- The list below includes 234 free or cheap things to do in or near Sandwich, Massachusetts, including 99 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, Specialty Museums, Historic Homes and Mini Golf.
- From Boardwalk to Route 6A (The Old King's Highway), there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Sandwich and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Plymouth, Oak Bluffs, Hyannis and Dennis.
Located at the eastern end of the Cape Cod Canal, Scusset Beach State Reservation features a camping area with 98 sites, as well as a fishing pier. The beach also features a picnic area and bike trails.
Covering over 700-acres of land, the Shawme-Crowell State Forest is a state forest that is best known for being camping destination. The forest has a number of hiking and equestrian trails that can be used for running or walking.
Featuring a long, narrow boardwalk, Town Neck / Boardwalk provides visitors with a beach to soak up the sun. When it's high tide the water comes close to the boardwalk, allowing visitors to jump from it into the water.
Cape Cod Canal Visitors Center is operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and houses a range of interactive exhibits which include a retired patrol boat and a DVD presentation about the Canal's local history and culture.