Chatham ActivitiesShopping & Dining
Downtown Chatham is ideal for an afternoon of shopping, strolling, and enjoying a delicious meal. Located only a short mile from The Chatham Motel, downtown Chatham boasts numerous galleries, giftshops, clothing stores, and restaurants.
Enjoy a night of music and dancing under the stars in Kate Gould Park. Friday night band concerts are a favorite with both locals and visitors. Bring your blanket and enjoy a night of Americana during July & August. Visit the Chatham Band Website for more information.
Visiting the Chatham Fish Pier is a must during your stay in Chatham. It is the perfect place to watch the sunrise or to see local fishermen offloading their daily catch. For those guests who are looking for the change to see seals up close, the fish pier is the perfect spot.
The Chatham Lighthouse is available to the public for free on Wednesdays during the summer months from 1:00 to 3:00. Climb 44 steps to the top to see breathtaking views of Chatham, lighthouse beach, and the Atlantic Ocean beyond. Tours are subject to cancellation due to inclement weather. To learn more about the rich history of the Chatham Lighthouse visit the New England Lighthouse Website.
Harding’s Beach is located one mile from The Chatham Motel. Harding’s Beach offers gorgeous views of Nantucket Sound and is the perfect place to relax, swim, and enjoy the summer sun. You can also grab your morning cup of coffee and enjoy a leisurely stroll on the beach to the Stage Harbor Lighthouse. For more information on the beaches of Chatham visit the Chatham Chamber Website.
Cape Cod Rail Trail
The Cape Cod Rail Trail is a 22-mile paved bike path that brings riders through 6 Cape towns. Entrance to the bike bath is .25 miles from The Chatham Motel and the perfect way to spend a sunny day on Cape Cod. Plan your day to stop at one of the restaurants or ice cream shops that you will pass on your biking adventure. Visit the Cape Cod Rail Trail Website for more information.
Cape Cod Activities
Board a ferry in Harwich, only 5 miles away, and head to Nantucket for the day. The ferry will bring you right to the heart of downtown Nantucket filled will wonderful shops, delicious restaurants, and a fascinating whaling museum.
Explore the beautiful beaches and hiking trails of the Cape Cod National Seashore.
Spend the day in Provincetown and enjoy an exciting Whale Watch on the Dolphin Fleet.