Barnstable is the most populous community on Cape Cod and the county seat of Barnstable County, Massachusetts. Overall, it is an overwhelmingly charming city, and this was clearly depicted in 2007 when Barnstable won the All-America City Award. The wider Barnstable area (aka The Town of Barnstable) consists of several picturesque villages that are worth visiting (the village of Barnstable, Cummaquid, Centerville, Craigville, Cotuit, Hyannis, Hyannis Port, West Hyannisport, Marstons Mills, Osterville, West Barnstable). Thus, you can use Barnstable as a base and explore the beautiful wider area surrounding the city. A few of the top Barnstable attractions include boat tours offering Dolphin and Whale watching, Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary, U.S. Coast Guard Museum, Cahoon Museum of American Art, Barnstable Village’s Ghost & Vampire Hunter’s Tour, Barnstable Superior Courthouse, etc. Regarding budget accommodation, there are more than 60 and nearby Barnstable that offer rooms for all kinds of budgets and expectations.