10 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

10 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

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10 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Boston
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hyannis
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Seattle

4
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.
Take a break from Boston with a short trip to The House of the Seven Gables in Salem, about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, walk around Boston Common, take a stroll through North End, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Boston travel route tool .

Seattle to Boston is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. October in Boston sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hyannis.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

The House of the Seven Gables
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

2
nights
Hyannis

Hyannis ©
"The Capital of the Cape," Hyannis serves as Cape Cod's main transportation and commercial hub.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, get engrossed in the history at Plimoth Plantation, then steep yourself in history at Mayflower II, and finally appreciate the history behind Plymouth Rock. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Shining Sea Bikeway, then don't miss a visit to Old King's Hwy, and finally contemplate the long history of Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hyannis trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Boston to Hyannis takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Provincetown.

Things to do in Hyannis

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Plymouth, Sandwich, Shining Sea Bikeway, Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum
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Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Provincetown: Nauset Beach (in Orleans) and Salt Pond Visitor Center (in Eastham). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Cape Cod National Seashore, get lost in a book at Provincetown Library, don't miss a visit to Commercial Street, and take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Provincetown online travel route planner .

You can drive from Hyannis to Provincetown in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Nauset Beach, Salt Pond Visitor Center, Cape Cod National Seashore
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum ©
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

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