THINGS TO DO IN CAPE COD

Stay and play in the Cape! Fill your itinerary with the best things to do in Cape Cod, including history and heritage, arts and culture, and outdoor activities. Click here to start your checklist of activities and annual special events.

Hyannis has many lodging properties, from independently-owned businesses to national chains. The list below can help you plan your overnight stay. Click here for a larger list of things to do on the Cape to see what fits your needs.

Feeling a little hungry? Cape Cod is known for its cultural dining and warm hospitality. Choose from the select Hyannis restaurants below or click here for full list of restaurants in the Cape.

FUN

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WATER WIZZ

Southern New England’s only water park. Featuring wave pool, Pirate’s Plunge, tube rides, and slides.

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THE HERITAGE ADVENTURE PARK

Choose from multiple aerial trails- beginner through advanced levels.  All trails include combinations of zip lines and challenge bridges between tree platforms.  Get a squirrel’s eye view of the forest while learning about the natural world.

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HYANNIS WHALE WATCHER CRUISES

The Mid-Cape’s only whale watch!  Guaranteed sightings. Three outside viewing decks, two climate controlled cabins.  3 1/2- 4 hour trip.

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THE CAPE COD MELODY TENT

Every summer, for over 60 years, the Cape Cod Melody Tent has been presenting world-class entertainment under the tent, offering something for everyone.

FOOD

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PORTSIDE TAVERN

Inspired American cuisine in a historic captain’s house.  Nautical themed main level dining, sports bar with the Cape’s largest projection t.v. or toast the fellas at Irish Pub topside.

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THE BLACK CAT FOOD & SPIRITS

Casual Waterfront Dining, 1st place winner in Cape Cod Chowder Festival 2012-2014. Entertainment nightly.

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COLUMBO’S CAFÉ & PASTRIES

Colombo’s Cafe & Pastries stands for the beloved concept born in Italy of the “gathering place”… truly a place that “welcomes everyone, everyday… at any time” translating as “Benvenuti a tutti” in Italian, whereby the tried and true, centuries-old tradition of “all are welcome” prevails.

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SPANKY’S CLAM SHACK & SEASIDE SALOON

On the waterfront at 138 Ocean St, Hyannis.  Serving lunch and dinner daily.  Voted best seafood/ best water view restaurant by Cape Cod Life Magazine. 

LODGING

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AMERICA’S BEST VALUE INN

America’s Best Value Inn is just a 7-minute walk from the harbor and ferry service.  This hotel features indoor and outdoor pools and continental breakfast.

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DOUBLE TREE

The Hyannis Double Tree hotel offers indoor and outdoor pools, 10,000 square foot fitness facility, restaurants, and 24-hour convenience store.

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CAPE CODDER RESORT AND SPA

The Cape Codder Resort and Spa hotel offers a relaxing spa, an indoor wave pool and outdoor pools with restaurants and bars on premise.