- The list below includes 266 free or cheap things to do in or near Hyannis, Massachusetts, including 86 different types of inexpensive activities like Fishing, Arcades, Specialty Museums and Parks.
- From John F. Kennedy Memorial to Kalmus Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Hyannis and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Oak Bluffs, Edgartown, Dennis and Eastham.
Hyannis' John F. Kennedy Memorial is a museum and memorial dedicated to the late President John Fitzgerald Kennedy. The museum includes hundreds of exhibits and hosts an extensive series of guest lectures and other programs.
Veterans Memorial Park pays homage to veterans of the past, present and future. Special features include a seven-foot tall bronze soldier statue and a pathway of customized brick pavers engraved with soldiers' names and dates of service.
Hours of entertainment are available at Wackenhammer's Clockwork Arcade. A bounce house is available, and children can play arcade games to earn tickets for prizes. A ride on the carousel is a visitor favorite.
Cape Cod Beer is the only distributing microbrewery in Cape Cod. Besides its famous drinks such as Flagship Cape Cod Red and Beach Blonde Ale, it also offers many seasonal varietals such as Harvest Ale and Stargazer Stout.
Cape Cod Foodie Tours leads walking tours of the coastal village of Hyannis, with a focus on the many independently-owned restaurants and the historical sights along the way. Visitors will walk off the calories as they sample local foods.
Main Street Hyannis is a bucolic district full of restaurants, shops and other cultural attractions. It is best visited in clement weather, when many visitors enjoy strolling the district's tree-lined streets and relaxing in the sun.
Baseball fans will enjoy a visit to Cape League Hall of Fame Museum. Inductees are taken every year and are announced at an induction ceremony. The Cape Cod Baseball League is an amateur baseball league started in 1885.