12 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

12 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

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12 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

Start: Belfast
+3
bus + Fly + bus + ferry:  13​h
1
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Sandwich
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
3
Boston
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
End: Belfast

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.
Explore Provincetown's surroundings by going to Nauset Beach (in Orleans) and Salt Pond Visitor Center (in Eastham). The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Marconi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Race Point Beach, and make a trip to Commercial Street.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Provincetown trip itinerary builder tool .

Belfast, UK to Provincetown is an approximately 13-hour combination of bus, flight, and ferry. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. When traveling from Belfast in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Provincetown, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Nauset Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore, Marconi Beach, Salt Pond Visitor Center
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

3
nights
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Sandwich side-trips: Trinity Park Tabernacle (in Oak Bluffs), Chatham Marconi Maritime Center (in North Chatham) and Chatham Lighthouse Beach (in Chatham). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway, explore the activities along Cape Cod Canal, and stop by Handcraft House.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sandwich road trip site .

You can drive from Provincetown to Sandwich in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Boston.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Plymouth, Chatham, John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum, Cape Cod Canal, Shining Sea Bikeway
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Chatham Marconi Maritime Center ©
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester) and Salem Witch Museum (in Salem). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, take a tour of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Boston trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by bus from Sandwich to Boston takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daytime highs in Boston are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Salem Witch Museum
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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