5 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

5 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

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5 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h
1
Sandwich
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Boston
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

1
day
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway, get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, then examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Cape Cod Canal.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sandwich trip planner.

Los Angeles to Sandwich is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, expect Sandwich to be colder, temps between 39°F and 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Boston.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums Parks Trails

Side Trips

Shining Sea Bikeway, Cape Cod Canal
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Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Shining Sea Bikeway ©
Shining Sea Bikeway
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

3
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Boston is known for museums, historic sites, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Faneuil Hall Marketplace, stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Boston trip itinerary app .

Take a bus from Sandwich to Boston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. January in Boston sees daily highs of 37°F and lows of 23°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Mount Auburn Cemetery
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

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