Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Hyannis

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Hyannis. This city's seafood restaurants, shopping and sporting events draw many visitors. Cape Cod Museum of Art and Cape Cod Museum of Natural History are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Hyannis

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Hyannis a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cape Cod Carousel (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Wild Animal Lagoon (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Twin Brooks Golf Course (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Putter's Paradise Miniature Golf (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Cape Codder Water Park (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Cape Cod Inflatable Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)

Seasonal weather in Hyannis

Travellers enjoy Hyannis for its boating. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Hyannis

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Hyannis is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kalmus Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Lewis Bay (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Englewood Beach (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Hyannis Port Beach (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Dennis Pond Conservation Area (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Craigville Beach (3.1 mi / 5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Hyannis

Fly into Hyannis, MA (HYA-Barnstable Municipal), the closest airport, located 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Vineyard Haven, MA (MVY-Martha's Vineyard), which is 25 mi (40.2 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Hyannis Transportation Center.

Where to stay near Hyannis?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,224 holiday rentals near Hyannis. From 947 Houses to 152 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Hyannis for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Hyannis?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Hyannis:

  • Buzzards Bay: 218 holiday homes
  • Katama: 291 holiday homes
  • Mews Village: 87 holiday homes
  • South Yarmouth: 1,318 holiday homes
  • Osterville: 295 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Hyannis?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Hyannis. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hyannis Transportation Center: 4,837 holiday rentals
  • Cape Cod Melody Tent: 4,636 holiday rentals
  • John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum: 4,630 holiday rentals
  • St. Francis Xavier Church: 4,721 holiday rentals
  • Hyannis Harbor: 4,811 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hyannis listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Hyannis?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 947 Houses in Hyannis. Our other popular types of Hyannis holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 152 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 152 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 80 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Hyannis?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 149 holiday homes with pool available in Hyannis. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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