6 days in New England Itinerary

6 days in New England Itinerary

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6 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Rochester
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Boston
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
2
Sandwich
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Rochester

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.
On the 9th (Fri), explore and take pictures at Fenway Park and then stroll around Boston Public Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, and then get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Boston tour planner .

Rochester to Boston is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. August in Boston sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Sandwich.

Things to do in Boston

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

2
nights
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the activities along Cape Cod Canal, see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, then grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway, and finally kick back and relax at Old Silver Beach. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Plimoth Plantation, then enjoy the sand and surf at Corporation Beach, and then stroll through Chatham Lighthouse Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sandwich online holiday planner .

Traveling by bus from Boston to Sandwich takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Sandwich, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Sandwich

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Falmouth, Chatham Lighthouse Beach, Corporation Beach, Cape Cod Canal, Plimoth Plantation
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Old Silver Beach ©
Old Silver Beach
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Cape Cod Canal ©
Cape Cod Canal

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Corn Hill Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Cod National Seashore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along MacMillan Wharf, then kick back and relax at Nauset Beach, and finally stroll through Marconi Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Provincetown trip maker website .

You can drive from Sandwich to Provincetown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Provincetown, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Corn Hill Beach, Nauset Beach, Marconi Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

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