4 days in Plymouth, Sandwich & North Truro Itinerary

4 days in Plymouth, Sandwich & North Truro Itinerary

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4 days in Plymouth, Sandwich & North Truro Itinerary

Start: Boston
Drive:  1​h
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
North Truro
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Boston


Plymouth ©
Rightly calling itself "America's Hometown," Plymouth holds a prominent place in the nation's history and culture as the site of the first Puritan colony.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Brown's Bank as well as Plimoth Plantation. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Plimoth Plantation, step off the mainland to explore Brown's Bank, steep yourself in history at Plymouth Rock, then take in nature's colorful creations at Brewster Gardens, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Plymouth day trip planner .

Boston to Plymouth is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. July in Plymouth sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Sandwich.

Things to do in Plymouth

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Brewster Gardens ©
Brewster Gardens


Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sandwich Glass Museum as well as Sandy Neck Beach. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Sandy Neck Beach, then stroll through Shining Sea Bikeway, then stroll through Old Silver Beach, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sandwich road trip planning site .

Sandwich is just a short distance from Plymouth. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in July, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to North Truro.

Things to do in Sandwich

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Old Silver Beach ©
Old Silver Beach

North Truro

North Truro ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): stroll through Head of the Meadow Beach, learn about winemaking at Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, then look for gifts at Atlantic Spice Company, and finally examine the collection at Highland House Museum. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Coast Guard Beach and then visit a coastal fixture at Highland Light.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our North Truro trip builder tool .

You can drive from Sandwich to North Truro in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in North Truro can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in North Truro

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Head of the Meadow Beach ©
Head of the Meadow Beach
Highland Light ©
Highland Light
Highland House Museum ©
Highland House Museum