Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Cape Cod National Seashore, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Cape Cod National Seashore, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Cape Cod National Seashore, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear away. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts, United States of America by month

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January

Traveling to Cape Cod National Seashore in January, you will notice that it is pretty cool and snowy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow (several inches of snow). Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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February

February in Cape Cod National Seashore is frosty and snowy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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March

March for Cape Cod National Seashore can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time and snows (several inches of snow).

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April

April can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows ().

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May

May here is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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June

If you go to Cape Cod National Seashore in June, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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July

If you go to Cape Cod National Seashore in July, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

If you go to Cape Cod National Seashore in August, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

September for Cape Cod National Seashore is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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October

October here is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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November

November here is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows ().

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December

December in Cape Cod National Seashore can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Cape Cod National Seashore.

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