Things to do Near Dennis, MA

Cape Cod has so much to offer! From fantastic beaches to award-winning golf, there's something for the whole family to enjoy. This is also true for Dennis, MA on Cape Cod. Whether you are looking for a family friendly evening or a place to take the dog for a run, Dennis has plenty of recreation, shopping, and dining options to satisfy all tastes. 

 

Explore the Cape Cod Rail Trail

 

Cape Cod Rail Trail
Dennis/Wellfleet
$5 Resident Parking | $10 Non-Resident Parking

The Cape Cod Rail Trail spans 22 miles through Dennis, Harwich, Brewster, Orleans, Eastham, and Wellfleet. The paved trail is well maintained and features a few hills as well marked car crossings. The Rail Trail is ideal for biking, running, and walking. There is an unpaved shoulder along the Rail Trail that is popular among horseback riders. You will find several beaches along the Rail Trail, perfect for taking a dip after a run. You will also find several places to get food along the trail. You can rent a bike to take out on the Trail at many places along the path. Public restrooms can be found at Nickerson State Park, Salt Pond Visitors Center at Cape Cod National Seashore, and the National Seashore Headquarters.

 

Take the Family to a Ball Game

 

The Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox are a summer baseball team based in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts. The Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox are members of the Cape Cod Baseball League. Their home games are held at Red Wilson Field at the Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School in South Yarmouth. The Red Sox won the 2016 Cape Cod Baseball League Championship and have made playoffs 10 times since 2000. Games are fun for the whole family!

 

Tee off in Dennis

 

Dennis, Massachusetts boasts 2 of the finest public golf courses on all of Cape Cod!

Dennis Pines
50 Golf Course Road
East Dennis, MA

Located on 170-acres in East Dennis, Dennis Pines is a 7,000-yard, par 72 championship golf course. Dennis Pines is known for having one of the toughest layouts on Cape Cod. Accuracy is more important than distance at the Pines as you will find tree-lined corridors as well as four holes featuring water. Besides amazing golf, Dennis Pines also offers dining options and a pro-shop.

Dennis Highlands
825 Old Bass River Road
Dennis, MA

The Dennis Highlands is situated on 175-acres of pine and oak covered rolling ground in Dennis. The Dennis Highlands is a 71 par, 6500-yard championship golf course. The course entrance is marked with a stunning display of trees and wildflowers. The Dennis Highlands also feature a restaurant as well as a pro-shop.

 

Dock Your Boat and Grab some Food at the Marina

 

Northside Marina
Sesuit Neck Road
East Dennis, MA

Northside Marina in East Dennis is a privately owned, full-service marina nestled on the shores of Sesuit Harbor. Northside Marina has a 270 boat capacity with 120 boat slips available for boats up to 65 feet. They also offer rack storage for boats up to 25 feet in length. Northside’s fuel dock offers both gas and diesel

Guests are welcome to use private restrooms and showers at the marina. While you’re there you should also check out the Sesuit Harbor Cafe, a classic Cape Cod clam shack serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner featuring waterfront views of Cape Cod Bay.

Blow off Some Steam at the Tennis Club

The Mashantum Tennis Club is a family-friendly tennis club nestled in the woods of Dennis Village. The Mashantum Tennis Club features four red clay courts and one all-weather hard court. Whether you want to play a friendly game, competitive match, or take lessons -- there is something for the whole family at the Mashantum Tennis Club.

 

Spend the Day Soaking up the Sun at the Beach

 

Mayflower Beach
Dunes Road       
Dennis, MA

  • Boardwalk
  • Lifeguard
  • Concession Stand
  • Restrooms
  • Rinse Tower
  • Handicap Accessible

Corporation Beach
Corporation Road 
Dennis, MA

  • Boardwalk
  • Lifeguard
  • Concession Stand
  • Restrooms
  • Rinse Tower
  • Handicap Accessible

Princess Beach
Scargo Hill Road
Dennis, MA

  • Freshwater
  • Lifeguard
  • Pavilion Picnic Area
  • Restrooms
  • Walking Trails
  • Handicap Accessible

Bayview Beach                      
Bayview Road
Dennis, MA

  • Resident Only
  • Boardwalk
  • Lifeguard
  • Portable Toilet

Sea Street Beach                  
Sea Street
East Dennis, MA

  • Boardwalk
  • Lifeguard
  • Portable Toilet
     

Cold Storage Beach                
Cold Storage Road
Dennis, MA

  • Resident Only
  • Boardwalk
  • Lifeguard
  • Restrooms

Chapin Memorial Beach
Chapin Beach Road
Dennis, MA

  • Lifeguard
  • Portable Toilet
  • ORV Trail

Scargo Beach
Dr Lord Road
Dennis, MA

  • Freshwater
  • Portable Toilet
  • Handicap Accessible

Harborview Beach
Harbor Road
Dennis, MA

  • Resident Only
  • Boardwalk
  • Lifeguard

South Village Beach             
South Village Road
Dennis, MA

  • Boardwalk
  • Lifeguard
  • Portable Toilet

Haigis Beach                    
Old Wharf Road
Dennis, MA

  • Boardwalk
  • Lifeguard
  • Portable Toilet

Glendon Road Beach
Old Wharf Road
Dennis, MA

  • Lifeguard
  • Restrooms
  • Rinse Tower

West Dennis Beach                            
West Dennis Beach Road
West Dennis, MA

  • Boardwalk
  • Lifeguard
  • Concessions
  • Restrooms
  • Rinse Tower
  • Handicap Accessible

Sea Street Beach
Sea Street
Dennisport, MA

  • Lifeguard
  • Restrooms
  • Handicap Accessible