturesque gardens. Cranberry bogs abound, and you can admire them from the safety of your bike as your traverse the Cape Cod Rail Trail, site of a former railroad path. Take in a Harwich Mariners baseball game at Whitehouse Field or enjoy a summer concert on the lawn at Brooks Park, also home to the annual Harwich Cranberry Arts & Music Festival. And at the end of your day, relax and unwind in one of our lovely Harwich vacation rentals.
Day Trips from Harwich
Harwich is one of many darling towns all along the Southern Cape. Chatham is only seven miles to the east and boasts a wildlife refuge, a maritime center, and a lighthouse. Tony Nantucket is reachable by ferry and is known for its world-class restaurants, bike trails, and chic boutiques.
Whether it's a stroll along a wind-swept beach, enjoying a nosh at a local eatery, or savoring a picnic in a fragrant lavender field, Harwich, Massachusetts has it all. It's truly Cape Cod and Massachusetts at its finest!