11 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

11 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

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11 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

Start: Boston
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Hyannis
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Provincetown
— 5 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
End: Boston

5
nights
Hyannis

Hyannis ©
"The Capital of the Cape," Hyannis serves as Cape Cod's main transportation and commercial hub.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Nauset Beach and Chatham Lighthouse Beach. Family-friendly places like Old Silver Beach and Gray's Beach will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Hyannis: Skaket Beach (in Orleans), Hoxie House (in Sandwich) and Falmouth (Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob) & Shining Sea Bikeway). The adventure continues: trek along Cape Cod Rail Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Corporation Beach, kick back and relax at Craigville Beach, and examine the collection at John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Hyannis trip builder website .

Boston to Hyannis is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August in Hyannis, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Hyannis

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Falmouth, Orleans, Sandwich, Corporation Beach, Chatham Lighthouse Beach
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Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Chatham Lighthouse Beach ©
Chatham Lighthouse Beach
Craigville Beach ©
Craigville Beach

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Cape Cod National Seashore and Marconi Beach. Family-friendly places like Corn Hill Beach and Race Point Beach will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Eastham (Coast Guard Beach & Nauset Light Beach). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Herring Cove Beach, do a tasting at Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, browse the collection at Provincetown Library, and explore the galleries of Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Provincetown vacation maker app .

You can drive from Hyannis to Provincetown in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Provincetown sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Eastham, Corn Hill Beach, Marconi Beach, Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, Cape Cod National Seashore
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach

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