- The list below includes 285 free or cheap things to do in or near Barnstable, Massachusetts, including 87 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, Fishing, Comedy Clubs and Art Museum.
- From Sturgis Library to Kalmus Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Barnstable and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Oak Bluffs, Hyannis, Dennis and Eastham.
South Cape Beach State Park is a park populated by several coastal environments, such as sandy beach and salt marsh. Attractions and available activities include over-the-dune boardwalks, walking trails, boating, canoeing, hiking, hunting (with restrictions,) and swimming.
Paying homage to early life in the community, The Brewster Historical Society offers a memorable and diverse collection. It includes old photographs, documents, furniture, artwork and clothing from the late 1800's to early 1900's.
South Cape Beach is a white sand beach stretching for over a mile. The beach is populated by sand dunes, salt marsh, oak and pine woodland, and kettle ponds. Available activities include canoeing, swimming, fishing, hiking, and hunting (with restrictions.)
Specializing in stand up paddle board rentals, Adventure Chatham offers visitors lessons on how to paddle through rivers and lakes. It also organizes sunset sight-seeing tours where visitors can paddle board with glow sticks.
The Crosby Mansion takes visitors back in time to a period of elegance and sophistication. The mansion has views of the Cape Cod Bay from its 60 foot viewing tower, and has features such as marble sinks and floors in the bathrooms, 15 fireplaces, and many other luxuries.
Beautiful Nickerson State Park is located in Brewster, Massachusetts. This large, scenic space offers lush greenery, well-maintained trails, picnic spots and campsites. Campsites must be reserved and paid for in advance.
Featuring both air soft and paintball, Cape Cod Paintball is the top choice for team development, military style games, and strategic fun. There are many options for advanced players or players who come self-equipped to maintain price flexibility.