5 days in Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket Itinerary

5 days in Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket Itinerary

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5 days in Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket Itinerary

Philadelphia
Drive:  6​h 30​min
Hyannis
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Drive + ferry:  2​h 30​min
Oak Bluffs
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
Nantucket
— Few hours
Fly + train:  4​h 45​min
Philadelphia

1
day
Hyannis

Hyannis
"The Capital of the Cape," Hyannis serves as Cape Cod's main transportation and commercial hub.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Sandwich Glass Museum and then examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hyannis trip planner

Philadelphia to Hyannis is an approximately 4-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Provincetown.

Things to do in Hyannis

Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Sandwich
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Heritage Museums & Gardens
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum
Sandwich Glass Museum

2
days
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 21st (Tue): kick back and relax at Race Point Beach, explore the galleries of Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, then browse the collection at Provincetown Public Library, and finally make a trip to Commercial Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Provincetown trip itinerary builder

Traveling by car from Hyannis to Provincetown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Provincetown are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Oak Bluffs.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

1
day
Oak Bluffs

Oak Bluffs ©
Oak Bluffs is a town located on the island of Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 23rd (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Katama Beach/ South Beach, then visit a coastal fixture at Edgartown Lighthouse, then admire the striking features of Trinity Park Tabernacle, and finally don't miss a visit to Flying Horses Carousel.

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Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Provincetown to Oak Bluffs takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. November in Oak Bluffs sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 37°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Nantucket.

Things to do in Oak Bluffs

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Edgartown
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Katama Beach/ South Beach ©
Katama Beach/ South Beach
Edgartown Lighthouse ©
Edgartown Lighthouse
Flying Horses Carousel ©
Flying Horses Carousel

1
day
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island 30mi south of Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. On the 24th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Whaling Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Brant Point Lighthouse, and then learn about winemaking at Cisco Brewers.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Nantucket road trip app

Getting from Oak Bluffs to Nantucket by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi. In November, daytime highs in Nantucket are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nantucket

Breweries Wineries Museums
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Cisco Brewers ©
Cisco Brewers
Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum
Brant Point Lighthouse
Brant Point Lighthouse

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