16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Scranton
Drive:  6​h
1
Brewster
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Wellfleet
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h
4
Hyannis
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Mashpee
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: Scranton

2
nights
Brewster

Brewster ©
Brewster is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. You've added Fritz Glass, Cape Cod Rail Trail, Saint's Landing Beach, and other attractions to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Maps of Antiquity and Stony Brook Grist Mill and Museum. Get some historical perspective at Chatham's Godfrey Windmill and Crosby Mansion. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bank Street Beach, head outdoors with Chatham Anglers, kick back and relax at Breakwater Beach, and take in the exciting artwork at Addison Art Gallery.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Brewster road trip planner .

Scranton to Brewster is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Scranton, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brewster, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Brewster

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Chatham, Dennis, Eastham, Bank Street Beach, Cape Cod Rail Trail
Highlights from your plan
Nauset Lighthouse ©
Nauset Lighthouse
Mayflower Beach ©
Mayflower Beach
Nauset Light Beach ©
Nauset Light Beach

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dolphin & Whale Watching. On the 18th (Wed), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Here are some ideas for day two: get a sense of history and politics at Provincetown Town Hall, then get to know the fascinating history of Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, then visit a coastal fixture at Highland Light, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Cod Provincelands Trail.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Provincetown trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Brewster to Provincetown by car takes about an hour. September in Provincetown sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Wellfleet.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, Highland Light, Atlantic Spice Company
Highlights from your plan
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Cape Cod Provincelands Trail ©
Cape Cod Provincelands Trail
Highland Light ©
Highland Light

2
nights
Wellfleet

Wellfleet ©
Wellfleet is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, and is located halfway between the "tip" and "elbow" of Cape Cod. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Captain Curley's Sailing Charters as well as Wellfleet Drive-In Theatre. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): get interesting insight from Captain Curley's Sailing Charters and then catch a movie at Wellfleet Drive-In Theatre. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Truro Historical Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Corn Hill Beach, then view the masterpieces at Left Bank Art Gallery, and finally steep yourself in history at White Cedar Swamp.

For other places to visit and tourist information, read our Wellfleet day trip planning website .

Wellfleet is just a short distance from Provincetown. In September, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Hyannis.

Things to do in Wellfleet

Outdoors Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Truro
Highlights from your plan
Great Island Trail ©
Great Island Trail
Corn Hill Beach ©
Corn Hill Beach
Captain Curley's Sailing Charters ©
Captain Curley's Sailing Charters

4
nights
Hyannis

Hyannis ©
"The Capital of the Cape," Hyannis serves as Cape Cod's main transportation and commercial hub.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Edward Gorey House and Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mashpee Commons and Hoxie House. Change things up with these side-trips from Hyannis: Ned's Point Lighthouse (in Mattapoisett), Spohr Gardens (in Falmouth) and Seamen's Bethel (in New Bedford). There's lots more to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cape Cod Beer, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Francis Xavier Church, and brush up on your military savvy at Cape Cod Maritime Museum.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Hyannis online travel route planner .

You can drive from Provincetown to Hyannis in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Hyannis are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. On the 24th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Hyannis

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Mashpee, Edward Gorey House, Cape Cod Maritime Museum, Hoxie House, Ned's Point Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Edward Gorey House ©
Edward Gorey House
Ned's Point Lighthouse ©
Ned's Point Lighthouse
Seamen's Bethel ©
Seamen's Bethel

3
nights
Mashpee

Mashpee ©
Mashpee is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, on Cape Cod. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Wing Fort House, take in the spiritual surroundings of Quaker Friends Meetinghouse, then take in nature's colorful creations at Giving Tree Gallery and Sculpture Garden, then get a taste of the local shopping with McDermott Glass Studio, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Naukabout Beer Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Chapoquoit Beach, then take in the waterfront at Mattapoisett Harbor, then contemplate the long history of Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Sandwich Fish Hatchery.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mashpee trip itinerary tool .

Mashpee is just a short distance from Hyannis. In September, daily temperatures in Mashpee can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mashpee

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Sandwich, Falmouth, Mattapoisett Harbor, Rotch-Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum
Highlights from your plan
Wing Fort House ©
Wing Fort House
Mashpee Wampanoag Indian Museum ©
Mashpee Wampanoag Indian Museum

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