4 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

4 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

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4 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
Sandwich
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Wellfleet
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
End: Philadelphia

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Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Hoxie House, get to know the fascinating history of Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Cape Cod Canal.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sandwich day trip planning site .

Philadelphia to Sandwich is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in September; daily highs in Sandwich reach 73°F and lows reach 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Wellfleet.

Things to do in Sandwich

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Cape Cod Canal
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Cape Cod Canal ©
Cape Cod Canal
Hoxie House ©
Hoxie House

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Wellfleet

Wellfleet ©
Wellfleet is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, and is located halfway between the "tip" and "elbow" of Cape Cod. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fort Hill Rural Historic District and First Encounter Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary and Nauset Lighthouse. There's much more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Highland Light, stroll through Skaket Beach, get engrossed in the history at Salt Pond Visitor Center, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Transfiguration.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Wellfleet trip planner .

You can drive from Sandwich to Wellfleet in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in September, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Wellfleet

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Beaches

Side Trips

Eastham, Orleans, Highland Light
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Salt Pond Visitor Center ©
Salt Pond Visitor Center
Nauset Lighthouse ©
Nauset Lighthouse
Highland Light ©
Highland Light

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