Hyannis Port is a small residential village in the city of Barnstable in southeastern Massachusetts, United States.
The city is the commercial, administrative and transport center of the region. Hyannis is often called the “Capital of Cape Cod.” Barnstable County offices, township, major commercial and business areas, historic downtown, main shopping street, Cape Cod Mall are located here. The second most important thoroughfare of the peninsula – Highway 28 – passes through Hyannis.
US President John F. Kennedy had a house in the Hyannis Port neighborhood. He spent his vacations there. This is how the area became famous.
The main reason Hyannis is such a popular tourist destination is the abundance of beaches and golf courses in the area. It is home to Cape Cod’s first and foremost golf club, as well as a yacht club.
In addition to cultural events and museums, Hyannis attracts with its nightlife and diverse cuisine. Nightlife is entirely concentrated in the area of the main street and the port, where restaurants, bars, pizzerias, souvenir shops, ice cream parlors, etc. are densely located.
Access : Coordinates: 41.652778, -70.283333 /
Things to Do in Hyannis ,Highlights & Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Hyannis :
- This is where New England’s famous Cape Cod Potato Chips are made.
- In the area of Hyannis there are 10 large shopping complexes with supermarkets, department stores, thrift stores located in them. The most visited of them is the Cape Cod Mall. All major American chains have locations in or near the city.
- The town is a transport hub from Cape Cod with ferry connections to the islands of Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard. Here is the largest marina and second largest fishing port on Cape Cod.
- Top sights in Hyannis : The local JFK Hyannis Museum details John F. Kennedy’s time in Hyannis. / Hyannis has one of Cape Cod’s first golf courses, Hyannisport Club / Two important shopping districts, the historic downtown (Main Street) and the Route 132 district (in) located here. / The Historic Beech Tree / Kalmus Beach / Cape Cod Maritime Museum. / Veterans Memorial Park. / The Hyannis Yacht Club is located on Cape Cod on the shore of Lewis Bay.
Go next : Woods Hole , a census-designated place in the town of Falmouth in Barnstable County, / Falmouth , a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts. / Nantucket is a small island ,off the coast of Cape Cod.