The Captain Freeman Inn is located in  the sea captain’s town of Brewster- considered by many to be Cape Cod’s most picturesque town! We could not agree more as we love our quaint town that is not only historic and quiet and also filled with so many wonderful attractions for our guests to enjoy.

These are the Top 12 Things to do in Brewster, Cape Cod:

     #1 thing to enjoy in Brewster

Savor good food

Whether you are a “foodie” or a casual clam shack diner- we have you covered in Brewster. We love our Brewster Fish House and Spinnakers for fine dining-both are within walking distance from the inn. If you are looking for delicious lobster rolls or fried clams we also have several clam shacks in Brewster that we love to recommend, including Kate’s, Jt’s and Sesuit Harbor Cafe.

Bayside sunset

#2 thing to enjoy in Brewster

Breath in the salt water air

 Breakwater Beach is just a short stroll from the inn and our sunsets are both dramatic and astounding! We are known for our tidal flats and we encourage our guests to experience our beaches at both high tide for swimming and low tide for walking.

Nickerson State Park

#3 thing to enjoy in Brewster

Explore nature in our parks and  trails

Nickerson State park is just a few miles from the inn and is filled with kettle ponds and walking trails. We love to walk around Cliff Pond and the nature trail at Wing Island.

Brewster General Store

#4 thing to enjoy in Brewster 

Experience our old fashion general store

Our Brewster General Store is just a few steps from the inn and oh what a treasure! Enjoy an old fashion ice cream or a piece of penny candy. It’s an icon that reminds us of what is important in life.

#5 thing to enjoy in Brewster

Play Ball!

Our Brewster White Cape won the championship last summer! Oh what a joy it was to watch the win. Come experience the talented players play summer ball.

Cape Cod Rail Trail

#6 thing to enjoy in Brewster

Bike on the Cape Cod Rail Trail

The Cape Cod Rail trail is a wonderful way to experience Cape Cod. The trail runs right through Brewster and you can easily connect from the inn.

#7 thing to enjoy in Brewster

Learn new things at the Cape Cod Natural History Museum 

A small museum focusing on natural history and archeology with an additional 400 acres of  conservation land that covers a wide range of habitats, including salt marshes, a barrier beach, nature trails and a small river, Stony Brook, which functions as a herring run during the spring. A wonderful place to bond with nature and learn some new things.

Brewster Grist Mill

# 8 thing to enjoy in Brewster

Walk around the historic Grist Mill and Herring Run

The Grist Mill is open in the summer for tours and the herring run is quite a sight in the spring.

Kayaking on Cape Cod Bay

#9 thing to enjoy in Brewster

Kayak or Paddle Board on Cape Cod Bay or our kettle ponds

We love to recommend Cape Cod Bike and Kayak for your rental equipment. They will deliver your kayak to any spot in Brewster.

Harrison swimming in Nickerson State Park

#10 thing to enjoy in Brewster

Enjoy a fresh water swim in our kettle ponds

One of our favorite summer activities is to take our dog Harrison to Flax Pond in Nickerson State Park where we can all enjoy a refreshing swim.

#11 thing to enjoy in Brewster

Enjoy a play at the Cape Rep Theatre

Cape Cod’s favorite regional theater! Producing everything from new work and classic musicals to outdoor children’s shows.

The Captain Freeman Inn

#12 thing to enjoy in Brewster

Relax at our award winning boutique inn

 Rock life away on our front porch and see why travel writers and repeat guests rave about our seaside inn where “Fine lodging is in the Details”




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