Dennis is a Cape Cod town that was named “All American Town” in 1978 with its traditional heritage and modern conveniences. The town is a scenic historic district dating back to whaling days. The variety of beaches in Dennis is endless, with warm water beaches on Nantucket Sound to the south and the refreshing waters from Cape Cod Bay to the north. Along Main Street on either side of the entrance to The Northside Village, quaint shops abound.
The Northside Village is located right off of Main Street (Route 6A) in a beautiful country setting, near some of the best cultural experiences in Massachusetts. Whether it’s live theater, classic films, opera or natural history, our residents are in a cultural mecca. The community’s convenient location to Route 6 and Route 28 provides easy access to all Cape Cod locations, as well as connecting with Routes 3 and 195 to head to Boston and Providence, RI.
Town of Dennis Official Website
The number of beaches in Dennis, MA to choose from is almost endless. There are 10 beaches located on the warm waters to the south and 9 beaches located on the ocean side to the north. This is in Dennis alone. Not to mention the National Seashore that is close by and has a number of great beaches. It would be almost impossible to not find a beach that suits your needs. What better way to meet up with your family in the summer than one of the gorgeous beaches in the area.
Cape Cod Rail Trail (approx 6 miles)
The trailhead for the Cape Cod Rail Trail is located approximately 6 miles from The Northside Village. This wonderful 22 mile bicycle trail winds through the towns of Dennis, Harwich, Brewster, Orleans, Eastham and Wellfleet. Its paved service and mostly flat terrain is a perfect place for our residents to get some exercise.
Cape Cod Museum of Art (0.5 miles)
Many of the works of art at the Cape Cod Museum of Art are by Cape Cod artists or about Cape Cod subjects. The works are not limited to Cape Cod though. Other exhibits may be from artists and works that have inspired the Cape Cod artists. The curators strive to have exhibits that at any one time will appeal to each individual that walks through the doors. In addition to the wonderful exhibits, art classes are also offered in areas such as pottery, painting, drawing and more.
Cape Playhouse (.4 miles)
The Boston Herald had said that the Cape Cod Playhouse offers ”New York Treatment at a classic Cape Cod summer theater.” The Boston Globe wrote that the “Playhouse’s production values are stellar.” “Forever Plaid”, “Hairspray” and “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” are only a few of the Broadway shows that our residents have had access to less than a half of a mile from their home.
Cape Cinema (.5 miles)
The building and stage alone are such an architectural gem that you will want to visit again and again. The cinema has live theater, opera and films. There is something for everyone at Cape Cinema and you will be so happy that you are close by to enjoy all that they have to offer.
Cape Cod Museum of National History
The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History is located down Main Road in Brewster, MA. There are 17,000 square feet of exhibits and displays focused on the plant and animal life of Cape Cod, The Museum holds Wednesday walks to different locations around Cape Cod.
Other Nearby Community Services
|Dennis Public Market||.11 miles|
|CVS Pharmacy||4.87 miles|
|Cape Cod Outdoor Flea Market||6 miles|
|Cape Cod Hospital||9.4 miles|
|Dennis COA Senior Center||3.6 miles|
|Cape Cod Mall||9.42 miles|
|TD Bank||.21 miles|
|Post Office||.36 miles|
|Dennis Memorial Library||.3 miles|
|Dennis Pines Golf Club||.4 miles|
|Dennis Highlands Golf Club||1 mile|
|Hy-Line cruises to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket||9 miles|