5 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

5 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

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5 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Falmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: New York City

3
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Heritage Museums & Gardens and Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum. Visit Edward Gorey House and Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum for their historical value. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Race Point Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Charles-Baltivik Gallery and Sculpture Garden, stroll through Herring Cove Beach, and get a taste of the local shopping with Rice-Polak Gallery.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Provincetown trip planner.

New York City to Provincetown is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of train, bus, and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from New York City in May, things will get slightly colder in Provincetown: highs are around 63°F and lows about 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Falmouth.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Yarmouth Port, Cape Cod National Seashore, Heritage Museums & Gardens
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Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore

1
night
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Highfield Hall & Gardens, then engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, then stroll through Shining Sea Bikeway, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob).

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Falmouth online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Provincetown to Falmouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Falmouth sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Sandwich Glass Museum
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Highfield Hall & Gardens ©
Highfield Hall & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob) ©

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