11 days in Los Angeles & Cape Cod Itinerary

11 days in Los Angeles & Cape Cod Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Sandwich
— 2 nights
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Provincetown
— 4 nights
Fly

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Los Angeles

— 4 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Step out of the city life by going to Manhattan Beach and Dana Point Parasail. Santa Monica Pier and Ocean Avenue are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Salt Creek Beach (in Dana Point) and Main Beach (in Laguna Beach). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Hollywood Bowl Museum, explore and take pictures at 26-Mile Bike Path, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica State Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Los Angeles. In August, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Sandwich.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Sandwich

— 2 nights
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 26th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Highfield Hall & Gardens, visit a coastal fixture at Nobska Point Lighthouse, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Seagull Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Craigville Beach, then see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and finally take a memorable tour with The Adventure Park at Heritage Museums & Gardens.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sandwich day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Sandwich takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. In August, Sandwich is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 78°F and lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Sandwich

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Provincetown

— 4 nights

Birthplace of American Liberty

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Nauset Lighthouse and Captain Penniman House. Bring the kids along to Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum and Coast Guard Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Provincetown: Eastham (Nauset Light Beach & First Encounter Beach). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Race Point Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Herring Cove Beach, get a dose of the wild on Art's Dune Tours, and examine the collection at Provincetown Art Association and Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Provincetown trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Sandwich to Provincetown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Provincetown can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cape Cod travel guide

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Beaches · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Specialty Museums
Located on the southern shore of Massachusetts, Cape Cod contains some 15 towns and two islands. The arm-shaped peninsula is a popular holiday destination throughout the year because of its historical attractions, art galleries, award-winning restaurants, and a scenic coastline dotted by sandy beaches. Start your sightseeing in Provincetown, located at the very tip of the cape and famous for being the site of the first Pilgrims' landing in 1620. From there you can hit up all of the Cape's other small towns, renowned for their comfortable bed and breakfasts and distinctive cuisine of fresh fish and oyster dishes. This maritime community features more than a dozen lighthouses. Part of experiencing the Cape means a trip to its two islands--which showcase several lighthouses and numerous restaurants.