16 days in New England Itinerary

16 days in New England Itinerary

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16 days in New England Itinerary

Seattle
Fly:  9​h 30​min
Nantucket
— 3 nights
ferry + taxi:  2​h 15​min
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Sandwich
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
Boston
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
Seattle

2
days
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): kick back and relax at Cisco Beach, examine the collection at Egan Maritime's Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum, and then visit a coastal fixture at Great Point Light. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Whaling Museum, then contemplate the long history of Greater Light, and then kick back and relax at Jetties Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Nantucket trip planner.

Seattle to Nantucket is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Traveling from Seattle in August, you will find days in Nantucket are slightly colder (75°F), and nights are about the same (63°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Nantucket

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Cisco Beach ©
Cisco Beach
Great Point Light ©
Great Point Light
Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Cape Cod National Seashore and Nauset Beach will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to Church of the Transfiguration in Orleans (about 46 minutes away). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Corn Hill Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Point, get lost in a book at Provincetown Library, and take a leisurely stroll along MacMillan Wharf.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Provincetown online tour planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Nantucket to Provincetown in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Provincetown can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Provincetown

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Orleans, Cape Cod National Seashore, Corn Hill Beach, Marconi Beach
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

3
days
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Kids will enjoy Old Silver Beach and Chatham Lighthouse Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Sandwich side-trips: Yarmouth Port (Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum & Edward Gorey House) and Shining Sea Bikeway (in Falmouth). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, appreciate the history behind Plymouth Rock, steep yourself in history at Hoxie House, and step aboard Mayflower II.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Sandwich trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Provincetown to Sandwich in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in August, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Boston.

Things to do in Sandwich

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trips

Plymouth, Falmouth, Yarmouth Port, Chatham Lighthouse Beach
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Chatham Lighthouse Beach ©
Chatham Lighthouse Beach
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Plymouth Rock ©
Plymouth Rock

6
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Fenway Park and Museum of Science. Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Nantasket Beach (in Hull), Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit) and Peabody Essex Museum (in Salem). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, wander the streets of North End, get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, and browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

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You can take a bus from Sandwich to Boston in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nantasket Beach, Brookline Booksmith, Peabody Essex Museum, Marginal Way Walkway
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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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