5 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

5 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

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Hyannis
— 2 nights
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Provincetown
— 2 nights

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Hyannis

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Capital of Cape Cod

"The Capital of the Cape," Hyannis serves as Cape Cod's main transportation and commercial hub.
Popular historic sites such as Edward Gorey House and Highfield Hall & Gardens are in your itinerary. Visiting Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises and Chatham Lighthouse Beach will get you outdoors. Explore Hyannis' surroundings by going to Nobska Point Lighthouse (in Woods Hole), Falmouth (Coonamessett Farm & Shining Sea Bikeway) and Orleans (Nauset Beach & The Goose Hummock). And it doesn't end there: get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Francis Xavier Church, contemplate the long history of Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum, and examine the collection at John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hyannis vacation builder site.

Pittsburgh to Hyannis is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. In October in Hyannis, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Provincetown.

Things to do in Hyannis

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

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Provincetown

Provincetown ©

Birthplace of American Liberty

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): kick back and relax at Long Point, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Cod National Seashore. On your second day here, appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach, then stroll through Herring Cove Beach, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Provincetown online journey planner.

You can drive from Hyannis to Provincetown in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Provincetown are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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Race Point Beach
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
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