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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Other Great Outdoors
“The John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum is a historical museum located at 397 Main Street Hyannis, Massachusetts. The museum includes a thematic panorama of photographs, archival films, artifacts, text panels, and oral histories of John F. Kennedy and his family.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“arcade, bowling, virtual experience, movie theaters, food court and shopping.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
“A must do activity while on the Cape! Cruise through calm waters of Cape Cod Bay on the way to Provincetown to see whales emerging from the bay. A must do activity!”
  • 33 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“In 1950, the Cape Cod Music Circus (now the Cape Cod Melody Tent) became the third musical tent to open in the US. For over 60 years, the Cape Cod Melody Tent has been presenting world-class entertainment in scenic Hyannis. One of only two continuously-operated tent theatres in the round in the United States, the Melody Tent is owned and operated by the South Shore Playhouse Associates, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to encouraging and supporting the arts, cultural and educational organizations throughout the communities of the South Shore and Cape Cod.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Beach
“This is one of the top beaches on all of Cape Cod and it is only a 3 minute drive from your rental. Truly stunning beach with plenty of parking”
  • 30 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
“In Hyannis you can catch a ferry to either Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket. Be sure to book ahead in the summer the boats do fill up quickly. ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Food
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“Iconic Cape Cod ice cream spot! there will be a line, but it'll be worth it! ”
  • 40 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“A close drive to a large beach. It can be crowded and is popular with teens and young adults. Great in the evening for a sunset walk. You can walk east down Long Beach, which is always a nice treat. This beach is also not far from a favorite local ice cream shop called Four Seas, a very cute Old County Store and a big playground across the street from that store. Keep in mind there is a $20 a day parking fee collecting until 4:45pm.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Martinis, tapas, pizza & sushi, plus live music & DJs nightly, in a slick, modern lounge setting.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“It is the hoppin hangout in town! Wonderful coffee, breakfast sandwiches and baked goods. We love walking the dog there on Sunday mornings. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Close to the airport, this is a great spot for a croissant and coffee, brunch, lunch (try the burgers), or dinner - it’s all delicious!”
  • 30 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Crisp has an outdoor bar with a fire pit and a ping pong table so it’s a great spot for families. The food is good and I love the frosé!”
  • 32 locals recommend
Theatre
“The mid-capes premier theater for musicals, plays and live musical events, plus an art gallery, plus art classes! Check their website, artsonthecape.org, for the latest schedule. Follow them on FB or Instagram. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
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“The Brazilian Grill - Hyannis offers an authentic Brazilian dining experience serving you an all you can eat barbecue. They offers a wide variety of different cuts of beef, pork, lamb and chicken that are slowly cooked. They also have a full service bar with a variety of wines, beers and Brazilian drinks such as the famous Caipirinha. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Administrative Area Level 2
“Cape Cod has beautiful beaches, lots of small quaint towns, shopping, dining, antiquing, and great New England towns ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“One of my favorite spots! You can sit outside or inside, great homemade fun drinks, delicious food and an awesome Hyannis Harbor view!”
  • 17 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Tapas Restaurant
“Martinis, tapas, pizza & sushi, plus live music & DJs nightly, in a slick, modern lounge setting.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bakery
“Close to the airport, this is a great spot for a croissant and coffee, brunch, lunch (try the burgers), or dinner - it’s all delicious!”
  • 30 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Crisp has an outdoor bar with a fire pit and a ping pong table so it’s a great spot for families. The food is good and I love the frosé!”
  • 32 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
“The Brazilian Grill - Hyannis offers an authentic Brazilian dining experience serving you an all you can eat barbecue. They offers a wide variety of different cuts of beef, pork, lamb and chicken that are slowly cooked. They also have a full service bar with a variety of wines, beers and Brazilian drinks such as the famous Caipirinha. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“One of my favorite spots! You can sit outside or inside, great homemade fun drinks, delicious food and an awesome Hyannis Harbor view!”
  • 17 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Is very beautiful where you can sit outside or inside and see boats and beautiful sunset...”
  • 13 locals recommend
Pub
“Great beer selection, tasty tavern food and entertainment that varies from trivia nights to live bands. A friendly place.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Highly recommend. Great food, family friendly. They serve fresh, local seafood including lobsters, also steaks, chicken, and some Italian specialties. Located next to a whale watching boat. Amazing sunsets and ocean views from the deck or inside seating. They offer a full bar and live entertainment. They serve lunch and dinner 7 days a week plus Brunch on Sunday.”
  • 11 locals recommend

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