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West Barnstable, MA
Travel Guide

The packed marinas, blue water and pristine beaches of this handsome village make it a waterfront gateway to Cape Cod that you will surely remember.

When you reach West Barnstable, Massachusetts, feel the potential of this beachside town everywhere. Throughout town, notice pretty saltbox houses flanked by white picket fences and manicured lawns.

Shop for picnic groceries in white-trimmed, red barn buildings. Sit under a gazebo among the serene gardens of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. The small town offers New England charm with convenient access to larger towns full of amenities.

Trails provide long walks leading to the beach. West Barnstable is close to the ocean and just 4 miles (6 kilometers) from great beaches. Set off to sea on a whale-watching cruise or a fishing charter. Take a guided ecotour of the Barnstable harbor and learn about the marine animals that reside here.

Admire nature and wildlife at the Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary. Take a spooky ghost tour of Barnstable that will also expose you to some of its rich history. You’ll have time to enjoy both in the same day.

Visit one of the oldest libraries in the United States, Sturgis Library. Appreciate the role of the U.S. Coast Guard in shaping maritime history at the Coast Guard Heritage Museum.

To get to West Barnstable, fly into Barnstable Airport, rent a car and drive 6 miles (9.6 kilometers) or fly into Boston Logan International Airport and drive 68 miles (106 kilometers). When you get here, stay at one of several hotels and motels. Come with an open schedule, though, so that you can take as much time as you need to explore the rest of Cape Cod. West Barnstable is only the beginning of the glorious places that await you along the coast.

Top Hotels in West Barnstable

Bursley Manor
Bursley Manor
3 out of 5
651 Main Street Route 6A, West Barnstable, MA
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Situated near the airport, this bed & breakfast is within 3 mi (5 km) of West Parish of Barnstable Church, Scorton Neck Beach, and Olde Barnstable Fairgrounds ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (34 reviews)

"Host was very accommodating, the decor was beautiful and the location was perfect!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

Bursley Manor
If Privacy is what you want then this is the place for you.
If Privacy is what you want then this is the place for you.
West Barnstable, MA
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Situated in West Barnstable, this vacation home is within 3 mi (5 km) of West Parish of Barnstable Church, Scorton Neck Beach, and Sandy Neck Beach. Cape Codder ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
Awesome, get a way.

"The home is open, inviting, and has spaces for everyone. The deck overlooking the Grand Marshes is wonderful. Can wait to see next years additions that Shane discribed."…"

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

If Privacy is what you want then this is the place for you.
Designer Coastal Cape Cottage
Designer Coastal Cape Cottage
West Barnstable, MA
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Situated in West Barnstable, this vacation home is within 3 mi (5 km) of West Parish of Barnstable Church, Scorton Neck Beach, and Sandy Neck Beach. Olde Barnstable ...

Designer Coastal Cape Cottage
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in West Barnstable

If Privacy is what you want then this is the place for you.
If Privacy is what you want then this is the place for you.
West Barnstable, MA

Situated in West Barnstable, this vacation home is within 3 mi (5 km) of West Parish of Barnstable Church, Scorton Neck Beach, and Sandy Neck Beach. Cape Codder ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
Awesome, get a way.

"The home is open, inviting, and has spaces for everyone. The deck overlooking the Grand Marshes is wonderful. Can wait to see next years additions that Shane discribed."…"

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

If Privacy is what you want then this is the place for you.
Designer Coastal Cape Cottage
Designer Coastal Cape Cottage
West Barnstable, MA

Situated in West Barnstable, this vacation home is within 3 mi (5 km) of West Parish of Barnstable Church, Scorton Neck Beach, and Sandy Neck Beach. Olde Barnstable ...

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InnSeason Resorts Surfside
InnSeason Resorts Surfside
3 out of 5
134 Menauhant Road, East Falmouth, MA
The price is $90 per night from Mar 9 to Mar 10

Located in the heart of East Falmouth, this beach condo building is within a 15-minute walk of Menauhant Beach and Falmouth Heights Beach. Island Queen Ferry ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (122 reviews)

"Really love that place, they have everything you need and it just one minute from the beach"…"

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2021

InnSeason Resorts Surfside
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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