12 days in Provincetown, Falmouth & Boston Itinerary

12 days in Provincetown, Falmouth & Boston Itinerary

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12 days in Provincetown, Falmouth & Boston Itinerary

Boston
ferry:  1​h 30​min
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Falmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Boston
— 7 nights
Boston

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Commercial Street, then browse the collection at Provincetown Library, then pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Herring Cove Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Provincetown trip itinerary planner .

Boston to Provincetown is an approximately 1.5-hour ferry ride. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Falmouth.

Things to do in Provincetown

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
days
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Shining Sea Bikeway, take an in-depth tour of Plimoth Plantation, and then step aboard Mayflower II. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sea views from Nobska Point Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Old Silver Beach, then see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and finally appreciate the history behind Plymouth Rock.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Falmouth vacation planner.

Getting from Provincetown to Falmouth by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Falmouth

#Museums, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Plymouth, Heritage Museums & Gardens
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Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Plymouth Rock ©
Plymouth Rock
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens

8
days
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.
Family-friendly places like Fenway Park and Museum of Science will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit), Salem (The House of the Seven Gables & Peabody Essex Museum) and Orchard House (in Concord). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, and make a trip to Boston Public Library.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, read Boston itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Falmouth to Boston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In September, daytime highs in Boston are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Salem, Marginal Way Walkway, Good Harbor Beach, Nantasket Beach, Orchard House
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Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

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