7 days in New England Itinerary

7 days in New England Itinerary

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7 days in New England Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  3​h
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1​h 30​min
2
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Sandwich
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
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.
Do your shopping at Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Fenway Park. You'll get in some beach time at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Boston Public Garden. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Newbury Street, get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, stroll around Boston Common, and shop like a local with Copley Square.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Boston tour itinerary planner.

New York City to Boston is an approximately 3-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 65°F in Boston. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Provincetown.

Things to do in Boston

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Newbury Street ©
Newbury Street
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park

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.
Head to Cape Cod National Seashore and Race Point Beachfor plenty of shopping. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nauset Beach and Marconi Beach. Take a break from Provincetown with a short trip to Coast Guard Beach in Eastham, about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, get lost in a book at Provincetown Library, do a tasting at Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, and take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Provincetown holiday maker site .

Traveling by ferry from Boston to Provincetown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August in Provincetown, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Wellfleet, Coast Guard Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore, Nauset Beach, Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

1
night
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 17th (Sat), get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, then stroll through Old Silver Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Shining Sea Bikeway, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Cape Cod Canal.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sandwich online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Provincetown to Sandwich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in August, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Sandwich

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Falmouth, Cape Cod Canal
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Old Silver Beach ©
Old Silver Beach
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Cape Cod Canal ©
Cape Cod Canal

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