5 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

5 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

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Hyannis
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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.
Visiting Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises and Craigville Beach will get you outdoors. Relax by the water at Nauset Beach and Gray's Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hyannis: Falmouth (Shining Sea Bikeway & Old Silver Beach), Addison Art Gallery (in Orleans) and Maps of Antiquity (in Chatham). It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Chatham Lighthouse Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hyannis online vacation planner.

New York City to Hyannis is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in August: high temperatures in Hyannis hover around 79°F and lows are around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Provincetown.

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Provincetown

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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.
On the 30th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, learn about winemaking at Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, then stroll through Race Point Beach, and finally make a trip to Commercial Street. Keep things going the next day: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Herring Cove Beach, and then kick back and relax at Long Point.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Provincetown trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Hyannis to Provincetown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Provincetown are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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