7 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

7 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

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7 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hyannis
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Philadelphia

3
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.
Provincetown is known for wildlife, beaches, nightlife, trails, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf, make a trip to Commercial Street, and get a sense of history and politics at Provincetown Town Hall.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Provincetown day trip planning website .

Philadelphia to Provincetown is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Philadelphia in September, with highs in Provincetown at 71°F and lows at 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Hyannis.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Cape Cod National Seashore, Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod
Highlights from your plan
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Hyannis

Hyannis ©
"The Capital of the Cape," Hyannis serves as Cape Cod's main transportation and commercial hub.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hyannis: Nobska Point Lighthouse (in Woods Hole), Orleans (Nauset Beach & Church of the Transfiguration) and Shining Sea Bikeway (in Falmouth). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, identify plant and animal life at Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge, enjoy the sand and surf at Chatham Lighthouse Beach, and gain insight at Chatham Marconi Maritime Center.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hyannis journey maker site .

You can drive from Provincetown to Hyannis in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. September in Hyannis sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hyannis

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Chatham, Orleans, Sandwich, Falmouth
Highlights from your plan
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center ©
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

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