Welcome to Hyannis

In addition to being a jumping-off point for boats to Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard, Hyannis attracts Kennedy fans – JFK made his summer home here, and it was at the Kennedy compound that Teddy passed away in 2009. Hyannis Harbor, with its waterfront eateries and ferries, is a few minutes' walk from Main St.

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$159 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Boston to Nantucket Daytrip with High-Speed Ferry

Enjoy complimentary hotel-pick up aboard our air-conditioned Mini Coach Bus before your group's departure from Boston. Your professional guide will transport your small group down to the charming coastal town of Hyannis on Cape Cod to board the High-Speed ferry to Nantucket. Light narration will be provided on this Mini Coach journey, along with complimentary bottled water and snacks. Once on the ferry sit back, relax, and enjoy the ocean on this 1-hour cruise to Nantucket. See stunning panoramic ocean views and magnificent sights of the island as you sail into Nantucket. Upon arrival at 10:30am, you will have just over 5.5 hours to explore this magnificent island at your leisure. From it's cobblestone streets, to it's lighthouses, to it's perfectly windswept beaches there is something for everyone on the island of Nantucket. Stroll down Main St. (named by Travel and Leisure Magazine as one of America's Greatest Main Streets) or perhaps stop by the Nantucket Whaling Museum to learn about what was once the whaling capital of the world. Bus tours, walking Tours, bike and auto rentals are also available on the island.  After your day on Nantucket board the 4:10pm ferry for your enjoyable ferry ride back to Hyannis. Once in Hyannis your mini-coach will be waiting for the final chapter of your unforgettable day trip experience!

$1459 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

5-Day Boston Tour: Cape Cod with Nantucket and Whale Watch

Day 1: Arrival in Boston Stay overnight at the Comfort Inn, Morrissey Blvd Boston  Day 2: Cape Cod Boston City Tour featuring, the financial district, seaport, Boston Common, Beacon Hill, Quincy Market Place. In the afternoon, head to Cape Cod where you'll spend the next three nights. Enjoy dinner and entertainment at the Irish Village. Day 3: Nantucket Enjoy a fully narrated delightful historic tour of Nantucket. This tour offers a truly interesting riding tour of America's most scenic little island. In just over an hour, become acquainted with the "Little Grey Lady," famous as the world's foremost whaling port in the 18th century. Your narrated tour covers close to 65% of the island including: The Old Mill, "Sconset" Village with its rose-covered cottages, Low Beach, Sankaty Head Lighthouse, Cranberry bogs and Nantucket moors. You'll return to the Mainland late in the early evening. Dinner features a New England Lobster Dinner. Day 4: Cape Cod National Sea Shore & Whale Watching Travel from Hyannis along the Cape Cod National Sea Shore to Provincetown. Along the way, stop at the Salt Marsh Visitor Center where you can see the whaling exhibit and the movie that explains the geology of Cape Cod. Upon arrival in Provincetown, enjoy an afternoon whale-watching cruise. Seeing the gentle giants off the shores of Cape Cod is always a thrill. In October, you are likely to see hump back whales. Before returning to Hyannis, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. Breakfast and Dinner. Day 5: Hyannis and JFK Library Before leaving Hyannis, stop at Kennedy Park for a photo opportunity. Cross the Cape Cod Canal and head north towards Boston. As you continue on to Boston, your first stop is the JFK library, where you can follow the story of JFK’s life and the events of his presidency. Arrive at airport at 2pm. Breakfast included.