6 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

6 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

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6 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  3​h
1
Boston
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hyannis
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

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 historic sites, museums, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, wander the streets of North End, appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, and walk around Boston Common.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Boston road trip planning app .

Washington DC to Boston is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in March, things will get slightly colder in Boston: highs are around 43°F and lows about 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hyannis.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Boston Common ©
Boston Common

2
nights
Hyannis

Hyannis ©
"The Capital of the Cape," Hyannis serves as Cape Cod's main transportation and commercial hub.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Shining Sea Bikeway, then explore and take pictures at Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob), and finally see the interesting displays at Falmouth Museums on the Green. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum, get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Plymouth Rock, and finally take an in-depth tour of Plimoth Plantation.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Hyannis trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Boston to Hyannis takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 43°F in March, and nighttime lows around 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hyannis

Museums Parks Trails

Side Trips

Falmouth, Sandwich, Plymouth
Highlights from your plan
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation

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