15 days in Boston & Cape Cod Itinerary

15 days in Boston & Cape Cod Itinerary

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Boston
— 4 nights
2
Provincetown
— 4 nights
3
Sandwich
— 6 nights

4
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Get some cultural insight at International Tennis Hall of Fame and Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House. You'll explore and learn at Newport Car Museum and Buckman Tavern. Explore Boston's surroundings by going to World's End (in Hingham), Lexington Green (in Lexington) and St. Mary's Catholic Church (in Newport). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Castle Island, take an in-depth tour of The Robbins House, steep yourself in history at Hancock-Clarke House, and stroll through Adams National Historical Park.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Boston attractions planner.

Durham, UK to Boston is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Durham in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Boston: highs are around 32°C and lows about 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Provincetown.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Lexington, Concord, Newport, Adams National Historical Park, World's End
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 12:
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Adams National Historical Park ©
Adams National Historical Park
Newport Car Museum ©
Newport Car Museum
World's End ©
World's End

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Provincetown

Provincetown ©
A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Popular historic sites such as Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary and Captain Penniman House are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Herring Cove Beach and Cape Cod National Seashore. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Provincetown: Eastham (First Encounter Beach, Coast Guard Beach, &more). And it doesn't end there: cast your line with a fishing tour, browse the collection at Provincetown Library, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Cod Provincelands Trail.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Provincetown online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Boston to Provincetown by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sandwich.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Eastham, Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, Cape Cod National Seashore, Fishing Charters & Tours
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Fishing Charters & Tours
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

6
nights
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Museum-lovers will get to explore New Bedford Whaling Museum and Mayflower II. Nobska Point Lighthouse and National Monument to the Forefathers are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sandwich: Seamen's Bethel (in New Bedford) and Seagull Beach (in West Yarmouth). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of The Jenney, steep yourself in history at Plymouth Rock, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and take in nature's colorful creations at Brewster Gardens.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sandwich journey website.

Traveling by car from Provincetown to Sandwich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Sandwich sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Plymouth, New Bedford, Falmouth, John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum, Cape Cod Canal
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 22:
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Pilgrim Hall Museum ©
Pilgrim Hall Museum
New Bedford Whaling Museum ©
New Bedford Whaling Museum
The Jenney ©
The Jenney

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