6 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

6 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

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6 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

Start: Detroit
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  6​h 15​min
1
Hyannis
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Provincetown
— 4 nights
+3
ferry + foot + bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Detroit

1
night
Hyannis

Hyannis ©
"The Capital of the Cape," Hyannis serves as Cape Cod's main transportation and commercial hub.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): stroll through Parkers River Beach and then stop by Brewster Store.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Hyannis trip builder tool .

Detroit to Hyannis is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in September, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Hyannis

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Craigville Beach, Brewster Store, Parkers River Beach
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Craigville Beach ©
Craigville Beach
St. Francis Xavier Church ©
St. Francis Xavier Church
Parkers River Beach ©
Parkers River Beach

4
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Head of the Meadow Beach and Long Point. Your inner history buff will appreciate First Encounter Beach and Nauset Lighthouse. Change things up with a short trip to Nauset Light Beach in Eastham (about 42 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: visit a coastal fixture at Highland Light, trek along Cape Cod Provincelands Trail, look for gifts at Atlantic Spice Company, and take a leisurely stroll along MacMillan Wharf.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Provincetown journey planner.

Traveling by car from Hyannis to Provincetown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in September, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Eastham, Truro, Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, Atlantic Spice Company
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Head of the Meadow Beach ©
Head of the Meadow Beach
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Nauset Light Beach ©
Nauset Light Beach

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