Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Hyannis

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation 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-sees in the area. Many of our vacation 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 vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Hyannis a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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

Travelers enjoy Hyannis for its boating. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 77°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Hyannis

Whether you're an adventurous traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation to and around Hyannis

Fly into Hyannis, MA (HYA-Barnstable Municipal), the closest airport, located 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from the city center. 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 traveling by train, the main station serving the city is Hyannis Transportation Center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Hyannis?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,182 vacation rentals near Hyannis. From 912 Houses to 134 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Hyannis for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Hyannis:

  • Dennis Port: 1,077 vacation rentals
  • South Yarmouth: 1,441 vacation rentals
  • Harwich Port: 1,041 vacation rentals
  • New Seabury: 265 vacation rentals
  • West Yarmouth: 518 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Hyannis?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Hyannis. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Hyannis Harbor: 4,672 vacation rentals
  • Kalmus Beach: 4,630 vacation rentals
  • Cape Cod Carousel: 4,642 vacation rentals
  • Cape Cod Melody Tent: 4,687 vacation rentals
  • John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum: 4,674 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Hyannis?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 912 Houses in Hyannis. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hyannis include:

  • Cottages: 134 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 134 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 73 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Hyannis?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 146 vacation rentals with pool available in Hyannis. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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