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.
On the 15th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Race Point Beach, get lost in a book at Provincetown Library, then take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf, and finally pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Provincetown itinerary website .

Boston to Provincetown is an approximately 1.5-hour ferry ride. You can also fly; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Provincetown are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to catch the 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, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, and then admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Museum of Science, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, and then browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Boston attractions planner.

You can ride a ferry from Provincetown to Boston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 60°F. 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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Dubuque

Dubuque ©
Dubuque is the county seat of Dubuque County, Iowa, United States, located along the Mississippi River. Kick 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.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Dubuque journey app .

Traveling by flight from Boston to Dubuque takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Boston to Dubuque, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

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Eagle Point Park ©
Eagle Point Park

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