3 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

3 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

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3 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

Start: Newark
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  4​h 15​min
1
Sandwich
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Provincetown
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Newark


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night
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 26th (Sat), examine the collection at John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum and then see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sandwich trip planner .

Newark to Sandwich is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Newark in May; daily highs in Sandwich reach 66°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Provincetown.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums

Side Trip

John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum
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Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum ©
John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum

1
night
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 27th (Sun), make a trip to Commercial Street, appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Herring Cove Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Race Point Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Provincetown attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Sandwich to Provincetown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Provincetown are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

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