Cape Cod camping offers numerous possibilities, so you can pass on the hotels and vacation rentals if you prefer staying closer to nature. The island's parks and recreation areas are the best places to look for campsites, and if a tent just doesn't cut it, RV sites are available, as are cabins in some circumstances.
The most Cape Cod campsites that you will find at any one park or recreation area are at Nickerson State Park. Situated near the northern coast in Brewster, this park boasts about 400 campsites, and the wooded atmosphere offers stark contrast to the landscape that you will find in most other spots around the Cape. For those who are interested in Cape Cod cabins, some of the sites at Nickerson State Park are yurt sites. These sites don't feature cabins of the more standard variety. Instead, they offer cabin-like tents. Fishing in the park's ponds is just one option for things to do when camping at Nickerson State Park, and it should be noted that the eight-mile bike path links to the 22-mile Cape Cod Rail Trail.
The Scusset Beach State Reservation, which can be found between Sagamore Beach and Sandwich, is another park to keep in mind when looking to do some Cape Cod camping. There are 98 sites at this wonderful retreat, and RV parking is available for those who need it. Since there is a great beach at the Scusset Beach State Reservation, those who wish to do some Cape Cod beach camping will want to move it to the top of their list. The sites aren't right on the water, though a very short walk will get you to the sand. Facilities include water, a dump station, and public restrooms.
A number of campgrounds that aren't within park boundaries also offer some good Cape Cod camping options. One such example is the Sippewisset Campground & Cabins. As its name would imply, this campground at 836 Palmer Avenue in Falmouth offers Cape Cod cabins for visitors to enjoy. Other sites can accommodate tents, trailers, pop-ups, and RVs that are 34-feet long or less. As is true at Nickerson State Park, campers at the Sippewisset Campground enjoy a lovely wooded setting. Should you book a cabin, it will feature a deck or patio with furnishings, a barbecue grill, and a private bathroom. The cabins can accommodate anywhere from one to seven people, and during the peak summer season, they must be rented on a weekly basis at the minimum.
Many more campgrounds that offer enticing spots and good amenities can be found around Cape Cod, and while camping in the Cape Cod National Seashore is largely prohibited, there are a few privately-owned campgrounds to consider within its boundaries. These campgrounds include the Adventure Bound Camping Resort, which also goes by the name of the North Truro Camping Area. Recreational vehicles and tents of most varieties can be accommodated among this campground's 330 sites, and the available amenities include Wi-Fi, modern bathrooms, and a great camping store. 46 Highland Road in North Truro is the location of the Adventure Bound Camping Resort.