45 days in Massachusetts, New York City & Philadelphia Itinerary

45 days in Massachusetts, New York City & Philadelphia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Boston
— 9 nights
2
Provincetown
— 5 nights
3
Sandwich
— 3 nights
4
Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard
— 2 nights
5
Nantucket
— 5 nights
6
New York City
— 10 nights
7
Philadelphia
— 9 nights

9
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Salem (The House of the Seven Gables & Peabody Essex Museum), Stanley park (in Westfield) and Concord (Minuteman National Park - Old North Bridge, Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, get a new perspective on nature at The Harvard Museum of Natural History, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Boston trip itinerary planning tool.

Hyderabad, India to Boston is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Hyderabad to Boston is minus 10.5 hours. Traveling from Hyderabad in November, expect Boston to be colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Provincetown.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Concord, Cambridge, Salem, Stanley park, Brookline Booksmith
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Mount Auburn Cemetery ©
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

5
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Eastham (Coast Guard Beach, Nauset Light Beach, &more), Atwood Museum (in Chatham) and Nauset Beach (in Orleans). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Herring Cove Beach, get a sense of history and politics at Provincetown Town Hall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Cod National Seashore, and admire the masterpieces at Provincetown Art Association and Museum.

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You can ride a ferry from Boston to Provincetown in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Provincetown are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Eastham, Marconi Beach, Atwood Museum, Nauset Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore
Highlights from your plan
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach
Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum ©
Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum

3
nights
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Explore Sandwich's surroundings by going to Yarmouth Port (Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum & Edward Gorey House), Chatham (Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge & Chatham Lighthouse Beach) and Chatham Marconi Maritime Center (in North Chatham). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Sandwich Glass Museum, examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway, and don't miss a visit to Old King's Hwy.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sandwich trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Provincetown to Sandwich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Sandwich sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Oak Bluffs.

Things to do in Sandwich

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Chatham, Yarmouth Port, John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum, Shining Sea Bikeway, Plymouth Rock
Highlights from your plan
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center ©
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens

2
nights
Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard

Oak Bluffs ©
Oak Bluffs is a town located on the island of Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 12th (Thu), browse the collection at West Tisbury Free Public Library, thenget lost in a book at Edgartown Public Library, thenvisit a coastal fixture at Edgartown Lighthouse, and finally tee off at Farm Neck Golf Club. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Trinity Park Tabernacle, thenadmire the natural beauty at Mytoi, thenstop by Chilmark Chocolates, and finally wander the streets of Martha's Vineyard Camp meeting Association (MVCMA).

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Oak Bluffs trip itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Sandwich to Oak Bluffs in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Nantucket.

Things to do in Oak Bluffs

Historic Sites Golf Shopping

Side Trips

Edgartown, Chilmark Chocolates, West Tisbury Free Public Library
Highlights from your plan
Trinity Park Tabernacle ©
Trinity Park Tabernacle
Farm Neck Golf Club ©
Farm Neck Golf Club
Edgartown Lighthouse ©
Edgartown Lighthouse

5
nights
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Nantucket is known for museums, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Whaling Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Milestone Bog, visit a coastal fixture at Great Point Light, and make a trip to St Paul's Episcopal Church.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Nantucket trip itinerary planning tool.

You can ride a ferry from Oak Bluffs to Nantucket in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Nantucket

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum
Miacomet Golf Club ©
Miacomet Golf Club

10
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our New York City day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Nantucket to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

9
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Change things up with these side-trips from Philadelphia: Hagley Museum and Library (in Wilmington), Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (in Winterthur). There's lots more to do: stroll around Wissahickon Valley Park, get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, get your game on at Urban Axes Philadelphia, and explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Philadelphia trip planner.

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Baltimore, Grounds For Sculpture, Chanticleer, Hagley Museum and Library, Longwood Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Sagamore Spirit Distillery ©
Sagamore Spirit Distillery
Wissahickon Valley Park ©
Wissahickon Valley Park
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens

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