16 days in Cape Cod, Providence & Boston Itinerary

16 days in Cape Cod, Providence & Boston Itinerary

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16 days in Cape Cod, Providence & Boston Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Sandwich
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Providence
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
5
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: London

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Race Point Beach and Long Point. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Herring Cove Beach, don't miss a visit to Commercial Street, take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf, and get lost in a book at Provincetown Library.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Provincetown trip itinerary site .

London, UK to Provincetown is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Provincetown, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in July, expect Provincetown to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Orleans.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Corn Hill Beach, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach
Long Point ©
Long Point

3
nights
Orleans

Orleans ©
Orleans is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, which is co-extensive with Cape Cod. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cape Cod National Seashore and Nauset Beach. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Coast Guard Beach, take in the waterfront at Chatham Pier and Fish Market, tour the pleasant surroundings at Skaket Beach, and examine the collection at Nauset Model Railroad Club.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Orleans itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Provincetown to Orleans takes an hour. July in Orleans sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sandwich.

Things to do in Orleans

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Eastham, Cape Cod National Seashore, Chatham Pier and Fish Market, Marconi Beach
Highlights from your plan
Skaket Beach ©
Skaket Beach
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach

2
nights
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, then examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then kick back and relax at Sandy Neck Beach, and finally steep yourself in history at Plymouth Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Cape Cod Canal, get engrossed in the history at Plimoth Plantation, then contemplate the long history of Hoxie House, and finally don't miss a visit to Old King's Hwy.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sandwich trip planner .

Getting from Orleans to Sandwich by car takes about an hour. In July in Sandwich, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Providence.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Plymouth, Cape Cod Canal
Highlights from your plan
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Plymouth Rock ©
Plymouth Rock

3
nights
Providence

Providence ©
Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Roger Williams Park Zoo and Providence Children's Museum. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of WaterFire Providence, wander the streets of Historic Federal Hill, admire the masterpieces at RISD Museum, and don't miss a visit to Benefit Street.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Providence itinerary tool .

Getting from Sandwich to Providence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Boston.

Things to do in Providence

Historic Sites Parks Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Swan Point Cemetery ©
Swan Point Cemetery
Roger Williams Park Zoo ©
Roger Williams Park Zoo
Providence Children's Museum ©
Providence Children's Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at New England Aquarium, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, then admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and finally appreciate the history behind George Washington Statue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Museum of Science, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Boston tour itinerary planning tool .

You can take a train from Providence to Boston in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In July in Boston, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
New England Aquarium ©
New England Aquarium

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