Destination guide

The tranquil city of West Barnstable awaits you

The lake and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in West Barnstable. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the seafood restaurants, university setting and canoeing. Cape Cod Museum of Art and Cape Cod Museum of Natural History are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around West Barnstable

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes West Barnstable a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hyannis Golf Course (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Olde Barnstable Fairgrounds Golf Course (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Cape Codder Water Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Twin Brooks Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Cape Cod Carousel (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Wild Animal Lagoon (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of West Barnstable

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in West Barnstable. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sandy Neck Beach (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Dennis Pond Conservation Area (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Craigville Beach (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Grays Beach (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Hyannis Port Beach (6.2 mi / 10 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around West Barnstable

The nearest airport is in Hyannis, MA (HYA-Barnstable Municipal), located 4.6 mi (7.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Plymouth, MA (PYM-Plymouth Municipal), which is 23.9 mi (38.5 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around West Barnstable?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 57 vacation rentals near West Barnstable. From 49 Houses to 3 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near West Barnstable for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to West Barnstable?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in West Barnstable:

  • Dennis Port: 1,081 vacation rentals
  • Hyannis: 1,186 vacation rentals
  • South Yarmouth: 1,448 vacation rentals
  • Harwich Port: 1,046 vacation rentals
  • New Seabury: 264 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to West Barnstable?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in West Barnstable. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sandy Neck Lighthouse: 5,127 vacation rentals
  • West Parish of Barnstable Church: 4,252 vacation rentals
  • Olde Barnstable Fairgrounds Golf Course: 4,388 vacation rentals
  • Sandy Neck Beach: 4,578 vacation rentals
  • Hyannis Port Beach: 2,831 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West Barnstable listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in West Barnstable?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 49 Houses in West Barnstable. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in West Barnstable include:

  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 3 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in West Barnstable?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 10 vacation rentals with pool available in West Barnstable. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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