- 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.
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Also known as Bend-in-the-road beach, Joseph Sylvia State Beach stretches for two miles and is much visited by tourists and locals owing to its low dunes, mild waves and a large number of sea-shells along the shore.
Plimoth Plantation is a living museum which features the original settlement of English Colonists at Plymouth during 17th-century. The replica of 17th-century English village houses numerous historic artifacts and interpreters dressed in period costume who play out the daily-to-day activities of the early Colon…
Originally created to prevent the extinction of the heath hen, the Manuel F. Correllus State Forest is a unique woodland and shrubland area containing 5,343 acres and 14 miles of bike paths for hiking and cycling and horseback riding.
A two-screen movie theater, Plimoth Cinema specializes in first-run foreign and independent movies. The theater offers digital projection and sound, adult beverages and a concession area with popcorn, candy and soft drinks.
For a quiet ocean experience, Lighthouse Beach is a secluded area with lots of adventure. Within just a short walking distance is a trail that offers scenic views, leading up to the trademark lighthouse. Visitors enjoy views from the top.