It can seem daunting to narrow down the list of things to do in Cape Cod as there are so many activities around here. If you’re not sure how to see the best of Cape Cod, why not let a professional take care of it for you with these fan-favorite Cape Cod tours?
Attractions and activities
Art’s Dune Tours
Visit the Peaked Hill Bars Historic District Sand Dunes on a daily tour with Art’s Dune Tours or try one of their specialty tours like the land and sea, land and sail, art with Art’s, a lighthouse tour, sunrise amateur photography tour, or a sunset tour.
Barnstable Harbor Ecotours
These educational and fun ecotours are geared towards families with young children but generally everyone enjoys them and learns something new. Learn how Cape Cod and the Great Marsh were formed, how the Native Americans lived in this area, and how our aquatic life lives in these areas.
Cape Cod Scenic Tours
Learn about Cape Cod’s historic sites and attractions on the lower Cape, like the historic Old Kings Highway (Route 6A) and the nearby lighthouses. The company offers two different tours: The Provincetown land and sea scenic tour and the Chatham land and sea scenic tour. Both tours include a one-hour cruise of Hyannis Harbor and a narrated bus tour for the rest of your journey. Cape Cod Scenic Tours can also create a custom tour or act as a private charter.
Cranberry Bog Tours
See the largest organic cranberry bog on Cape Cod in Harwich and learn how it’s operated throughout the year. This informational tour lasts about an hour and a half and is appropriate for older children.
Great Marsh Kayak Tours
Be a little more hands-on with your tour on a kayak tour! See the seals on a Nauset Marsh tour, or go on an easy three-hour beginner’s tidal tour, ride the Parker River, or go with your partner for the sunset spectacular!
Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises
See the whales that call the waters off of Cape Cod home with Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises. Learn about the whales and their behaviors aboard the Whale Watcher and enjoy the different views of the shores of Cape Cod.
Island Tour of Martha’s Vineyard
Accompany a local guide on one of two distinct tours of Martha’s Vineyard. You can opt for the Aquinnah tour or Down Island tour and enjoy a two and a half hour guided tour on the island.
Food and drink
Cape Cod Beer
Explore the Cape Cod Beer brewery on a tour, Monday through Saturday. Self-guided tours can be done at any time the brewery is open or you can join the daily guided tour at 11 a.m. At the end of your tour, for just $5, enjoy five 3-oz. samples of their beer and keep the souvenir glass.
Cape Cod Foodie Tours
Explore the best of Cape Cod on a tour: Our food! We recommend the Hungry in Hyannis so you can sample clam chowder, ceviche, pizza, gelato, and more with seven stops at amazing restaurants. Wear comfortable walking shoes on this almost three-hour tour and enjoy seeing some historic sites and attractions along the way.
Cape Cod Potato Chip factory
More than 250,000 people visit the factory each year to see how these crispy and flavorful chips are made on the free, self-guided tour. Tours are only offered Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Be sure to add one of these tours to your Cape Cod itinerary and be sure to book comfortable lodging at Hyannis Holiday Motel!