15 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

15 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

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15 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

Start: Georgetown
Fly:  15​h 45​min
Boston
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
Sandwich
— 2 nights
taxi + ferry:  1​h
Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  2​h 30​min
Nantucket
— 3 nights
ferry + taxi:  2​h 15​min
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Georgetown

3
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.
Newbury Street and The House of the Seven Gables are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of Fine Arts and Old State House. Get out of town with these interesting Boston side-trips: Salem (Old Burying Point Cemetery & Crow Haven Corner). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, browse the eclectic array of goods at Quincy Market, and get into the urban bustle at TD Garden.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Boston trip maker tool .

Georgetown, Guyana to Boston is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Georgetown to Boston, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Georgetown in April: high temperatures in Boston hover around 16°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Sandwich.

Things to do in Boston

#Historic Sites, #Shopping, #Museums

Side Trips

Salem, Cambridge, Brookline Booksmith
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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

2
days
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 19th (Thu), stop by Pilgrim's Landing, look for gifts at Hart Farm Nursery, contemplate the long history of Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum, then contemplate the long history of Edward Gorey House, and finally deepen your understanding at Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Wing Fort House, visit a coastal fixture at Ned's Point Lighthouse, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anthony of Padua Church, and finally get engrossed in the history at Plimoth Plantation.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sandwich trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Boston to Sandwich by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In April, daytime highs in Sandwich are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Oak Bluffs.

Things to do in Sandwich

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

Yarmouth Port, Pilgrim's Landing, St. Anthony of Padua Church, Hart Farm Nursery, Plimoth Plantation
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Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Edward Gorey House ©
Edward Gorey House

3
days
Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard

Oak Bluffs ©
Oak Bluffs is a town located on the island of Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. Do some cultural sightseeing at Aquinnah Lighthouse and Gay Head Lighthouse. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chilmark Chocolates and Long Point Wildlife Refuge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Oak Bluffs: Menemsha Hills (in Chilmark) and Gay Head (in Aquinnah). There's lots more to do: stop by Ben and Bill's Chocolate Emporium, explore the striking landscape at Aquinnah Cliffs, and visit a coastal fixture at Edgartown Lighthouse.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Oak Bluffs trip planner.

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Sandwich to Oak Bluffs in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In April in Oak Bluffs, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Oak Bluffs

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Aquinnah, West Tisbury, Chilmark, Edgartown Lighthouse
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Menemsha Hills ©
Menemsha Hills
Edgartown Lighthouse ©
Edgartown Lighthouse
Gay Head Lighthouse ©
Gay Head Lighthouse

3
days
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Discover out-of-the-way places like Whaling Museum and Greater Light. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sankaty Head Lighthouse and Wauwinet. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge, take some stellar pictures from First Congregational Church, steep yourself in history at Oldest House (Jethro Coffin House), and enjoy the sea views from Great Point Light.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Nantucket trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Oak Bluffs to Nantucket in 2.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Nantucket

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums
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Great Point Light ©
Great Point Light
Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum
Sankaty Head Lighthouse ©
Sankaty Head Lighthouse

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): kick back and relax at Cape Cod National Seashore and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Herring Cove Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach, view the masterpieces at Rice-Polak Gallery, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Provincetown trip planner .

Getting from Nantucket to Provincetown by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, daytime highs in Provincetown are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

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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