15 days in Boston & Cape Cod Itinerary

15 days in Boston & Cape Cod Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Durham
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Boston
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
2
Provincetown
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Sandwich
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16 h
End: Durham

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 Adams National Historical Park. You'll explore and learn at Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House and Newport Car Museum. Explore Boston's surroundings by going to The Robbins House (in Concord), World's End (in Hingham) and St. Mary's Catholic Church (in Newport). And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Castle Island, browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, take in the history at Lexington Green, and explore the galleries of Buckman Tavern.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Boston trip itinerary builder.

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 a bit 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, Newport Car Museum, Adams National Historical Park
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Adams National Historical Park ©
Adams National Historical Park
World's End ©
World's End
Newport Car Museum ©
Newport Car Museum

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary and First Encounter Beach are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Herring Cove Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Provincetown: Eastham (Captain Penniman House, Coast Guard Beach, &more). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Cape Cod National Seashore, 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: do a combination of ; 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, Fishing Charters & Tours, Cape Cod National Seashore, Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 16:
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Fishing Charters & Tours

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 Pilgrim Hall Museum. Nobska Point Lighthouse and The Jenney 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). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of National Monument to the Forefathers, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get engrossed in the history at Plimoth Plantation, and make a trip to Plymouth Rock.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Sandwich trip planner.

Drive from Provincetown to Sandwich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Sandwich, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Plymouth, New Bedford, Falmouth, Cape Cod Canal, John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum
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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