5 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

5 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

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5 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Falmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Wellfleet
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Newark

1
night
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Coonamessett Farm, then admire the masterpieces at Sandwich Glass Museum, then see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Old Silver Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Falmouth trip planner .

Newark to Falmouth is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Newark in August: high temperatures in Falmouth hover around 78°F and lows are around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Wellfleet.

Things to do in Falmouth

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

Sandwich
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Old Silver Beach ©
Old Silver Beach
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

3
nights
Wellfleet

Wellfleet is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, and is located halfway between the "tip" and "elbow" of Cape Cod. Step out of Wellfleet with an excursion to Nauset Beach in Orleans--about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stroll through Herring Cove Beach, get lost in a book at Provincetown Library, and get advice or help at Salt Pond Visitor Center.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Wellfleet road trip app .

Traveling by car from Falmouth to Wellfleet takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in August, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wellfleet

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Provincetown, Cape Cod National Seashore, Salt Pond Visitor Center, Nauset Beach
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore

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