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Cape Cod Potato Chip Factory Tour

Address: 100 Breed's Hill Rd, Hyannis, MA
Phone Number: 888 881 2447
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Ranked #12 of 26 Activities in Hyannis
Type: Factory Tours, Sightseeing Tours
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Group tours/day tour
Owner description: This busy assembly line produces 150,000 to 200,000 bags of chips a day.
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Type: Factory Tours, Sightseeing Tours
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Group tours/day tour
Owner description: This busy assembly line produces 150,000 to 200,000 bags of chips a day.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Watching them make the chips and reading all about the process was fun and the store has a great variety of chips to buy.

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Ithaca, New York, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Self-guided tour is short, but informative about the process. A great place to stop by on the way to the beach or if you're in the area. Free samples on the way out are definitely a plus, and this is the best place to stock up on their chips if you have trouble finding them at home (like me!).

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Albany, NY
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This is such a nice little diversion for the Cape visitor, especially on a rainy day. Self-guided tour can take as long or short as you want. The younger kids should like the way the machines work (the conveyors, the fryers and the assembly line). Finally, you can't beat the samples on the way out!

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Providence, Rhode Island
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164 reviews 164 reviews
37 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We've been eating Cape Cod chips now for some years and they are hands down our favorite side with burgers or sandwiches. So, when I took the time to read the back of the bag and saw that they actually offer self-guided tours of the factory, I said, "yeah! let's go!" We went off season (mid-November) and there was virtually... More 

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Nutley, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We try to go to the Cape at least once a year. While there we visit the chip factory. There self guided tour can get quite busy at times and while short it is fun to look in on the whole chip process. At the end you get a small sample bag (maybe two?) And there is a gift shop... More 

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Lynnfield
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79 reviews 79 reviews
27 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a fun tour for youngsters and folks from out of town. It's easy to see all of the machinery. It's free and there are chip samples and souveniers to buy at the end of the tour. The tour is self-guided and parking is a breeze.

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Buffalo NY
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75 reviews 75 reviews
32 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We always stop by the chip factory while in Cape Cod. It's a self guided tour and it's pretty short, but you can't say no to free chips at the end. We usually make a day of it. We go to the factory and fill our bellies with chips and then head over to the Cape Cod Brewery and sample... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Well, I was so happy to be able to go to the Cape Cod Potato Chip Factory since I love their chips. Was very disappointed!! Arrived and parked in their parking lot, had to walk around the entire building to the other side to enter. Once you entered there were a few signs as to what you needed to do... More 

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New England
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133 reviews 133 reviews
67 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

If you're in the area you should stop here. If you can get in there by 10 am and do the tour it should take 20 minutes to park your car, walk to the factory, walk through the tour and see chips being made from potatoes in 1 room, grab your free chips from the gift shop box, and return... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Interesting to see process from start to finish, even if it only takes 5-10 minutes to observe. Best part is when you dump out through the gift shop. Smart business here!

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