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Directory of
Cape Cod Information Centers

Looking for a Cape Cod information center? In this directory I'll show you 23 places to go for tourist info, free maps and directions, plus a wealth of helpful visitor services.       

Where to Find Visitor Centers 

Chamber of Commerce Welcome Center

5 Patti Page Way
Centerville, MA
(508) 362-3225
Open: Monday to Saturday, year round

Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce Welcome Center

The is the "Big Daddy" of the area's official Welcome Centers.

If you'll be anywhere near Centerville (next door to Hyannis), it's well worth stopping here to pick up a handful of tourism booklets, brochures, and pocket maps to guide you on your travels around the Cape. 

Route 6 Visitor Center

7025 Route 6
(Between Exits 6 & 7 in the eastbound rest area)
Barnstable, MA
(508) 362-9796
Open: Daily, May to October only

As you drive into the rest area, you'll spot this pretty little shingled building tucked among the trees. Go on in! The staff are super-friendly and always happy to answer your questions. 

FYI: On summer holiday weekends, you'll see progressive signs along Rt. 6 for about a half-mile before the rest area: "Ask Mom! Tell Dad! Free coffee ahead!!" 

Grab a cup of coffee to go. And be sure to buy a donut or pastry from the Scout troop or other organization that's operating the food tent that day. It's always for a great cause!

Cape Cod National Seashore's Salt Pond Visitor Center

Route 6 and Nauset Road
Eastham, MA
(508) 255-3421
Open: Daily, year round

Entry to Cape Cod National Seashore's Salt Pond Visitor Center

You might think it's odd that someone who has a home on the Cape would love, love, love a Cape Cod tourist center. But I do!  

It's easy to spend an hour or more here ... watching short films in the  theater, perusing the museum, poking around in the gift shop, checking out the children's exhibits, and walking the trail around Salt Pond.

The employees at Salt Pond's information desk are incredibly helpful, too. Need help planning your explorations of the National Seashore area? They have you covered with activity suggestions, maps, and detailed directions to anywhere you'd like to go.   

Cape Cod National Seashore's Provincelands Visitor Center

171 Race Point Road (off Route 6)
Provincetown, MA
(508) 487-1256
Open: Daily, May through October only

View from the observation deck at Provincelands Info CenterAmazing Scenery From Provincelands Visitor Center's Observation Deck

Although it's smaller than the information center at Salt Pond, the Provincelands facility has plenty of info for you, and some pretty cool features, too ... including an observation deck with spectacular views.

The deck is open year round. Bring your binoculars, or use the ones that are provided, to look out over the ocean. You never know what you'll see. Whales, perhaps?!

Cape Cod Canal Visitor Center

50 Ed Moffitt Drive
Sandwich, MA
(508) 833-9678

Open: Daily, from early May though late October only.

Town Chambers of Commerce Tourism Centers

When you're looking for lots of information about a particular town, head to that town's Chamber of Commerce visitors' bureau. Their staff know the town "inside and out"!   

Here's where you'll find them:

Canal Area Visitors Center
1 Meetinghouse Lane
Sagamore Beach, MA
(774) 413-7475
Open: Daily, May to October only

Buzzards Bay Information Center
70 Main Street Buzzards Bay, MA
(508) 759-6000
Open: Daily, May to October only

Sandwich Visitor Center
128 Route 6A
Sandwich MA
(508) 833-9755
Open: Daily, from mid-May to early October only

Falmouth Visitor Information 
20 Academy Lane
Falmouth, MA
(508) 548-8500

Open: Monday-Friday year round. Extended hours in the summer.

Mashpee Chamber of Commerce
Mashpee Commons
Mashpee, MA
(508) 477-0792

Open: Monday - Friday, year round. Extended hours in the summer.

Hyannis Area Visitors Center
397 Main Street
Hyannis, MA
(508) 775-2201

Open: Monday to Friday, year round. Extended summer hours.

Yarmouth Visitor Center
424 Route 28
West Yarmouth, MA
(508) 778-1008
Open: Monday to Saturday, year round. Extended hours in summer.

Dennis Visitor Information Center
238 Swan River Road
West Dennis, MA
(508) 398-3568

Open: Monday to Friday, year round. Extended hours in the summer.

Harwich Visitor Information
One School House Rd. & Route 28
Harwichport, MA
(508) 430-1165

Open: Monday to Friday, year round. Extended summer hours.

Brewster Chamber of Commerce
2198 Main Street
Brewster, MA
(508) 896-3500

Open: Monday-Friday, year round.

Chatham Tourism Information
2377 Main Street
Chatham, MA
(508) 945-5199
Open: March - December (closed January and February)


Downtown Info Booth
533 Main Street
Chatham, MA
Open: Mid-May through Columbus Day

Orleans Visitor Information Centers
Orleans Chamber of Commerce Offices
44 Main Street
Orleans, MA
(508) 255-7203
Open: Monday - Friday, year round


Orleans Information Booth
Eldredge Park Way (off Rt. 6A)
Orleans, MA
Open: Daily, Memorial Day weekend to Columbus Day weekend only

Eastham Information Booth
1700 Route 6 (at Governor Prence Road)
Eastham, MA
(508) 255-3444
Open: Daily, May to October only 

Wellfleet Information Booth 
Off Route 6 near the Post Office and General Store
South Wellfleet, MA
(508) 349-2519
Open: Daily during the summer months, weekends only in spring and fall, closed for the winter.

Truro Information Center
Route 6 at Head of the Meadow Road
Truro, MA
(508) 487-1288
Open: Daily, May to October only

Provincetown Visitor Information
307 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA
(508) 487-3424

Note: Hours of operation at the visitors centers may vary. It's always best to call ahead and confirm that the center will be open when you get there!

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