5 days in Boston, Nantucket & Provincetown Itinerary

5 days in Boston, Nantucket & Provincetown Itinerary

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5 days in Boston, Nantucket & Provincetown Itinerary

Start: Boston
1
Boston
— 1 day
Drive + ferry:  2​h 30​min
2
Nantucket
— 2 nights
ferry + taxi:  2​h 15​min
3
Provincetown
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
End: Boston

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Granary Burying Ground, then wander the streets of Beacon Hill, then get a taste of the local shopping with Newbury Street, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Old North Church & Historic Site.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Boston trip itinerary maker site .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports are General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Portsmouth International at Pease Airport and Bradley International Airport. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Provincetown.

Things to do in Boston

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
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Beacon Hill ©
Beacon Hill
Old North Church & Historic Site ©
Old North Church & Historic Site
Newbury Street ©
Newbury Street

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Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. On the 12th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Whaling Museum, then contemplate the long history of Greater Light, then see the interesting displays at Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum, and finally look for gifts at Aunt Leah's Fudge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St Paul's Episcopal Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Unitarian Universalist Meeting House Nantucket, and then stroll through Nobadeer.

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You can do a combination of car and ferry from Boston to Nantucket in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April in Nantucket, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Nantucket

Historic Sites Museums Beaches
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Greater Light ©
Greater Light
Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum
Nobadeer ©
Nobadeer

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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 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Skaket Beach, get advice or help at Salt Pond Visitor Center, then take in the views from Uncle Tim's Bridge, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Left Bank Art Gallery.

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Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Nantucket to Provincetown takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Provincetown are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can catch the ferry back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Wellfleet, Atlantic Spice Company, Salt Pond Visitor Center, Skaket Beach
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Skaket Beach ©
Skaket Beach
Salt Pond Visitor Center ©
Salt Pond Visitor Center
Left Bank Art Gallery ©
Left Bank Art Gallery

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