7 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

7 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

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7 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  3​h
1
Boston
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  2​h 30​min
2
Nantucket
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Eastham
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Falmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
End: Newark

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Granary Burying Ground, then stroll around Boston Public Garden, and then get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and then browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Boston journey planner.

Newark to Boston is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

1
night
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 23rd (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Egan Maritime's Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum, then examine the collection at Whaling Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Jetties Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Nantucket online tour itinerary maker .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Boston to Nantucket in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Boston in July: highs in Nantucket hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Eastham.

Things to do in Nantucket

Museums Beaches Parks
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Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum
Jetties Beach ©
Jetties Beach

3
nights
Eastham

Eastham ©
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Visit Cape Cod National Seashore and Nauset Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eastham: Provincetown (Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum & Herring Cove Beach). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Coast Guard Beach, explore and take pictures at First Encounter Beach, get all the information you need at Salt Pond Visitor Center, and enjoy the sand and surf at Marconi Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Eastham road trip site .

Traveling by car from Nantucket to Eastham takes 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Falmouth.

Things to do in Eastham

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Provincetown, Cape Cod National Seashore, Marconi Beach, Nauset Beach
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Coast Guard Beach ©
Coast Guard Beach

1
night
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): stroll through Old Silver Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Chapoquoit Beach, and then grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway.

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You can drive from Eastham to Falmouth in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Falmouth are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Shining Sea Bikeway ©
Shining Sea Bikeway

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