16 days in Provincetown & Alexandria Itinerary

16 days in Provincetown & Alexandria Itinerary

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16 days in Provincetown & Alexandria Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Provincetown
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Alexandria
— 9 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Provincetown: Chatham (Chatham Railroad Museum & Atwood Museum), Nauset Beach (in Orleans) and Eastham (Nauset Light Beach & Salt Pond Visitor Center). There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, kick back and relax at Long Point, stroll through Herring Cove Beach, and see the interesting displays at Provincetown Art Association and Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Provincetown trip planner.

Amsterdam, Holland to Provincetown is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. December in Provincetown sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Alexandria.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Eastham, Chatham, Wellfleet, Nauset Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore
Highlights from your plan
Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum ©
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Commercial Street ©
Commercial Street

9
nights
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Alexandria: Manassas National Battlefield Park (in Manassas), Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly) and Trinity Episcopal Church (in Upperville). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, learn about all things military at National Museum of the Marine Corps, and wander the streets of Old Town.

For reviews and tourist information, use the Alexandria trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Provincetown to Alexandria takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. When traveling from Provincetown in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Alexandria: temperatures range from 12°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Arlington, Luray, Little Library, Copper Fox Distillery, National Museum of the Marine Corps
Highlights from your plan
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier