- 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.
Year-round, lifeguard-monitored Nantasket Beach is a 1 1/3 mile long oceanfront beach reminiscent of the area's historic amusement park history. Visitors can take in musical band concerts, dance lessons or the historic Paragon Carousel while enjoying the ocean front
The historic home of Mary Baker Eddy, the founder and leader of the Christian Science movement, the Mary Baker Eddy Historic House offers guided tours as well as a museum that showcases archives, artifacts, and a variety of other materials.
Built on Sandy Point in the 1850s, the Prudence Island Lighthouse is valued both as an historic place and a still-active signal light. Owned by the US Coast Guard, the building is open to visitors only by special arrangement.
Take a nature adventure at Pond Meadow Park in Braintree, Massachusetts. With 320 acres of natural reservations, the park boasts marshes, meadows, a pond, and several walking trails to take in the beautiful outdoors.
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25 Shipyard Drive, Hingham, MA 02043 MoreLess Info
Offering first-run feature films, Patriot Cinemas at the Hingham Shipyard features six auditoriums with stadium seating. The theater provides a room for birthday parties as well as a concession area with food and drinks.
Commonwealth Figure Skating Club provides instruction, practice and advancement in moves in the field, free skating, pair skating, dancing, synchronized skating and all types of figure skating. CFSC also assists in the production of figure skating competitions, exhibitions or shows.
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101 Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809 MoreLess Info
Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum, is a historic New England garden estate overlooking Narragansett Bay. The 45-room English-style mansion is filled with many of the original antique furniture pieces, family documents, and artifacts.
Escobar's Highland Farm is a working farm open to the public. Its highlight is an 8 acre corn maze, which has a unique design each year, and visitors can also go on hayrides and explore a large pumpkin patch.