8 days in Boston, Nantucket & Martha's Vineyard Itinerary

8 days in Boston, Nantucket & Martha's Vineyard Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Boston
— 3 nights
Drive + Ferry:  2 h 30 min
2
Nantucket
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Edgartown
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Atlanta

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Ogunquit (Marginal Way Walkway & Perkins Cove). There's much more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, take a stroll through North End, meet the residents at New England Aquarium, and get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail.

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Atlanta to Boston is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Atlanta in July, things will get slightly colder in Boston: highs are around 83°F and lows about 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Pickering Wharf
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Faneuil Hall Marketplace ©
Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

2
nights
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. On the 6th (Mon), stroll through Surfside Beach, stroll through Oldest House (Jethro Coffin House) and Kitchen Garden, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Jetties Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Whaling Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Egan Maritime's Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum, and then visit a coastal fixture at Great Point Light.

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Getting from Boston to Nantucket by combination of car and ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: 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 your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Edgartown.

Things to do in Nantucket

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Jetties Beach ©
Jetties Beach
Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum

2
nights
Edgartown

Edgartown ©
Edgartown is a town located on Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 8th (Wed), stroll through Norton Point Beach, then stroll through Katama Beach/ South Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Trinity Park Tabernacle, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Edgartown Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): play a few rounds at Farm Neck Golf Club, admire the natural beauty at Mytoi, and then stop by Chilmark Chocolates.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Edgartown trip maker tool.

Getting from Nantucket to Edgartown by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in July, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edgartown

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Oak Bluffs, Chilmark Chocolates
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Norton Point Beach ©
Norton Point Beach
Edgartown Lighthouse ©
Edgartown Lighthouse
Trinity Park Tabernacle ©
Trinity Park Tabernacle

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