3 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

3 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

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3 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  5​h
1
Hyannis
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Eastham
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
3
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New York City

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hours
Hyannis

Hyannis
"The Capital of the Cape," Hyannis serves as Cape Cod's main transportation and commercial hub.
To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Hyannis trip maker site .

New York City to Hyannis is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in July; daily highs in Hyannis reach 80°F and lows reach 66°F. You will leave for Eastham on the 3rd (Wed).

Things to do in Hyannis

Outdoors Parks Tours

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hours
Eastham

Eastham
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. To see maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Eastham vacation site .

You can drive from Hyannis to Eastham in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 65°F. You'll set off for Provincetown on the 3rd (Wed).

Things to do in Eastham

Outdoors Parks Tours

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, then visit a coastal fixture at Nauset Lighthouse, then explore the galleries of Chatham Marconi Maritime Center, and finally take an in-depth tour of Stony Brook Grist Mill and Museum. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse for treasures at Maps of Antiquity, steep yourself in history at Captain Penniman House, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Hill Rural Historic District, and finally kick back and relax at First Encounter Beach.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Provincetown day trip website .

Provincetown is just a stone's throw from Eastham. July in Provincetown sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Eastham, Chatham, Stony Brook Grist Mill and Museum
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Nauset Lighthouse ©
Nauset Lighthouse
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center ©
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center
Stony Brook Grist Mill and Museum ©

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