11 days in Boston, Cape Cod & Newport Itinerary

11 days in Boston, Cape Cod & Newport Itinerary

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11 days in Boston, Cape Cod & Newport Itinerary

Start: Roanoke
Fly:  7​h
1
Boston
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
South Yarmouth
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Newport
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Roanoke

1
day
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Samuel Adams Brewery as well as Freedom Trail. On the 24th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Samuel Adams Brewery.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Boston vacation planner .

Roanoke to Boston is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to South Yarmouth.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Parks
Highlights from your plan
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

7
nights
South Yarmouth

South Yarmouth ©
South Yarmouth is an unincorporated village and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Yarmouth in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. You've added Marble House, Ocean Drive Historic District, Cliff Walk, and other attractions to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from South Yarmouth: Nauset Beach (in Orleans), Boston (USS Constitution Museum & Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum) and Coast Guard Beach (in Eastham). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Chatham Lighthouse Beach, admire the majestic nature at Nickerson State Park, look for gifts at Chatham Pier and Fish Market, and identify plant and animal life at Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read South Yarmouth itinerary planner .

You can drive from Boston to South Yarmouth in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in August, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in South Yarmouth

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Provincetown, Nantucket, Newport, Chatham, Plymouth
Highlights from your plan
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises ©
Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum ©
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Fort Adams State Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 31st (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church. On the next day, take in the exciting artwork at Thames Glass, then get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Ocean Drive Historic District, and finally explore and take pictures at Fort Adams State Park.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Newport road trip tool .

Traveling by car from South Yarmouth to Newport takes 2 hours. August in Newport sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Mystic Seaport Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District

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