7 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

7 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

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7 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

Start: Syracuse
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Falmouth
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Syracuse

4
nights
Orleans

Orleans ©
Orleans is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, which is co-extensive with Cape Cod. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nauset Beach and Cape Cod National Seashore. Explore Orleans' surroundings by going to Provincetown (MacMillan Wharf, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Coast Guard Beach, examine the collection at Chatham Railroad Museum, get answers to all your questions at Salt Pond Visitor Center, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Chatham Lighthouse Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Orleans trip planner .

Syracuse to Orleans is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in August, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Orleans

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Provincetown, Eastham, Chatham, Marconi Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore
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Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore

2
nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): gain insight at Cape Cod Children's Museum, then examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, and finally stroll through Old Silver Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Highfield Hall & Gardens, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Woods Hole Science Aquarium, then walk around Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob), and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Falmouth trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Orleans to Falmouth takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Falmouth can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandwich, Cape Cod Children's Museum
Highlights from your plan
Old Silver Beach ©
Old Silver Beach
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Woods Hole Science Aquarium ©
Woods Hole Science Aquarium

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