Barnstable Information


Visit Cape CodThere 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.

Name Address Telephone Town/Village Description
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.
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
[caption id="attachment_3989" align="alignleft" width="250"]The Anchor Inn, Hyannis Cape Cod Waterfront Lodging[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2210" align="alignleft" width="442"]The Anchor In Hyannis Harbor Lodging[/caption]
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