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  • Location:Boston, Massachusetts
  • Duration:9 hours (approx.)

Cape Cod Summer Day Trip from Boston Including Sightseeing Cruise

Enjoy everything Cape Cod has to offer on this 9-hour, guided sightseeing tour from Boston. From quaint villages, seafood shacks, lighthouses and ocean beaches, Cape Cod has it all in the summertime. Travel through Hyannis Port, site of the John F. Kennedy Memorial, and experience a narrated cruise along Cape Cod Canal with a perfect view of the Kennedy Compound. There’s also time to sightsee and shop along the Cape’s waterfront. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included from select Boston hotels.

Highlights

  • Cape Cod day trip from Boston
  • Experience New England in the summer on this sightseeing tour and cruise combo
  • Spend time in Hyannis Port and visit the JFK memorial
  • Relax on a narrated sightseeing cruise along the Cape Cod Canal
  • Get the best possible view of the Kennedy Compound from the water
  • Enjoy free time to sightsee and shop in quaint seaside villages along the Cape

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Cape Cod is best during the beautiful summer months. Instead of exploring the busy city areas, sit back and relax on a soothing sightseeing cruise for the best possible views of Hyannis Port, the Kennedy Compound and the cape's coastal lighthouses and beachfront properties.

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What You Can Expect

Cape Cod Summer Day Trip from Boston Including Sightseeing Cruise

Cape Cod Excursion

This sightseeing tour begins with a convenient hotel pickup for those staying in downtown Boston. 

Then it’s a 1.5-hour drive to Hyannis Port, a small residential village and affluent summer community on Hyannis Harbor. It’s also the largest recreational boating port on Cape Cod and the former home of President John F. Kennedy, who used three houses and six acres of land as a “Kennedy Compound.” It served as a headquarters for his Presidential campaign in 1960 and later as a summertime White House retreat until his death in 1963.

Visit John F. Kennedy Memorial Park on Lewis Bay, then get a perfect view of the Kennedy Compound when the tour continues with a narrated sightseeing cruise along Cape Cod Canal.

Spend the rest of the day browsing Cape Cod’s variety of gift shops, independent stores, bookstores and specialty boutiques and buy lunch at one of the many village restaurants.

Please note: This is a seasonal tour that operates from June-September.

Customer Reviews

Carol G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

We very much enjoyed this 5 day coach trip to Cape Cod beginning when we were picked-up outside our hotel and transferred downtown to the main coach which was clean and comfortable. We driver was very knowledgeable and kept everyone amused with his stories. When we arrived at the interesting Kennedy Park and Memorial and also time to walk around and enjoy the sea view, then on to Hyannis Port to take the ferry boat trip around the bay offering a view of the numerous Kennedy homes Compound where family members are still living. Our lunch stop was at a pretty town called Sandwich where we enjoyed a excellent seafood meal and had time to do a little shopping along the street which had many different and interesting shops. Our last stop was at a Glass Making factory and museum which had lots of beautiful glass displays where it would have been possible to spend some time as there was several rooms to be seen. We arrived back at our hotel by 6.00pm after a wonderful 5 day out.

Suzyblue United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Very enjoyable day!

Would have liked a little bit more free time, but overall a great day and would recommend! :-

Gillian M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Lovely trip to Cape Cod Island. Thanks to our driver Brian who gave lots of helpful and interesting information. The scenic stops were great.

Aru

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

It was a great trip and our tour guide Bryan was awesome.

Norma N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

It was a very informative and enjoyable trip. I highly recommend this trip except I still wanted to shop but there was only time to eat lunch. I may never pass this way again and I felt bad I could not browse around.

Julius R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Great use of time and getting the most of the area. Brian was the BEST driver and provider of information.
We will return for other tours with you.

Shelly B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Unfortunately we picked a very rainy day for this trip. But our driver Brian still made it fun and even added some stops since we couldn't go on the boat ride. He was very knowledgeable and we enjoyed the trip.

Elvira R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

We booked this last minute because we didn't know what our schedule was going to be. The agent who helped to make the travel arrangements was very helpful. It was a wonderful day, more than we could have hoped for. Brian was a wonderful guide, very informative and personable. Bus accommodations were comfortable. Definitely the highlight of our trip, well worth the cost.

Gertrude B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

There were two of us on this tour and we had a great time! The tour and cruise ride was informative, relaxing and fun. Our bus driver Brian was knowledgeable and is a native of the area, honest, funny and a real gentleman. I would definitely recommend this tour to friends and family.

briroxrn

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Our tour guide/driver Brian was awesome despite the heavy traffic on our way to Cape Cod, he made it work..

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