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Come explore endless things to do in Cape Cod

Cape Cod Attractions Whale Watching on Cape Cod bay

You cannot be bored on a vacation here with an almost unlimited list of Hyannis, Cape Cod attractions and things to do. Hyannis Holiday Motel’s convenient location right across from the docked island ferries makes it an ideal starting point for exploring Hyannis.

Whether you stay in town to discover the history or soak up the scenery or jump aboard a cruise to journey to nearby islands of Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard, it’s easy to fill your day with fun and adventure in Cape Cod. Start creating your travel plans with the links below to regional attractions or to find more information on things to do in the area.

Cape Cod Museums

Dive into the past of Cape Cod as you learn the history of our waterfront villages or the people that called it home. Our museums span art, culture, and entertainment and many are family-friendly or encourage young visitors to get hands-on with the exhibits.

Cape Cod Family Fun

Visitors of all ages love Cape Cod and it’s easy to see why with the wide variety of family-friendly attractions and venues in the region. New England’s Cape Cod beaches are considered among the best in the world, Cape Cod offers many beautiful sandy beaches for you and your family to enjoy. The Nantucket Sound waters are much warmer, approaching 75 degrees in the summertime which attracts beach-goers who prefer warm water beaches. Nantucket Sound is best for windsurfers. The surfboarders and body surfers who prefer the high surf will seek the outer Cape Cod beaches know as the National Sea Shore.

Cape Cod Tours & Excursions

Get to know Cape Cod and the surrounding islands and towns with a guided tour! From cranberry bogs to vineyards, there’s always something new to learn about or see in the area. Our Cape Cod hotel is near the Cape Cod Railroad, Boston’s CapeFlyer, Nantucket ferry, Martha’s Vineyard ferry, Main Street Hyannis MA, Cape Cod baseball and so many other great attractions to make your Cape Cod vacation a very memorable one.

Maritime Nautical Information

It’s no secret our seaside location is a major draw for tourists but these companies give you a closer look at the waters surrounding us and the lighthouses that guided ships our way.

Nantucket & Martha’s Vineyard Island Ferries

Hop on a ferry to visit the famous Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket. Learn about Nantucket’s whaling history or visit the lighthouses on Martha’s Vineyard on an easy day trip from Hyannis. Please check each site for an updated ferry schedule and rates.

Whale Watching

Visitors of all ages are captivated by our whales and dolphins on these cruises. You’ll have the chance to spot humpback and fin whales on these tours and some dolphins and porpoises. Many of these companies also highlight the importance of whale safety and the work of regional sanctuaries to protect our mammals.


Reel in the fun with a Cape Cod fishing excursion. Whether you want a guide to help you out on the waters or charter your own boat, fishing is a fantastic way to spend some time out on the water during your Hyannis vacation.


Catch a show at one of our great local theaters or playhouses.

There are so many Cape Cod attractions and things to do around Hyannis that make this region the perfect destination for a getaway or family vacation. Start planning your escape to the Cape by viewing our accommodations.

Cape Cod Attraction HyLine Island Ferries to Nantucket and Marthas Vineyard

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