4 days in Boston & Provincetown Itinerary

4 days in Boston & Provincetown Itinerary

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4 days in Boston & Provincetown Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  3​h
1
Boston
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
2
Provincetown
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: New York City

2
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.
Boston is known for historic sites, museums, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, wander the streets of North End, get a variety of perspectives on a duck tour, and take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Boston travel route planner.

New York City to Boston is an approximately 3-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in September; daily highs in Boston reach 75°F and lows reach 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Provincetown.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

1
night
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.
On the 13th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach, kick back and relax at Herring Cove Beach, and then appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Provincetown trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by ferry from Boston to Provincetown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September in Provincetown, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach

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