7 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

7 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

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7 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Hyannis
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
2
Chatham
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Atlanta

1
night
Hyannis

Hyannis ©
"The Capital of the Cape," Hyannis serves as Cape Cod's main transportation and commercial hub.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): examine the collection at John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum and then take a stroll through Main Street Hyannis.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hyannis tour planner .

Atlanta to Hyannis is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Atlanta in October: high temperatures in Hyannis hover around 64°F and lows are around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Chatham.

Things to do in Hyannis

Museums Neighborhoods Trails

Side Trips

Plymouth, Shining Sea Bikeway
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Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Plymouth Rock ©
Plymouth Rock
John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum ©
John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum

2
nights
Chatham

Chatham ©
Chatham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Nauset Beach, stroll through Coast Guard Beach, then stroll through Nauset Light Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Chatham's Godfrey Windmill. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Captain Penniman House, get engrossed in the history at Salt Pond Visitor Center, then enjoy the sand and surf at Chatham Lighthouse Beach, and finally take in the waterfront at Chatham Pier and Fish Market.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Chatham trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Hyannis to Chatham by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Chatham are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Chatham

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Eastham, Nauset Beach
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Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Coast Guard Beach ©
Coast Guard Beach
Salt Pond Visitor Center ©
Salt Pond Visitor Center

3
nights
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.
Provincetown is known for wildlife, beaches, nightlife, trails, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Race Point Beach, learn about winemaking at Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, and get lost in a book at Provincetown Library.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Provincetown trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Chatham to Provincetown in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Provincetown, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, Marconi Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore
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Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum ©
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Commercial Street ©
Commercial Street

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