10 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

10 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

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10 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

Start: Prince George
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hyannis
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Salem
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Prince George

2
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: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, get engrossed in the history at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, and browse the exhibits of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum.

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Prince George, Canada to Boston is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Prince George in October: high temperatures in Boston hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hyannis.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Boston Common ©
Boston Common

3
nights
Hyannis

Hyannis ©
"The Capital of the Cape," Hyannis serves as Cape Cod's main transportation and commercial hub.
On the 21st (Wed), examine the collection at John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum, examine the collection at Sandwich Glass Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Plimoth Plantation, then pause for some photo ops at Plymouth Rock, and finally look for gifts at Titcomb's Bookshop. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at McDermott Glass Studio, grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway, then see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and finally take a stroll through Main Street Hyannis.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hyannis online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Boston to Hyannis takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. October in Hyannis sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Salem.

Things to do in Hyannis

Museums Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sandwich, Plymouth, Shining Sea Bikeway
Highlights from your plan
John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum ©
John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation

2
nights
Salem

Salem ©
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Change things up with these side-trips from Salem: When Pigs Fly Company Store (in Kittery), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester) and Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of The House of the Seven Gables, explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Burying Point Cemetery, take an in-depth tour of Salem Witch Museum, and take in the waterfront activity at Pickering Wharf.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Salem holiday site .

You can drive from Hyannis to Salem in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In October in Salem, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Salem

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Marginal Way Walkway, When Pigs Fly Company Store, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables

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