5 days in Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket Itinerary

5 days in Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket Itinerary

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Hyannis
— Few hours
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Provincetown
— 2 nights
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Oak Bluffs
— 2 nights
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Nantucket
— 1 day

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Hyannis

Hyannis ©

Capital of Cape Cod

"The Capital of the Cape," Hyannis serves as Cape Cod's main transportation and commercial hub.
On the 11th (Fri), get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum and then see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hyannis travel route planner.

Philadelphia to Hyannis is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in September; daily highs in Hyannis reach 73°F and lows reach 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Provincetown.

Things to do in Hyannis

Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

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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 12th (Sat): stroll through Race Point Beach, then explore the galleries of Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, then get lost in a book at Provincetown Library, and finally make a trip to Commercial Street. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Provincetown online attractions planner.

You can drive from Hyannis to Provincetown in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Oak Bluffs.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Beaches
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Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum ©
Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Commercial Street ©
Commercial Street

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Oak Bluffs

Oak Bluffs ©
Oak Bluffs is a town located on the island of Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Katama Beach/ South Beach, then enjoy the sea views from Edgartown Lighthouse, then contemplate the long history of Trinity Park Tabernacle, and finally make a trip to Flying Horses Carousel.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Oak Bluffs trip planner.

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Provincetown to Oak Bluffs in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Oak Bluffs can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Nantucket.

Things to do in Oak Bluffs

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Katama Beach/ South Beach ©
Katama Beach/ South Beach
Trinity Park Tabernacle ©
Trinity Park Tabernacle
Edgartown Lighthouse ©
Edgartown Lighthouse

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Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): examine the collection at Whaling Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Brant Point Lighthouse, and then learn about winemaking at Cisco Brewers.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nantucket day trip tool.

You can ride a ferry from Oak Bluffs to Nantucket in 2 hours. September in Nantucket sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nantucket

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites
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Cisco Brewers ©
Cisco Brewers
Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum
Brant Point Lighthouse ©
Brant Point Lighthouse

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