Attractions & Things to Do
Isaiah Jones Homestead Bed & Breakfast in our seaside village of Sandwich is the perfect place to stay when on vacation on Cape Cod. Located an hour away from Boston or Newport, it’s a convenient getaway at any time of the year. In any season, you will find a special event. After a busy day enjoying all that the Cape has to offer, recharge at the inn in one of our comfortable rooms.
Spring brings the daffodils along the roadsides.
Summer invites beach walks and swimming.
Fall has sparkling ponds and cranberry harvests.
And Christmas festivities abound with carol sings and historic house tours.
A leisurely drive along the scenic and historic route 6A, the Old King’s Highway, is a joy in any season.
The Town of Sandwich was settled more than 375 years ago and has a long and rich history. To learn more, visit our numerous museums and attractions.
- The Hoxie House, the oldest house on the Cape, built in 1675.
- The Dexter Grist Mill, a working restoration of the original.
- The Sandwich Glass Museum displays remnants of the exquisite workmanship of the European colorists and craftsman brought to work here.
- Green Briar Nature Center and the Thornton Burgess Museum commemorate the work of the popular naturalist and author of the Peter Cottontail stories.
- Heritage Museums and Gardens displays a superb collection of antique cars, artwork, military artifacts, a working antique carousel, and has acres of magnificent gardens and grounds.
- The Cape Cod Baseball League Hall of Fame is also located at the Heritage Museum.
- Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth Rock and the Mayflower II are located a short 20 miles away.
- The National Seashore with its magnificent beaches and trails is just a short drive away.
- The Cape Cod Canal visitors’ center is nearby.
There are several fresh and salt water beaches located in Sandwich:
- Town Neck Beach is the closest, less than a mile from the inn. It can be reached by the Sandwich Boardwalk, which crosses the salt marsh.
- East Sandwich, Sandy Neck Beach and Scusset Beach are all within the town limits.
Other activities available include:
- Sandwich Hollows and the par-3 Holly Ridge golf courses.
- Service roads which parallel both sides of the Canal, available for bicycling, jogging, roller blading and walking.
- Hiking trails in The Shawme-Crowell State Forest and Scusset Beach areas.
- The Cape Cod Baseball League games.
- Whale Watching tours from Barnstable, Plymouth or Provincetown harbors.
- Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge in Chatham.
- Day trips to Nantucket Island and Martha’s Vineyard from Hyannis and Woods Hole.