Hyannis

Travel Guide
Hyannis which includes a marina and a bay or harbour

Explore beaches, shop for Cape Cod souvenirs or sail the waters around this coastal village, which was the preferred vacation spot of former president John. F. Kennedy.

Spend a leisurely morning enjoying a coffee on Hyannis’s Main Street before heading to one of the city’s many beaches for an afternoon stroll. Rent a boat and explore the coastal scenery or explore Cape Cod by rail on the Cape Cod Central Railway. You won’t miss the fact that John. F. Kennedy used to spend vacations here, with a museum and memorial sites that pay respects to the former president.

Hyannis residents are proud of the town’s association with John F. Kennedy. Find out more in the J.F.K Hyannis Museum that explores his family’s time in the town and remembers his life. Pay your own respects by taking a walk to the memorial in his honor near the water on Ocean Street. Stop to enjoy great views across the harbor.

The large natural harbor means that almost all who visit here will take to the water in one way or another. Use the ferry service to explore the nearby Nantucket Island or Martha’s Vineyard. Rent a kayak or a boat and cruise around the calm waters.

Main Street Waterfront District and the parallel South Street are where you’ll find the majority of the town’s businesses. Browse the galleries, drink in the cafés and pick up souvenirs in the gift shops. Car enthusiasts won’t want to miss Toad Hall Classic Sports Car museum, which features old Porches, Ferraris, Jaguars and more.

Visit in summer and spend a day on one of the nearby beaches. Kalmus, Loop Beach and Veteran’s Park Beach are all local favorites. In the chilly winters the pretty waterfront spots are popular for long walks, making Hyannis a great vacation destination year-round.

Hyannis is the largest of the seven villages that make up Barnstable town in Massachusetts and it is also the busiest. It is the transport hub for the region, so if you are visiting anywhere on Cape Cod you will almost certainly pass through. The town is 71 miles (114 kilometers) south of Boston and 254 miles (409 kilometers) northeast of New York City.

Best Western Cape Cod Hotel
Best Western Cape Cod Hotel
2.5 out of 5
1470 Iyannough Rd. Rt 132, Hyannis, MA
The price is S$148 per night from 27 Jan to 28 Jan
This family-friendly hotel is located in the city centre, within 3 mi (5 km) of Hyannis Golf Course and Hyannis Harbor. Cape Cod Baseball Hall of Fame and Cape ...
3.5/5 Good! (854 reviews)
"The pool water was cold."

Reviewed on 13 Dec,2021

Best Western Cape Cod Hotel
Cape Codder Resort and Spa
Cape Codder Resort and Spa
3 out of 5
1225 Iyannough Rd, Hyannis, MA
The price is S$233 per night from 20 Jan to 21 Jan
This family-friendly Hyannis resort is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of Hyannis Golf Course and Hyannis Harbor. Cape Cod Carousel and Cape Cod ...
3.9/5 Good! (988 reviews)
"All good"

Reviewed on 4 Jan,2022

Cape Codder Resort and Spa
Doubletree by Hilton Cape Cod - Hyannis
Doubletree by Hilton Cape Cod - Hyannis
4 out of 5
287 Iyannough Rd, Hyannis, MA
The price is S$177 per night from 29 Jan to 30 Jan
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum and Hyannis Harbor. John F. Kennedy Memorial and Kalmus Beach are ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (653 reviews)
"Nice staff."

Reviewed on 5 Nov,2021

Doubletree by Hilton Cape Cod - Hyannis
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Cape Winds Resort, a VRI resort
Cape Winds Resort, a VRI resort
3.5 out of 5
657 W Main Street, Hyannis, MA
Located in the heart of Hyannis, this condominium resort is within 2 mi (3 km) of Cape Cod Melody Tent, Craigville Beach and St. Francis Xavier Church. John ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (302 reviews)
"Spent a night, had no issues love to visit again"

Reviewed on 3 Dec,2021

Cape Winds Resort, a VRI resort
New Listing! Waterfront Haven, Adjacent To Beach 3 Bedroom Home
New Listing! Waterfront Haven, Adjacent To Beach 3 Bedroom Home
3.5 out of 5
91 Hawes Ave, Hyannis, MA
This family-friendly Hyannis holiday home is located by the ocean, within a 15-minute walk of Kalmus Beach, Keyes Memorial Beach and John F. Kennedy Memorial. ...
New Listing! Waterfront Haven, Adjacent To Beach 3 Bedroom Home
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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