- 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.
Featuring 19th century architecture, Gingerbread Houses presents visitors with quaint, old-fashioned cottages painted in bright colors. During the summer, the houses have a special ceremony where they are illuminated by golden Chinese lanterns.
The most popular shopping district in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts is centered on Circuit Avenue, one of the city's main thoroughfares. Circuit Avenue is full of upscale stores, fine restaurants and other enjoyable places to browse, relax and watch the world go by.
MOCEAN Cape Cod is an outdoor outfitter that sells a wide array of apparel, equipment, and paraphernalia for outdoor and aquatic sports. The store also offers rentals of stand-up paddleboards and other equipment.
Taking place in a reclaimed school bus, Island Transport, Inc. takes visitors through the important cultural and historical landmarks of Martha's Vineyard. During the tour, visitors make stops at different shopping locations and Victorian buildings.
Located on the barrier beach between the Nantucket Sound and Sengekontacket Pond, the Island Spirit Kayak offers many exploration activities. Guests can rent their own kayaks for individual adventures or hire a guide to help them discover the hidden gems of the region.