- The list below includes 168 free or cheap things to do in or near Truro, Massachusetts, including 75 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, Art Gallery, Arts Centers and History Museums.
- From Head of the Meadow Beach to Ballston Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Truro and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Dennis, Eastham, Provincetown and Brewster.
The lifeguard-protected Head of the Meadow Beach is best known for its reputation as an ocean graveyard. There have been over 1,000 shipwrecks off the coast of the beach, which is considered a historic site because of this reason.
Highland Light, earlier known as Cape Cod Light, is the oldest as well as the tallest lighthouse located on the Cape Cod National Seashore. The nearby structures of the keeper's house as well as the generator shed also date back to 19th century.