Welcome to Brewster
Brewster is nestled along the shores of Cape Cod Bay and best known for its hometown feel and old New England charm. With a population close to 10,000, it has a nice combination of both year-round and summer residents. Homes throughout Brewster consist of a wide assortment of antiques, newer single-family homes and condominiums. A trip down Main Street never disappoints as you pass historical homes, antique shops, artist galleries, the library.
Plenty of opportunity to enjoy open space exists as the town is bordered along the North by the Brewster Flats, an extensive stretch of tidal sand flats that run for miles along Cape Cod Bay. Brewster is also home to Nickerson State Park, the largest state forest on the Cape. The park provides 1,900 acres of open woodland and nearly 8 miles of biking and hiking trails around several ponds. Brewster beaches are plentiful: Crosby Landing, Linnell Landing, Ellis Landing, Point of Rocks Landing, Breakwater Beach, Saint's Landing, Robbins Hill Beach, and Paine’s Creek Beach. The Drummer Boy Park is a delight for residents and visitors which provide walking trails, picnic areas, playground, an 18th-century windmill and blacksmith shop. Several hiking trails leave the Natural History Museum, taking naturalists and bird watchers to Wing Island and the beach on Cape Cod Bay. Punkhorn Parklands also has thousands of acres of protected woodland with many hiking trails, the one to Eagle Point being particularly popular. Come explore Brewster to capture the flavor of this quintessential New England town.