13 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

13 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

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13 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Boston
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Plymouth
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
3
Edgartown
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Nantucket
— 4 nights
ferry + Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

3
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: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, shop like a local with Faneuil Hall Marketplace, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, and stroll the grounds of Granary Burying Ground.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Boston trip itinerary planning website .

Los Angeles to Boston is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles to Boston, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Plymouth.

Things to do in Boston

Tours Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Marginal Way Walkway
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

few
hours
Plymouth

Plymouth
Rightly calling itself "America's Hometown," Plymouth holds a prominent place in the nation's history and culture as the site of the first Puritan colony.
To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Plymouth trip planning website .

You can take a train from Boston to Plymouth in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Plymouth, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 55°F at night. You will leave for Edgartown on the 1st (Tue).

Things to do in Plymouth

Parks Outdoors Museums

3
nights
Edgartown

Edgartown ©
Edgartown is a town located on Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Aquinnah Cliffs, then experience rural life at Morning Glory Farm, then enjoy the sand and surf at Katama Beach/ South Beach, and finally enjoy the sea views from Edgartown Lighthouse. On your second day here, wander the streets of Martha's Vineyard Camp meeting Association (MVCMA), admire the striking features of Trinity Park Tabernacle, then admire the natural beauty at Mytoi, and finally step off the mainland to explore Chappaquiddick.

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Traveling by car from Plymouth to Edgartown takes 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Edgartown are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Nantucket.

Things to do in Edgartown

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Oak Bluffs, Aquinnah Cliffs
Highlights from your plan
Katama Beach/ South Beach ©
Katama Beach/ South Beach
Trinity Park Tabernacle ©
Trinity Park Tabernacle
Edgartown Lighthouse ©
Edgartown Lighthouse

4
nights
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Nantucket is known for museums, beaches, historic sites, breweries & distilleries, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Whaling Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Cisco Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jetties Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Egan Maritime's Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum.

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Getting from Edgartown to Nantucket by car takes about 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Nantucket can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Nantucket

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Jetties Beach ©
Jetties Beach
Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum
Great Point Light ©
Great Point Light

2
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, browse the collection at Boston Public Library, then take a stroll through North End, and finally get engrossed in the history at USS Constitution Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Boston online road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Nantucket to Boston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
North End ©
North End
Boston Public Library ©
Boston Public Library

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