4 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

4 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

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4 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  3​h
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Falmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Fine Arts and Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Freedom Trail and The House of the Seven Gables. Step out of Boston to go to Gloucester and see Dolphin & Whale Watching, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of North End, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Boston tour itinerary planning website .

New York City to Boston is an approximately 3-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Boston when traveling from New York City in May, with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

The House of the Seven Gables, Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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North End ©
North End
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Highfield Hall & Gardens, stroll through Old Silver Beach, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway, and finally stroll around Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Falmouth trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Boston to Falmouth in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob) ©
Highfield Hall & Gardens ©
Highfield Hall & Gardens
Old Silver Beach ©
Old Silver Beach

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