If your trip to Hyannis is all locked in but your itinerary is a bit on the empty side, let us give you a helping hand.Close to the city center, Cape Codder Water Park is one spot you might like to add to your to-do list. If you still have space on your itinerary, Hyannis Harbor and John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum will keep you on the go as well.
If you’ve crossed off all the sights in Hyannis, there’s more to discover a little farther afield. Manomet Beach is just 20 miles away. Travelers who visit typically have Plimoth Plantation near the top of their itineraries.
Nothing screams vacation like jumping in the car, putting on some tunes and cruising to the seaside. Hyannis has some glorious beaches nearby, so grab a book (and a kite if it’s windy) and take a road trip to one of these popular options:
Englewood Beach (2 miles away).
Craigville Beach (3 miles away).
Seagull Beach (3 miles away).
With your own wheels, Hyannis is yours to discover. People flock to this interesting city for a host of reasons, and here at CarRentals.com we have a different car for each of them. The biggest priority for big families is space (and legroom). Depending on the size of the family, that could mean anything from a full-size car to an SUV. Travelers watching their budget usually opt for the great gas mileage of our smaller cars, such as a mini or an economy. If you’re hoping to turn some heads in Hyannis, you could even cast an eye over our special category for a ride that’ll make any car enthusiast go all tingly with excitement.
You’re spoiled for choice when it comes to rental cars in Hyannis. From swish SUVs with loads of space for luggage to economy rides that are a snap to park, you’ll find it all here. Deciding on your perfect match depends on your budget and what you intend to do. Some road trips are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas others don’t need anything more than a bargain, no-frills type model.
You’ll have to keep to the right when driving in Hyannis. Also, exercise some extra caution if it’s your first time in the driver’s seat here. Once you’re familiar with how the locals drive, you can relax and enjoy the scenery!
Nabbing a parking space in Hyannis isn’t too hard. Of course, it depends on the time and place — it could be a bit tricky parking right in the center during busy periods.
As with many destinations, the roads are generally busy just before and after work during the week. However, with a population of roughly 14,100, traffic isn’t a huge concern in Hyannis.
While cruising through the streets of Hyannis, keep in mind that the speed limits range from 20mph to 65mph. Most residential areas are 30mph unless posted otherwise.
Normally your chosen rental car company will bill the amount detailed on the fine to your credit card, including local taxes. Otherwise, they may supply your contact details to the relevant local authority, who’ll then send a fine to your postal address.
If you have hands-free functions like Bluetooth enabled, it’s legal to use your cell phone while cruising around Hyannis. Just make sure you stay focused on the road.
In Hyannis, it’s against the law to operate a vehicle with a BAC (blood alcohol content) in excess of 0.08%. If you’re planning to have a drink or two with lunch or dinner, leave the rental car behind.
Traffic laws in Hyannis allow drivers at a red light to turn into the direction of traffic closest to them, without having to wait for it to turn green. Before turning, the car must come to a total stop and the driver must check that the way is clear before proceeding.
Seat belts have to be worn in Massachusetts. However, the rules may not apply for certain vehicles, such as those operated by public transportation systems.