6 days in Boston, Cape Cod & Portsmouth Itinerary

6 days in Boston, Cape Cod & Portsmouth Itinerary

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6 days in Boston, Cape Cod & Portsmouth Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Boston
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
2
Provincetown
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Falmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Portsmouth
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Kansas City

2
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.
On the 6th (Thu), appreciate the history behind New England Holocaust Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and then explore and take pictures at Fenway Park.

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Kansas City to Boston is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kansas City to Boston, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kansas City in June, things will get slightly colder in Boston: highs are around 76°F and lows about 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Provincetown.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

1
night
Provincetown

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 9th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach, then get lost in a book at Provincetown Library, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally take a leisurely stroll along MacMillan Wharf.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Provincetown online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by ferry from Boston to Provincetown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Provincetown can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Provincetown Library ©
Provincetown Library

1
night
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Highfield Hall & Gardens, get to know the fascinating history of Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob), then explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Old Silver Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Falmouth online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Provincetown to Falmouth in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June in Falmouth, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Old Silver Beach ©
Old Silver Beach
Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob) ©
Highfield Hall & Gardens ©
Highfield Hall & Gardens

1
night
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. On the 11th (Tue), kick back and relax at Hampton Beach State Park and then step off the mainland to explore Isles of Shoals.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Portsmouth tour planner.

Traveling by car from Falmouth to Portsmouth takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Portsmouth can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Hampton Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Isles of Shoals ©
Isles of Shoals
Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park

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