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Cape Cod with Kids: Free, Cheap and Fun!

Live on Cape Cod or looking to visit without spending an arm & leg on activities to keep your kids entertained? Cape Cod has such beautiful scenery and, with that, many things to do that are free and/or cheap!

Visiting the Sandwich Fish Hatchery

Places to Visit
Woods Hole Aquarium – Falmouth(Upper Cape)
Sandwich Fish Hatchery – Sandwich(Upper Cape)
Cape Cod Potato Chip Factory – Hyannis(Mid Cape)
Taylor Bray Farm – Yarmouth(Mid Cape)
Cape Cod Children’s Museum – Mashpee(Upper Cape)
Aptucxet Museum – Bourne(Upper Cape)
Scargo Tower – Dennis(Mid Cape)
Nauset Lighthouse – Nauset(Lower Cape)
Cape Cod Baseball League – Across the entire Cape


Swinging at the Bourne Inclusive Playground

Goodwill Park – Falmouth(Upper Cape)
Buzzards Bay Park/Splash Pad – Bourne(Upper Cape)
Lukes Love Playground – Barnstable(Mid Cape)
Mullen Hall Playground – Falmouth(Upper Cape)
Mashpee Playground & Splashpad – Mashpee(Upper Cape)
Bourne Inclusive Playground – Bourne(Upper Cape)


Walking along the Canal Road

Cape Cod National Seashore Trails – Brewster(Lower Cape)
Cape Cod Canal Road – Sandwich/Bourne(Upper Cape)
The Knob – Falmouth(Upper Cape)
Cape Cod Rail Trail – Dennis-Welfleet(Lower Cape)
Spohr Gardens – Falmouth(Upper Cape)
Lavender Farm – Harwich(Lower Cape)

Relaxing by the beach


Things to See/Visit
Cape Cod Central Railroad Trains
Marstons Mills Airport
Buzzards Bay Train Bridge
Boats on the P-Town Pier
Falmouth Ferries & Fishing Boats


Most of the things on this list are free or cheap however, many do operate on donations which are always greatly appreciated. Which one of your favorites is on the list & what did I forget?



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