4 days in Massachusetts & Iowa Itinerary

4 days in Massachusetts & Iowa Itinerary

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4 days in Massachusetts & Iowa Itinerary

Start: Boston
ferry:  1​h 30​min
1
Provincetown
— 1 day
ferry:  1​h 30​min
2
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Dubuque
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Boston


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1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): stroll through Race Point Beach, browse the collection at Provincetown Library, then take a leisurely stroll along MacMillan Wharf, and finally browse the exhibits of Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Provincetown trip planner .

Boston to Provincetown is an approximately 1.5-hour ferry ride. You can also fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in June, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Boston.

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Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Provincetown Library ©
Provincetown Library

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.
On the 16th (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and then admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at Museum of Science, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Skywalk Observatory.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Boston travel route planning website .

You can ride a ferry from Provincetown to Boston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June in Boston, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Dubuque.

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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

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day
Dubuque

Dubuque ©
Dubuque is the county seat of Dubuque County, Iowa, United States, located along the Mississippi River. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): walk around Eagle Point Park and then observe the fascinating underwater world at National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Dubuque trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Boston to Dubuque takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Dubuque are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Eagle Point Park ©
Eagle Point Park

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