10 days in Cape Cod, Portland & Boston Itinerary

10 days in Cape Cod, Portland & Boston Itinerary

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10 days in Cape Cod, Portland & Boston Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Sandwich
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Manchester

2
nights
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.
Provincetown is known for wildlife, beaches, nightlife, trails, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Cape Cod National Seashore, examine the collection at Provincetown Art Association and Museum, pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Race Point Beach.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Provincetown vacation planner.

Manchester, UK to Provincetown is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to Provincetown due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in September; daily highs in Provincetown reach 25°C and lows reach 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sandwich.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Outdoors 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

2
nights
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 24th (Tue), engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway, then get to know the fascinating history of Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob), and finally explore the activities along Cape Cod Canal. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, get engrossed in the history at Plimoth Plantation, and then pause for some photo ops at Plymouth Rock.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sandwich trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Provincetown to Sandwich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Falmouth, Plymouth, Cape Cod Canal
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Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation

1
night
Portland

Portland ©
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): head outdoors with Portland Pirates, sample the tasty concoctions at Allagash Brewery, and then look for gifts at Bull Moose Music.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Portland trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sandwich to Portland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Breweries & Distilleries Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company
Bull Moose Music ©
Bull Moose Music

3
nights
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.
Boston is known for historic sites, museums, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Fenway Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, and get lost in a book at Boston Public Library.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Boston trip website .

You can drive from Portland to Boston in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Boston when traveling from Portland in September, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

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