There are seven villages within the boundaries of the town of Barnstable. Each are unique, historically significant, and culturally diverse. Centerville is located on the south side, mainly a residential area which includes some of the Best Beaches in Cape Cod, and the Christian Camp Meeting Association. Osterville is situated on the southern edge, primarily residential and includes harbors, inlets for boating and fishing, and a charming village center with charming shops. Hyannis is the commercial/central business district which includes several shopping malls and numerous town offices. Hyannis is also a fishing village and its harbors offer steamship access to Nantucket and Martha’s Island.
Marston Mills is located off Route 28. It is residential, very wooded with many ponds, and close to popular Craigville Beach. Cotuit is the village located on the southern edge of Cape and specifically used for residential purposes. It is home to numerous small public beaches. West Barnstable is situated on the northern side, residential and thinly populated. Barnstable is on the northern edge and houses County Complex, with numerous working harbors, small beaches, and nature trails.
Barnstable Information – Best Public Beaches in Barnstable
Southeastern Massachusetts is located in the position which can be best described as the biceps of the Cape Cod arm. Surrounded by Cape Cod Bay on the northern edge, Nantucket south, Mashpee and Sandwich west, and Yarmouth east. Located 53 miles east of Fall River, 69 miles from southeast Boston, and 250 miles from New York City. Town Hall is located at 367 Main Street, Hyannis, and the telephone number is 508-862-4600.
|Mass Audubon’s Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary||345 Bone Hill Road||508-362-7475||Barnstable||Hours: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. Sandy beaches, butterfly-filled meadows, woodland trails, and farm animals combine to make Long Pasture a unique experience on Cape Cod. Gentle, varied trails lead to what some have called a “million dollar view”—with Barnstable Harbor flanked by the dunes of Sandy Neck Barrier Beach. Explore our expansive tidal flats and join us for a kayak tour, boat cruise, or family nature program. Trails open daily dawn to dusk. General Admission: $4, Children ages 2-12 and Seniors $3.|
|A BRASILEIRA CAFA||225 IYANNOUGH ROAD||HYANNIS,|
|Artisan's Guild of Cape Cod||25 Field Stone Road||(508) 737-2994||Barnstable|
|Arts Foundation of Cape Cod||3 Shoot Flying Hill Road||(508) 362-0066||Centerville||Our mission is to promote, support and celebrate art & culture on Cape Cod. Programs include Pops By The Sea, Making Art & Making a Living and Everything Arts Cape Cod.|
|Barnes & Noble Booksellers||769 Iyannough Road||508-862-6310||Hyannis|
|Barnstable Comedy Club||Main St.||508-362-6333||Barnstable||No Description Available|
|Bay Spirit Tours||Slip One||(508) 771-0107||Hyannis|
|Bike Zone||323 Barnstable Rd||508-775-3299||Hyannis||No Description Available|
|BJ's Wholesale||420 Attucks Lane||508-651-7400||Hyannis|
|Butler Sporting Goods||815 West Main Street||508-771-4595||Hyannis||family activities, activity, event, events, things to do, fun stuff|