13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Boston
1
Boston
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h
2
Sandwich
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Salem
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
End: Boston


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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Old Town Trolley Tours. Explore Boston's surroundings by going to Milk and Honey Bazaar (in Tiverton), Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit) and Newport (The Breakers & Cliff Walk). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, get lost in a book at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Boston sightseeing website .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, Theodore Francis Green State Airport and Portsmouth International at Pease Airport. In August in Boston, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Newport, Plymouth, Heritage Museums & Gardens, Milk and Honey Bazaar, Marginal Way Walkway
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
The Breakers ©
The Breakers

2
nights
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, then steep yourself in history at Hoxie House, and finally make a trip to Old King's Hwy. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Plimoth Plantation, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sandy Neck Beach, and then take in the waterfront at Boardwalk.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sandwich day trip planning app .

Getting from Boston to Sandwich by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. August in Sandwich sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Plimoth Plantation
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Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

2
nights
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.
On the 26th (Mon), get lost in a book at Provincetown Library, then don't miss a visit to Commercial Street, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf, then explore the world behind art at Provincetown Town Hall, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Provincetown trip tool .

Traveling by car from Sandwich to Provincetown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Salem.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

3
nights
Salem

Salem ©
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): steep yourself in history at The House of the Seven Gables, then stop by Fished Impressions, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the waterfront at Pickering Wharf, then examine the collection at Peabody Essex Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Salem Witch Museum, and finally walk around Salem Witch Trials Memorial.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Salem holiday website .

Traveling by car from Provincetown to Salem takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Salem can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Salem

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Peabody Essex Museum ©
Peabody Essex Museum

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