6 days in Dennis, Nantucket & Boston Itinerary

6 days in Dennis, Nantucket & Boston Itinerary

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6 days in Dennis, Nantucket & Boston Itinerary

Start: Boston
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Dennis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Nantucket
— 2 nights
ferry + Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Boston
— 1 night
End: Boston

2
nights
Dennis

Dennis is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, located near the center of Cape Cod. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Plymouth Rock and then get engrossed in the history at Plimoth Plantation. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse for treasures at Antiques Center of Yarmouth, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then shop like a local with Cortile Gallery.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Dennis online tour itinerary planner .

Boston to Dennis is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In April, daytime highs in Dennis are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Dennis

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Provincetown, Plymouth, Pilgrim's Landing, Antiques Center of Yarmouth
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation

2
nights
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 14th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge, then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfside Beach, then stop by Aunt Leah's Fudge, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Paul's Episcopal Church. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Whaling Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Brant Point Lighthouse, and then kick back and relax at Jetties Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Nantucket driving holiday planning tool .

You can drive from Dennis to Nantucket in 3 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Nantucket can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Nantucket

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Surfside Beach ©
Surfside Beach
Jetties Beach ©
Jetties Beach
Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum

1
night
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.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Boston trip maker website .

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Nantucket to Boston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. In April, daytime highs in Boston are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 16th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Outdoors Tours

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