16 days in Boston, Cape Cod & New York City Itinerary

16 days in Boston, Cape Cod & New York City Itinerary

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16 days in Boston, Cape Cod & New York City Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Boston
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
2
Provincetown
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Falmouth
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

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.
Boston is known for historic sites, museums, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park, stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, and browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Boston attractions planning website .

London, UK to Boston is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Boston due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Boston hover around 33°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Provincetown.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Mount Auburn Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

4
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Captain Penniman House in Eastham (about 44 minutes away). The adventure continues: stroll through Cape Cod National Seashore, do a tasting at Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, get lost in a book at Provincetown Library, and don't miss a visit to Commercial Street.

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Traveling by ferry from Boston to Provincetown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Provincetown can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Captain Penniman House, Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, Cape Cod National Seashore, Uncle Tim's Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore

4
nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Falmouth: Sandwich (Heritage Museums & Gardens, Old King's Hwy, & more), New Bedford Whaling Museum (in New Bedford) and Cape Cod Canal (in Buzzards Bay). Next up on the itinerary: explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway, engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, get engrossed in the history at Jenney Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Old Silver Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Falmouth online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Provincetown to Falmouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Falmouth sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Falmouth

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Plymouth, Sandwich, Hyannis, Osterville Village Library, Edward Gorey House
Highlights from your plan
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

3
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, and get great views at Top of the Rock.

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You can drive from Falmouth to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Falmouth in July; daily highs in New York City reach 35°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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