Browse Activities with Kids on Cape Cod

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Dolphin Fleet

305 Commercial St, Provincetown

(800)826-9300

The Dolphin Fleet is not just a whale watch. Serving as a floating classroom for all ages, you are sure to see whales and learn a ton at the same time! Trips are designed to enhance the awareness of whales and the other fantastic marine life that surrounds us. There is always a naturalist on board who presents fascinating information on the marine life of the Cape plus hands-on displays! Trips are offered multiple times a day in the summer. 

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Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises

269 Millway, Barnstable Harbor

(508)362-6088 or (888)942-5392

Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises is the Mid Cape's only whale watch! Trips generally run from 3.5 to 4 hours long. Cruise through Barnstable Harbor to the Cape Cod Bay, while an expert naturalist talks about your surroundings, and the vast marine life of the Cape. The number, and species of whales differ from trip to trip- but with a 99% sighting rate, you are sure to see some whales and the other marine animals that inhabit the Cape Cod Bay.

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Captain John Boats

110 Town Warf, Plymouth

508-746-2643

Captain John Boats offers more than just a whale watch- partake on a marine wildlife cruise! From Plymouth Harbor, the whale excursion cruises through the Cape Cod Bay while expert naturalists discuss the whale and marine life of the area. The final destination is Stellwagen Bank, one of the primary feeding grounds for the Humpback Whale. Coasting alongside the 40 ft. plus whales is an experience you will never forget!

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Provincetown Whale Watch

Fisherman's Wharf, Provincetown

(508)487-1102 or (800)225-4000

A wonderful whale watch out of Provincetown, join this informative crew for an experience you will never forget! Cruise to Stellwagen bank as the crew talks about the surrounding marine life, and the history of Provincetown. Whale sightings are guarenteed! Often, dolphin, purpoise and seals are seen as well. Trips depart daily at noon from June 22 to September 3.

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Blue Claw Boat Tours

94 W Rd, Orleans

508-240-5783

Enjoy a 90 minute seal cruise adventure Orleans through Pleasant Bay to the beach break in Chatham! View the seals in their natural habitat, as they swim and play!

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Beachcomber Seal Tours

174 Crowell Rd, North Chatham

508-945-5265

Join the Beachcomber Seal Tours for a fantastic 1.5 hour cruise around Chatham. See the many seals that live around the Chatham Harbor waterways- between North  Beach, Chatham Lighta and the Break. 31 person capacity. 

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Monomoy Island Excursions

702 Rt. 28, Harwichport

508-430-7772

Enjoy an 1.5 hour seal tour around Monomoy Island, home to thousands of seals. A trained naturalist narrates the tour, discussing the seals and plentiful wildlife of Monomoy Island. Beyond the seals and birdlife, you will also have the chance to see Wychmere Harbor in Harwichport, Stage Harbor and the picturesque shoreline. 

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Cap'n Kids Fishing Adventures

715 Main St, Harwichport

508-430-0066

Cap'n Kids offers two hour trip specifically geared towards children. Fish by rod and reel, pull a lobster trap, bait a crab trap and more! 

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Cape Cod Family Fishing

180 Ocean Street, Hyannis 02601

(508) 394-9100

 

Cape Cod Family Fishing offers 90 minute trips daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The catch-and-release fishing excursions take place on the 30 ft. Sea Dragon. The Captain has a secret spot for good action and will haul in a trap or two in search of eels and crabs! All equipment is provided. 

 

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Albatross Deep Sea Fishing

351 Sesuit Neck Rd. East Dennis

508-863-2533

Offers daily fishing trips in the Cape Cod Bay. Enjoy a short boat ride to and from the fishing ground. Roughly three hours of fishing. 

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EmmaJack Charters 

Bass River

508-737-0363

Family friendly fishing charters. EmmaJack offers 4, 6 and 8 hour trips. Generally fishes the rips of Monomy, up to Chatham and down to Nantucket for Bass. Fish for Blues, Bass, Tuna and Cod!

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Helen H Fishing

Pleasant Street, Hyannis

508-790-0696

Helen H Fishing offers tons of different fishing charter trips! Check their website for a full breakdown of available trips. Charters can be arranged for 3-100 passengers! Helen H offers something for everyone!

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Hyline Deep Sea Fishing

138 Ocean St. Dock, Hyannis

508-790-0696

Take a 45 minute cruise into Nantucket Sound, which is one of the best bottom feeding areas in the East Coast! Join the experienced and helpful crew fishing for Scup, Tautog and Black Sea Bass.

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Naviator Fishing

Town Pier, Wellfleet

508-349-6003

Family friendly fishing aboard the 60 ft. Naviator. Two trips run daily in the summer. Join the experienced crew fishing for Scup, Sea Bass, Tautog, Fluke, Flounder, Mackerel and Blue Fish. 49 Passenger Capacity. 

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Patriot Boats

227 Clinton Avenue, Falmouth

800-734-0088

Patriot Boats offers a "Family in the Fun" trip! In peak season, two 4 hour trips are offered daily. Sports Fishing and Bottom Fishing available. Joined by an experienced crew, you are sure to have a great time fishing in the calm waters of Nantucket Sound. 6 passenger capacity.

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Yankee Fishing

Saquatucket Harbor, Rt 28 Harwichport

508-432-2520

Family friendly deep sea fishing in Nantucket Sound, mainly for scup, sea bass, tautog and fluke. The fish you catch are yours, cleaning and fileting services are available! 

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Bass River Charters

157 Searsville Rd. South Dennis

508-737-3162

A unique Cape Cod fishing experience. Bass River Charters offers several different charters. Enjoy a Sea Bass and Blue Fish charter, Tuna fishing charter, Cod fishing charter, Shark fishing charter or Sea Bass, Tautog, Flounder and Scub fishing charter. 

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Barbara's Bike Rental

Rt. 6A, Brewster (on the Rail Trail next to Nickerson State Park)

508-896-7231

430 Rt. 134, South Dennis

508-760-4723

 

Rent bikes for the whole family! Barbara's Bike Shop has two locations, both on the Rail Trail! An easy and convenient spot to rent bikes and enjoy the day cruising the Bike Path. They don't just do rental, they also have an excellent service shop. Be sure to check out their bike store as well. They feature a wide range of bikes for sale, as well as equipment.

 

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Dennis Cycle Center

249 Great Western Rd, South Dennis

508-398-0011

Dennis Cycle Center is right on the Rail Trail. They have a plentiful supply of bikes and equipment for sale. Also a great place to stop if you need a repair, they have a full service repair shop. Whether you need a full tune up, or just have a flat: their staff is experienced and knowledgable and would love to help you out! They rent road bikes, hybrids, comfort bikes, kids bikes, tag-a-longs and babyseats. 

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Idle Times Bike Shops

4550 Rt. 6, N. Eastham (508-255-8281)

Rt. 6, Wellfleet (508-349-9161)

29 Main Street, Orleans (508-240-1122)

188 Bracket Rd, Eastham (508-255-5070)

Idle Times has four convenient locations. They have tons of great bikes and equipment for sale, including clothing and racks. They rent comfort bikes, mountain bikes, hybrid bikes, road racing bikes, childrens bikes, tandem bikes, recumbent bikes, trailers, tag-a-longs, helmets and car racks.

 

 

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Little Capistrano Bike Shop

30B Salt Pond Rd. Eastham

508-255-6515

1446 Rt. 6, Wellfleet

508-349-2363

The Little Capistrano Bike Shop has two convenient locations. Their full service bike store in Eastham offers sales, repairs and rentals. Their other location in Wellfleet is a smaller shop that offers bike rentals, an accessorie and part selection and minor repairs. They have a wide range or rental bikes, plus all of the neccesary items you need to enjoy the day biking! 

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Mike's Bike Trail Rentals

14 Canal Rd, Orleans

508-255-0411

With convenient access to the bike trail, Mike's Bikes is a great place to rent bikes for the day! The rent trailers, kids bikes (with and without training wheels), tag-a-longs, comfort bikes, hybrid bikes, mountain bikes and tandem bikes.

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Rail Trail Bike & Kayak


302 Underpass Rd. Brewster

508-896-8200

Rail Trail Bike & Kayak has an extensive rental fleet. They are right on the rail trail, which makes it easy to rent your bike and go! They  have a lot of bikes (both used and new) and equipment for sale- plus they sell and rent kayaks, and they deliver for a small fee! 

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Arnold's Bike Rental

329 Commercial St., Provincetown

508-487-0844

Arnold's Bike Shop in Provincetown has been family owned since 1937! They have over 400 bikes available for rent, they do full service repairs and they have bikes and accessories for sale. They have umbrella, chair, stroller, tag-a-long and speed bike rentals too!

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Wild Animal Lagoon Adventure Golf

62 Iyannough Rd, West Yarmouth

508-790-1662

A newly renovated 18 hole adventure golf course, with tons of wild animals! Mini Golf through fun and challenging obstacles as you meander through statues of unique wildlife! 

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Skull Island Adventure Golf

934 Route 28, South Yarmouth

508-398-6070

Skull Island Adventure Golf has something to offer for the whole family! Their themed adventure golf course is beautifully landscaped, and includes waterfalls, a haunted treasure cave and alligator infested waters. In addition to the mini golf, they also have an arcade, softball and baseball batting cages, soccer cages, go karts and a golf driving range.

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Sandwich Mini Golf

159 Route 6A, Sandwich

508-833-1905

The Sandwich Mini Golf Course is uniquely centered around the Cranberry River with bridges and a boat. A total of 9 bridges wind over the river, all included in the fantastic course! All in all, the golf course is the epitomy of quaint Cape Cod mini golf. It is definitely something to see!

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Putters Paradise Mini Golf

119 Route 28, West Yarmouth

508-771-7394

Putters Paradise offers a very challenging, nautical themed mini golf course. While driving on Rt. 28, look for the spouting whale! After your mini golf game, enjoy some refreshments. They offer the delicious Brigham's ice cream, soft serve ice cream and assorted drinks!

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Poits Lighthouse Mini Golf

5270 Route 6, North Eastham

508-255-6321

Poits mini golf is the outer capes largest nautical themed adventure mini golf course. The 18 hole adventure golf course features 3 lighthouses, a river that winds through the entire course, a pond with geysers and a beautiful 16 ft wrap around waterfall that feeds the river and pond. In addition to the spectacular course, they also have a video arcade, ice cream and a snack bar with hot dogs, burgers cold drinks and other snacks!

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Pirates Cove Adventure Golf

Route 28, South Yarmouth

508-394-6200

508-394-5252

Pirates Cove offers 36 holes of adventure golf. Enjoy the award winning theme-park setting as you make your way through caves, under waterfalls and over footbridges. The theme of the course is based on the lore of infamous pirates.

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Lightning Falls Adventure Golf

455 West Main Street, Hyannis

508-771-3194

Lightning Falls Adventure Golf is the only spot for mini golf in Hyannis! Enjoy a challenging and fun course with great water features!

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Holiday Hill Mini Golf

352 Main Street, Dennisport

508-398-8857

Holiday Hill Motor Inn of Cape Cod offers a lot of attractions, including a large 18 hole course with giant waterfalls. They also have a family fun center with an arcade, indoor bumper cars and the Holiday Hill Ice Cream Shop! 

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Harbor Glen Golf

Route 28 at Weatherdeck Restaurant, West Harwich

508-432-8240

Harbor Glen Golf at the Weather Deck Restaurant in Harwich offers a new, challenging 18 hole mini golf course with a waterfall and a pond.

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Gift Barn Arcade & Mini Golf

4180A State Hwy, North Eastham

508-255-7000

The Gift Barn has over 5000 square feet of gifts for every occasion. They offer a challenging 18 hole, two-level mini golf course and a spacious arcade! They have an online store, if you are still craving something but are no longer on the Cape.

 

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Cape Escape Mini Golf

14 Canal Rd, Orleans

508-240-1791

Cape Escape offers an 18 hole mini golf course in a unique nautical setting with authentic fishing boats, beautiful waterfalls and a koi pond! Conveniently located across the road from Mandy's Cape Creamery, you can stop by after you play and grab some ice cream!

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Arnold's Mini Golf

3580 Route 6, Eastham

508-240-8000

Arnold's Mini Golf is beautifully landscaped, with water features and water falls that provide a cooling mist on hot summer days. The 18 hole course is challenging for experienced players, yet still fun for beginners! Play the course before or after stopping into Arnold's Restaurant for some lobster or grabbing ice cream from their ice cream stand.

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Cataumet Crossing

1370 Route 18A, Cataumet

508-326-8160

Cataumet Crossing offers a fun time for everyone! They have a peaceful 18 hole mini golf course, brightened by lights at night if you choose to play in the evening. After you golf, try the bumper boats! Race in the bumper boat lake and try to avoid being bumped into the two waterfalls! Radar gun & batting cages are also available for kids. Cataumet Crossing is also the home of Lazy Sundaes ice cream- stop in and check out their ice cream and candy corner!

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Harbor Lights Mini Golf

81 Underpass Rd, Brewster

508-896-2691

Harbor Lights Mini Golf is conveniently located off of 6A in Brewster. The newly renovated beach-themed course is well maintained with lots of challenging hills and valleys amidst beautiful landscaping. The course was built with adults in mind, ensuring fun for the whole family! 

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Cape Cod Melody Tent


21 West Main Street, Hyannis

800-745-3000

The Melody Tent offers performances all summer long by well known musical and comedy acts. Childrens theater is offered every week in a matinee performance. 

 

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Cape Playhouse


820 Route 6A, Dennis

508-385-3911

The Cape Playhouse offers a wide array of childrens theater in the summer. From Puppets and fantastic stories to dancing and singing, each show is guarenteed to entertain both children and the adults who join them! There are two perfomances for each show, allowing lots of variety all summer long!

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Cape Rep Theatre


North Side, Route 6A, Brewster

508-896-1888

Repertory theater offering indoor and outdoor productions. Fantastic shows for children in the Outdoor Theatre. Shows run several mornings every week in peak season. 

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Magic by the Sea

819 Main Street, Chatham

617-354-3005

A high energy, comic magic show filled with mystery and fun for the whole family.

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Tanglewood Marionettes

1969 Main Street at Route 124, Brewster

508-896-5577

A children's show presented by The Brewster Meeting House, runs weekly in the summer. 

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Trevor the Juggler

1969 Main Street at Route 124, Brewster

508-896-5577

Enjoy a juggling show in the 178 year old Brewster Meeting House. Shows run weekly in the summer. 

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Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater

2357 Route 6, Wellfleet

508-349-9428

 

The Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater has an excellent Kids Theatre that runs all summer! This year, WHAT for Kids! features "Daisy Crockett, Frontiersperson! Or Be Sure You're Right, Then Go Ahead!" 

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Wellfeet Drive In

51 Route 6, Wellfleet

508-349-7176

Enjoy a first run double feature every night of the summer at Cape Cod's only drive-in theatre! There is a playground, and snack bar too.

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Provincetown Ghost Tours

315 Commercial Street, Provincetown

 

Embark on a walking tour of Provincetown, while learning of its ghostly past. The ghost tour highlights the Pilgrims, Pirates and People of Cape Cod's history. 90 minute tours depart nightly in peak season.

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Bass River Kayaks

109 Main Street (Rt. 28), West Dennis

508-398-0060

Enjoy the beautiful Bass River in the best possible way! Bass River Kayaks rents Single and Double Kayaks so that you can explore Bass River on your own. They have Kayaks for sale as well. A 90 minute narrated river cruise run daily.

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Cape Cod Waterway Boat Rentals


16 Main Street (Rt. 28), Dennis Port

508-398-0080

Spend the day on Swan River Pond! Cape Cod Waterways rents Canoes, 1 and 2 person Kayaks, "Mini Tripper" Kayaks for kids and electric paddleboats. 

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Flyers Boat Rentals

131 A Commercial St, Provincetown

508-487-0898

Flyers has a large fleet of boats for rent, and so much more! They rent out moorings in Provincetown for a day up to the whole summer. They have offered sailing lessons for 64 years! You can join their shuttle out to Long Point beach to experience one of Cape Cods best kept secrets. Check out their website for information on their parties and cruises! 

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Jacks Boat Rentals

Nickerson State Park, Brewster (Cliff and Flax Pond)

508-896-8556

Gull Pond, Wellfleet

508-349-7553

Daily.Long Term Rental Shop

Route 6, Wellfleet

508-349-9808

Three waterfront locations in Wellfleet and Nickerson Park in Orleans. Jacks Boat rentals has a large selections of boats to rent, including Stand Up Paddleboards, Kayaks, Sunfish and Canoes! Delivery is also available. They also have sailing lessons!

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Ridgevale Beach Boat Rentals & Shop

434 Ridgevale Rd, South Chatham

508-432-4339

Rent a wide variety of boats, as well as beach gear, umbrellas, rafts and more! Boat rentals include Kayak, Sunfish, Bravo, Hobby Cat Wave and Hobby Cat Gettaway. Sailing lessons are available by appointment. They have a snack bar where you can get lunch, ice cream and other snacks. 

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Ship Shops Boat Rentals

130 Pleasant Street, South Yarmouth

508-398-2256

Ship Shops Boat Rentals is a full service marina on Bass River. Stop by and check out their powerboat rentals, available for the half day or full day. They provide engine sales and services and have moorings. 

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Nauti Jane Boat Rentals

2173 Route 28, Harwich

508-430-6893

Nauti Jane Boat Rentals has a large selection of boats available for rent, including sailboats, kayaks, stand up paddleboards and powerboats. In addition, they have group and private sailing lessons, youth kayaking trips, a sunset cruise and a family fishing excursion.

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Adventure Chatham

1150 Queen Anne Rd, East Harwich

774-237-7313

Adventure Chatham has a lot to offer! Do you SUP? They provide stand up paddleboard tours, rentals, lessons, paddleboard sales, and community events. They also have fitness classes, sight seeing tours, 3 day kids camps... and they rent kayaks and bikes! 

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Lanes Bowl & Bistro

9 Greene Street., Mashpee Commons
(774) 228-2291

The Lanes Bowl & Bistro combines upscale casual dining, bowling and entertainment under one roof in the Mashpee Commons. The eclectic bistro has an extensive menu, and offers a dozen local beers on tap. Adjacent to the bistro, there are 10 "ten-pin" bowling lanes. Adults can dine in the bistro, while the kids have fun bowling! There is also a seasonal outdoor cafe and bocce court! 

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Cape Cod Pirate Adventures

180 Ocean Street, Hyannis 02601

(508) 394-9100

Take your kids on an adventure they will never forget! Children between ages 3-10 are the perfect age for this treasure hunting voyage in Hyannis Harbor. They will be transformed into official members of the Sea Gypsy Crew with painted faces and pirate sashes! The trip includes water cannon firing, map reading, flag hoisting and treasure seeking! The Sea Gypsy Captains are United States Coast Guard licensed and trained in First Aid and CPR. Reservations are required so be sure to call ahead.

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Cape Cod Inflatable Park

518 Main Street-Route 28, West Yarmouth

508-771-6060

Spend the day bouncing around on themed inflatable slides, water slides, bouncers, obstacle courses and games! There is an arcade and a snackbar available with popcorn, pizza, hot dogs, hamburgers, slushies and cold drinks! 

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Water Wizz

3031 Cranberry Hwy, East Wareham

508-295-3255

Visit Southern New Englands only water park! Water Wizz has tons of water slides and water rides, pools, and overall water related fun! You can rent a cabana, water tubes, and lockers for the day. They have a lot of food available and other small shops with trinkets. 

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Balls to the Wall Paintball

96 Air Port Rd, Hyannis

508-778-0100

Enjoy Cape Cod's only indoor paintball facility! Balls to the Wall is available to all levels, ages 8 and up. They offer clean and friendly fields and maintain a perfect safety record! It is fun for small and large groups alike. 

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Bonkerz Party Zone

657 Rt. 28, West Yarmouth

508-775-1010

Bonkerz is Cape Cod's largest indoor children's play center. The facilities are clean, safe and endlessly exciting! There are many fun activities for kids, including a Giant Webbed Play Set, Undersea Climbing Wall, an Arcade, the Wizzard Moonbounce and a snack bar! Bonkerz is open all day, every day. It is also a fantastic place for a birthday party!

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Cape Cod Lazer Runner Laser Tag

96 Airport Rd, Hyannis

508-778-0100

Cape Cod Lazer Runner Tag offers a state of the art laser tag facility. Come play this pain-free alternative to paintball that kids as young as 4 can enjoy! Specialty lighting, black-lights and exciting music make laser tag fun for the whole family! It is also a fantastic place for a birthday party!

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Jump on Us Trampolines 

260 Rt 28, West Yarmouth

508-775-3304

Jump on Us is a rain or shine trampoline fun house! The trampolines are flush to the ground, with a 5 foot pit underneath for optimum safety while the little ones are jumping! 

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Grand Slam Entertainment

322 Rt 28 Main Street, Harwichport

508-430-1155

Grand Slam Entertainment has premium Baseball and Softball batting cages, featuring 9 Master Pitching Machines. They offer whiffleball for kids under 8, plus they also have a huge bumper boat pool!

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Fun Box Skate Park

96 Airport Road, Hyannis

508-778-0100

Come check out the only indoor skate park on Cape Cod! Fun Box Skate Park is a skate park built by skaters for skaters. Scooters, boards and blades are allowed. 

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Color Me Mine Pottery

2 North St., Mashpee

508-539-8500

Kids and adults have the chance to participate in the paint-your-own pottery studio. Select the pottery you want to paint, next choose from a wide range of colors as you create your piece. They fire it in their kiln and you can take it home! 

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Cataumet Crossing

1370 Route 28, Cataumet

508-326-8160

Cataumet Crossing has a peaceful 18 hole mini golf course, brightened by lights at night if you choose to play in the evening. After you golf, try the bumper boats! Race in the bumper boat lake and try to avoid being bumped into the two waterfalls! Radar gun & batting cages are also available for kids. Cataumet Crossing is also the home of Lazy Sundaes ice cream- stop in and check out their ice cream and candy corner!

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Cartwheels Go Karts (Dennis)

11 South Gages Way, South Dennis

508-394-6755

Visit Cartwheels in Dennis for an afternoon of fun! Enjoy their start of the art Go-Karts, batting cages, trampolines, basketball and arcade room. Plus, they have ice cream and have great options available for birthday parties!

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Cartwheels II Go Karts (Bourne)

340 Macarthur Blvd, Bourne

508-743-9930

Cartwheels 2 has the largest Go Cart track on Cape Cod! Kids have a blast on the 6 minute Go Cart rides! More than just the Go Carts, Cartwheels 2 is a family fun center! There is a bumper boat lagoon, eighteen hole miniature golf course, arcade, whiffle ball cages, and two "bounce house" jumpers! 

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Trampoline Center

296 Rt. 28, Harwichport

508-432-8717

Visit the Trampoline Center for jumping fun for kids! A dozen trampolines are set up at ground level over pits for added safety. 

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Skull Island

934 Rt. 28, South Yarmouth

508-398-6070

Skull Island Adventure Golf has something to offer for the whole family! Their themed adventure golf course is beautifully landscaped, and includes waterfalls, a haunted treasure cave and alligator infested waters. In addition to the mini golf, they also have an arcade, softball and baseball batting cages, soccer cages, go karts and a golf driving range.

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Ryan Family Amusement 

200 Main St, Buzzards Bay 508-759-9892

23 Town Hall Sq, Falmouth 508-540-4877

441 Main St, Hyannis 508-775-3411

1067 Rt 28, South Yarmouth 508-394-5644

Ryan Family Amusement has 4 conveniently located family entertainment centers. Each features candlepin/10 pin/duckpin bowling and huge game rooms with state of the art arcade games. Party rooms are available for all occasions! An afternoon spent at Ryan Family Amusement means fun for the whole family!

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Cape Cod Potato Chips

100 Breed Hill Rd, Hyannis

888-881-CHIP

Over 250,000 visitors tour the Cape Cod Potato Chip Factory every year. Join a tour, and see how the world famous Cape Cod Potato Chips are made. They also have a fun gift shop. 

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Cartland of Cape Cod

3044 Rt. 28, Wareham

508-295-8360

Cartland of Cape Cod is a family entertainment center that offers 3 different kinds of Go Carts! They also have Mini Golf, Bumper Boats, Boxing Robots, Batting Cages, and more! It is a great place to have a birthday party. 

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Arts Dune Tours

4 Standish St, Provincetown

508-487-1950

Arts Dune Tours offer several different types of trips. Their Daily 1 hour tour of the sand dunes & beaches in the National Seashore Park is a great way to view and learn about the Provincetown environment. The 1.5 Race Point Lighthouse Tour is offered on Sundays and takes you off the beaten path to explore the lighthouse. The 2 hour Sunset Tour is similar to the Daily Tour, but ends with a Cape Cod Sunset. The 2 hour Clambake Tour is a Sunset Tour, plus a picnic style Cape Cod Clambake dinner!

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Buttonwood Park Zoo

425 Hawthorn St., New Bedford

508-991-6178

Enjoy a fun day at the zoo! The Buttonwood Park Zoo has 250 animals, including elephants, bison, mountain lions, bears, eagles, farm animals and seals! They also have various events and exhibits. 

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Marine Animal Discovery Center

120 Main Street, Buzzards Bay

508-743-9888

Marine Animal Discovery Center is an independent, non profit rehibilitation and release hospital. At the moment, they mainly treat sea turtles and seals, with future plans to treat dolphins, porpouses and small whales. Visit for an educational experience on how to help sea life on Cape Cod. The Center includes displays, specimens and information on marine animals, animal rehibilitations, strandings and educational programs. Also offers a gift shop with local art and jewelry, plus educational toys and fair trade items. 

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Wellfeet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

291 Rt. 6, South Wellfleet

508-349-2615

The Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary offers outdoor and indoor nature explorations for kids and families. The land itself consists of woodlands, a salt marsh, barrier beach and heath lands. The habitat attracts plentiful wildlife, including songbirds. Enjoy the 5 miles of beautiful trails. The Sanctuary offers a variety of programs for children and adults, including nature walks, bird walks, cruises and workshops. 

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Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary

345 Bone Hill Rd, Barnstable

508-362-7475

2.5 miles of trails meander through 101 acres of beautiful National Seashore Land at the Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary. The land is home to vernal pools, open meadows, a salt marsh, local species and wildlife. The Visitors Center on location offers trail maps, natural history displays, live animal exhibits, regularly scheduled events and more! 

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Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

869 Main St, Brewster

508-896-3867

Surrounded by 400 acres of beautiful conservation land, the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History itself is made up of two floors of exhibits about the wildlife of Cape Cod. Explore the museums exhibits on whales, snakes, turtles, fish and more! There are many interactive exhibits that are geared to children. After the museum, you can explore the many trails surrounding, including the walking trails of Wing Island. The museum holds many events and kids programs.

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Salt Pond Visitors Center

50 Doane Rd, Eastham

508-255-3421

The Salt Pond Visitors Center is the main facility for the Cape Cod National Seashore. The center offers daily videos, an extensive bookstore and museum with information about the Cape Cod National Seashore. Explore the trails that surround the Visitors Center for amazing views of the Nauset Marsh and the Atlantic. 

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Province Lands Visitors Center

Race Point Rd

508-487-1256

The Province Lands Visitors Center sits on a dune off Race Point and offers information about the natural Cape Cod environment. The center boasts a unique 360 degree view with indoor and outdoor observation decks, allowing a unique observation experience. They have films that run daily, a fantastic book store and various presentations by the knowledgable staff. 

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Cape Cod Canal Visitors Center

60 Ed Mofitt Dr, Sandwich

508-883-9678

 

The Cape Cod Canal Visitors Center is more of a free museum that offers a plethora of information about the Cape Cod Canal. They have a ton of hands on displays, and interesting exhibits. You can walk the surrounding area along the canal, down to the Town Neck Beach. 

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Center for Coastal Studies

115 Bradford St, Provincetown

508 487 3623 x103

The Center for Coastal Studies specializes in Marine Mammal Research and Rescue, Marine Fishery Research, Marine Estuarine and Studies and Marine Edcuation. They have various events and field walks every week. 

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Viking Princess Cruises

MacMillan Pier, Provincetown

508-487-7323

Viking Princess Cruises offers various family friendly and romantic cruises in Provincetown. Several fantastic kids trips include the Critter Cruise and Pirate Fun Cruises. In addition, they have a Live Music Cruise and Sunset Lighthouse Cruise. You can also charter the vessel. 

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Cape Cod Maritime Museum

135 South St, Hyannis

508-775-1723

Explore indoor and outdoor interactive maritime exhibits while learning about Cape Cod's matirime past, present and future! Cape Cod Maritime Museum offers classes, workshops, exhibits, events and educational programs. You can take a historic sail on the museum built 1886 Crosby Catboat replica, Sarah. 

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Cape Cod Museum of Art

60 Hope Ln, Dennis

508-385-4477 x16

The Cape Cod Museum of Art features regional exhibitions, focusing on artists from Cape Cod, the Islands and Southern Massachusetts. Meander through 7 galleries, a scultpure garden and library. They also offer regular events, lectures and kids programs, including a summer art camp, afternoon workshops and classes for teens.

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Cape Cod Children's Museum

577 Great Neck Rd South, Mashpee

508-539-8788

The Cape Cod Children's Museum is a great place to learn and play! The museum has a lot of hands on exhibits and programs, plus a gift shop. Check their website for events.

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Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

869 Main Street, Brewster

508-896-38

Surrounded by 400 acres of beautiful conservation land, the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History itself is made up of two floors of exhibits about the wildlife of Cape Cod. Explore the museums exhibits on whales, snakes, turtles, fish and more! There are many interactive exhibits that are geared to children. After the museum, you can explore the many trails surrounding, including the walking trails of Wing Island. The museum holds many events and kids programs.

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Heritage Museum and Gardens

67 Grove St, Sandwich

508-888-3300

A museum of history, industry, art and horticulture on 100 acres of beautiful gardens and walking trails. The Heritage Museum and Gardens is made up of three galleries and expansive gardens. The grounds include the Old East Mill, built in Orleans in 1800. There is also a labyrinth and the Cape Cod Hydrangea Garden. Check their website for details on current exhibits.

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Zion Union Heritage Museum

276 North St, Hyannis

508-790-9466

Celebrating the historical roots of the Cape Cod African American and Cape Verdean Community, the Zion Union Heritage Museum has interesting exhibits and artifacts that explore the rich history created by people of color around Cape Cod. Be sure to check out their gift shop!

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Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum

1 High Pole Hill Rd, Provincetown

508-487-1310

Visit the Pilgrim Monument and climb to the top for a gorgeous view of the Cape! After you climb, check out the fantastic museum that highlights the history of Provincetown and Cape Cod. Check in for seasonal exhibits in art and history! 

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Marine Animal Discovery Center

120 Main St, Buzzards Bay

508-743-9888

Marine Animal Discovery Center is an independent, non profit rehibilitation and release hospital. At the moment, they mainly treat sea turtles and seals, with future plans to treat dolphins, porpouses and small whales. Visit for an educational experience on how to help sea life on Cape Cod. The Center includes displays, specimens and information on marine animals, animal rehibilitations, strandings and educational programs. Also offers a gift shop with local art and jewelry, plus educational toys and fair trade items. 

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Chatham Marconi Maritime Center

847 Orleans Rd, North Chatham

508-945-8889

The Chatham Marconi Martime Center encompasses the building that was once the Chatham Radio WCC Operations Building. Enjoy maritime exhibits and learn the history of wireless communication. 

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Coast Guard Heritage Museum

3353 Main St, Barnstable Village

508-362-8521

The Coast Guard Heritage Museum highlights the history of the USCG. Museum includes Coast Guard tours, artifacts, art and memorabilia. Also, be sure check out the oldest wooden jail in America, and the Village Blacksmith Shop!

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Edward Gorey House

8 Strawberry Ln, Yarmouth Port

508-362-3909

The Edward Gorey House celebrates the life and works of Edward Gorey, acclaimed author, illustrator, playwrite and costume designer. Not only a museum, it is also the house that Edward Gorey lived in until his passing in 2000. 

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Plimoth Plantation

137 Warren Ave, Plymouth

508-746-1622

A living museum that shows the original settlement of Plymouth Colony. Explore the 17th century English Village and the Wampanoag Homesite. Also the home of the Mayflower II, a full scale reproduction of the Mayflower. Informative Visitors Center, Craft Center, Plimoth Grist Mill and rare bread animals are among the attractions at Plimoth Plantation.

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Cape Cod Pirate Adventures

180 Ocean Street, Hyannis 02601

(508) 394-9100

Take your kids on an adventure they will never forget! Children between ages 3-10 are the perfect age for this treasure hunting voyage in Hyannis Harbor. They will be transformed into official members of the Sea Gypsy Crew with painted faces and pirate sashes! The trip includes water cannon firing, map reading, flag hoisting and treasure seeking!! The Sea Gypsy Captains are United States Coast Guard licensed and trained in First Aid and CPR. Reservations are required so be sure to call ahead.

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Gold Coast Parasailing & Jet Ski

Red Jacket Beach, Yarmouth

Blue Water Beach Restort, Dennis

508-398-7245

 

Gold Coast Parasailing and Jet Ski specializes in water sports! In addition to several Parasail trips a day, they also offer Jet ski and Kayak rental, and Banana Boat trips.

 

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Dennis Parasail

351 Sesuit Neck Rd, Dennis

508-385-8359

Dennis Parasail has 4 different height options to choose from! Choose from 600', 800', 1000' and 1200'- the highest ride ever offered in New England! Dennis Parasail is the only place you can rent jet skis in the Cape Cod Bay!  

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Provincetown Parasail

Slip 8-W, Provincetown

508-487-8359

Provincetown Parasail has 4 different height options to choose from! Choose from 600', 800', 1000' and 1200'- the highest ride ever offered in New England! They also rent jet skis for an hour at a time. 

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Bass River Cruises

109 Rt. 28, West Dennis

508-362-5555

Enjoy a 90 minute entertaining and relaxing cruise on Bass River. The trip is narrated as you meander the calm river, viewing waterfront homes, a working lighthouse, windmills, nature sancutaries and more. The cruise is relaxing and informative, as you learn about the various  people through history that have called Bass River home.  

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Cape Cod Duck Mobiles

437 Main St, Hyannis

508-790-2111

Enjoy sight seeing on and off land in a Duckmobile! Ride the streets of Hyannis, while learning about the history of the area. Trips last 45 minutes, half on land and half on the water!

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Long Pasture Audubon Cruises

Hyannis Harbor, Hyannis

508-790-0696

Join the Long Pasture Audubon Cruises in a Marine Biology adventure cruise! The Marine Science on Nantucket Sound Cruise explores the aquatic world of the Cape Cod Bay, while collecting and examining crustaceans, fish, mollusks and mysterious microscopic creatures! The Cuttyhunk Tour explores the Elizabeth Islands off the coast of the Cape, viewing species of seabirds and water foul plus the chance to spend four hours on Cuttyhunk. The Penikese Island Tour explores the tiny Penikese Island.

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Hy-Line Canal Cruise

184 Onset Ave, Onset

508-295-3883

Enjoy the sights and nature on a cruise down the Cape Cod Canal. They offer a 3 and 2 hour Sightseeing Trip. They also have a Live Music Cruise, Sunset Coctail Cruise and a Jazz Cruise! The Sightseeing Trips are free for kids with a parent! 

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Jack'l Family Lobster

Sesuit Harbor, East Dennis

508-385-2361

Live the life of a lobsterman, if only for a few hours! Kids participate as they learn about lobstering. 

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Viking Princess Cruises

MacMillan Pier, Provincetown

508-487-7323

Viking Princess Cruises offers various family friendly and romantic cruises in Provincetown. Several fantastic kids trips include the Critter Cruise and Pirate Fun Cruises. In addition, they have a Live Music Cruise and Sunset Lighthouse Cruise. You can also charter the vessel. 

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Hyline Cruises

(508)228-3949

230 Oean St, Hyannis

Ferries to Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard.

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