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
Cape Cod Performing Arts Center 407 North Street, 2nd Floor 508-862-2580 Hyannis Two locations - Tilden Arts Center at Cape Cod Community College and Mashpee High School Auditorium
Cape Cod Potato Chips Factory Tours 100 Breed’s Hill Road 888-881-CHIP Hyannis
Cape Cod Resort and Conference Center 35 Scudder Ave 508) 862-2535 Hyannis Designed by Geoffrey Cornish in the mid –sixties, this Par 3 18 hole course has a 2,621 yard layout. The course consists of five water holes, effecting 8 tee shots, three-dozen sand traps, strategically placed bunkers, tree-lined fairways and elevated greens.
Cape Cod Scenic Tours 460 Main St. (800) 722-1806 Barnstable
Castafari Sportfishing P.O. Box 455 (508) 221-5136 Pocasset
Catboat Rides Inc 164 Ocean St # A2 508-775-0222 Hyannis No Description Available
Centerville Historical Society Museum 513 Main Street 508-775-0331 Centerville No Description Available
Clamneck Charters Ocean Street Docks 508- 428-5108 Hyannis 1/2 hour family friendly fishing trips in the clam, protected waters of Lewis Bay.
Cotuit Cycling Tours 38 Sandalwood Drive (508) 776-9290 Cotuit Bicycle tours through the villages of Cape Cod (specializing in tours in Barnstable, Falmouth, Mashpee and the Mid-Cape as well as Martha's Vineyard.
Cove Cycle 11 Enterprise Rd  508-771-6155 Hyannis No Description Available
[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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