|Cape Cod Activites & Attractions|
Cape Cod offers many interesting activities from music to baseball to gardens and musuems; there is something for everyone! If you are looking for attractions away from the beach, we are sure you will find something here!
Barnstable - 508-432-6909
Ten top ranked amateur baseball teams throughout the Cape compete from June thru August, with a game almost every evening. Don't be fooled by the 'amateur' notation, over 200 former players are now in the Majors. Red Sox Mike Lowell, Jason Varitek and Kevin Youkilis all played here. It's a great family activity and who knows what future star you might see!
Mashpee - 508-539-8788
Fun for families with small children. Explore, learn and play together with hand on exhibits, puppet theatre and daily programs designed for young minds.
Hyannis - 781-383-9850
Seating 2,250 people in the round with a revolving stage, there are no bad seats here. Concerts, Comedy and childrens shows fill the summer nights. Classic Rock, Jazz/Blues, and Current artists all play here. Open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Concessions offer food, beer and wine. Parking is free.
Yarmouth Port - 508-362-1111
The Orchestra offers a wide range of both Classics and Pops concerts to both residents and visitors. Based at the Barnstable Performing Arts Center, the orchestra also travels to other local towns during the summer months. Informative pre-concert talks are offered before each Classics concert. Concerts are performed from September through May.
Sandwich - 508-888-3300
Miles of walking paths through picturesque gardens and three museums featuring Antique Automobiles, American History and American Art await you. There is also a popular hand-carved antique Carousel to ride. The grounds are also home to the Old East Windmill. Bring your own lunch for a picnic. Open April through October.
Hyannis - 508-790-3077
Our 35th Presidents many years on Cape Cod are documented here. From foreign leaders to family and friends, photographs, video and other items of interest are on hand. Special exhibits are sometimes available, so check ahead of time. Open all year except for January, times vary by season.
Nantucket - 508-228-1894
All things whaling are exhibited in this restored 1846 candle factory covering Nantuckets rich whaling history. Whaling artifacts, Scrimshaw, Captains Portriats and even a full size Sperm Whale skeleton are on display. Several educational programs are offered for people of all ages. Programs vary so check with the museum. Open mid May through October.
Plymouth - 508-746-1622
About 20 miles off Cape, this 1627 village recreation is worth the trip. An English village is contrasted with a Wampanoag Homesite. Meet people from 1627 in the village, and Native people in the homesite: interact and learn what life was really like. Great for families. The Plantation is open everyday from mid March thru November. The Mayflower II is in Plymouth on the waterfront.
Provincetown - 508-487-1750
The Cape's most widely attended art museum is nationally recognized and presents varying exhibitions, lectures and cultural events. Celebrating the artists who have been inspired by the natural beauty of Cape Cod, nearly 2000 works including fine and contemporary pieces as well as sculptures are on display. Open year round.
Hyannis Port - 508-778-4934
A great private collection of over 50 classic sports cars: Lotuses, MGs, Triumphs, Jaguars, Austin Healeys, TVRs, Datsuns, Ferrari, Morgan, Daimler, Mini Cooper and much more.