Hyannis attractions

Top Choice Museum in Hyannis

John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum

Hyannis has been the summer home of the Kennedy clan for generations. Back in the day, JFK spent the warmer months here – times that are beautifully documented at this museum with photographs and video, from JFK's c…
Factory in Hyannis

Cape Cod Potato Chip Factory

These much-admired chips are of the potato, not the computer, variety, so although they won’t work in your laptop, they’ll taste good in your gateway. The factory has a self-guided tour; in effect, it's just observi…
Beach in Hyannis

Veterans Beach

The closest beach to Hyannis' Main St, Veterans Beach is a favorite with families thanks to the playground facilities, picnic tables and shallow waters. Parking costs $20 in summer.The north side of the beach is als…
Beach in Hyannis

Kalmus Beach

You'll find plenty of space in which to lay your towel on wide Kalmus Beach, at the south end of Ocean St in Hyannis. Thanks to its steady breezes, it's a haven for windsurfers. The warm summer waters also attract p…
Arts Center in Hyannis

HyArts District

Before you jump on that ferry, take a walk through the harborside HyArts District, which includes the Guyer Barn community art space and neighboring artist studios, the colorful artist shanties near the ferry docks,…
Museum in Hyannis

Cape Cod Maritime Museum

Suitably close to Hyannis Harbor, this museum explores the Cape's seafaring connections, especially the local boat-building tradition.