11 days in Boston, Falmouth & Provincetown Itinerary

11 days in Boston, Falmouth & Provincetown Itinerary

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11 days in Boston, Falmouth & Provincetown Itinerary

Start: Boston
1
Boston
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Falmouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1​h 30​min
End: Boston

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.
Explore Boston's surroundings by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester) and Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, take an in-depth tour of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, traverse land and water with a duck tour, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Boston trip tool .

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airports are General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, Theodore Francis Green State Airport and Portsmouth International at Pease Airport. In July in Boston, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Falmouth.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Marginal Way Walkway
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

3
nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): explore the world behind art at Highfield Hall & Gardens, then take an in-depth tour of Plimoth Plantation, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob), then kick back and relax at Old Silver Beach, then see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and finally steep yourself in history at Plymouth Rock.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Falmouth trip planner .

Traveling by car from Boston to Falmouth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Provincetown.

Things to do in Falmouth

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandwich, Plymouth
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Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

3
nights
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've now added Commercial Street to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, stroll through Herring Cove Beach, learn about winemaking at Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, and browse the collection at Provincetown Library.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Provincetown itinerary site .

You can drive from Falmouth to Provincetown in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, Uncle Tim's Bridge
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

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