5 days in New England Itinerary

5 days in New England Itinerary

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5 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + bus:  3​h
Boston
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
Provincetown
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, get to know the fascinating history of Louisburg Square, and then admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden. On your second day here, explore and take pictures at Fenway Park, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Boston visit planning tool .

Washington DC to Boston is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in June; daily highs in Boston reach 76°F and lows reach 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Provincetown.

Things to do in Boston

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks
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Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Nauset Beach in Orleans (about 48 minutes away). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Cod National Seashore, kick back and relax at Marconi Beach, and get lost in a book at Provincetown Library.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Provincetown road trip planner .

Ride a ferry from Boston to Provincetown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Boston in June, plan for slightly colder days in Provincetown, with highs around 71°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Marconi Beach, Nauset Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

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