Getting There and Getting Around
Visitors to the Cape and islands who are flying into Boston's Logan Airport or T.F. Green Airport in Providence, Rhode Island, can rent a car and drive to Cape Cod in about 1 1/2 hours (from Boston) or an hour (from Providence).
Most major carriers offer service to Boston's Logan Airport, and from there it's a quick half-hour commuter flight on Cape Air to Hyannis or Provincetown (about $220 round-trip).
Peter Pan Bus Lines: Serves Cape Cod & Islands from Logan International Airport, Boston, New York City and other major cities and towns throughout the Northeast corridor, including Providence, Philadelphia, Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC. Find more information here.
Cape Cod Public Transportation: Once on Cape Cod, go to all major destinations on Cape Cod RTA buses. The RTA serves Barnstable, Hyannis, Falmouth, Woods Hole and Orleans and points in between. From any point along the route, you may wave to a bus driver to pick you up. All vehicles have bicycle racks and are accessible to people with disabilities.
CapeFLYER Train: Starting Memorial Day weekend, try the new seasonal Cape-FLYER weekend train service from Boston to Cape Cod. Amenities include onboard concessions, free Wi-Fi, wheelchair accessibility and passengers can bring their bikes at no charge. Find more information here.
Modes of Transportation around Cape Cod and Brewster MA:
1. Bicycle rental
2. Taxi service
3. Bus service
4. Personal automobile
5. Some hotels and inns offer complimentary shuttle service
Recommended Accommodation Options
The Ocean Edge Resort Accommodation
The Ocean Edge Resort has blocked 120 one-bedroom villas for June 5th-8th 2019 and we need to fill these rooms. All events will be held at the Resort and it is relatively isolated.
Rooms are available at a special rate of 235USD per villa per night (for single or double occupancy). There is an additional service fee of 25USD per villa per night (plus tax at 11.7%).
To reserve a room at this rate, please call the resort directly at 1-508-896-9000 (toll free at 1-800-343-6074) or email the Reservations Department at email@example.com.
It is important that you contact the resort by May 6th 2019 and state that you are reserving a room for the SARMAC conference. Please also provide your name, requested type of room, requested bed type (i.e. king, double, queen, twin, or suites), and check-in and check-out dates.
Exploring the region
Things to do and see in the area:
- Whale watching in Provincetown
- The Nauset Lighthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places
- Pick up the twenty-six mile Cape Cod Bike and Rail Trail at Ocean Edge and continue to the Cape Cod National Seashore all the way to Provincetown
- Brewster beaches boast gentle surf, soft sand, warm water and a beach that changes dramatically every few hours
- The Cape's Outer Beaches are worth checking out and, from Ocean Edge, are but a short drive or a half-day bike trip
- Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket are a short ferry ride away
Restaurants at Ocean Edge Resort:
- Ocean Terrace: A stunning mix of old and new, Ocean Terrace features an impressive outdoor bar and dining area adjacent to the historic Nickerson Mansion, complete with breathtaking views of Cape Cod Bay
- Bayzo’s Pub: An English-style tavern designed for casual dining and con-versation. The pub features large-screen televisions and extensive wine cellar. Bayzo’s Pub is located in the lower level of the Mansion offering lunch, dinner and appetizers
- Linx Tavern: Located in the comfortable and elegant golf clubhouse on The Villages side at Ocean Edge, stop here for indoor or alfresco dining overlooking the 1st tee
- Mahoney's Atlantic Bar & Grill: Located in the heart of downtown Orleans, Mahoney's Atlantic is a fashionable and upscale dining spot with its lively bar and cozy dining room
- Saltwater Grille: Adorned with crisp linens, frilly curtains, and wood furnishings, this homey cottage bistro serves up a nice mix of seafood and meats enhanced with sophisticated and inventive flavors
- Captain Linnell House: Dine in the mansion that Captain Ebeneezer Linnell built for his bride in 1840
- Chillingsworth: Boston Magazine says Chillingsworth… "Is home to one of the most enchanting dining experiences in all of New England”
- Brewster Fish House: This is a small and personal place. Rated in the "top 50" by Zagat, "this unassuming cottage garners raves for its outstanding contemporary menu"