Rainy Day Activities on Cape Cod: Mid Cape

Last week we took you on a tour of the Upper Cape. Today, we venture East to the Mid-Cape where there are an abundance of fun rainy day activities waiting for you. Here are some of our favorite rainy day activities on the Mid Cape. 

Ten Pin Eatery | Hyannis    Rainy day activities on the Mid Cape

This new joint venture between Ryan Family Amusements and Chapin’s Restaurant Group features state-of-the-art luxury bowling, interactive laser tag and video games and delicious food offerings. Plus they offer nightly live entertainment!

Cape Cod Potato Chip Factory | Hyannis Rainy day activities on the Mid Cape

Tour Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Cape Cod Potato Chips opened their doors for tours in 1985, where they have become the area’s largest tourist attraction, hosting 250,000 visitors annually! By hand selecting potatoes and cooking them in custom kettles one batch at a time, they’ve created a distinctive crunch and unique flavor. From the farmer’s field to your table, see how the legendary chips are made!

Whydah Pirate Museum | West YarmouthRainy day activities on the Mid Cape

Hours: 10am-5pm, Last Entry at 4pm

Commanded by pirate Sam Bellamy, the Whydah wrecked off the shore of Wellfleet in 1717, taking with her the treasure of 50 plundered ships! Get a look into the lives of the pirates and the treasures that have been found of the on-going archaeological mission. The Whydah Museum is fun for the whole family and takes about an hour or more to explore.

Cape Cape Maritime Museum | HyannisRainy day activities on the Mid Cape

Hours: Tue-Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 12-4pm

Explore the exhibits of work of John Stobart, a replica boat shop honoring Pete Culler’s contribution to maritime history, interactive knot tying, lightships, and an exhibit on wooden boat models. Also explore the working boat shop and preservation boat shed, or sign up online for the next boat building class!

Cape Codder Water Park | HyannisRainy day activities on the Mid Cape

A 30,000 square foot indoor/outdoor Water Park, featuring water slides, “stormy” river, kiddie area, wave pool, and more! It’s the only one of its kind on Cape Cod and is a great way to get the kids out on a rainy day.

Cape Cod Beer | Hyannis Rainy day activities on the Mid Cape

Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 11am-4pm

Take an adult rainy day and tour the Cape Cod Beer Brewery. Tours Monday-Saturday at 11:00AM, but tastings and self-guided tours are available day long. Tastings only cost $6 and you get to take a souvenir logo tasting glass home!

Cape Playhouse | Dennis Rainy day activities on the Mid Cape

For over 90 years, the legendary Cape Playhouse has been bringing professional summer theatre to Cape Cod. Enjoy a well put on production by the Cape Playhouse that is regarded with a reputation for producing the highest quality, professional entertainment in the great theatre.

Cape Cod Museum of Art | DennisRainy day activities on the Mid Cape

Hours: Tu-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12-5pm

Founded by artists in 1981, CCMOA is the Home of Cape Cod Art. The Museum preserves the work of the Cape’s finest artists and celebrates the distinctive artistic identity of the Cape, the Islands and the region.

The Edward Gorey House | Yarmouth PortRainy day activities on the Mid Cape

Hours: Wed-Sat 11am-4pm, Sun 12-4pm

Author and Artist Edward Gorey’s Cape house turned museum is dedicated to his life, work and his devotion to animal welfare. Master of a humorous look at the macabre, you’ll find the house stuffed with references to his illustrated books and other memorabilia from Dracula and Mystery! to Gashlycrumb Tinies and A Dull Afternoon. 2018’s special exhibit is “Murder He Wrote”.

Map Out The Fun!

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Rainy Day Activities across Cape Cod

Check back in the coming weeks for the best rainy day activities across the Lower and Outer Cape!

Rainy Day Activities on Cape Cod: Upper Cape