South Dennis, Massachusetts, is a small town to the south of the larger Dennis. It's best known for its proximity to beaches and its fun activities such as cartwheeling and biking.
South Dennis makes a great place to base yourself for a vacation thanks to its proximity to the coast. The best beach to visit in the area is Kalmus Beach, which is around a 15-minute drive from South Dennis. It's a beautiful sandy beach with an ocean-side snack bar.
For a fun activity, why not visit the Scargo Tower? It's a 30-foot-tall cobblestone tower that sits on Scargo Hill in Dennis. From the tower you can see stunning views of Cape Cod and the open ocean.
If you enjoy walking, head to the Cape Cod Rail Trail which is a paved former railway path that passes through quaint towns and coastal paths.
If it's a history fix that you're after, visit the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, which is a small museum in Brewster showcasing natural history and archeology.
The best places to stay include the Mulberry Tree Inn, which offers affordable accommodation, or the Blue Rock Golf Resort, if golf is your thing.
The best time to visit Cape Cod is May, June, September or October. These shoulder months usher in pleasant temperatures for outdoor pursuits, fewer crowds than the busy summer season and reasonable room rates.