7 days in Newport, Cape Cod & Boston Itinerary

7 days in Newport, Cape Cod & Boston Itinerary

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7 days in Newport, Cape Cod & Boston Itinerary

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

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 24th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Touro Synagogue, admire the landmark architecture of The Elms, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Fort Adams State Park, then contemplate the long history of Rough Point, then admire the landmark architecture of Marble House, and finally don't miss a visit to Thames Street.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Newport trip builder tool .

New York City to Newport is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In September, Newport is a bit cooler than New York City - with highs of 74°F and lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Touro Synagogue ©
Touro Synagogue
Fort Adams State Park ©
Fort Adams State Park
Rough Point ©
Rough Point

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Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 26th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Plimoth Plantation, then examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Quaker Friends Meetinghouse.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Sandwich trip builder site .

Drive from Newport to Sandwich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Sandwich can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums Historic Sites

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Plimoth Plantation
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Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, then take a leisurely stroll along Chatham Pier and Fish Market, and then kick back and relax at Nauset Beach. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Charles-Baltivik Gallery and Sculpture Garden, then enjoy the sand and surf at Herring Cove Beach, then view the masterpieces at Cortile Gallery, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach.

Start your trip to Provincetown by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Sandwich to Provincetown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Boston.

Things to do in Provincetown

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Nauset Beach, Chatham Pier and Fish Market
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Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach
Chatham Pier and Fish Market ©
Chatham Pier and Fish Market

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): stroll the grounds of Granary Burying Ground, appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Old North Church & Historic Site, and finally contemplate the long history of The House of the Seven Gables. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, take a stroll through Newbury Street, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Quincy Market, and finally browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

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

Getting from Provincetown to Boston by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Boston are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

The House of the Seven Gables
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables

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