6 days in Cape Cod & Boston Itinerary

6 days in Cape Cod & Boston Itinerary

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6 days in Cape Cod & Boston Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Drive:  8​h
1
Provincetown
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Falmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly + ferry:  4​h 15​min
End: Toronto

1
day
Provincetown

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 5th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at Cape Cod Museum of Natural History and then hike along Cape Cod Rail Trail.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Provincetown trip simple and quick.

Toronto, Canada to Provincetown is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Provincetown are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Falmouth.

Things to do in Provincetown

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Cape Cod Rail Trail
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Cape Cod Rail Trail ©
Cape Cod Rail Trail

2
nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. On the 6th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, admire the masterpieces at Highfield Hall & Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Plimoth Plantation, get engrossed in the history at Pilgrim Hall Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Sandwich Fish Hatchery, and finally kick back and relax at Craigville Beach. On the next day, kick back and relax at Kalmus Beach, see the interesting displays at Whydah Pirate Museum, then see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob).

Before you visit Falmouth, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Provincetown to Falmouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Falmouth can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Falmouth

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandwich, Plymouth, Whydah Pirate Museum, Craigville Beach, Kalmus Beach
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Whydah Pirate Museum ©
Whydah Pirate Museum
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Pilgrim Hall Museum ©
Pilgrim Hall 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.
Popular historic sites such as The House of the Seven Gables and Strawbery Banke Museum are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Museum of Fine Arts and RISD Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Hampton Beach State Park (in Hampton) and Peabody Essex Museum (in Salem). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Old North Church & Historic Site, take in the architecture and design of Harvard University, wander the streets of Beacon Hill, and admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Boston trip planner.

Drive from Falmouth to Boston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Boston, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Salem, RISD Museum, Strawbery Banke Museum, Hampton Beach State Park, Harvard University
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Old North Church & Historic Site ©
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables

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