13 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

13 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

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Nantucket
— 2 nights
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Provincetown
— 2 nights
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Dennis
— 5 nights
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Boston
— 3 nights

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Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): kick back and relax at Surfside Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Brant Point Lighthouse, and then kick back and relax at Nobadeer. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Paul's Episcopal Church, then enjoy the sea views from Sankaty Head Lighthouse, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Great Point Light.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Nantucket vacation planner.

New York City to Nantucket is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in August, with highs in Nantucket at 76°F and lows at 63°F. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Wed) before leaving for Provincetown.

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Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Provincetown

Provincetown ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Cortile Gallery, then kick back and relax at Long Point, and then take a leisurely stroll along MacMillan Wharf. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Provincetown trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Nantucket to Provincetown in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daytime highs in Provincetown are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Fri) before leaving for Dennis.

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Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

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Dennis

Dennis ©
Dennis is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, located near the center of Cape Cod. Let the collections at Heritage Museums & Gardens and Edward Gorey House capture your imagination. Relax by the water at Nauset Beach and Craigville Beach. Explore Dennis' surroundings by going to Coast Guard Beach (in Eastham) and Plymouth (Mayflower II, Plymouth Rock, &more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Corporation Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mayflower Beach, steep yourself in history at Captain Penniman House, and engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dennis online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Provincetown to Dennis takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Dennis, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Boston.

Things to do in Dennis

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

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Specialty Museum
Heritage Museums & Gardens
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Science Museum
Sandwich Glass Museum
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Boston

Boston ©

Beantown

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Fenway Park. You'll explore and learn at Museum of Fine Arts and John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library. Get some historical perspective at Freedom Trail and Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, get engrossed in the history at USS Constitution Museum, take a tour of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, and buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Boston road trip app.

You can drive from Dennis to Boston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Boston, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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