11 days in Chatham & Nantucket Itinerary

11 days in Chatham & Nantucket Itinerary

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Chatham
— 7 nights
Taxi to Harwich Port, Harwich, MA, Ferry to Nantucket
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Nantucket
— 3 nights
Ferry to Harwich Port, Harwich, MA, Taxi to Chatham

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Chatham

Chatham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Do some cultural sightseeing at First Encounter Beach and Highland Light. Head to Maps of Antiquity and Ducks in the Windowfor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Edward Gorey House (in Yarmouth Port), Nauset Lighthouse (in Eastham) and Truro (Corn Hill Beach & Fishing Charters & Tours). Spend the 6th (Mon) exploring nature at Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at White Crest Beach, stroll through Ridgevale Beach, stop by Pilgrim's Landing, and immerse yourself in nature at Nickerson State Park.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Chatham road trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Chatham. In August, daytime highs in Chatham are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Chatham

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Nantucket

Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Your list of things to see and do now includes Gail's Tours of Nantucket, Nantucket Island Tours, Surfside Beach, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Surfside Beach, look for gifts at Aunt Leah's Fudge, and then see the top attractions with Gail's Tours of Nantucket. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Murray's Toggery Shop, then catch all the local highlights with Nantucket Island Tours, and then take a tour by water with Endeavor Sailing Excursions.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Nantucket trip builder.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Chatham to Nantucket takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Nantucket can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nantucket

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches