8 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

8 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cape Cod itinerary planner
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Falmouth
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Sandwich
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Hyannis
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Harwich
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Yarmouth Port
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Dennis
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Brewster
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Chatham
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Orleans
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Eastham
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Wellfleet
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Truro
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Provincetown
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Falmouth

Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): examine the collection at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Falmouth itinerary maker website.

Albany to Falmouth is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Albany in June, expect nights in Falmouth to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are little chillier, around 73°F. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sandwich.
Museums

Sandwich

Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Mashpee Wampanoag Indian Museum. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Mashpee Wampanoag Indian Museum.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Sandwich fast, fun, and easy.

Sandwich is just a stone's throw from Falmouth. In June, daytime highs in Sandwich are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Hyannis.
Museums
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Hyannis — 1 night

"The Capital of the Cape," Hyannis serves as Cape Cod's main transportation and commercial hub.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kalmus Beach as well as Cape Cod Maritime Museum. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): kick back and relax at Kalmus Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hyannis trip itinerary maker tool.

Hyannis is just a short distance from Sandwich. In June, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Harwich.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums
Side Trip

Harwich

Harwich is a tony New England town on Cape Cod, in Barnstable County in the state of Massachusetts in the United States. For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Harwich online trip itinerary planner.

Harwich is just a stone's throw from Hyannis. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in June, and nighttime lows around 57°F. You'll set off for Yarmouth Port on the 25th (Sat).
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Shopping

Yarmouth Port — 1 night

Yarmouth Port is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Yarmouth in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Seagull Beach, Whydah Pirate Museum and Gray's Beach. On the 25th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Gray's Beach.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Yarmouth Port tour builder tool.

Yarmouth Port is just a stone's throw from Harwich. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in June, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Dennis.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums
Side Trip

Dennis — 1 night

Dennis is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, located near the center of Cape Cod. Your day by day itinerary now includes Scargo Tower, Cape Cod Waterways and West Dennis Beach. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at West Dennis Beach and then enjoy breathtaking views from Scargo Tower.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Dennis trip itinerary website.

Dennis is very close to Yarmouth Port. In June, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 58°F. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Brewster.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure

Brewster

Brewster is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Your day by day itinerary now includes Brewster Store as well as Nickerson State Park. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Nickerson State Park and then stop by Brewster Store.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Brewster day trip planning site.

Brewster is just a short distance from Dennis. In June, daily temperatures in Brewster can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Chatham.
Nature · Parks · Shopping

Chatham — 1 night

Chatham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Your day by day itinerary now includes Chatham Lighthouse, Chatham Lighthouse Beach and Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): stroll through Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Chatham online trip builder.

Chatham is just a short distance from Brewster. In June, daytime highs in Chatham are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Tue) before leaving for Orleans.
Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors

Orleans

Orleans is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, which is co-extensive with Cape Cod. Your day by day itinerary now includes Skaket Beach. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Skaket Beach.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Orleans journey planning site.

Orleans is just a short distance from Chatham. June in Orleans sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Eastham.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Eastham — 1 night

Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. You've added Salt Pond Visitor Center, Fort Hill Rural Historic District, Coast Guard Beach, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Salt Pond Visitor Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coast Guard Beach, enjoy the sea views from Nauset Lighthouse, then pause for some photo ops at Eastham Windmill, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Hill Rural Historic District, and finally kick back and relax at First Encounter Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Eastham holiday planner.

Eastham is very close to Orleans. In June, daily temperatures in Eastham can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Wellfleet.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Wellfleet

Wellfleet is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, and is located halfway between the "tip" and "elbow" of Cape Cod. Your day by day itinerary now includes Marconi Beach as well as Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. On the 29th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marconi Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Wellfleet sightseeing website.

Wellfleet is just a short distance from Eastham. In June, daily temperatures in Wellfleet can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Truro.
Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Beaches

Truro

Truro is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, comprising two villages: Truro and North Truro. Your day by day itinerary now includes Head of the Meadow Beach as well as Highland Light. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Highland Light and then kick back and relax at Head of the Meadow Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Truro trip builder app.

Truro is just a short distance from Wellfleet. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in June, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Provincetown.
Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Provincetown — 2 nights

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Dune Shacks Trail, Province Lands Visitor Center, MacMillan Wharf, and other attractions. On the 29th (Wed), kick back and relax at Herring Cove Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, take a leisurely stroll along MacMillan Wharf, then get all the information you need at Province Lands Visitor Center, and finally trek along Dune Shacks Trail.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, read Provincetown online trip planner.

Provincetown is just a short distance from Truro. June in Provincetown sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Cape Cod travel guide

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Beaches · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Specialty Museums
Located on the southern shore of Massachusetts, Cape Cod contains some 15 towns and two islands. The arm-shaped peninsula is a popular holiday destination throughout the year because of its historical attractions, art galleries, award-winning restaurants, and a scenic coastline dotted by sandy beaches. Start your sightseeing in Provincetown, located at the very tip of the cape and famous for being the site of the first Pilgrims' landing in 1620. From there you can hit up all of the Cape's other small towns, renowned for their comfortable bed and breakfasts and distinctive cuisine of fresh fish and oyster dishes. This maritime community features more than a dozen lighthouses. Part of experiencing the Cape means a trip to its two islands--which showcase several lighthouses and numerous restaurants.

Yarmouth travel guide

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Beaches · Mini Golf · Specialty Museums
Yarmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. The population was 23,793 at the 2010 census.The town is made up of three major villages: South Yarmouth, West Yarmouth, and Yarmouth Port.HistoryWampanoag originsPrior to European colonization, Yarmouth was inhabited by the Wampanoag, an Algonquian people. In the Wôpanâak language the area was called "Mattacheese". Wampanoag tribes living in Yarmouth at the time of European settlement included the Pawkunnawkuts on both sides of the lower Bass River, the Hokanums in what is now northeastern Yarmouth, and the Cummaquids in what is now western Yarmouth.Plymouth Colony settlementYarmouth was organized and incorporated as part of the Plymouth Colony on September 3, 1639, following a settlement led by John Crowe (later Crowell), Thomas Howes and Anthony Thacher, and is, together with Sandwich, the oldest town on Cape Cod. Yarmouth originally included what is now the town of Dennis, which was incorporated as a separate community on June 19, 1793. Yarmouth is named after Great Yarmouth, a town in the county of Norfolk, on the east coast of England, which is itself at the mouth of the River Yare.

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