8 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

8 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

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8 days in Cape Cod Itinerary

Start: Norfolk
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Falmouth
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Norfolk

4
nights
Orleans

Orleans ©
Orleans is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, which is co-extensive with Cape Cod. Venture out of the city with trips to Provincetown (Race Point Beach, Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, & more). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Nauset Beach, take an in-depth tour of Salt Pond Visitor Center, snap pictures at Uncle Tim's Bridge, and stroll through Cape Cod National Seashore.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Orleans travel route builder site .

Norfolk to Orleans is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Norfolk in September, expect Orleans to be little chillier, temps between 72°F and 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Orleans

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Provincetown, Wellfleet, Cape Cod National Seashore, Chatham Marconi Maritime Center, Salt Pond Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

3
nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Venture out of the city with trips to Sandwich (Heritage Museums & Gardens, Old King's Hwy, & more) and Cape Cod Canal (in Buzzards Bay). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Shining Sea Bikeway, enjoy the sea views from Nobska Point Lighthouse, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob), and kick back and relax at Old Silver Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Falmouth trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Orleans to Falmouth takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Falmouth are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandwich, Chapman Art Gallery, Cape Cod Canal
Highlights from your plan
Old Silver Beach ©
Old Silver Beach
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob) ©

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