Attractions

  • Melody Tent

    Address:
    21 W Main St, Hyannis, MA 02601, USA .

    Go to a concert from a large selection of artists or bring the kids to a play in this tented concert venue. To view the schedule and ticket availability, please visit http://www.melodytent.org.

    Photo: John Phelan [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)]

  • Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises

    Address:
    269 Millway, Barnstable, MA 02630, USA .

    Sail out into the Cape Cod Bay to see some what creatures await you in the Cape Cod Bay.

    To learn more about rates and schedules for the Barnstable location, visit https://www.whales.net/.

    Photo: Bruce Peters [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)]

  • JFK Museum

    Address:
    397 Main St Hyannis, MA 02601-3914 .

    Right off Main Street is the popular John F. Kennedy Museum. Commemorating John F. Kennedy’s life and legacy, the museum shows photographs and even interactive exhibits. Open year round, this museum is a great choice to learn about how JFK’s legacy impacts Hyannis. The museum is the first stop of the Kennedy Legacy trail, an hour and a half walk around Hyannis visiting historical JFK sites around Hyannis, including the church he attended to his memorial at Veterans Memorial Park Beach.

    Learn more about exhibits, hours, and pricing at https://jfkhyannismuseum.org/

    Learn more about the Kennedy Legacy Trail at http://kennedylegacytrail.com/.

    Photo: John Phelan [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)]

     

  • Hy-Line Cruises

    Address:
    220 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 02601, USA .

    Visit the picturesque Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard with a trip on Hy-Line Cruises at the Hyannis Harbor, only a 15 minute walk from Hyannis Inn.

    To learn more about schedules and rates, please visit https://hylinecruises.com/.

    Photo: User:Bobak; also en:User:Bobak on English Wikipedia. [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)]

  • Veterans Memorial Beach Park

    Address:
    480 Ocean St, Barnstable, MA 02601 .

    About a 25 minute walk from Hyannis Inn is Veterans Memorial Park Beach. This historical beach in Lewis Bay has a little bit for everyone from swimming to the open barbecues to the swing sets. The JFK Memorial overlooks the beach from atop a hill with the Korean War Memorial standing beside it. This is also the last stop of the Kennedy Legacy Trail, making a good resting stop whether you want to go swimming or eat a snack from the snack bar.

    Fourth of July fireworks launch in Lewis Bay, making this a prime spot to watch the fireworks.

  • Craigville Beach

    Address:
    997 Craigville Beach Rd, Centerville, MA 02632, USA .

    Head a tad west and you'll end up at the beautiful Craigville beach. With ample parking and quaint restaurants across the street, it's easy to spend an entire beach day soaking up the sun.

    Photo: Kenneth C. Zirkel [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)]

  • Kalmus Beach

    Address:
    670 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 02601, USA .

    About a 30 minute walk from Hyannis Inn is Kalmus Beach. This quaint beach hugs the corner of Lewis Bay where you can see Ferries come and go to the islands. This picturesque beach is quieter than its neighbor Veterans Memorial Park Beach, making it a go-to spot for anyone who wants a more peaceful beach experience. There is a snack bar and bathrooms, but no barbecue or swing sets like Veterans Memorial Park Beach.

  • Village Green

    Address:
    367 Main St, Hyannis, MA 02601, USA .

    Behind the town hall here is a spacious village green where many events from Zumba classes to musical performances are held. Visit the Events page for more information on activities occurring in this area.

    Photo: John Phelan [CC BY 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)]

  • Whale Watch Dolphin Fleet of Provincetown

    Address:
    307 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657, USA .

    Sail out into the Cape Cod Bay to see some what creatures await you in the Cape Cod Bay.

    To learn more about rates and schedules for the Provincetown location, visit https://whalewatch.com/.

    Photo: Bob Linsdell [CC BY 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)]

  • West Dennis Beach

    Address:
    45 Lighthouse Road, West Dennis, MA 02670, USA .

    Go out a little farther east and venture into the beaches of Dennis with West Dennis Beach. It includes a playground, making it an excellent choice for families with children.

    Photo: Daniel Schwen [CC BY-SA 2.5 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5)]

  • Ryan Family Amusements

    Address:
    441 Main St, Hyannis, MA 02601, USA .

    Whether it's a rainy day or you just want to do a little bit of bowling, you can head around the block to Ryan Family Amusements. They offer a bowling alley, arcade and even host birthday parties for your special celebration. To learn more about hours and pricing, please visit https://ryanfamily.com/.

    Photo: Beercha [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)]

  • Cape Cod Duckmobiles

    Address:
    437 Main St, Hyannis, MA 02601, USA .

    Tour Hyannis both on and off land with a Duckmobile Tour. Fun for the family, the tour is especially great for kids. Your tour guide may encourage you to quack along the way in your duck themed boat mobile.

    To learn more about pricing and schedules, visit http://duckmobile.com/

  • Hyannis Youth and Community Center

    Address:
    141 Bassett Ln, Hyannis, MA 02601, USA .

    Whether you’re getting a beach sticker or want to cool off with some summer ice skating, the HYCC is a great place for people who want to enjoy the basketball and ice rink facilities. For a schedule and rates, please visit https://townofbarnstable.us/hycc/.

  • Cape Cod Rail Trail

    Address:
    3488 Main St, Brewster, MA 02631, USA .

    Experience beautiful Cape Cod scenery with this bike trail. Bike rentals are also available. For more information, please visit https://www.mass.gov/locations/cape-cod-rail-trail.

  • Cape Cod Potato Chip Factory

    Address:
    100 Breeds Hill Rd, Hyannis, MA 02601, USA .

    Tour the factory that makes the loved Cape Cod Potato Chip! Self-guided tours are free, so it’s a great option for a rainy day.

    To learn more about rates and schedules, visit https://www.capecodchips.com/about/factory-tour/.